Skirting info, please.

mudlady_gwJanuary 9, 2008

My "new" double wide is now three years old and today, for the second time since building, some skirting blew off. I live in an area where we almost always have a breeze, and it is not unusual for us to get some very strong gusts here. I absolutely hate the standard white skirting the dealer installed and very much regret I didn't spend the money to set cement blocks to look like a foundation. I would like to find a more attractive, printed type of skirting. However, I have seen only a few examples in my area and none are realistic enough to satisfy me. I wish I could find a faux brick or stone, but I would also accept a decent shade of grey colored regular skirting.

Also, what can I do to remain intact when it is very gusty.


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The skirting system that is popular in this area has vinyl panels that install vertically. They can be secured with a screw at each end. The panels also have vent slots in them, which is good. But the material is thin and a weedeater will cut right through. Vinyl siding pieces installed in the same top and bottom track are much more durable, but are not ventilated.

Here is a link that might be useful: This is similar

    Bookmark   January 11, 2008 at 4:17PM
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Here are a few links for you to look at:

Hope these help. I also love the brick or stone looking skirting, but we just couldn't afford that... Maybe some day. Good luck!

    Bookmark   January 12, 2008 at 6:32PM
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Hi Y'All,

Looking for ideas, comments, suggestions on how to repair/replace exteriot underground skirting from the ground to the floor frame. There is 26' of wood skirting crumbled and needs to be replaced. Would appreciate your input.

Kind regards,

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 12:37AM
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