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by Greg
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Cracked shower pan
Replies: 6
Views: 4464

Re: Cracked shower pan

....And if mama's not happy, NO one is happy!
by Greg
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Cracked shower pan
Replies: 6
Views: 4464

Re: Cracked shower pan

That is the problem, Weight. when you move around in the tub it recracks. it is a temporary fix at best, plan on a new tub or possibly replacing it with a large shower.

Greg
by Greg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Cracked shower pan
Replies: 6
Views: 4464

Re: Cracked shower pan

Cracks are a very common problem with the original tubs, I don;t think anyone has come up with a repair that lasts more than a few days.

Greg
by Greg
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: can i replace a single piece of skirting?
Replies: 1
Views: 3577

Re: can i replace a single piece of skirting?

You can replace a single piece if you have any or you may be able to repair that one from behind possibly with some flashing & pop rivets.

Greg
by Greg
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Water line heat tape mess
Replies: 2
Views: 3758

Re: Water line heat tape mess

I wont say you are begging for problems, but you aren't do much to prevent them either.
You can never have too much insulation. I would use heat tape and insulate the supply line. You need to insulate the belly, weather you use belly insulation or insulated skirting is your choice.

Greg
by Greg
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Best way to repair underfloor (tile) bathroom plumbing?
Replies: 1
Views: 1192

Re: Best way to repair underfloor (tile) bathroom plumbing?

So you have a two story Mobile home? If you have a bathroom above, check the wax ring on the toilet first.

Greg
by Greg
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Removing the seem strips on the walls
Replies: 2
Views: 1431

Re: Removing the seem strips on the walls

Yes you can fill the seams, however if you are in an area that freezes and you are not on below the frost line footers you may have cracking. The other problem is if you have textured vinyl wall board is that the seams will be smooth and the wall will be textured so you would need a textured paint o...
by Greg
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Shallow 2 gang boxes
Replies: 2
Views: 3817

Re: Shallow 2 gang boxes

It seems like "our" Lowes has 2 gang old work boxes, but it has been so long since I replaced ours that I don't remember. Possibly a metal box?

Greg
by Greg
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Recommendations for insulation under belly
Replies: 3
Views: 4412

Re: Recommendations for insulation under belly

Insulation is like a chain, it is only as strong as it's weakest link. The R value will only be as high your lowest R value.

Greg
by Greg
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What color epoxy?
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: What color epoxy?

Black will make it too dark, White will show every speck of dirt. I have seen a gray confetti mix doesn't look bad, I had brick red in my basement years ago.

Greg
by Greg
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: My rim joist repair
Replies: 14
Views: 2219

Re: My rim joist repair

just add to the jams to fit a thicker wall.

Greg
by Greg
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Fixing a Hole in the Wall
Replies: 2
Views: 815

Re: Fixing a Hole in the Wall

Most home centers have 3/8" drywall, most likely what you have.

Greg
by Greg
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Replacing Rotted Floor Joists
Replies: 1
Views: 587

Re: Replacing Rotted Floor Joists

Cut out the rotted section and sister it up. replace the sub flooring with plywood.

Greg
by Greg
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Belly wrap repair with furring strips
Replies: 1
Views: 563

Re: Belly wrap repair with furring strips

Staples & strips will work just fine.

Greg
by Greg
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: vinyl siding product
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: vinyl siding product

Things have changed over the years. I really have no idea.

Greg