Putting Mobile Home On An Old House Foundation - Building & Construction - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-18-2010, 11:41 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Beckville, tx
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

putting mobile home on an old house foundation


my grandmas houses burnt about 5 years ago and has now build a new house in a different spot. my uncle is in the process of tearing down the old house and i was thinking about moving a mobile home on top of the existing concrete from the old house the concrete slab looks to be in good shape and big enough for a mobile home to sit on.....will this work?

how would i secure it to the concrete? maybe pour more in spots to set the anchors. if this will work i will be able to use the old sewer system and water that is ran to the slab. by the way the house didnt burn completely down so the concrete never got real hot.

thanks.

Advertisement

rkr1991 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2010, 09:21 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 9,519
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

putting mobile home on an old house foundation


The slab has a perimeter foundation, and the mobile home will maybe sit on one wall of this foundation. Is the slab strong enough to support the weight of the structure?
Are there any town rules associated with this scenario?
Ron

Advertisement

Ron6519 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2010, 10:03 AM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Beckville, tx
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

putting mobile home on an old house foundation


this concrete slab is like 30'x60' and i live in texas out in the country so there is no regulations here.
rkr1991 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2010, 10:20 AM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: MI's Western UP
Posts: 599
Rewards Points: 500
Default

putting mobile home on an old house foundation


what size is the trailer?

Last edited by forresth; 08-19-2010 at 10:22 AM.
forresth is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need advice on remodeling/renovating a prefab (mobile) home countrylifemom Remodeling 50 08-09-2014 07:56 AM
Costs estimate help please for a newbie Basement vs crawl space Cancer Researcher Building & Construction 21 03-30-2012 07:59 AM
Attic Fan AND Whole House Fan PapaGnome HVAC 6 02-15-2009 03:28 PM
Can I set a cabin on top of mobile home slab? birchbarx Building & Construction 4 03-22-2008 07:06 PM
Complete AC installation in Old Capitol Hill Row House jacko10 HVAC 0 09-18-2007 06:42 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts