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Posted in thread: Mobile home floor sinking in on 08-18-2014 at 08:15 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 06:38 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 06:22 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 06:08 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 07:48 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
Posted in thread: Cement or plastic pad for Condensor on 05-21-2014 at 07:12 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
Posted in thread: sealant fir Hardieplank on 05-21-2014 at 06:03 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, ...