How to Easily Replace Mobile Home Windows. Simple DIY Instructions for Home Owners.

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Changing Mobile Home Windows – Introduction. If you want to know how to replace mobile home windows then here are your directions. This is a fairly easy do it yourself project for the homeowner.  Replacement windows are freely available at mobile home outlets and most large home improvement stores. New windows are energy-efficient, easy to …

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Mobile Home Plumbing | Connecting Your Plumbing Pipes.

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Introduction to Mobile Home Plumbing. Just like a conventionally built house your mobile home plumbing connections will need a water supply and a sewer system with which to connect. The main difference is the stage of the construction process in which the plumbing is completed. Mobile Home Versus Conventional Construction. In stick-built housing the plumbing …

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What is the difference between a Mobile Home and a Modular Home

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Is it a mobile home or a modular home? These structures can look the same both inside and out from a distance but they are very different both in their construction and overall regulating government authority. Mobile Homes Mobile home construction and installation are governed by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) …

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Actual Cash Value Home Owners Insurance- Do You Need It Really?

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Why Might You Need Cash Value Home Insurance? Actual cash value homeowners insurance?  Cash value homeowner insurance cover the actual value of your property. Do you need it? Probably, and not only for expensive elements such as the physical structure of your home but also for the contents of your home (should your insurance cover …

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Longitudinal and Lateral Stabilizer Devices.

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What are Longitudinal and Lateral Stabilizer Devices and do I need them on my mobile home? Longitudinal and lateral stabilizer devices prevent the home from moving when exposed to a strong wind on one end of the home. Lateral devices prevent sideways movement which would cause the tie-down system to fail. Strong winds from a hurricane …

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How to Relevel an Old Double Wide Mobile Home – Customer Experience.

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Relevel an Old Double Wide. It was time to relevel an old double-wide. Yesterday’s home leveling experience was interesting to say the least not just because of the actual job but also because of the interaction with the homeowner which turned out to be very frustrating and ultimately an unprofitable waste of time.  On this …

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Contract Terms for Mobile Home Set Up and Manufactured Housing Installation.

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These are our contract terms for mobile home installation or setup. Due to circumstances beyond our control construction estimates for mobile home installations are often given by our company without the benefit of complete information regarding local conditions, regulations, and job-specific circumstances. Therefore all quotes or estimates given are for a standard installation in standard …

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Electrical and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Connections.

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Electrical and HVAC installation needs early attention in the overall construction planning process. This will avoid having to change plans and location later. When you are in the process of buying your home it is a really good idea to have some prior knowledge of the electrical service supply available on your land or inside …

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Installing A Septic Systems | Septic Tank and Drainfield.

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Installing a septic system. In my experience and opinion if there is going to be a hold up in the installation process it is most likely to be with environmental health. The homeowner may think that it is possible to install their new mobile home in 2-4 weeks onto vacant land but the process in some …

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Mobile Homes With Raised Roof Structures – 6/12 Roof Pitch.

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Roofing For Mobile Homes. Most mobile homes have a distinct look to them but…  with raised roof structures they can look amazing. Over the past 10 years “raised roofs” have helped a great deal to improve the overall visual image of a mobile home. These “hinged roof” structures have the look and pitch of a …

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How to Level a Mobile Home, Full Water Level Instructions for Home Owners.

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Mobile Home Pest Control Tips and Tricks

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Mobile home pest control tips and tricks for manufactured homeowners are generally the same as those for conventionally constructed homes. There are however some particular areas that deserve special attention. These are particularly easy to overlook. The mobile home skirting should be checked for holes and cracks which will appear eventually from exposure to the …

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