How to Measure for Mobile Home Crossover Duct

How to Measure for Mobile Home Crossover Duct

Phil shows you exactly how to measure the cross over ductwork for your double-wide mobile home. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Intro00:12 Showing Crossover duct work, want to use wrapped metal to prevent rusting out01:13 Has 2 crossover01:53 How to measure for duct you need Transcript:Okay. Just for your reference, if ever you’re getting ready to work on your … Read more

Why I Use Stainless Steel Drywall Knife

Why I Use Stainless Steel Drywall Knife

Phil uses drywall knives for doing a variety of things, since he’s so familiar with the tool. 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. All right. That … Read more

Damage From A Leaking Bathtub Faucet

Damage From A Leaking Bathtub Faucet

You always want to make sure your mobile home bath tub faucet is sealed. Here’s an example of what can happen. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Follow along with a handyman00:25 Damage from leaking faucet00:55 Be an American not an American’t Hi, I’m Phil bridges, owner of Straight Arrow Repair. Ever want to know how a repairman fixes things? … Read more

How To Install Plywood Mobile Home Floor Repair

How To Install Plywood Mobile Home Floor Repair

Here’s another section on the mobile home bathroom repair, putting in a cast iron tub. We are laying plywood for the subfloor. This is the first piece. It has several cuts. Around the water pipes and the heating and air vent. Get ready for some tips and tricks to speed you along on your own … 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

Metal Working Tools – Electric Shears

Metal Working Tools - Electric Shears

Updated 2-27-22 Electric Shears. Hey. This is a new tool for a lot of people. This is shears. Instead of using snips, you use these. And what this does is this part here goes up and down, and it pinches. So it makes it all cut a quarter inch, cut all the way through the … Read more

Drywall Mud mixing Paddle

Drywall Mud mixing Paddle

Updated 2-27-22 Drywall Mud Paddle Hello again. This is a, a paddle we’re spinning drywall mud. You have to put it on the drill and put it in the mud. I suggest you hold on to it with most feet on the sides, and there has to be a heavier drill, but a little bit … Read more

Prodex Reviews – Prodex Insulation Install Complaints

Pro-dex Reviews - Prodex Insulation Install Complaints

Updated 6-25-22 What I didn’t like about prodex, two things ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 The paper on the sticky part00:40 Instructions only in Spanish, not English01:46 We show you how to do it video link below01:56 40 degree difference with the prodex02:30 Over all great product, we use it on all our roofs Hi guys, to finish up … Read more

Rogers Remodel 8-8-18

Roger's Remodel

Updated 1-7-22 Here are all the pictures and video for the mobile home in Rogers, AR that we did. When the customer first contacted us, all he wanted was to have the deck completed by the end of Aug. for a birthday party. After completing the deck, the customer kept adding different jobs for used … Read more

Finished Deck and Privacy Fence Job

Finished Deck and Privacy Fence Job, Wooden deck and fence on a budget

Here’s a walkthrough of the privacy fence and deck after they completed the job. We did several jobs for this customer. We did: The fancy deck Metal skirting Metal roof 2 Cabnets inside Replaced his front door Privacy fence

Putting a Metal Roof on Shed in Bella Vista, AR

Putting a Metal Roof on Shed in Bella Vista, AR

Updated 12-26-21 We put a metal roof on a shed in Bella Vista, AR. It had a shingled roof that was leaking and the customer wanted the property improved to sell it. Here is a comparison of the Bella Vista shed: Shed in Bella Vista Before: Shed in Bella Vista After:

How to Replace Mobile Home Tub Surround on a Budget

How to Replace Mobile Home Tub Surround on a Budget

Budget Mobile Home Tub Surround Replacement. The customer needed us to do the job within a very tight budget. We used a house type tub surround, 60″, and cut it down to the 54″ needed for a mobile home tub surround. That’s what our goal, to make the customer happy and their life better. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 … Read more

Metal Skirting Vents Questions – Mobile Home, Home, and Buildings

Metal Skirting Vents Questions - Mobile Home, Home, and Buildings

Updated 12-26-21 Phil teaches you why he doesn’t use vents in metal skirting. We’ve had many questions about how to handle the moisture under your manufactured home. Do you need vents for your trailer’s metal skirting? No, not as far as we have seen in over 30 years. ⏱️⏱️Chapters⏱️⏱️00:00 Do you need vents in your … Read more

Drywall Repair for Mobile Homes

Straight Arrow Repair Blog Posts

The Drywall if you have in a mobile home is normally 3/8ths inch thickness. So if you have to patch a hole in the drywall you will want to by 3/8ths thickness material. It’s much easier to finish the drywall if all surfaces are the same thickness, than if they are not.

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