Mobile Home Doors Have Gaps At The Bottom Of The Door

Why do mobile home’s interior doors always have gaps at the bottom? You need them for your heating and air system to work. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:22 Mobile home doors, what you need to know01:28 Follow us 🙏 Subscribe, 👍, it helps a lot!!➤❓/ 💬: ask@straightarrowrepair.com➤ Follow https://straightarrowrepair.com/pipf ➤➤I get a little for the channel-no charge for … Read more

Why Does My Inside Door Have Gaps #Shorts

Why Does My Inside Door Have Gaps #Shorts

On a mobile home. You’re going to have to replace your doors sooner or later because they make them about as cheap as they can, make them, including the knobs. You can use a house door. In this case, somebody put in a six panel door. But something you need to keep in mind, you … Read more

Simplex Jack – Mechanical Jack

Simplex Jack - Mechanical Jack

Phil shows you how to use a simplex jack. We jacked up a porch with this tool. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 How to work simplex jack01:34 Be an American, not an American’t 🙏 Subscribe, 👍, it helps a lot!!➤❓/ 💬: ask@straightarrowrepair.com➤ Follow https://straightarrowrepair.com/pipf ➤➤I get a little for the channel-no charge for you … Read more

When Releveling Always Keep Level

When Releveling Always Keep Level

Dig it out til it’s level, where you won’t be sitting tilted. “Okay.” Not that we have that much weight, it’s just good habit. And that 2 by 10, or whatever it is, right there beside you can be knocked out. I don’t think that’s doing anything. Should be able to go on up. “Yeah.” … Read more

Why Bottom Steps Break First #shorts

Why Bottom Steps Break First

The screws will hold some, but some 250 lb people walking on that stepping. The thing about people, they’re overweight. They say when they start going down steps, they step really hard. I have a place that has like 15 steps down and the bottom steps are the ones that get the most impact. You … Read more

Mobile Home Kitchen Remodel Update 8-3-2022

Mobile Home Kitchen Remodel Update 8-3-2022

Quick update to the kitchen remodel, whole trailer home remodel we are doing right now. Phil just did a walkthrough of everything they’ve done. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Mobile Home Remodel update00:45 Still need to paint the cabinets01:00 Repairs the Devil is in the details01:30 Focused on getting the plumbing done02:20 Be an … Read more

Mobile Home Water Damaged Exterior Door

Mobile Home Water Damaged Exterior Door

We are replacing an exterior door that has water damage. The door itself was replaced but it still leaked. They tried reinforcing it, but didn’t fix the core problem, a roof leak. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 We are working on an exterior door01:15 Sealed the door all around01:30 Had to shim out the … Read more

Mobile Home Shower Faucet

Mobile Home Shower Faucet

While pulling out a shower Phil goes through what’s different in a mobile home vs a house type shower head. When you pull a stand-in shower out of a mobile home, it’s the same as you tub and tub surround. Just need to take out the screws. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Taking out … Read more

Remove A Garden Tub And Shower In Mobile Home

Remove A Garden Tub And Shower In Mobile Home

Phil takes out a garden tub, and shower in a mobile home bathroom remodel. He also goes over some of the plumbing you need to know about. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:12 Horrible weather00:43 Today we are remodeling a bathroom, what all we are doing03:05 What we are doing to the other bathroom04:00 Pulling out the garden tub04:38 … Read more

Mobile Home Ceiling Water Damage

Mobile Home Ceiling Water Damage

We’ve been called out to clean up a rental property and repair all the water damage from the ceiling and various other leaks throughout the trailer. It’s a bit of a mess. We have seen worse. This is a good example of what unattended water damage can cause. This is also after we have hauled … Read more

Mobile Home Roof Repair On A Budget

Mobile Home Roof Repair On A Budget

Phil shows you how to repair a metal roof that has never been sealed before. The steps we take. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Repairing a metal roof that has never been sealed00:19 Roof has changed to rust00:45 We’re going to do something on a budget, will last couple years01:10 A patch that somebody made01:30 Using tar and elasto … Read more

How To Remove a Garden Tub in a Mobile Home

How To Remove A Garden Tub In A Mobile Home

If you ever needed to pull out a garden tub, this is the video for you. Here they are, pulling out a garden tub from the mobile home master bedroom. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:12 Pulling off the trim00:48 All the screws were stripped out01:20 The trim is a quick way for factory to make it look good … Read more

Taking Out A Garden Tub

Taking Out A Garden Tub

We are taking out a garden tub to install a free-standing shower. This first video shows you exactly how to take out a garden tub from a home or mobile home. You have all asked to watch him do all the taking the tub out. This video shows you how, particularly if you’re replacing the … Read more

How to Remove a Mobile Home Bathtub Faucet

How to Remove a Mobile Home Bathtub Faucet

Phil shows you how to remove a mobile home faucet and shower head. This is a part of a complete renovation and remodel of a mobile home bathroom. We walk you step-by-step through all the various parts and how they work together. He covers how you could change out for a house type faucet; what … Read more

