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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.

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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