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Old 01-21-2016, 02:03 PM   #1
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Assuming this is not unusual - sawdust falling down from between the wall shell and the floor shell. Leftover construction debris. I don't think we have carpenter ants just yet...

Which begs the question: shouldn't that seam be caulked??




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Old 01-21-2016, 02:16 PM   #2
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Common issue.
No the seam should not be caulked.


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Old 01-21-2016, 02:19 PM   #3
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The seam should nt be caulked. If its sealed and moisture does get in there it will mold, They leave it open to the air so it drys out and not get moldy.
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X3 Do not caulk the seams big mistake........
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Thanks all! Good to know. It just looks like a leak waiting to happen, but I assume the floor liner wraps up and behind the wall liner.


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Old 01-21-2016, 03:35 PM   #6
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Thanks all! Good to know. It just looks like a leak waiting to happen, but I assume the floor liner wraps up and behind the wall liner.


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Old 01-21-2016, 10:14 PM   #7
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The factory doesn't clean up after themselves when building trailers. You should see the mess when I replace the stereo, same goes with debris in the ceiling when I replaced a roof vent with a fan. Saw dust, screws, nails, wire, and staples are the norm. Wish it wasn't but it is.
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Gross. I could never leave such a mess behind in my work, especially in a unit going to someone else. Take some pride!


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Old 01-23-2016, 12:23 AM   #9
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The employees are paid by the unit and not by the hour. In order to earn a living they must push completed trailers out the door as quick as possible. This is why you'll find plumbing not installed, screws that aren't screwed into a solid backing, and other examples of poor build quality.
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That doesn't sound good, but even so there should be quality control standards and pride of workmanship.


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