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Tools Every New Mobile Home Owner Should Have in Their Toolbox

Every homeowner needs some basic tools whether the home is mobile or site-built, new, or just new to them. Becoming a new homeowner can get a bit overwhelming so we created this short list of tools that every new mobile homeowner should have in their toolbox. I have two quick tips about tools: flea markets

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Ask an Expert Questions about Replacing Floors in Mobile Homes

This week in our Ask a Mobile Home Expert series we are going to answer questions about replacing floors in mobile homes. Four of our most popular questions about replacing floors in mobile homes are below. If you want to replace your mobile home’s flooring these may help you! 4 Popular Questions About Replacing Floors

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General Maintenance Questions about a Mobile Home

This week in our ask a mobile home expert series we are going to cover general maintenance questions about a mobile home.  Not all home improvement and repair issues fit into a single topic.  These questions concern leveling a mobile home, drywall, closet doors, skirting for a mobile home, and adding a heavy island in

Should You Buy an Older Mobile Home and Remodel It?

The short answer to the question ‘should you buy an older mobile home and remodel it?’ is yes. You absolutely should buy an older mobile home and remodel it if you can find a home with a sound structure and you can do some of the updates yourself. If you like the idea of living

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10 Tips to Hire the Right Home Improvement Pro

While we are fans of DIY home improvement projects, some home repairs or renovations can be a massive undertaking—particularly if you have don’t have the necessary handyman skills needed for such endeavors. In such cases, attempting to do home repairs and even minor renovations on your own can end up in disaster, leaving your home

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Manufactured Home HUD Tags, Labels, Serial Numbers, and Data Plates

Manufactured home HUD tags and data plates are confusing because there are so many different names used to describe the same thing. For example, a HUD Tag is also called a Construction Code Label, a Certification Label, or a HUD Label. Mobile and manufactured homes have serial numbers and HUD numbers as well, which just

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Three Popular Mobile Home Roof Over Materials

Mobile homeowners have two choices when a mobile home roof begins to fail; a complete mobile home roof replacement or a mobile home roof over. What is a Mobile Home Roof Over? A mobile home roof over involves placing a new roof or roofing material over your existing roof. There’s little to no material removed which can

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Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Home Steps

Recently, I have received a couple of emails asking about mobile home steps and smaller porches or platforms. While we do have a couple of popular articles titled 45 Great Manufactured Home Porch Designs and 9 Beautiful Manufactured Home Porch Ideas, they  cover larger decks and porches. This article will focus on mobile home steps or stairs with small platforms only.

Manufactured Home Renovations that pay you back

Manufactured Home Renovations That Pay You Back

Manufactured home renovations aren’t just to be enjoyed in the here and now — you’ll want to make sure they pay back when you eventually go to sell your home. While there are a lot of factors that go into how much your home’s value can increase (market, neighborhood, etc.), some renovations see a bigger

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10 Affordable and Green Tips For Remodeling Your Mobile Home

Those of us that live in an older mobile home or even a new manufactured home have already made a huge step in green living even though you may not realize it. It’s not that difficult to be a little more earth friendly when updating a mobile home. I gathered a few  green tips for remodeling