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Keep it LOW

Short of being harder to repair from the underside, keep it low!
I'm just a little guy but I have been under many with only 2 block under the frame.........
The higher you go the less stable you...
12-03-06, 06:59 AM
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Winterize

Yes, you can just drain the waterlines but you may want to disconnect the supply line and blow the lines (hot then cold) from the faucet that is the greatest distance from the supply. I then pour RV...
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Maybe and OVERKILL

Please check with a manfuctured home set up contractor!
He should have beam and rollers that can move your home sideways without a tow vehicle. Check with the local building code department for...
11-27-06, 05:49 PM
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Expando or Tip Out

A Tip Out has a slant roof (so that it can TIP out).
An Expando (ie Roll Out or Slide Out - depending on what part of the country you are from) will have a flat roof.
What ever, they both will be...
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The first things...

:alarm: The first things that need consideration are the foundation & roof support where you tear down walls.
09-28-05, 06:38 AM
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Installation

Instillation

The addition you are referencing is called and expando or roll out.
Most expandos are sized 7 ft. x ?? ft
If in fact it was a factory installed addition, I doubt that the decking is...
09-14-05, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Adago2

I agree with Marksr but

I haven't ever seen a trap at ground level. Traps are at each individual drain. (The commode is built into the fixture).
Check the vents for obstructions.(bird nest, wasp nest,...................) ...
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Question Interesting point on "SW" paint

At the "SW" store the rep told me to mix the bonding agent at 25%,
The label on the agent says 50%
At the Glidden store the rep told me not to use bonding agent as it will void warrantee
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Question Painting Exteriors Aluminum

I am repainting the aluminum lap siding with a spray gun. I have powerwashed and ready to paint.
1. What is the best kind of paint to use?
2. Do I need to prime (if so, what would be best) or will...
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Posted By Adago2

rheostat

I am not an expert on electric but I bet an inline adjustable rheostat would work!
09-03-05, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Adago2

Green to Red

I have not done it but I was told that you can take a shovel and cut the roots half way around the plant to force ripeining.
I simply pick just before the first frost, wrap in newspaper, keep in the...
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New bulbs - Old problem

I changed bulbs when I changed the fixture.
Lived here +/- 20 yrs. The problem is about 2 yrs.

I just had a thought. Could reverse wires or a bad switch be the problem????
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Fluorescent Light on, off, on

I am at a loss. A 2 bulb fluorscent fixture will go out, then back on after awhile, and back off after awhile and so on.. I changed the fixture but it still happens. ???
08-27-05, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Adago2

Snakes? Willow?

I have a problem with willows. Once in the pond, any branch or root will start another. Big problem.
I have great luck with "auqa shade" for veg. control (not willow) and it gives a nice blue tint...
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Filling holes before sealing

I have a deck out of 2x PT wood that has small splitting and a # of knot holes. Instead of replacement I would like to fill holes. I have tried regular wood putty without long term success. ...
08-20-05, 05:27 AM
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Posted By Adago2

Solid steel walls

The construction method of your home is not exclusive to "Manufactured Homes". :rolleyes: Depending on the wind zone in your area, many times there is only a thermo or vapor wrap under the siding....
08-18-05, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Adago2

Repair the problem before repairing the result!

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"It sounds like you floors have suffered moisture infiltration and are decomposing.
This could be caused by...
08-10-05, 07:13 AM
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Question ? 60 amp to a Heat Pump ?????

Even though your home should be at least 100amp svs., some of the older parks only provide 60 amp svs. I would think that 60 amp would be too much for just the Heat Pump. Are there additional...
08-03-05, 05:18 AM
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Question Vinyl siding over aluminum

I recently had damage to older aluminum siding and am replacing with vinyl.
Two contractors have told me that they would put thin backer over the aluminum and then vinyl siding. I don't understand...
08-02-05, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Adago2

Exclamation See post "Speed bumps on floor"

The following is a cut and paste..
"speed bumps"

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It sounds like you floors have suffered moisture...
08-02-05, 04:18 AM
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Arrow "speed bumps"

It sounds like you floors have suffered moisture infiltration and are decomposing.
This could be caused by leakage and / or lack of ventilation in the under skirt.
The "speed bumps" are where the...
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Roof and Siding

I think the prod. you are considering is Kool Seal.
Used many times and it is good.
I have not used the white but it makes sense that it would reflect the sun.
Read the label...
If this is a...
07-30-05, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Adago2

Skirting

The top and bottom rail need to be secure.
The pannels float. They should be cut short at < 1/2 the width of the tracks .
Crimping (you need the tool) at the top and bottom so that the lip of the...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-29-05, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Adago2

thanks

Update: WD-40

I understand...Thanks
The last time I lite the tank I noticed that the Pilot button was slow to recover to the original position. WD-40 solved that problem and the tank has not ...
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Posted By Adago2

Foundation/Finance

Support points are very important. A general rule is 8ft O/C with extra supports at doors and/or other large perimeter openings. It would be best to contact the manufacture and get a diagram. You can...
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