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Mobile Home Improvement and Repair Help

We have dozens of mobile home improvement and repair help articles for the most common issues that mobile and manufactured homeowners will face. Whether you’re adding to your mobile home or replacing windows, we have information that will help.

We have a step-by-step article to show you how to replace flooring, update your backsplash, and even update those famous VOG wallboards that seemed to be in every manufactured home in the 1980’s and 90’s.

If you need to know how to order the right amount of skirting and how to install it read our mobile home skirting guide here, we have you covered! If you need help deciding on the right siding option click here. And if you’d like to see how you can save a ton of money on your heating costs by installing foam board under your mobile home, click here.

We are big believers in saving money with DIY whenever possible and there are many mobile home repairs and maintenance projects you can do yourself. We’ll help you all we can along the way.

Building a Two-Story Addition onto a Manufactured Home

This single wide didn't stay single for long. It didn't stay single story for long, either. See how one tenacious couple created their dream home by building a two-story addition onto a manufactured home. Meet the Arledge's Jessica and her husband live in Polk County, NC and wanted to live completely debt-free. Their plan was fairly simple: buy a…
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The Directory of Mobile Home Manuals

Mobile home manuals have a lot of helpful information! We've created this directory of mobile home manuals to help you find relevant resources for your manufactured home. The problem is, with thousands of models created by hundreds of mobile home builders over the decades, finding information on your home can be difficult. But You Need to…
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Tools Every New Mobile Home Owner Should Have in their Toolbox

Doesn't matter if it's new or just new-to-you, there are a lot of things you will need after buying a mobile home. To make it a little easier, we've created a list of tools every new mobile home owner should have in their toolbox. Hammer What tool set would be complete without a hammer? This trusty tool can do the obvious, pound nails…
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Benefits of Re-Siding Your Mobile Home with Fiber Cement

Regardless of the make or model of your mobile home, it still requires maintenance and upkeep.  New windows and siding are the two most common exterior updates for a mobile home. Most of us go with vinyl but re-siding your mobile home with fiber cement siding makes for a great looking home, too. Any house siding will require care during its…
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How to Make Your Manufactured Home Look More Like a Site-Built Home

Manufactured homes are affordable and can have all the same great qualities of a site-built home. But let's be honest, it's pretty easy to distinguish a standard factory-built home from a site-built home - not that this is bad thing. However, if you'd like to make your manufactured home look more like a site-built home these…
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4 Popular Questions about Mobile Home Subfloors

This week in our Ask a Mobile Home Expert series, we are covering questions about mobile home subfloors. Subfloors are an important subject in the mobile home world. Most every home with the standard OSB subflooring will need to have their subfloors replaced eventually. OSB, or particle board, is a material made from small chips of wood that are…
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