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  1. Carpentry
    A deck was built for the home where I live before I got here, and it seems that there was a lack of care with respect to the corner where the deck and house skirting meet. The result of this is that there is inadequate coverage in that corner--and we have had to catch and release upwards of 20...
  2. Automotive Repairs
    I drive a '15 Silverado diesel and pull a large travel trailer. I have installed a camera on the back of the trailer with a monitor in the console. The camera is activated through the trailer plug when the reverse lights come on. I want to add a switch in the cab to turn on the camera manually...
  3. 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...
  4. Electrical
    I am in the process of installing a 6/3 50A circuit at my home so I can power my RV when it's sitting in the driveway. The RV also has a Onan 5500 LP generator. My question is, can I do the reverse? When there is a power failure, can I disconnect the main at the panel and backfeed a couple of...
  5. HVAC
    I recently came across a used Intertherm packaged a/c unit that I have now installed outside my trailer. It has a 2 wire (red, white) thermostat wire. The gentleman who I got it from said to wire the red to the 'Rc' and the white to 'Y' on my thermostat, but I it wont start up. When I picked...
  6. Electrical
    I am trying to replace a flat designer style light switch in a brand new park model trailer with a dimmer switch of the same style. Upon removing the (3-switch) wall plate to check on the depth of the box, I found that there was NO box, and all 3 switches were independently wired with 14-2...
  7. Automotive Repairs
    I was just given a 8'(L) x 4'(W) x 4'(H) enclosed utility trailer and attempting to do some of the work needed by myself. The trailer seems to be in pretty good condition....some rust but I plan on cleaning that up and then repainting. The hinges holding the door on were busted and need to be...
  8. Carpentry
    I purchased 2 single trailers and put them on one property. I am trying to figure out the best way to do things. From what I have decided some of the lay out will be one trailer will have the kitchen, laundry room, dinning room, bathroom, a room. The other one will have a bathroom, 3 bedrooms...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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