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Information and tips for mobile home owners

  • Mobile Home Maintenance in Spring

    When you think about spring, many things come to mind. Flowers, Easter, and even cleaning are common associations with this season. However, preparing your mobile house for warm weather goes beyond the annual clean. Unfortunately, many owners and renters do not understand what it takes to keep their mobile home in tiptop shape. Whether uninformed or just lazy, the neglect will lead to a greater headache down the road. Not to say anything about the cost! It is always cheaper to nip issues at the bud. If you haven’t been the most faithful mobile home maintainer, don’t worry too much. It is never too late to start! Today we are going to walk you through the most important areas of your home for spring upkeep. Mobile House Preservation 101 The same way your car needs special upkeep for th... (More)
  • 9 Most Beautiful and Easy Growing Flowers for your Mobile Home Garden

    It’s that time of the year again! Spring has sprung, and now is the time to begin planting flowers. Maybe you are a little bit hesitant after last Summer’s batch died early. Maybe this time of the year depresses you because you don’t have a green thumb. Neither of these things should deter you from having the mobile home flower garden of your dreams! Go ahead and chalk your last attempt at growing up to factors beyond your influence. This is the year you plant beautiful and easy growing blooms. In fact, the following are 9 of the best flowers to grow in your mobile home garden if you don’t have a green thumb. Top 9 Mobile Home Flowers #1. Sunflowers Sunflowers are found in many mobile home gardens across the world. And for good reason! This is an extremely low maintenance flower t... (More)
  • Plants Everyone Should Grow in a Mobile Home Garden

    A mobile home without a garden is naked. In fact, planting beautiful plants around your house is one way to make it an oasis from the stresses of everyday life. At the very least it will get you outside and reconnected with nature. If you feel overwhelmed with all of the flora options, you aren’t alone. Luckily, we make it easy for you! We feature 3 different kinds of plants and 5 unique subtypes. Shrubs, grasses, and flowers are all great ways to liven up the landscape and create a gorgeous mobile home garden. Even better, all of these are easy to maintain and will grow in a ton of different locations. Shrubs Shrubs are great, low maintenance plants to place around your mobile home. Try adding some depth to your landscape by planting different sizes and colors. Although there are hundr... (More)
  • Buying Land For Your New Cabin

    Not everyone has a large enough property to add a summer home to the back yard. Even if you do, it might not be the space you’re looking for. Many city-folk crave the quiet solitude that a cabin in the woods or by the lake brings. So, what is the best way to find the perfect building lot for your cabin?   Employ A Professional Utilizing a professional realtor that specializes in recreational property is a great way to make the process of finding the right building plot a little easier. Whether you are looking for a secluded spot deep in the woods or a lakeside lot on the bank of your favorite fishing spot, an experienced real estate professional can be invaluable. They should also be familiar with important guidelines and regulations like building permits, septic tanks, private or ... (More)
  • Everything you Need to Know about Mobile Home Insulation

    Mobile homes are an affordable alternative to traditional housing, but chances are yours will need after-market insulation. Unfortunately, manufacturers do not make them with hardly any insulation. Some do not have any built-in insulation at all. In a temperate climate, this is fine! However, those that winter in a mobile home know all too well the negative effects of improper insulation. Electric bills are sky high, and in some cases you can actually feel the cold drafts. In the summertime, it can be difficult to keep up with the heat seeping inside. If you have a mobile home, you should consider insulation. Since not all insulation is made equal, it can be hard to know what kind to buy. That’s what we are going to help you with today. To find out everything you need to know about mobi... (More)
  • The Pros and Cons of Climbing Plants On Your Mobile Home

    Are you looking for something interesting to improve the look of your mobile home exterior? You may think you are limited to painting or general landscaping for the yard, but there are more options than you think. One is to grow some climbing plants to help give your mobile home a more woodsy, cottage like appearance. If that seems like an idea you could get behind, there are some things you should know about growing climbing plants of different types on the outside of your mobile home. Mobile Homes and Flora Mobile homes will often get shortchanged when it comes to exterior decoration. People wrongly assume that they have less power to change the overall look and so focus more on the interior, where decor is easier to customize. Those who do look to boost the appearance of the outside wi... (More)
  • 7 Simple Ways to Decorate Your Mobile Home with Earth Tones

    If you are searching for mobile home décor inspiration, simply look out your front door! Let nature’s floor be your muse. Shades of brown, neutral, gray, green, and red can be used to accent any mobile home’s interior space. If you are interested in creative ways to use earth tones to decorate your mobile home, stay tuned! This article will give you 7 unique ways to celebrate Earth’s warm palette. 7 Tips for a Down to Earth Mobile Home Tip #1: Hang Some Artwork Make sure to keep the artwork’s size proportionate to the wall where it will hang. The more narrow the wall, the smaller the artwork. Conversely, the wider the wall, the bigger your artwork should be. If you want to add graphic art to your mobile home interior, think about large wall hangs. They can be purchased in nature ... (More)
  • Winter: A Perfect Time to Plan Where to Build Your Mobile Home

    Are you thinking of building a mobile home this year? Do you have an idea of where you want to build it? No idea at all? Deciding where to put a modular home is a big deal, and it can be time consuming. There are quite a few things to take into consideration. In fact, if you begin right now you might just be ready by summer! While we are still in the grip of winter, take advantage of the cold temperatures by planning where to build your mobile home. Look into Local Laws When planning where to build your mobile home, take local building codes into account. Different countries, states, municipalities, and counties all have different rules when it comes to where and what you can build. That is why it is extremely important to start looking into local laws right now. Codes can dictate every... (More)
  • Things You Need To Know About Caring For Mobile Home Plumbing In Winter

    Mobile homes are a kind of prefabricated, manufactured dwelling that many people choose for their lower cost, customizability, ease of upkeep and other elements that make it a better option for some families when compared to other houses. But just because the upkeep is easier doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to worry about. Especially once winter comes along. Here are some things everyone needs to know about caring for their mobile home’s plumbing in the colder months. Your Pipes Can Freeze In a Mobile Home This is one of the biggest issues that plumbers get called in for every year. The average plumbing professional in a cold climate will take on as many as several hundred calls on frozen pipes in a single year and it is always a massive headache for the homeowners to deal with. I... (More)
  • Tips for Decorating Your Mobile Home Interior For Less

    Mobile homes are a convenient choice when it comes to houses. Cheap, easy to maintain and able to be placed pretty much anywhere, it is becoming a popular real estate alternative to other dwellings that might be out of the home buyer’s price range, or just doesn’t work with their lifestyle. But how do you go about making a mobile home feel like a safe space? It all comes down to the way you decorate it. The Trick to Mobile Home Interior Decorating Mobile homes are seriously lacking in space, both single and double wides. That can be a strength in many ways, but the drawback is that it is easy to feel cramped and uncomfortable there. Getting past that can be hard, because any interior decorating you do may be hindered by the very design you try to implement. The trick is to give the il... (More)

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