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by DCDiva
Thu May 31, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Decorating, Landscaping and Gardening
Topic: Foyer remodel
Replies: 2
Views: 5596

Re: Foyer remodel

Looks Great!
by DCDiva
Thu May 31, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Decorating, Landscaping and Gardening
Topic: Old mobile home as "storage barn"?
Replies: 4
Views: 11108

Re: Old mobile home as "storage barn"?

Sounds like you are on the right path,just make sure zoning allows 2 MH,we had ours grandfathered in but if we replaced could only have 1 mh on the lot. We have tossed around the idea of the large storage buildings of making into a house with an upstairs I even have the plans made for a few differen...
by DCDiva
Fri May 18, 2012 11:52 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Mobile Home Blog,more photos and more remodels
Replies: 3
Views: 1160

Re: Added to my MH blog

Did not know it would start at the end so make sure you got to the first entry not the last lol
by DCDiva
Fri May 18, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Mobile Home Blog,more photos and more remodels
Replies: 3
Views: 1160

Mobile Home Blog,more photos and more remodels

I finally add the info and photos of the 2nd mobile home remodel,some day I will add all of our projects!
Update: I added our 2 mobile home and my houses master bedroom and new kitchen to the blog.
http://myprojects-dcdiva.blogspot.com/
Enjoy,Melissa in WV DCDiva
by DCDiva
Sun May 13, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Interior kitchen wall - strength for cabinets
Replies: 3
Views: 1240

Re: Interior kitchen wall - strength for cabinets

Hi We ran into this in our 1973 MH, when replacing windows,plus all was gutted so the choice to replace all the 1x3 studs with 2x4 was an easy one. You are not planning a total gutt so I would replace the kitchen- bath wall with a new 2x4 wall,insulate it too,so nice not to hear bathroom activities ...
by DCDiva
Thu May 10, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Free Lot rent
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

Re: Free Lot rent

Oh I agree, everyone wants something for nothing now days. Lots for mH are impossible to find any where in the area. This lot has a beautiful view of the Ohio River and the town and hills surrounding it and a large lot once leveled and cleaned of brush. I have not heard any more from them yet but to...
by DCDiva
Fri May 04, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What's the approximate cost of...
Replies: 8
Views: 3340

Re: What's the approximate cost of...

Call your local building supply place they can tell you the cost of materials,you need the size and what you want the roof made of I added a second story to our camp--a tree when thru the roof and it was 27x 45, I ordered a cathedral ceiling for the trusses,they were 1400 delivered and set w crane, ...
by DCDiva
Thu May 03, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Free Lot rent
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

Re: Free Lot rent

The tap for city water is 250 and sewage tap is 350,and to run the water/sewer to mh another 200 depending on cost of digging underground-- electric cost of pole,electric outside shut off and wire 200-300 range or more depending on where they let u set up the pole vs mh, lot needs brush and leveling...
by DCDiva
Tue May 01, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Free Lot rent
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

Free Lot rent

For 2 years---Need to clear off/level lot,install drive way,install all utilities, city water/sewage is at road about 20 ft to lot,install Electric again about 20 ft to lot, plus clear off lot beside the lot of over growth,trees need removed or trimmed--once was a orchard area, benefit of reduced cr...
by DCDiva
Tue May 01, 2012 9:09 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Help with new floor (vinyl planks)
Replies: 3
Views: 4038

Re: Help with new floor (vinyl planks)

I like my vinyl planks BUT they show every little bump.dip.crack so prep before hand and check under every piece,and it scratches very easy--if I had the extra money I would have put down hardwood floors but it was a basement,my upstairs has hardwood floors and they are the best. If you want me to I...
by DCDiva
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:54 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: New member with some questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Re: New member with some questions

165.jpg This is some of the things we did to our house,I posted photos of my kitchen with the dinning room area and our family room that use to be a porch,in the albums is the other room that is now the master bedroom,the photos are old we have replaced the tiles with hardwood floors in the kitchen...
by DCDiva
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: New member with some questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Re: New member with some questions

Hi Glad you found us! I know this is a mobile home forum and I have remodeled mobile homes. My main experience is remodeling houses,we own many rentals and transform them,but we got all of our experience remodeling our house. If you want to send me photos or a floor plan I can help more, [email protected]...
by DCDiva
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: New owner and Ceiling leak.
Replies: 2
Views: 992

Re: New owner and Ceiling leak.

Hi Welcome to the forum! I own 2--1973 mobile homes and they are pledged with problems ---one of the mobile homes had drywall for the ceiling and it was way too heavy for the trusses and cause many of the same problems you have currently.In another mh, we left the trusses and used Masonite as the ce...
by DCDiva
Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: City water and well water--running new plumbing
Replies: 2
Views: 689

City water and well water--running new plumbing

Hi All As most know we do all kinds of remodeling--mobile homes and houses--one of our current projects is dividing my mom's house into apartments--2--1800 sq ft 3 bedrooms and 1--900 sq ft--we have 2 apartments done and currently working on the basement--we have all the ceiling out and a perfect ti...
by DCDiva
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: kitchen cabinets.
Replies: 6
Views: 22605

Re: kitchen cabinets.

There are many options and all depend on your budget, paint is the cheapest way to go--check with your local paint store--I went to my local Ace store that has a great paint dept and the recommended a really good cabinet paint,the cost was 45 a gallon but it did a lot of cabinets and looks great---o...