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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion Yesterday, 04:51 AM
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Posted By dolfan
Thanks. I am not going to do a exterior door....

Thanks. I am not going to do a exterior door. Would like to but it would be to hard to bc of thickness. I am thinking about using it for a coat closet
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-17-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By dolfan
question about floor boards

I got about 200 pcs of red mahagony floor boards about waist high (4 ft) and 2 inches wide. Just wondering what can be used for this. The guy i got it from was going to use it for a partial wall. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-03-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By dolfan
On the back was a copper line for gas logs. The...

On the back was a copper line for gas logs. The side a nail is coming out and the siding has a small gash in it. The front looks like something hit it and put a small cut in it. thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-03-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By dolfan
r and r vinyl siding

My house has vinyl siding and need 3 panels replaced(damaged). I have some extra pieces and wondering about r and r. I have looked at the ones i want to remove and the bottom i got to pop off and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-31-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By dolfan
firepalce in a manufactured house

I know it is the wrong time of the year for this but just thought of this question. I had to get a new roof put on and went metal. I bought the metal myself. The place that sells it sells other metal...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-31-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By dolfan
mouse in duct work

This week i HAD a mouse in the duct work that is in the floor. The house is a manufactured. Is there basically a certain area that it could have got in or could it be any where it got in the duct...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-11-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By dolfan
Thanks i did not think about the door knob...

Thanks i did not think about the door knob protector shields. That was not what i was talking about but will check this out. What i was wanting to know was door latch shield
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By dolfan
exterior door questions

I am in a manufactured house and the back door is not solid door. I want to get a better door but right now i can't.There is nothing i can do is there to make it stronger is there? I want to get...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By dolfan
I talked to a store that sells metal,fences etc....

I talked to a store that sells metal,fences etc. He said leave the shingles on and wood strips then the metal. The space between the 2 will be some insulation type thing(can't remember the way he...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By dolfan
Thanks that is what i am thinking about the...

Thanks that is what i am thinking about the shingles. I have heard that 2 layers of shingles will not last as long bc of holding heat etc. The screws have a dome over the rubber washers to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 03-22-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By dolfan
info on metal rook please

I have to get a new roof for a manufactured house (no attic). The 1 guy talked about using metal said it would cost more to buy but cheaper to install. I have some wood to be replaced also. My...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By dolfan
It does not have a sticker on it saying how many...

It does not have a sticker on it saying how many gallons it is. The model # is 3 letters and 20,so would it be a 20 gallon tank? thanks everyone
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-18-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By dolfan
Both of the names are on the tank. Where is the...

Both of the names are on the tank. Where is the motor at? thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By dolfan
The tank shows Franklin Elec Perma tank. I...

The tank shows Franklin Elec Perma tank. I checked the air did not drain or anything. The gauge showed 15 lbs and is a 30 air tank. Also had water spray out when checked the air. From what i...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By dolfan
water air tank

For the past 2 weeks when using water no matter where (shower,sink etc) the pressure changes for a few seconds and goes back and forth. Strong and normal. I was told to turn the power off for the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 12-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By dolfan
wet storm door

Both of my storm doors have water on the inside on the glass bad. I moved the plate back to make a tighter fit. The front door had some light so i used some caulk-where the glass comes out. What...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-27-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By dolfan
fix firepmlace cement

I have a fireplace that had a gas line at some point. I want to fix the hole and use the firepace . The hole is maybe 1 to 1.5 inch, How much cement will it need to be used? The guy at lowes gave me...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 10-13-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By dolfan
The roof on the deck is metal. What about the...

The roof on the deck is metal. What about the sides where no gutter is at
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-09-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By dolfan
outside lights

I am wanting to put a outside light on the side of the house. Thinking of getting a street light dusk to dawn light. Am thinking about putting it on the side of a manufactered house(2003).Will the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 08-01-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By dolfan
washing siding

I need to know what kind of soap to use. I have a cheap pressure washer and will use a brush. Siding is cream color and 1 section is white with green shutters. What can be used on blue metal siding...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-28-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By dolfan
I know it will not get any better but i would get...

I know it will not get any better but i would get something else (got a giftcard). I live at woods all around us and no street lights. I was thinking about buying some solar lights for the yard/house.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-27-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By dolfan
deck to protect or wait?

My front deck does not have a roof over it. It is about 4-5 yrs old and nothing been done to it. I was planning on using that new paint for decks. I have thought about waiting till next yr to do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By dolfan
ceiling fan light and remote

I put a ceiling fan/light with a remote in my inlaws living room. I can not get the light to work. Any tips? Is the light a blue wire? I can't find the manual. I had the light working without the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-22-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By dolfan
Thanks. I looked at that page and it helped. The...

Thanks. I looked at that page and it helped. The door is a exterior door so it was some different. It did not have that lip to take the handle off on theside. It was on the inside of the cover. It is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By dolfan
door knob loose

I have a door knob that is loose. It has a cover over the screws. So how do i tighten the screws with the cover there? thanks
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