I have the new (to me) washing machine in place and hooked up. But the dryer is taking a bit more work than I thought. First, I got a bit confused with the exhaust vent. Vernon, the previous owner of this trailer, had taken his washer and dryer with him, so I had neglected that area. Now, I found out that the duct in the trailer and the one below it were one unit (not two like I had first thought). So, I am having someone lay that duct from the dryer to the outside. I have all of the parts for the job, but I would prefer to have some professional help in doing the work.
Also, I plan on replacing some panels of the trailer's skirt. I bought the new panels from a local trailer supply place just outside of town. Getting it home was a challenge, as my car was not meant to transport 12' long pieces of vinyl. So the person at the shop rigged up a string to hold my car's hatch down so that it did not fly open while I drove the couple of miles back to here. Plus, I had to pull up the pieces to make sure they did not slip out the back. Thankfully I got them home without any damage, and I was able to close the hatch. Now all I have to do is cut the vinyl sheets into the proper lengths so that I can replace the pieces that were cut up when Vernon put his exhaust port in place.
The other part to this is that I also am going to hire a person to alter the electric cable for the dryer. The first I knew that I needed to make an alteration was when I saw the dryer and compared it to the outlet that is the trailer. The dryer had a three-prong cable, and the outlet is meant for a four-prong cable. I bought a replacement cable at Lowe's (a day after buying the duct work parts). I downloaded a copy of the dryer's manual, and then proceeded to crack open the back of the dryer to the work of replacing the cable. However, I have gotten perplexed with the layout that I saw. I compared it to the manual, and saw that the manual had a wire where I did not see it in the actual dryer. So, I am going to contact a local appliance store and see if they can send a technician out to do the wiring. I know that I am spending more than I wanted, but best to be safe. I want to stay in this trailer, so time to invest a small amount of cash here to avoid a larger expense in replacing the trailer.