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by yakima4$
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Subfloor repair for mobile home addition
Replies: 14
Views: 6192

Re: Subfloor repair for mobile home addition

I would go with three joist with hangers.
Good support and never need to worry.
I would worry about how the water got in and what is growing in the wall.
by yakima4$
Sun Nov 22, 2015 12:06 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: sealing ducts from the inside
Replies: 11
Views: 5256

Re: sealing ducts from the inside

I have used the gray duct sealer and works great. Wear surgical gloves.
Regarding mice droppings. Check your flex duct if you have a cross over. Replace with metal and pull your old 12 flex over metal so that it is insulated to R-8 and has the vapor barrier.
Also make sure it is off the ground.
by yakima4$
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:58 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: sealing ducts from the inside
Replies: 11
Views: 5256

Re: sealing ducts from the inside

See if your local utility has a energy audit program. They may come out and test your duct for leakage for free.
by yakima4$
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Kitchen sink/dishwasher drainage problem
Replies: 8
Views: 6140

Re: Kitchen sink/dishwasher drainage problem

If possible boil about two gallons of water and the immediately dump in kitchen drain. The stoppage is past the traps and in the main line. The boiling hot water will help clear some of the build up in the line. Garbage disposals are a big contributor to stoppages at kitchen sink drain lines. Plus y...
by yakima4$
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:43 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: blown insulation
Replies: 2
Views: 2181

Re: blown insulation

Blow in as much as you can but maintain,1 inch air space below roofing so roof can breathe.
If you re do the roof in the spring you could put on a TPO roof (rubber membrane) and never need to worry again.
Can be installed directly on existing metal.