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  1. HVAC
    MOBILE HOME~WAYNE 4066-386 .. High Speed Flame Retention Oil Burner Pilot light needs lit .. I have no idea where the pilot is! .. I hit the rocker switch a few times while heater was running, but no luck for heat! Model MSR-C Thank you very much
  2. Electrical
    I have a 1978 manufactured home that has 3/4wires running. From meter to 100A disconnect breaker below the meter From there the 3/4wires run in plastic conduit to the junction box at the ground From there the are spliced 4 AWG to 6AWG FOR HOTS and 4AWG TO 4 AWG for neutral and run underground...
  3. HVAC
    I have a 1973 double wide mobile home. I have a Bryant 80 series gas furnace. The past owner seems to have messed up and jerry-rigged the ducting. And I can't seem to find any manual etc. that answers my question. So I'm going to try my luck here: Mobile home furnaces have two heat duct...
  4. Plumbing
    I am a simple DIY person. I am needing to replace a bathtub faucet in my front bathroom. I know how to do it. My problem is finding good materials to work with. The faucet is a single operating faucet/shower. Offset. 8 inch. The original faucet lasted almost 20 years. If finally gave...
  5. Plumbing
    I've seen several comments about having to have an 18" copper or other lead before connecting Pex to a Water Heater. I want to know if a PEX Manifold must be located 18" away from an electric water heater. My reason is this: I have to repipe a 1964 mobile, and want to use PEX from water supply...
  6. Electrical
    I am hoping someone can help me as I think I have forgotten a step. I am trying to change my two switches in my kitchen. one switch is for the light over my table and the other is for the 2 fluorescent lights above my island. When i went to change them out they are the switches that are self...
  7. Blog
    Welcome to my mobile home blog. I'm glad you're here. :biggrin2: First off, a little rundown of myself. My name is Vanessa. I'm just a simple country girl living a simple country life in lower Alabama. I'm a department manager at a major retail chain (rhymes with Hallmark) and an avid DIYer in...
  8. HVAC
    First of all, it's a mobile home furnace, VEXAR BY YORK. Model # EB15B Serial #WON5514505. Don't want to install wrong part, and haven't had luck finding it locally. Problem its having : after furnace kicks on, heat and blower stays on until you turn off the breaker regardless of thermostat...
  9. Roofing/Siding
    Hi all new to the website (great forum by the way) and i have a few questions about building a roof over a deck i just built (12X32). I live in south Texas (1.5 years, moved from Wyoming) about 45 miles from Corpus Christi. We bought 10+ acres and put a Clayton (2006 repo) single wide (18X76)...
  10. Flooring
    We pulled up the carpet from a mobile home and found some areas with bare plywood, and others with old vinyl/asbestos tile. The floor is especially unlevel around the seam of the house (down the middle). We have a nice load of oak hardwood flooring we'd like to lay down. I'm wondering what...
  11. Building & Construction
    First thing first Great Site! Ok, this is my problem. I'm selling my home to move into something smaller to save up money for the next 5-7 years to build our dream home and have it paid for. With the money we're making with the sale of our home (say 15,000) we want to buy a mobile home. The...
  12. General DIY Discussions
    I live in a 10 year old double-wide trailer. Two of the bedrooms have dummy door handles, of which I was going to change out for locking handles. Problem is: door handle caps cannot be removed. they can be loosened but do not come off b/c of the door handle. i see screws but cannot get to them...
  13. Remodeling
    my mother bought a trailer this past year, and now wants to make a few changes to the layout. the trailer is brand new this year, and i think its 14x65, or in that area. 2x6 walls, pitched & shingled roof. she wants to move the wall between the living room and spare bedroom back about 3 feet...
  14. Roofing/Siding
    We have a metal roof-over on a mobile home that was raised 18" on back side slopingdown to the front and has vented sofit all the way around on 3 sides. The man did not put the plumbing pipe vents through the roof He said because it was open all around the bottom we wouldn't need them and the...
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