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  • Posted in thread: Mobile home floor sinking in on 08-18-2014 at 07:15 PM
    I just completed a similar project for a mobile home that is being used as an office. An
    employee actually fell through the floor (fortunately only 30" to the ground). The plywood had
    moisture damage ...

  • Posted in thread: Enclose area under house on 08-17-2014 at 05:38 PM
    Remove the existing insulation and have the underside of the floor sprayed with polyurethane
    insulation. It provides excellent r-values and blocks out all air intrusion. I wouldn't
    recommend a water-b...

  • Posted in thread: Fiberglass Pre-hung entry door install - gone wrong or am I anal retentive on 08-17-2014 at 05:22 PM
    The shims under the threshold are required when the floor is not level. As others have stated,
    as long as the threshold is solid you will be fine. Some caulk to prevent insects from
    entering, a piece ...

  • Posted in thread: Need suggestions for basement flooring. on 08-17-2014 at 05:08 PM
    For basement applications a fully adhered vinyl plank would work out nicely. Highly durable,
    resistant to moisture, and they have a wide selection of styles to meet your decor objectives.
    I have speci...

  • Posted in thread: Which flooring for whole-house (including kitchen)? on 05-21-2014 at 06:48 PM
    +1 for the vinyl planking. Especially being for a rental, vinyl planking is very durable. There
    is a wide variety of different styles to match any taste or decor. Be sure to buy a quality
    product, lik...

  • Posted in thread: Cement or plastic pad for Condensor on 05-21-2014 at 06:12 PM
    I would go with a little slope maybe 1/8 per foot away from the house and shim the unit level
    and give it a broom finish.nealtw makes a good point, add a slope to keep water from sitting on
    the pad.

  • Posted in thread: sealant fir Hardieplank on 05-21-2014 at 05:03 PM
    Not sure if this is too late for you but any quality latex-based sealant will be sufficient for
    this application. The more important component would be the type of paint that is applied over
    the top, ...

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