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Which Brands Build the Best Manufactured Homes?

Ever wondered who builds the best manufactured homes or what determines a good factory-built home from a bad one? Manufactured housing experts will always tell you that it’s all about the construction specs. The size and quality of the materials used in a manufactured home is the best determination of its overall quality and they

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4 New Manufactured Home Models We Like

Mobile home builders are finally coming up with some new ideas for both single and double wide designs. These 4 new manufactured home models are new to the market for Spring 2019 and we think they all look great. Just click on the title of the home to visit the builder’s site. The Smokie Ridge

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Expert Tips for Buying a New Manufactured Home

Ready to buy a new manufactured home? The following tips have been cultivated over the last 8 years from books, articles, and personal conversations with industry experts. In this article, you’ll find advice on the best upgrades for a manufactured home and how to negotiate with the dealers to get the best home at the

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How Manufactured Homes Are Constructed

Understanding how manufactured homes are constructed can help you remodel or modify a home. This is especially true when you have to replace the flooring or move walls in a mobile home. Knowing the construction methods that are involved, and the order of construction, can help you plan your project better and save money. Manufactured

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Is Your Mobile Home Making you Sick?

Most of us started hearing about FEMA trailers shortly after Hurricane Katrina. FEMA had purchased 52,000 travel trailers to house the victims of the nation’s largest natural disaster but they ended up making thousands of their residents sick. The builders of these trailers used cheap composites with extremely high levels of formaldehyde off-gassing levels. Disaster

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27 Manufactured Home Builders You Should Know About

We’ve lost a lot of manufactured home builders over the last forty years. In 1977, there were 577 plants building manufactured homes. By 1992, the number was 286 factories and it just kept decreasing. By 2007, we had 79 manufactured home builders running 183 production lines across the country. John Grissim, author of the popular

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Our favorite Mobile Home Design Trends for 2018

Looking at new design trends and ideas to incorporate into our own manufactured homes is a favorite past time for us. It’s not always easy to find manufactured home specific ideas but we’ve managed to put together some of our favorite mobile home design trends for 2018. Trends come and go and what was cool 20

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Manufactured Home Design Options: The Sunset Bay By Palm Harbor

The manufactured housing industry is constantly offering new manufactured home design options. We have featured triple wides, double wides, and single homes with modern themes like the modern farmhouse. Our newest neat find is the Sunset Bay by Palm Harbor Homes. This design offers alternatives to the typical three-bedroom layout along with a couple other

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Palm Harbor Manufactured Home Design: The Lalinda

This Palm Harbor manufactured home design, called the Lalinda, caught my eye the second I saw it. The home is only available in a handful of states but it is a great representation of where new manufactured housing design is going. These triple wides aren’t your grandma’s mobile homes! Related:  Another new manufactured home design we recently featured.

The 3 Levels of Manufactured Homes Quality and Price

Most of us know about the three different sizes of manufactured homes: single wides, double wides, and triple wides, but did you know about the 3 levels of manufactured homes? The 3 Levels of Manufactured Homes In addition to the three sizes of manufactured homes, there are three levels of quality and price ranges in

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The Directory of Mobile Home Manuals

Mobile home manuals have a lot of helpful information! We’ve created this directory of mobile home manuals to help you find relevant resources for your manufactured home. The problem is, with thousands of models created by hundreds of mobile home builders over the decades, finding information on your home can be difficult. But You Need to

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Featured Manufactured Home Model: The Arlington by Palm Harbor

Most new manufactured home models on display at dealerships have been professionally decorated so they are a great resource for decorating and remodeling ideas. Today, we are taking a look at The Arlington by Palm Harbor.  The Arlington is a picture-perfect example of modern manufactured home design. It has a great floor plan, beautiful finishes, and comparable construction features