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5 Steps to Planning Your Perfect Outdoor Retreat

Having a manufactured home doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a pleasant outdoor living area! In fact, it’s easy to design and build a spacious retreat of your very own, even if you’re building your outdoor entertaining area on a budget.

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7 Easy Home Improvements That Save You Money

Most homeowners have a laundry list of home improvement projects. Unfortunately, many home improvement projects include a steep price tag or require a lot of work.

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Tips for Breaking Up With Your Landlord When You Move

The best way to break up with your landlord when you buy your new manufactured or modular home is waiting to move until your lease ends. After all, you’ve signed an agreement that gives a fixed term for how long you’ll live at that location.

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How to Shut Off Utilities and Other Services Before You Move

No matter how much preparation you do or how much time you allot yourself, moving to a new home is a lot of work and sometimes you can forget to take care of certain tasks. Aside from actually moving your furniture and belongings, shutting off your utilities and transferring other services is one of the most important parts of moving.

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Tips From Tiny Homes for Saving Space in Your Dorm Room

You are about to head off to your first year of college! Everything is new, fun and exciting, but first, you have to get through the dreaded dorm move-in day.


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Understanding Your Clayton Manufactured Home Warranty

Our Clayton Built™ manufactured homes come with a one-year standard manufacturer’s warranty for certain types of defects that may occur within the first year of homeownership. You also have 30 days after the home is installed to report any cosmetic detailing issues that are the result of a home building or set-up flaw and are present at the time the home is delivered.

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7 Tips for Making Your Manufactured Home Energy Efficient This Summer

Temperatures are already climbing and while you may have made your home more energy efficient this winter, summer is an entirely different animal. High heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your energy bill, but not to fear – with just a few changes you can get your home ready to face even the hottest summer.

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Maintaining your Manufactured Home Carpet This Summer

It’s summertime and the living’s easy…for people that is. For your carpet, not so much. In the summer, we ride bikes, frolic in the grass, swim and hike. But when the sun goes down and it’s time to retreat inside for the evening, we bring with us bike-chain grease, grass stains, wet feet and dirty hiking boots.

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