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Refurbishing my trailer home.


Gt90v12
Gt90v12
Gt90v12
Gt90v12

This started off as a simple residing project, though in order to do it right I required going back to the stud work. Rot and black mold found through-out most of exterior walls. Previous shoddy workmanship by previous owners left me with a tedious time consuming project. Already found two illegal electrical junctions (without boxes) within bathroom exterior wall bound by electrical tape.

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  • Wow! What an undertaking! It's good thing you had the know-how to take on a remodel of this size! Any shots of the finished product?
    By RYOBI Nation, on June 21, 2016

  • As soon as it's finished I'll post finished photos.
    By Gt90v12, on June 21, 2016

  • Looking forward to that!
    By RYOBI Nation, on June 23, 2016

  • whoa!! what an overhaul! i used to live in a singlewide. after i got married my wife and i did something very similar, working with walls from the inside (minus the rot and black mold). full respect. you are doing a phenomenal job
    By screwdriver bob, on June 26, 2016
    • similar in that we replaced all the interior walls and insulation (as i bought the trailer real cheap as a DIY fixer upper)
      By screwdriver bob, on June 26, 2016

  • It is with great remorse that I must announce that my wife has put the kibosh on this project. She secured alternative housing for our family and now this remodel is going to be a full demolition.
    By Gt90v12, on June 26, 2016

  • Oh well! Would have loved to see the finished product, but at least you got a ton of good hands-on experience! There's probably nothing you can't tackle now.
    By RYOBI Nation, on June 27, 2016

  • oh, man. sorry to hear about project's detour. i liked your b4/after build plan. that sketch was cool. nice redesign of bathroom. enjoy the new place. im sure will be something to diy there too
    By screwdriver bob, on June 27, 2016

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Refurbishing my trailer home.

by Gt90v12
Jun 09, 2016
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This started off as a simple residing project, though in order to do it right I required going back to the stud work. Rot and black mold found through-out most of exterior walls. Previous shoddy workmanship by previous owners left me with a tedious time consuming project. Already found two illegal electrical junctions (without boxes) within bathroom exterior wall bound by electrical tape.