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Do It Yourself! Insulated Skirting Installation for Manufactured Homes, Handyman Tips

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There are many types of possible foundation enclosures – aka “skirting” – for a manufactured home. Regular vinyl skirting is the most common. On the elegant Tidmore Home, we saw brick used as a foundation enclosure. The first Do It Yourself (DIY) video on installing vinyl flooring we did with Brad and Craig Albers was such a big hit – …

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“The Condo Killer!” Provides Quality, Greener, Appealing, “Affordable Luxury” Living

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Award-winning Star Homes is a family owned manufactured home retailer located between Huntsville and Birmingham, in the town of Cullman, Alabama. We meet them recently on our latest Inside MH Road Show. In this interview, we talked with Blake Johnson, who plays a key role in managing sales at the business that respected Stanley Dye leads. When you interview and …

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Video Commercials vs. Interviews or UMH Manufactured Home Tours?

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Some 94% of all home shoppers today are spending some of their time doing research online. The National Association of Realtors says that some 85% of all renters want to own. The path to home ownership may be as near as a local manufactured home retailer or community. So what should your shopping process include? ManufacturedHomeLivingNews  suggests that everyone considering …

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The Home Place – Warrior, Alabama – Inside MH Road Show Video

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We were told that the name of the business came about like this. Some customers were describing to the management of the retail center where they were planning on placing their new manufactured homes. “We’re putting our home at the home place” was an expression that often came up, and that name stuck for the owners of the business. The …

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Furnishing a Small Bedroom or other Space, tips from Ikea

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We don’t work for Ikea, but let’s tip our hat in their direction! Because as tens of millions know, Ikea does a cool job setting up displays in their stores of small spaces that look bigger than they are. This can be very handy in any house, including a manufactured home, when you want to maximize a small bedroom or …

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1.1 Million Global Shipments of PreFabricated Homes Projected by 2020

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In a media release that included MHLivingNews, GIA has announced their recent findings that manufactured, modular and other forms of prefabricated home building are growing more popular. This confirms the 5 year trend that manufactured home shipments (read, new home sales) have been growing steadily in the aftermath of the mainstream housing/mortgage crisis. Edited experts from the GIA statement – …

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