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basement under single wide???

Postby brb » Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:44 pm

We are considering moving our 16x80 onto a basement. We would like to add onto the backside to double the width of the home, and have a full basement(30x76appx.) as well. Does anyone have experience with this? Or any thoughts or ideas would be great.
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Postby Greg » Sat Jul 04, 2009 2:50 pm

Hi & welcome. We get this question about once a year and YES it can and has been done. Someone here did do it a few years back.

Do a search for "basement" and it should take you to the threads. Greg
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RE: basement under single wide???

Postby Yanita » Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:11 pm


Sylvia has several post about this plus photos. Her home was a doublewide, just added the basement.

My personal thoughts is this will be a spendy item to do, might be worth a look to see what a double wide cost in your area.

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RE: basement under single wide???

Postby mnc » Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:02 pm

Here is a link to Sylvia's picture page:
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Postby peachlizzard » Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:51 pm

We priced one out about 4 years ago and they wanted $40,000 for the basement. That included the extra support beams, crane, everything. We have a double wide 24 X 58. We didn't think it was worth the money so opted for a breezeway attached garage with a storm shelter under the breezeway.
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