Clayton Blog

A Celebration of 30,000 Homes

Posted by Cal D. on Sep 26, 2016 9:25:37 AM

This year, our Clayton Appalachia home building facility recently celebrated a tremendous milestone of 30,000 homes built since it opened!

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Topics: Manufactured Housing, Modular Housing

Using a Disaster Preparedness Checklist to Create a Home Kit

Posted by Clayton Homes on Sep 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Disasters can come in the form of a tornado, a hurricane, an earthquake, bad storms, flooding or even war. Whether a disaster is caused by nature or by human forces, it’s important to be prepared. Join us on September 30 for America's national PrepareAthon Day!

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Topics: Lifestyle

How to Fix Holes in Your Home's Underpinning

Posted by Kalley Y. on Sep 22, 2016 10:00:03 AM

With natural weather conditions, it’s impossible to prevent the occasional hole in manufactured home skirting. No need to worry because it can be a quick, easy fix and can be done yourself!

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Topics: Home Maintenance

Simple, Beautiful Do It Yourself Harvest Tablescapes

Posted by E. Nicole G. on Sep 21, 2016 8:45:00 AM

Whether you grab materials from your local thrift store, craft store or your aunt's stash of seasonal decor, you can throw together a simple and beautiful harvest tablescape in less than 10 minutes!

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Topics: Decor and Design

10 Ways Good Tiny Home Design is Used in Manufactured Homes

Posted by E. Nicole G. on Sep 20, 2016 9:50:03 AM

Many of these design tricks that help make tiny homes functional, beautiful and efficient also make manufactured homes so livable!

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Topics: Tiny Homes, Manufactured Housing

A New Homeowner's Top 10 Changes Checklist

Posted by Kalley Y. on Sep 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There are multiple changes when you go from tenant to homeowner. 

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Topics: Lifestyle

Manufactured Housing Inspiration and Innovation Around the World

Posted by E. Nicole G. on Sep 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

According to Global Industry Analysts, Inc., the worldwide prefabricated housing market (homes that are pre-built and moved to a site for assembly) will grow to 1.1 million units by 2020.

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Topics: Manufactured Housing, Modular Housing

Energy Efficiency Ideas For Manufactured Homes

Posted by Charlie M. on Sep 13, 2016 8:45:00 AM

 “Energy efficiency” is finally making the transition from a buzzword to a standard phrase in the American consumer’s vocabulary.

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Topics: Manufactured Housing, Going Green

Natural Pest Control Methods For Your Home

Posted by Logan P. on Sep 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 One day you are sitting on your couch watching Netflix when you see a line of tiny invaders crawling across your floor. “EEEH!” was my first reaction, and then “What do I do?” Bugs are the archenemies of homeowners everywhere.

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Topics: Home Maintenance, Going Green

Tips to Plan and Save For a Home Remodel

Posted by Kalley Y. on Sep 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Most would agree that the scariest part about remodeling your home is going over your original budget. It seems like no matter what kind of precautions are taken, you still end up spending more than you want or had originally planned. But with a well mapped out strategy, you should be able to keep your remodel at an affordable cost! Here are a few tips to help you save a little during your remodel!

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Topics: Financial