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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 your…

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 pertain to living off the…

Energy Star Tax Savings for Mobile Homes

You either look forward to tax time or you dread it. I have learned a bit about taxes while working for CPA firms through the years. Unfortunately, I have also learned that a lot of people don’t know about all the tax breaks available to them. I read somewhere that if Americans would actually take ALL of the credits, deductions and rebates…

Get Your Mobile Home Ready for Winter with these 7 Tips

When the leaves start turning pretty colors and football is in full swing it's time to winterize your mobile home. Older mobile homes have poor insulation compared to homes built today. Energy efficiency experts say that if your mobile home is over 30 years old you need to add insulation to the floors, walls, and ceiling and install new doors and…

TrailerWrap Project

A Colorado man considers himself to be the luckiest man in the world to be living in a single wide mobile home. Not just any single wide, though. This mobile home was part of a design and construction project through the University of Colorado aptly called the TrailerWrap Project. The TrailerWrap Project took an old single wide and gave it a…