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5 Top Questions about Removing Battens from Vinyl-Coated Wallboards

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…

1986 Double Wide Makeover

1986 Double Wide Makeover

Mobile Home Living is extremely lucky to receive so many reader submissions every month. It’s so inspiring and helpful to see great mobile home remodels and makeovers. Today, we are sharing the Scheid’s 1986 double wide makeover in Dallas, Georgia. The Backstory Mike Scheid and his family of Dallas, GA purchased this 1986 double wide and…

Double Wide Gets an Awesome DIY Rustic Cabin Makeover
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Double Wide Gets an Awesome DIY Rustic Cabin Makeover

If you like the popular primitive country style you are going to love this double wide’s DIY rustic cabin makeover! When George and Donna first purchased their 1990 Horton double wide they had plans to flip it and then buy a traditional site-built home with the proceeds. That plan changed after they realized the homes…

Guy’s $21,000 DIY Single Wide Transformation (Video Tour)

Guy’s $21,000 DIY Single Wide Transformation (Video Tour)

Guy Bonin has always been a bit of a handyman. That’s probably why his friends gave him this an old single wide. They knew he could do something with it and he certainly didn’t disappoint because this 1979 single wide transformation is awesome!   Guy’s 1979 single wide transformation started out like this.   There was…

1957 Casa Manana Mobile Home is Vintage Perfection

1957 Casa Manana Mobile Home is Vintage Perfection

This 1957 Casa Manana mobile home is an excellent piece of history! The Henslee Company, out of Arlington, Texas built this 36′ long and 8′ wide mobile home. Research shows that the Henslee Company began building mobile homes around 1954. Atlas Mobile Home Directory states in 1955 a 27′ Casa Mobile Home sold for $2395.00. The 33′ was…

6 Mobile Home Maintenance Tips Every Owner Should Know

6 Mobile Home Maintenance Tips Every Owner Should Know

Just like a site-built home, a mobile home needs routine maintenance and inspections to keep it in top shape. The following mobile home maintenance tips can help you keep your home healthy and beautiful. Mobile homes are pre-fabricated structures that were built in a factory before July, 1978. We love factory built homes because they are less expensive than a home…

Vintage Camper Restoration: 1962 Streamline Duchess

Vintage Camper Restoration: 1962 Streamline Duchess

Paula Lajoie just completed her second vintage camper restoration on a 54 year old Streamline Duchess and the result is amazing! 1962 Streamline Duchess Before the Vintage Camper Restoration Restoring vintage campers is a great outlet for Paula’s creativity. She’s an avid DIYer and a passionate admirer of vintage campers.  For the last 17 years Paula has been making…

This Complete Double Wide Remodel is Gorgeous!
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This Complete Double Wide Remodel is Gorgeous!

This complete double wide remodel is amazing! Jim and Deborah Welch paid $37,000 for their standard 1991 model double wide. but it didn’t stay that way for long. After 25 years of updates and upgrades they now have a home that will leave you speechless. This home is a perfect example of what can be achieved with a basic manufactured…

Mobile Home Bathroom Guide
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Mobile Home Bathroom Guide

Mobile home bathroom remodels can be difficult. There are several different types of faucets, sinks, counters, toilets, and bathtubs. The choices are endless! Do you need a pedestal sink or a floating sink? Should you buy a center set faucet or a wall mounted? Do you need to special order your bathtub? We’ve produced this mobile home bathroom guide to help you…

$500 Single Wide Goes Retro with Affordable Mobile Home Remodel
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$500 Single Wide Goes Retro with Affordable Mobile Home Remodel

Kirk Montgomery usually reads the headlines as a TV anchor. Today, he’s making headlines after paying $500 for a 1968 Landola single wide and transforming it with his own version of an affordable mobile home remodel. The Michigan native recently moved back to his home state to launch and anchor a 4pm newscast and needed to find a new place to live. Being a…