Manufactured Home Belly

An airtight belly is very important for heating and cooling efficiency. It prevents water lines from freezing in cold weather. However, it is penetrated by the drains, water supply & gas lines. These openings may or may not have been sealed properly and leak. In addition, the belly may have been damaged during transport and


Mobile home windows Mobile home windows are generally described as horizontal sliders, vertical sliders and jalousie. Jalousie are the old style and not used anymore. If you are replacing windows you will need to know which style you want and be prepared to tell the supplier the hole size. By that they mean the size

Mobile Home Setup

Manufactured home setup Who is responsible? As more and more rules and regulations are imposed on mobile home park and lot developers the responsibilities for getting a mobile home properly set up have become more difficult and expensive. Since obtaining a loan to purchase the property depends on meeting all these requirements, mistakes can be

Mobile Home Foundations

Manufactured home foundations This material is provided as an informative example of the considerations that go into the foundation for a mobile home. It probably will not apply to your locale, as codes and standards vary from place to place and get updated over time. This is intended to give you an idea of what

Mobile Home Leveling

Manufactured home leveling Mobile homes get out of level for a variety of reasons. It may be caused by a failure to compact the ground properly before setting the home. Many times it is caused by water getting under the home. Hoses drip, drainage slopes the wrong way and channels water under the mobile home,

Skirting or Underpinning

Mobile home skirting makes the home look better, helps keep cats, dogs, kids and other forms of wildlife out from under your home and is required by mobile home parks and communities. In some parts of the USA it is also called underpinning.Mobile home skirting comes in more varieties than it used to. Beside the

Mobile Home Exterior

Manufactured home exterior walls I had good luck getting replacement metal siding from an aluminum fabrication place. It took me weeks to find them but when I did, I discovered they bought pre-painted rolls of flat aluminum and would bend them to match the pattern I needed. They can even bend the edges so the