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The Best Self-Supported Mobile Home Roof Over Designs

If you own an older mobile home with a flat roof, chances are you will need to replace the roof sooner rather than later. In this article, we will help you understand self-supported mobile home roof over designs and share examples of how other mobile homeowners are giving their homes a longer lifespan, better energy efficiency, and a more modern…

Mobile Home Skylights

Admittedly, I'm not a big fan of mobile home skylights. While they are nice to have, the disadvantages have far outweighed the advantages in my experience. However, I understand that skylights are getting better with modern technology so I'm not ready to write them off completely. In this article, we'll cover mobile home skylights. We'll cover…

How to Make Your Manufactured Home Look More Like a Site-Built Home

Manufactured homes are affordable and can have all the same great qualities of a site-built home. But let's be honest, it's pretty easy to distinguish a standard factory-built home from a site-built home - not that this is a bad thing. However, if you'd like to make your manufactured home look more like a site-built home these ideas may help.…

4 Most Common Questions about Mobile Home Roofs

The roof is one of the home most important elements of a mobile home or any home for that matter. A healthy roof is a healthy house. These 3 common questions about mobile home roofs cover some of the most popular questions and issues for both flat roofs and pitched roofs that we've received over the years. First, we cover roof rumble and what…

Three Popular Mobile Home Roof Over Materials

Owners have two choices when a mobile home roof begins to fail; a complete mobile home roof replacement or a mobile home roof over. Table Of ContentsWhat is a Mobile Home Roof Over?Flat to Pitched Mobile Home Roof OverMobile Home Roof Over MaterialsMobile Home Roof Over with Single-Ply TPO Shingled Mobile Home Roof…

Exterior Mobile Home Remodel: Complete Double Wide Transformation

Many of us have paid cash for an older mobile home then made upgrades to the home as our budget allowed and the results are fantastic! This exterior mobile home remodel is another great example of the beautiful results one can achieve with a complete mobile home remodel. Exterior Mobile Home Remodel - Humble Beginnings This double wide began as an…

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…

Tips for Finding and Repairing Mobile Home Roof Leaks

Your mobile home's roof is the first line of defense between you and the elements. It's no secret that water can do a lot of damage in a short amount of time. Therefore, it's vital that you keep your roof in top shape. In this article, we'll cover the basics on how to find and repair mobile home roof leaks. Mobile home roof leaks can be…

Total Mobile Home Transformation

Updated January 22, 2019 Brian and Melissa needed to find their daughter a place to live in her new college town three hours away. Having owned several rental properties over the years they wanted to take advantage of the situation and buy another investment property. Ultimately, they bought a property with a site-built home and 2 single wide…

Top Tips to Maintain a Flat Roof on a Mobile Home

Admittedly, it takes a little extra effort to maintain a flat roof on a mobile home but that doesn't mean an average homeowner can't do it. A flat mobile home roof requires a little more care and attention because they aren't able to shed snow or rain as easily as a pitched roof. The materials used are also a bit troublesome. We'll cover a few…