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Manufactured home improvement and repair projects.

5 Top Questions about Removing Battens from Vinyl-Coated Wallboards

In our weekly series, Ask a Mobile Home Expert, we have been tackling common issues that we all face as manufactured home owners. Today, we are talking about the infamous mobile home wallboards. Lots of homeowners plan on removing battens from vinyl-coated wallboards.  If that describes you, these questions and answers should be helpful. Before we…
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Should You Buy an Older Mobile Home and Remodel It?

The short answer to the question 'should you buy an older mobile home and remodel it?' is yes. You absolutely should buy an older mobile home and remodel it if you can find a home with a sound structure and you can do some of the updates yourself. If you like the idea of living debt-free eventually you should absolutely consider buying an older…
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4 General Questions about Mobile Home Additions

This week in our Ask a Mobile Home Expert we are going to answer 4 of our most common questions about mobile home additions. It's not hard to grow out of a home. We had two adults, a child, and 3 fur babies living in a 1978 single wide with 696 square feet of living space. I often dreamed of building an addition onto the home!  The following…
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10 Foolproof Tips for Hiring Home Improvement Professionals

While we are fans of DIY home improvement projects, some home repairs or renovations can be a massive undertaking—particularly if you have don’t have the necessary handyman skills needed for such endeavors. In such cases, attempting to do home repairs and even minor renovations on your own can end up in disaster, leaving your home in worse…
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5 Mobile Home Plumbing Ventilation Problems Solved

Today, we are continuing our Ask a Mobile Home Expert Series. We get a lot of questions related to mobile home plumbing ventilation problems so we're tackling a few more this week. These questions are in the comment section of our two extremely popular articles about mobile home plumbing:  Manufactured Home Plumbing: Drainage and Ventilation…
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Fixing Mobile Home Venting Issues and Sewer Smells

Today's article is the first of a new series we're starting called Ask a Mobile Home Expert. We'll be covering fixing mobile home venting issues and sewer smells that can occur when your ventilation system isn't working properly. Since I began Mobile Home Living in 2011, we have published over 500 articles and received over 6,000 mobile…
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