Clayton Blog

Tomorrow is Earth Day! To celebrate, we've created some tips to help you as you shop for more energy efficient home features or evaluate your current appliances and systems.

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Topics: Going Green

This Saturday on April 22, we’ll celebrate the best planet in the universe—Earth! In the busy world we live in, it’s easy to forget to care for our planet and monitor our energy usage, so take some time this week to consider how your home uses energy. The Earth will love you for it!

 

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Topics: Going Green

It’s February and spring is indeed coming, but for now, it’s still cold! We all know that ceiling fans can add much needed relief on hot, humid days, but did you know that they can also help warm your manufactured or modular home in the winter?

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Topics: Home Maintenance, Going Green

With changing seasons comes the inevitable increase of your utility bill. If you don’t take the time to make sure your home runs efficiently, you’re greeted with fluctuating expenses from season to season, which can be extremely frustrating.

 

Fortunately, Clayton Homes offers the Energy Smart Home Package with all of our new manufactured homes!

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Topics: Going Green

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, Do It Yourself Projects

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

 

Although standards will change with many new proposed guidelines, the Clayton home building facilities have already been applying these practices for years and many of the proposed DOE energy efficiency standards are met with Clayton's Energy Smart Home Package!

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Topics: Manufactured Housing, Going Green

 “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

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

We’ve all used conventional cleaning products and looked at the label and wondered what exactly those ingredients are. After that, however, we don’t give it much thought. 

 

Using green cleaning products instead of conventional products has its pros and cons, and it's important to consider different kinds of cleaning products.

 

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Topics: Home Maintenance, Going Green

Compost is often referred to as black gold in the gardening world. Organic materials undergo an amazing transformation as friendly bacteria breaks down the fibers and cells holding the nutrients.

 

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Topics: Going Green, Do It Yourself Projects