Metal Skirting – What Nails To Use for J-Channel

Metal Skirting - What Nails To Use for J-Channel

There have been questions about what nails to use for the j-channel. We take you to the hardware store and go through all the choices. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Shopping for J-Channel Nails for a metal skirting job01:33 Be an American not an American’t Transcript:Hi, I’m Phil bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. … Read more

How To Remove A Mobile Home Bathtub

How To Remove A Mobile Home Bathtub

Phil continues with the mobile home bathroom that we plan to put a cast-iron tub into. We’re pulling out the bathtub. He explains what you would do if you needed to save the tub. If you’re replacing the floors, but the bathtub is fine. He just pulls it out. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 … Read more

If You Need to Keep Your Mobile Home Tub

If You Need to Keep Your Mobile Home Tub

Hi, I’m Phil bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a repairman fixes things? Well come with me, and I’ll show you how I solve problems. Let’s make things better together. So when you’re coming to a tub like this has these pieces that go over the top of the edge … Read more

Why Your Mobile Home Tub Has Cracks and What Needs to be Done

Why Your Mobile Home Tub Has Cracks And What Needs To Be Done

The mobile home bathroom that we are working on has some cracks. Phil goes through how and why that happens. We cover what you need to do to fix it. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Close up of the tub and the crack00:32 How the tub is setup00:48 Why the tub has cracks01:08 How … Read more

How to Cut A Corner for Metal Skirting From Metal Panel

How to Cut A Corner for Metal Skirting From Metal Panel

If you or the customer is on a budget, you may need to cut a corner with your metal instead of using rake and corner trim. This video walks you through step-by-step how to cut a corner with metal skirting panels. Once you put the top-front trim it will look good. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with … Read more

How to Fasten Metal Ductwork Under A Mobile Home

How to Fasten Metal Ductwork Under A Mobile Home

The guys are re-securing ductwork in the underbelly of a mobile home. Metal skirting was open so animals could reach and dig into the insulation. The weight of animals has pulled down the ductwork. Phil takes a metal strap to strap the ductwork to the floor joists. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Need to … Read more

Mobile Home Exterior Door – What to Know Before You Order or Replace It

Mobile Home Exterior Door - What You Need to Know Before You Order or Replace It

When you go to order a mobile home exterior door, there are things you need to watch for. You can use a home type door. Phil explains the things to check, and how to make sure you have the correct door to replace your mobile home exteior door with no problems. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow Along with … Read more

How To Use A Water Level To Level A Mobile Home, Home, or Building – Setting Up a Water Level

Water-Level

Clay starts this off with showing you exactly how to set up the water level, adding colored water so you can tell when the double-wide is out of level. The water level can check any building, home or mobile home to see how far out of level it is. Then you can decide how, where … Read more

How To Prevent Birds from Flying Into The Flue, Quick fix

How To Prevent Birds from Flying Into The Flue

Customer had a problem with sparrows getting into the house through the flue when it was open. To fix it we took rabbit wire…wire that’s 1″x1″ and wrapped the flue. No more birds in the house. Time:00:00 Intro00:25 What to do if birds are getting in through your flue00:55 Outro

How to Prep Your Metal Roof For Winter

How to Prep Your Metal Roof For Winter

Every year there are things you want to check on your roof, even metal roofs need preventive clean up before the winter. Check your valleys and gutters for any debris. You want to clean those out so the snow and ice won’t gather and make you think water is running uphill. A few minutes spent … Read more

How to Do Corners With J Channel Mobile Home

Mobile Home J-Channel Corners

Phil helps you cut J-channel inside and outside corners.

Mobile Home Metal Roof Limon, CO

Mobile Home Metal Roof Limon, CO

Phil and Clay drive all the way to Limon, CO, to put a metal roof on a mobile home. Between being sick before he left, missed work for 3 weeks. And while there, he got altitude sickness. Not a good trip. We were glad to help the gentleman in Colorado. He couldn’t find anyone locally … Read more

Long Bending Wood Drill Bits #shorts

Long Bending Wood Drill Bits #shorts

Updated 4-12-22 Bending Augar Tip #tooltips Hi guys. This is something that I have several different sizes of these, they are about $35 apiece. So I wouldn’t say they’re cheap, but it has a augar tip on it, and it drills this size a hole. You can get them in way, way smaller. All of … Read more

Drywall Tips – Fast Mud

Foil Tape - Duct Sealing Tape

You’ve seen some of the other Tic Toks or little films, the insulation that you put around ductwork, and insulation that’s already there, or just sealing up ductwork. This is a foil face tape. This one doesn’t have any paper to separate it, but it’s pretty strong more than you would like to sometimes be, … Read more

Sprayers To Check for Leaks

Sprayers to Check for Leaks

Updated 4-13-22 You can use a cheap sprayer, and soapy water to find leaks. There’s something that we use a lot, both for air conditioning or any kind of propane or natural gas, checking for leaks. These little sprayers This one’s pretty small. We put a little bit of dishwashing liquid in just a little … Read more

Wis Snips

Wiss Snips

Updated 4-13-22 Something we use a lot for metal roofs, metal duct work and a lot of metal things lightweight metal. It is a pair of Wiss snips and this brand I like particular because it has more depth. Much more reliable for length of use. And it’s like Home Depot sells it and Lowe’s … Read more

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