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Posts Tagged ‘mobile home repair’

Plumbing Basics for Mobile Homes

Plumbing in mobile homes is a bit different from site-built homes in construction, location, and common plumbing issues. In addition, mobile homes only meet the national HUD code, not the local or residential codes. The national HUD codes are not as stringent, making for a frustrating plumbing experience for both you and your local plumber
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How to Replace a Mobile Home Bathtub Faucet

Bathtub faucets in mobile homes and large RVs incorporate the tub spout, and the hot-and-cold water handles into a single unit to save space. The single unit bathtub faucet is connected to the showerhead by a separate pipe behind the wall. When the bathtub faucet’s diverter is up, the water is blocked in the spout
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How to Replace a Mobile Home Bathtub Drain

Replacing an old damaged bathtub drain in a mobile home can be different from replacing a tub drain in a standard on-site built home. For example, mobile homes often have garden tubs that do not need an overflow tube. Instead, the drain includes a seal and nut that you tighten onto the bathtub. Drain fittings
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How to Repair a Running Mobile Home Toilet

Fixing a running mobile home toilet can be relatively easy for many beginners. However, if you do not have any experience with your mobile home’s plumbing or toilet, it might not be as easy. Typically, a running toilet results from three main parts insides of the tank, the overflow tube, flush valve, and the fill
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Flipping A Mobile Home

Are you handy and looking for a side project you can make a profit on? Or are you considering selling your current mobile home? Flipping or reselling a mobile home can be a profitable project within today’s current housing market. So whether you intend to sell your existing manufactured home or are looking to take
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Air Sealing Your Mobile Home

In the winter, it is a constant battle to keep the cold air out of your home and keep the temperatures inside comfortable without overworking your furnace. But winterizing your mobile home means more than just caulking around your doors and windows. Usually, mobile homeowners concerned with air leaks immediately consider the seals on their
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Cool Your Mobile Home Naturally

The sizzling summer heat is here! This means the temperatures are at an all-time high, and the humidity levels help kick things up a notch. With the summer sun beating down on your mobile home, indoor temperatures can rise to an uncomfortable level. Does it feel like your mobile home is not cooling? Air conditioning
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Mobile Home Remodeling: DIY Guide

If you are a homeowner, you know that coming home to the same design every day can get a little boring. The idea of remodeling sounds great but finding inspiration and budget for a remodel can be difficult. Whether you are about to start renovating your home today or just looking for inspiration, this guide
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5 Crucial Mobile Home Repairs for Spring

Spring is upon us! Of course, this means higher temperatures and more time than you can spend outside. It is time to get the grill ready and clean off the deck! It’s also time to fix up your mobile home and make sure it will be functioning correctly for the whole spring season. You need
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Mobile Home Spring Tune-Up 2019

As the colder temperatures reluctantly recede into warmer weather, it’s time for your Mobile Home Spring Tune-Up. If you’re interested in sprucing up your manufactured home, what you can accomplish is limited only by your ambition. Here are four easy and affordable ideas from Mobile Home Parts Store to get you started on your next
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