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Siding and Skirting

How to Paint Metal Siding on a Mobile Home

Metal siding was used on mobile homes for over 60 years because it's affordable, lightweight, and nearly indestructible. In this article, we are covering the advantages and disadvantages of metal siding on mobile homes and how to paint metal siding. We spoke to 4 owners that have painted their mobile home's metal siding and got lots of tips…

Benefits of Re-Siding Your Mobile Home with Fiber Cement

Regardless of the make or model of your mobile home, it still requires maintenance and upkeep.  New windows and siding are the two most common exterior updates for a mobile home. Most of us go with vinyl but re-siding your mobile home with fiber cement siding makes for a great looking home, too. Any house siding will require care during its…

The Whim: A Single Wide Exterior Remodel

After 3 years, Richard and Marie's single wide exterior remodel is finally finished. It's been a true labor of love and well worth it - the end result is spectacular! The Whim, a Wick Artcraft Model CA-679 single wide manufactured home, has been featured a couple of times here on Mobile Home Living. The lakeside Wisconsin retreat has experienced…

10 Great Home Exterior Design Ideas for Double Wides

When it comes to home remodeling most of us don't have a professional designer helping us through every step. We have to decide on the right materials and colors ourselves. An exterior home makeover or remodel is the most intimidating for me. I can tell you exactly what I want to be changed inside my home, down to the secondary trim color, but if…