Clayton Blog

Basic Steps to Getting Rid of Your Garage Clutter

Posted by Erin E. on Oct 26, 2016 12:10:34 PM

A garage is, for the most part, universally understood (in a perfect world) as an area to hold your car while having areas along the walls for things such as:

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Topics: Lifestyle

Lois Bradley's Clayton Homes Story: Affordable and Accessible

Posted by E. Nicole G. on Oct 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Lois Bradley’s story is a prime example of why manufactured homes are a fabulous housing solution for anyone! Her son was helping her look for an age-friendly home solution, but retirement communities in the area were not cost friendly and other options just didn’t suit her. When Bradley found a Marlette home at a local home retailer, she knew it was the home for her.

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Topics: Manufactured Housing, Modular Housing

How to Build a Cold Frame Container Garden for Winter

Posted by Charlie M. on Oct 24, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Crisp kale, savory bok choy, and tasty arugula are all great when they are fresh from the garden in the summer, but how good would they taste in winter?

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Topics: Going Green, DIY Home Projects

Easy Pumpkin Decorating and Carving Ideas

Posted by Logan P. on Oct 21, 2016 8:18:17 AM

Fall is in the air, and what better way to welcome fall then with pumpkins! Having grown up on a pumpkin farm, pumpkins are near and dear to my heart.

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Topics: DIY Home Projects

The Clayton Home Buying Difference

Posted by Suzanne F. on Oct 19, 2016 8:15:00 AM

As a Lifestylist®, I work on designing site built homes as well as manufactured homes, and in special circumstances I’ll even help a customer with their personal home.

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Topics: Manufactured Housing

The Hidden Costs of Clutter and How Tiny Homes Help

Posted by E. Nicole G. on Oct 18, 2016 8:05:00 AM

One reason many people move into tiny homes is because they want a simpler lifestyle. Moving into a tiny home that’s somewhere between 100 and 1000 square feet is downsizing for many Americans.

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Topics: Tiny Homes

New Proposed Energy Standards for Manufactured Housing

Posted by Erica R. on Oct 17, 2016 1:47:19 PM

For the first time since 1994, the Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed to update their efficiency standards for manufactured housing.

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Topics: Manufactured Housing, Going Green

Fall Leaf Crafts for Every Age

Posted by Logan P. on Oct 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM

I remember as a kid some of the best things about fall were the leaves, especially raking a big pile up and then jumping in it.  Leaves are nature’s gift to children everywhere, and it turns out you can make some cool projects with leaves.

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Topics: DIY Home Projects

6 Beautiful, Multipurpose Laundry Rooms

Posted by Erin E. on Oct 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Decor and Design

15 Things You Don't Expect Living In a Tiny Home

Posted by E. Nicole G. on Oct 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Now, I’m no expert on living in a tiny home because I haven’t lived in one. I live in a tiny apartment with a roommate instead. That alone has taught me the power of relying on friends and family when I need help, keeping less stuff around and living in close quarters with someone I care about.  

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Topics: Tiny Homes