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10 Smart Manufactured Home Remodeling Projects
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10 Smart Manufactured Home Remodeling Projects

Manufactured home remodeling projects and repairs should do two things: improve the home or make it easier or more comfortable to live in and increase its value as much as possible. Knowing how to calculate the cost versus the ending value of a project can help you chose the best projects. Learn How To Determine The Value…

Mobile Home Dryer Safety 101 – Cleaning and Maintaining Your Dryer

Mobile Home Dryer Safety 101 – Cleaning and Maintaining Your Dryer

Dryer safety is an issue in mobile homes mostly because the dryer exhaust vent is often left under the home and forgotten about. Out of sight, out of mind. However, your mobile home dryer vent should never empty out under your home. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin When we…

Park Model Home Decorating Ideas – Beach Cottage Chic
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Park Model Home Decorating Ideas – Beach Cottage Chic

This park model home turned beach cottage is beautiful! Park model homes are best known for their second story, a design descending from the 2-story mobile homes that became so popular in the 1950s. Learn more about Cavco’s Park Model Home. Most park model homes are marketed as temporary or seasonal living structures and are not classified as a manufactured home. Park model…

How to Throw an Awesome Birthday Party in an Airstream

How to Throw an Awesome Birthday Party in an Airstream

What do you get when you combine a fun mom and an Airstream? If you’re blogger Sarah Schneider, you’ll probably create a beautiful space like this first: ……then you throw your daughter an outrageously awesome birthday party, like this: Sarah Schneider, a blogger at @lovesarahschneider, bought an Airstream and aptly nicknamed it the Wandering Star. She…

14 Great Mobile Home Exterior Makeover Ideas for Every Budget
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14 Great Mobile Home Exterior Makeover Ideas for Every Budget

Mobile homes have many great advantages. If living within your means or becoming completely debt-free is your goal, an older mobile home should be on the top of your potential housing list. Buying an older mobile home, then building onto it and updating it as your budget allows, is a great way to have a wonderful home at an affordable…

The Top 4 Reasons for Manufactured Home Complaints

The Top 4 Reasons for Manufactured Home Complaints

Manufactured homes have a bad reputation. It’s one of the things that keep a lot of people from considering them as a housing option so I feel it necessary to confront the issue head-on. Manufactured homes aren’t perfect and I’m certainly not trying to say they are. If you’ve read any of my previous articles you’ll know I…

Learn about Manufactured Home Installation and Setup
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Learn about Manufactured Home Installation and Setup

Proper manufactured home installation and setup is vital to your home’s health. Simply put, there is nothing more important than having your manufactured home installed and setup correctly and keeping it level. Improper installation will result in serious damage. The stress on one small part of the structure impacts the entire home. The home will age quicker and…

8 Energy Efficiency Ideas for Your Manufactured Home

8 Energy Efficiency Ideas for Your Manufactured Home

Updating your home with the following energy efficiency ideas is a great idea for any home. You can save a lot of money by installing a few simple energy savers and employing some simple solutions to your everyday life. Enjoy your home even more and enjoy a lifestyle with less worry about money while feeling good about treating…

Selling Your Manufactured Home: What Buyers Look For

Selling Your Manufactured Home: What Buyers Look For

If you are selling your manufactured home there are a few updates you can do to make your home sell faster and at a higher price. Through the years, I’ve been in many manufactured homes. I’m fortunate enough to live in one of the top states for manufactured home sells, after all! One trend that I’ve noticed is…

Homesteading: A Manufactured Home Transformation

Homesteading: A Manufactured Home Transformation

There’s a great blog called ‘The Walden Effect‘ written by Anna Hess and her husband Mark. It’s a well-written insider’s view of all the aspects of homesteading, especially with an older mobile home. Anne is the web’s authority on the subject of homesteading with a mobile home. She writes about a range of subjects that…