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03-13-09, 08:27 PM
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Views: 1,589
Posted By MikeVila

Nails for subfloor?

What is the correct nails to use for nailing down OSB subfloor? Had to cut out a section to move a drain/vent line and also noticed where factory missed with about a dozen staples down one joist....
Replies: 1
Views: 943
Posted By MikeVila

Laminate layout question?

I have done my daughters room with laminate so I am not totally new to it. But I am going to be doing a rather large job using it. About 600sq.ft. going from my hall way into the living room. Have...
11-10-08, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,476
Posted By MikeVila

I am in the process of going from ABS to PVC sch...

I am in the process of going from ABS to PVC sch 40 in my bathroom. I bought the transition cement and going to use it. I guess you just use the cleaner for both and glue. No purple primer on the...
11-06-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

The new drain will be roughly 36" from the vent...

The new drain will be roughly 36" from the vent stack. Looks farther in the drawing. I don't understand why I can't just come off an S trap straight down into the Tee? I would really appreciate...
11-06-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

Here is a pic of what I would like to do. I have...

Here is a pic of what I would like to do. I have been told that it will work but it is the "wrong connection"? Said the Tee can't be laid down? Can someone tell me the proper way to get this done?
...
11-06-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By MikeVila

Yeah I found it today at Lowes. It is called...

Yeah I found it today at Lowes. It is called Transition cement. Thanks man.
11-04-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By MikeVila

ABS to SCH 40?

In my manufactured home they used ABS for the drain. Do I need an adapter to go to SCH 40?
11-03-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,509
Posted By MikeVila

I thought the tub drain was supposed to be 1...

I thought the tub drain was supposed to be 1 1/2". Why are all the tub/overflow kits 1 1/2"?
11-03-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

Guess I should post the pics a? :wall: ...

Guess I should post the pics a? :wall:

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a209/radraptor78/plumbingfortub005.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a209/radraptor78/plumbingfortub004.jpg...
11-03-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

O.K. couldn't get on the forum yesterday,...

O.K. couldn't get on the forum yesterday, technical difficulties. Here are some pics. I think to solve the problem with the vent stack in the way, I will build the "island" out of
2x6 lumber where...
11-02-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

I got some pics but now it won't let me insert my...

I got some pics but now it won't let me insert my images.
11-02-08, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

Now that I look at it i'm not sure I will have...

Now that I look at it i'm not sure I will have the room to do that. The pump itself and the whirlpool plumbing will be right where the exhisting vent/drain T is. I will get a pic on here so I can let...
11-02-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

S traps are not code compliant? You mean for use...

S traps are not code compliant? You mean for use in tub's? Or in a home? I have a manufactured home and all the sink traps are S traps.
That was my first thought until I got the whirlpool home....
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By MikeVila

Recommend floater for bath remodel!

What is a good floating floor that would work well in a bathroom? I saw on TV they said Armstrong had some specifically for bathrooms/wet areas.
Also I am doing a somewhat of a remodel. I am...
11-01-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By MikeVila

Need help relocating drain!

I need to move the tub drain for a whirlpool install. The old drain consisted of the trap and then a small run directly into the a T which was the drain and waste vent. I'll probably have to cut the...
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By MikeVila

Installing/Framing whirlpool into man. home?

I am about to remove the old corner soak tub. The way it was mounted, it wsa just screwed to the finished wall into the studs through the flange and then had a plastic trim and caulk at the finished...
10-25-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By MikeVila

Any more input on what I last posted?

Any more input on what I last posted?
10-23-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By MikeVila

It has blockwork surrounding the entere MH. It...

It has blockwork surrounding the entere MH. It has the "underbelly" insulation that everytime you cut somewhere
you have to tape back up. I am going to come down the conduit where the main feed...
10-23-08, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By MikeVila

Adding dedicated circuit in manufac. home?

I will need to add a new dedicated GFCI for a future whirlpool install. Is it legal/code to run wiring under the house? Such as coming down from the interior main panel, down and under the house and...
10-23-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,505
Posted By MikeVila

Is there any sites that are specifically aimed...

Is there any sites that are specifically aimed towards MH's and remodeling and such? They make everything so much more difficult than it has to be. I love mine, it is a 32x80, drywall throughout and...
10-23-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,505
Posted By MikeVila

So could I use some armored cable wire and come...

So could I use some armored cable wire and come down from the main panel in the house go down and run it to the other end of house and run it up into the wall and should be o.k.? I haven't got the...
10-22-08, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,505
Posted By MikeVila

Moving tub drain/mobile home!

I am going to replace my 54" corner tub with a 60" corner whirlpool. 99.9% chance I am going to have to move the drain. I have done about everything but never really got into and heavy plumbing. I...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,638
Posted By MikeVila

Post some pics. The seems should be staggered. I...

Post some pics. The seems should be staggered. I know a 4" piece would be fine for and end piece, but 2"? Sounds like he was messing up on his cut/measuring on the piece before the last not leaving...
Replies: 2
Views: 3,141
Posted By MikeVila

Aluminum fascia, vinyl soffit replacement!

I need to repair some rotted fascia boards and then recover with brown aluminum fascia to match and brown vinyl vented soffit to match the rest. There is a bunch missing. My question is: Does the...
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By MikeVila

Thanks. Yes it would be corrugated metal as used...

Thanks. Yes it would be corrugated metal as used for barns and such. Everyone uses it around here for pole buildings and have seen quite a few homes getting roofed with metal nowadays. I really...
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