Designed for homeowners as well as contractors, "The
manual for manufactured / mobile home repair &
upgrade" is packed full of useful repair techniques.
But it's more than just doing repairs, it's also
about upgrading and improving a manufactured home.
For instance, not only will you learn how to stop a
metal roof from leaking, you will also discover an
inexpensive way to replace it. Want to re-level you
own home? This manual gives you step by step
instructions. Need to replace your waterlines? Then
you can't miss the information found in the manual.
DEVELOPED THE MANUAL ?
Book was compiled from the long time experience of
contractor Mark Bower, the owner of Aberdeen Home
Repair. For years Mark has been one of the best
known hands-on men in the manufactured housing
industry. Every day the crew of Aberdeen Home Repair
is in the field taking care of manufactured home
service requests. Whether it's a major roof
replacement or a simple broken window crank, Mark
has gained a reputation for meticulous, professional
workmanship. Mark is also recognized for his
manufactured home repair lecture and consulting
services. Additionally Mark has participated in
Federal Government MH projects sponsored by both HUD
and FEMA and he has been called as an expert witness
in lawsuits that require a full understanding of the
complex systems that make up the modern manufactured
THE MANUAL ?
This is the
only book of its type, available to the public that
we have been able to find. As you would expect from
the title, the repair and upgrade techniques
described in this manual are specific to
information that relates to all homes such as
shingling, tape & texture, laying vinyl and carpet,
and such are NOT included as that information can be
readily found in any library or bookstore.
This book will
answer almost every question on manufactured home
repair that we have ever heard. Not only does this
book show you how to repair and maintain your home,
but it also provides great methods for upgrading it.
The only way
to really describe this 125 page book in the short
space permitted here is to offer you a comprehensive
list of the topics and techniques covered by this
one of a kind manual.
AND BELLY REPAIR
Underbelly repair & replacement.
rodents - finding & removing.
- Rotten floor - repairing & replacing.
- Installing a laminated floor.
- Replacing a cross-over heat duct.
SIDING, WALL AND WINDOWS
Paneled wall makeover - make your walls look
like textured sheetrock.
Defining load bearing walls.
- Windows and Doors
siding installation tips.
roof maintenance -- stop the rattling, seal
it from leaks.
Roof - upgrading to an inexpensive metal
- Installing a ceiling fan.
Plumbing add-ons -- fixture shut-offs,
accessible main water shut-off, outside
- Installing new waterlines.
- Replacing a water heater.
- Bathroom remodel.
tape, eliminate or replace.
- Washing machine, minimizing the floor
- Thawing a frozen waterline or sewer pipe.
- Winterizing drain and waterlines.
Releveling a mobile home.
- Building a basement overview.
- Installing pier footings.
- Skirting - installing block, rock, vinyl,
metal and insulated skirting.
- Adding onto your manufactured home.
HEATING AND COOLING
Building a solar heating panel.
- Furnace Troubleshooting -- gas and electric
Conditioning Maintenance including swamp
Tip solutions for:
- Installing gutters.
- Sweating windows.
- Ceiling spots.
- Floor squeaks.
- Hanging pictures on thin walls.
- Dead outlets.
- Door-knob holes in walls.
- Cleaning up mildew.
- Fixing a loose wall outlet box.
... and much more !!
price represents a small fraction of what you would
have to spend on contracting out repairs.
Even if your
MH needs no repairs at the moment you should
strongly consider how you will deal with them in the
future. With "The Manual" next to your tool box you
will be ready!