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.

Mobile Home Skylights

Mobile Home Repair Mobile Home Resources February 3, 2019 0 Comments

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. However, I understand that skylights are getting better with modern technology so I’m not ready to write them off completely. In this article, we’ll cover mobile home skylights. We’ll cover the various types of…

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Affordable DIY Plywood Flooring Project

Mobile Home Remodels Mobile Home Repair December 9, 2018 10 Comments

The Beseda’s farmhouse style manufactured home just keeps getting more beautiful with every passing weekend. The couple’s most recent weekend remodeling adventure was an affordable DIY plywood flooring project and Ashley was kind enough to share every detail with us. Ashley’s double wide manufactured home is a perfect example of modern farmhouse inspired decor. White shiplap walls pair perfectly with dark stained…

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How to Winterize your Mobile Home Like a Professional

Mobile Home Repair December 4, 2018 5 Comments

Winterizing a mobile home means more than just caulking around doors and windows and adding insulation. Most of us already know to do that. The following tips will help you winterize your mobile home like a professional. These lesser-known energy-conservation tips have been tested by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory or NREL, in a partnership with the Department of Energy.…

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

Mobile Home Repair November 29, 2018 14 Comments

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 significant…

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