Mobile Home Repairs

We’ve covered just about every mobile home repair issue you can have in over 700 articles written over the last 10 years.

Learn how to repair your mobile or manufactured home with tips and advice from real mobile homeowners that have experienced a problem firsthand or experts that have repaired the problem time and again.

Our most popular repair topics like skirting, roofing, siding, and energy efficiency are listed first but you can scroll down to see a list of every mobile home repair article we’ve written.

You can always use our search feature to find help as well. Just click on the magnifying glass icon in our menu and enter the subject you need.

Mobile home floors and subfloors

It’s no secret that mobile homes have a subflooring issue. Many builders use MDF subflooring and that stuff soaks up water like a sponge. Once it gets wet, it bows and becomes soft and will never go back to its original state which means replacement is the only option. You can learn how to replace your subfloors here.

Mobile Home Subflooring and Flooring Articles

Mobile Home Repair

How to Replace Subflooring in a Mobile Home

You will probably need to replace subflooring in a mobile home eventually, especially if it's an older home or you…
Mobile home walls and ceilings

Vinyl coated wallboard and their battens are, without a doubt, the most disliked thing about mobile homes. It’s hard to paint them and remove the battens without making a mess of your wall. Ceilings are another probloematic of mobile home living. Finding a replacement panel for your ceiling is almost impossible.  Fortunatley, these articles can help you solve these and more issues about mobile home walls and ceilings:

Mobile Home Walls and Ceiling Articles

How to Paint Vinyl Walls and Remove Battens in Mobile Homes

Updating vinyl walls in mobile homes is one of the quickest and easiest updates you can do. We can completely…

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…
Mobile home plumbing water

Mobile home plumbing is one of our most popular topics. A lot can go wrong with a home’s plumbing because the systems are much more complex than most homeowners realize. We’ve covered just about every issues a mobile home can have with its plumbing systems. You can read about the 5 most common mobile home plumbing problems here. 

Mobile Home Plumbing Articles

Mobile home repair h v a c vent

Maintaining your mobile home’s heating and cooling system is vital to a healthy home. Your ductwork should be checked that they are properly sealed and insulated after every move and every other year. Adding more insualtion under the ductwork can help save money on your heating and cooling costs. Learn more about mobile home HVAC here:

Mobile Home Heating and Cooling Articles

Mobile home repair skirting and siding

Siding and skirting can make a huge difference in both appearance and heating and cooling costs. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners don’t understand just how important venting is for your skirting, regardless of material. The following articles will help you understand your mobile home’s skirting needs better, how to buy and install skirting, how to paint metal siding on a mobile home, and much more..

Mobile Home Siding and Skirting Articles

More helpful mobile home repair articles

We have published over 700 articles so there are tons more great mobile home repair articles! We have helpful articles from repairing or replacing your mobile home’s belly board to recoating your roof. If can’t find something just comment on an article and we’ll do our best to point you in the right direction.

More Helpful Mobile Home Repair Articles

Most Recent Mobile Home Repair Articles

35 Tips to Lower Your Mobile Home’s Energy Bill

If I could only give one tip to someone moving into an older mobile home it would be to focus on energy efficiency. Older mobile homes are absolutely terrible when it comes to energy efficiency. There are two reasons older (and even some…

Water Damage Restoration Guide for Mobile Homes

14,000 people suffer from water damage every day in the US. The insurance industry spends roughly $2.5 billion every year on water damage restoration claims with the average claim running close to $7,000. Needless to say, water damage and…

Smart Updates for Your Manufactured Home Underbelly

It's kinda scary under a manufactured home which is probably why it is often overlooked by owners. However, a manufactured home underbelly should not be ignored and will need some attention eventually. In this article, we get to read about…

Editorial: Just Do the Best You Can with the Resources you Have

Do you know what really burns my britches? This idea that every homeowner has unlimited time, money, knowledge, and energy to dedicate to home improvement and repair. There's an expectation of perfection in the construction…

How to Replace Your Mobile Home Ceiling with Drywall

I've noticed homeowners are especially intimidated when it comes to mobile home ceilings. If you know your way around a toolbox and have had a few construction projects under your belt you should be able to replace your mobile home ceiling…

50 Incredibly Useful Tips about Mobile Homes

If someone is new to Mobile Home Living and has never been around a factory-built home they probably don't know what they don't know. While mobile homes are remarkably similar to site-built homes, there are still differences. For example,…