Clayton Blog

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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Topics: Going Green

How can you make your home brighter and healthier as summer approaches? By cleaning your home with an all-natural, homemade green cleaning solution!

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Topics: Going Green

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

 Easter is here and that means it’s time to gather with your family and friends for fellowship and food! Hosting a family gathering is a great time for social activities and to make memories, but using your home can also put a strain on your utilities.

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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: 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

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 several of 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: 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