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How to Replace Subflooring in a Mobile Home

You will probably need to replace subflooring in a mobile home eventually. In this article, you will learn the step-by-step process of replacing the subfloor in a mobile home. What is a Subfloor? The subflooring is the wood under your carpet or vinyl floor covering. Mobile homes were constructed with particle board sub-floors for many years. …

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Wall Painting Ideas to Transform Your Room Into A Work of Art

Your room is your sanctuary, a place where you can express your personality and creativity. One way to elevate your room’s aesthetics is through wall paintings. In this blog post, we will curate a collection of inspiring wall painting ideas to help unleash your inner artist and create a unique ambiance in your room. Whether …

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Guide to Removing Walls in a Mobile Home

One of the most popular questions we get in our Facebook group, Mobile Home Living: Remodels and Repairs, is whether you can remove walls in a mobile home. Many manufactured homes have half-pony walls, weirdly designed built-ins, and oddly angled walls that separate living areas. Open floor plans are the most popular floor plans, so …

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10 Most Popular Materials to Replace Your Mobile Home Ceilings

We’ve seen homeowners use a variety of materials to replace their mobile home ceilings like beadboard, shiplap, pallets, and even sheet metal and tin. Here are the 10 most popular mobile home ceiling replacement ideas for mobile homes. Beadboard Pros: Beadboard comes in a variety of materials and sizes. There are complete kits like the …

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Flooring Options for Mobile Homes

The teenage flooring guy at Home Depot once told me I could never use tile in a manufactured home because they ‘couldn’t handle the weight.’ I restrained from going into a 5-minute speech about the various flooring options for mobile homes and why he was so very wrong. I could’ve pulled up images and spreadsheets …

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How to Paint Wood Paneling in Mobile Homes

Apartment Therapy, one of the most popular home decorating blogs in America, boldly proclaims that wood paneling is cool again. We hate to brag but we’ve been dealing with wood paneling in mobile homes for decades so we’re way ahead of the game! One of the biggest complaints from manufactured homeowners is our limited wall …

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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 with drywall as long as you have some help and/or the right tools. Replacing …

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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 walls. Let’s face it, the popular vinyl-coated wallboards used in manufactured homes are a pain to update. Paint doesn’t like to stick to the vinyl coating very well.  And the battens, oh, those battens! Luckily, many …

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Top 3 Methods to Insulate Under a Mobile Home

If you insulate under a mobile home you can save money. Over the last 3 decades, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has partnered with the US Department of Energy to test various methods of energy efficiency for old and new manufactured homes. Adding better insulation to the walls reduced heat loss by 13%. Coming …

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Affordable DIY Plywood Flooring Project

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 …

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