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Mobile Home Winterization

Ways to Winterize a Mobile Home Top to Bottom

Winter is a season that comes with many challenges, this is especially true if you own a mobile home. Cold weather can damage plumbing, cause leaks, and for some lead to the formation of mold if not repaired properly. This is why winterizing your mobile …

Building a DIY Skylight Cover

When it comes to brightening up a room, nothing beats a skylight. Natural, abundant light shining in making everything bright and cheery. But skylights also have their drawbacks. During the summer they can let in a lot of heat making …

Sealing an Addition on Manufactured Home

Unless both your home and addition are on frost line footings, they probably shift independently. If you’re having trouble keeping the gap sealed where the addition meets the home, you’ll enjoy this tip. Screw a 1×6 board (A) to the …

What Is a Manufactured Home?

Figuring out exactly what a manufactured home is can be confusing with all the ways the term is used and what its associated with. We mean to set the record straight on what a manufactured home and what it is …

Vinyl Skirting Install & Fix Tips

Whether you are installing new vinyl skirting or repairing your old, here’s some tips to make your skirting stay put and look better. Vinyl Skirting Wind Rods Use metal rods called wind-rods (below) to keep the skirting from blowing out …

How to Find Mobile Home Parts and Materials Guide

Shopping for mobile home parts isn’t quite like shopping for a standard residential family home. But being that your mobile home is going to need maintenance from time to time, you best know where to go to get these replacement …

Mobile Home Roof Snow Removal

Typically, snow removal is not thought of as a topic that needs to be explained. Manufactured homes need to be handled with care when it comes to snow removal, particularly as it begins to accumulate on the roof. Many mobile …

How to Fix Smelly Hot Water

Do you have troubles with smelly or stinky hot water? If so, the problem exists with your water heater and occurs mainly in homes supplied by a well. In a nutshell, you’ve got smelly hydrogen sulfide gas in your water …

Rent a Mobile Home Guide

When most people think of rental housing, single-family homes, apartments or condominiums come to mind. But one ideal alternative to these more conventional types of rental housing units are mobile homes. Renting a manufactured home certainly has its benefits for …