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Mobile Home Repair

Over 20 million Americans live in a mobile or manufactured home! Yet, there are only a handful of online resources that provide honest and helpful mobile home repair advice.

For information to repair and improve the interior of your mobile home we have articles on how to paint the vinyl wallboards and remove the battens, removing walls, how to diagnose and repair plumbing ventilation issues, and how to repair and paint kitchen cabinets plus hundreds more.

Repairing the exterior of your mobile home?  Some of our most popular articles are how to find roof leaks, installing new insulation, designing self-supporting roof-overs, building additions, and choosing the best siding and skirting.

Fix Your Washing Machine Issues (in a Mobile Home)

We get a lot of questions about washing machines drainage issues. Gurgling, smells, and slow drainage are common because as much as I love mobile homes, the plumbing system design could be better. The plumbing system in a mobile home is very similar to a site-built home with only three major differences: the size of the pipes, the placement of…

The Best Self-Supported Mobile Home Roof Over Designs

If you own an older mobile home with a flat roof, chances are you will need to replace the roof sooner rather than later. In this article, we will help you understand self-supported mobile home roof over designs and share examples of how other mobile homeowners are giving their homes a longer lifespan, better energy efficiency, and a more modern…

Mobile Home Skylights

Admittedly, I'm not a big fan of mobile home skylights. While they are nice to have, the disadvantages have far outweighed the advantages in my experience.…

Mobile Home Insulation Guide: How to Install Insulation in a Mobile Home

Many mobile homes built before 1976 only have between 1 and 4 inches of poor quality insulation if they have any at all. Even if the insulation was installed, many builders left voids and gaps throughout the home. Fortunately, manufactured home builders have gotten a lot better after the HUD code regulations began and, of course, there have been…