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Mobile Home Floors

Manufactured home floors I get lots of questions about floors. People ask about: -Sub floors – What its worth paying for. -Belly – The underside of a mobile home is much more important than on a site built home. -Replacement – LOTS of mobile home floors need to be replaced. -Insulation – With the increases […]

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Replacing Mobile Home Floors

The following directions were written for a mobile home bathroom floor replacement project. Bathroom floors are the most common floor problem in mobile homes. However, the same process works just as well for floors in any room of the mobile home; it’s just lots easier because you have more room to work and don’t have […]

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Soft Spots in Mobile Home Floors

Mobile Home Floor Problems Soft spots are less common in newer homes that have plywood or OSB (Oriented Strand Board) subfloors. They are a big problem in homes with particle board floors. They occur when the subfloor gets wet, causing the sub floor material to begin failing. They frequently occur in bathrooms, under flower pots, […]

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Floor Squeaks

These noises are a frustrating problem that some home owners are sensitive to and others are not. They are hard to repair because they move around with changes in temperature and humidity. They can sometimes be fixed (at least for a while) by crawling under the home with a wrench and tightening the lag bolts […]

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Bathroom Floor Replacement

The following directions were written for a mobile home bathroom floor replacement project. Bathroom floors are the most common floor problem in mobile homes. However, the same process works just as well for floors in any room of the mobile home; it’s just lots easier because you have more room to work and don’t have […]

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Bathroom Floor Repair

For most floors in a mobile home I think wood laminate flooring makes a lot of sense. It looks good, is reasonably easy to install, and is easy to clean. I wrote How to Install Laminate Flooring to show exactly how it can be done and how it looks in a mobile home. Unfortunately, today’s […]

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Buying Plywood for for your floors

I always used 3/4″ A/C plywood when replacing or covering damaged subfloor. It costs a little more than 1/2″, but when I considered the time and effort of re-doing the floors it seemed like a small price for a large improvement. For those of you that don’t know, the A/C refers to the quality of […]

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