Fast Progress!!!

Over the last week I have made FAST PROGRESS!  Now the flooring is nearly finished, my desk is made, Texas flag is flying, fishing poles are mounted, phone charger is installed, and I have a light (finally!) over my dinette!  It is really great to have a desk again! The next step is to finish the vinyl flooring, add carpet pieces, install new awning, finish the trim in the living room slide out, and deep clean the kitchen so I can make my first meal!  Im thrilled about that!  Stand…

ROT!

This the first major project. This is the beginning of the end. I needed to fix the rotting wood in the frame before I can do anything else! Before I can finish out the walls, before I can lay the floor, before I can add the desk, before I can weld a platform on to the back for my motorcycle… This had to be done first! After the old floor was removed I could see that the wall had fell about 3/4 of an inch!  The rotted wood sagged under…

New Light!

Sometimes it is the little things… Like replacing a fluorescent fixture with LED lights. What a difference it makes! Notice how more of the counter is lit! LED Lights – $8.99 LED clips – $7.68 Not bad for $16.67…

Holy Cinder Block Batman!

So I woke up to this yesterday! I was so concerned about how to fix this. I don’t have a tow vehicle yet and therefore no way to hold the trailer up. But I have to in order to replace the broken block. But then the next question is what am I going to replace the block with?? I talked to a few RV owners that I know and they suggested that I buy a 2X8 weather treated wood plank and cut it every 12 inches. So I got a…

Progress…

Progress is slow with Evie here for the summer, but she does help me a lot.  We really made some progress after the second AC got fixed and the temps in the trailer got better. The slide is insulated and has interior walls up. I cleaned off the couch and the table so we can start enjoying the trailer! This is really starting to come together! I am getting excited! My Paradise is starting to form.

AC Fixed!!!!

My Paradise has two Air Conditioners. One in the front bedroom and one in the back living room. When I bought the trailer the living room AC never worked. With just the bedroom AC going the temp inside the trailer would get about 85 degrees in the hot part of the day. After some troubleshooting I figured out it was a bad capacitor. I just decided to replace both. $14 later it started working again!  Yes!  Cold air!!!!  Thank God it was a cheap fix!!!

Power!!

UNLIMITED POWER!!! Thats right!  I got my pole up and I am waiting on the power company to come out and hook up!!  I am thrilled!  I bought one generator that worked for about 4 days and just stopped.  I have not been able to make it work since.  🙁 But now that I will have constant power soon, I dont have to worry about such things!  Then my remodel can happen faster!  My problem is that it is around 140 in my trailer!!  I can only work for about…

No More Apartment!!

Well I moved out of my EXPENSIVE apartment and now living in the trailer!!!  Talk about stress!  But it is all done.  I downsized so much.  I tried to sell what I could and trashed the rest.  It was something like 5 or 6 F150 truck loads of stuff that went to the trash!  I still need to down size some more but I am actually feeling better about this!  I just installed my battery bank and I am getting excited about more to come!  Here are some pictures of…

Cleaning…..

It haled here!  Pea sized hail.  So I climbed on the roof to see if there was any damages.  She held up like a champ.  No damage!! So AFTER the trash was removed, another bug bomb was needed to kill the rest of the living things.  I let that sit over night.  I have not seen another living bug after that.  YAY!  Now on to cleaning and testing stuff.  Awning did not work when I got the trailer because the fuse was pulled… weird.  I put it back in and…