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Common Questions about Mobile Home Roofs

This week’s Ask a Mobile Home Expert installment tackles questions about mobile home roofs. We’ll cover some common issues for both flat roofs and pitched roofs such as roof rumble and building an addition. Whether you need to repair a small section of your roof or replace the entire thing, we’ll point you in the right …

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Ask an Expert Questions about Replacing Floors in Mobile Homes

This week in our Ask a Mobile Home Expert series we are going to answer questions about replacing floors in mobile homes. Our four most popular questions about replacing floors in mobile homes are below. If you want to replace your home’s flooring soon these may help you!  4 Popular Questions About Replacing Floors in …

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General Maintenance Questions about a Mobile Home

This week in our ask a mobile home expert series we are going to cover general maintenance questions about a mobile home.  Not all home improvement and repair issues fit into a single topic.  These questions concern leveling a mobile home, drywall, closet doors, skirting for a mobile home, and adding a heavy island in …

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5 Common Questions about Painting Vinyl Mobile Home Walls

This week’s Ask a Mobile Home Expert article answers our 5 most common questions about painting vinyl mobile home walls. Let’s face it, the popular vinyl-coated wallboards used in manufactured homes are a pain to update. Paint doesn’t like to stick to the vinyl coating very well.  And the battens, oh, those battens! Luckily, many …

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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 …

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10 Tips to Hire the Right Home Improvement Pro

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 …

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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 …

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Mobile Home Doorway Awnings: Cooling Your Home in Style

Awnings are becoming a necessity for mobile homes rather than a luxury. Not only do they add some visual interest to your home but they also provide shade for your doorway or entrance. Different installation systems, including braces and roller blinds, make the process of setting up mobile home doorway awnings that much easier. There …

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