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Fix Your Washing Machine Issues (in a Mobile Home)

We get a lot of questions about washing machines drainage issues. Gurgling, smells, and slow drainage are common because as much as I love mobile homes, the plumbing system design could be better. The plumbing system in a mobile home is very similar to a site-built home with only three major differences: the size of …

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Diagnose and Repair Common Vent Issues in Your Plumbing System

There is a lot more to a mobile home plumbing system than just water lines and drain lines. The ventilation system is vital to a healthy plumbing system. Without a healthy vent system, your home can suffer a variety of annoying problems. A lot of venting issues are mistakenly thought to be drainage issues in …

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Mobile Homeowner’s Guide to Heat Tape Installation and Safety

The secret to staying warm in the winter is layering your clothes and the same goes for your home’s plumbing lines, you want as many layers as possible between the elements and your water pipe. In this article, we’re covering heat tape. We’ll help you understand why and how it works, how much it costs …

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Federal Pacific Electric Panels – An Accident Waiting to Happen?

Meet Pam Willis, a fellow homeowner in the process of updating her vintage mobile home. We are honored to have her contribute to MHL! Today, she discusses her experience with a Federal Pacific Electric Panels (breaker box). These panels were used extensively between 1950 and 1990.  Federal Pacific Electric Panels Little did we know when we moved into …

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Plumbing Basics for Manufactured Homes

Plumbing in manufactured homes is a bit different than site-built homes. Manufactured homes only have to meet the national HUD code, no local codes at all, which is why plumbers don’t like working on manufactured homes. The national code is less stringent which makes for frustrating troubleshooting. This article will help you learn how manufactured …

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