Clayton Blog

Recently, we asked some of our Clayton homeowners to describe their lives after their purchase. We wanted their feedback on what it’s like to live under their new roof and maintain their new Clayton Built® home so that we could use their answers to better serve you.

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Before learning how to paint paneling in your mobile home, it’s helpful to understand what exactly makes up Paper on Gypsum, often called POG wallboards. This material is different than VOG, which is Vinyl over Gypsum.

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The siding of your manufactured home is crucial. Not only is it the most visible material on the exterior of your home, it’s also your first defense against the elements. No matter what type of manufactured home siding material you have, it’s important to regularly clean and service your siding to ensure years of protection for your home.

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If there ever happened to be a fire in your manufactured or modular home, it’s good to know the best way to evacuate your home. Typically, it would be the front or the back door, but if neither of those are safe options, opening a window during a fire is your best option.

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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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If you’re like me, knowing how your home is built, why it’s built that way and how to keep it as good as new is important to you.

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When you purchase a home, whether it’s site built, modular or manufactured, you should have a list of maintenance tasks to do each month in order to keep your home running properly.

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Keeping your new manufactured home clean is more than just keeping it tidy—it also helps your manufactured home HVAC air systems work properly. If you’re wondering what maintenance to do on your new manufactured home, check out these tips on how to keep everything clean and working properly.

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Although spring and summer weather are not especially hard on your manufactured home, winter weather could have caused problems that will affect you later in the season.

 

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 Although we’re now in March, winter is still in full swing for some of you, so frozen water pipes are something to watch for! If you’ve ever had a busted pipe, then you understand the importance of not waiting until the last minute to learn about the piping in your home!

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