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FAQs: Solar Panels for Mobile Homes

(Originally published on MHVillage.com) An eco-friendly, energy-efficient home is an appealing option for many homeowners today. ENERGY STAR® Certified manufactured homes are one great option for a home that’s easier on the planet and saves money on utilities. But for those who want to take things a step further, solar panels can be a great investment for powering your manufactured home sustainably. In this article, we’ll answer several frequently asked questions about solar panels for mobile homes. You’ll find key information here about the cost of solar panels, solar panel installation, and much more. Can you install rooftop solar panels... Continue Reading

Can You Get a Home Warranty on a Manufactured Home?

(Originally published on MHVillage.com) Most manufactured homeowners protect their property through common-sense methods like security systems, fire alarms, and preventive tree maintenance. However, there’s another tool for home protection that not every homeowner has: home warranties. A home warranty helps homeowners avoid being blindsided by repair and maintenance costs. It’s an extremely useful tool for creating financial stability for almost any homeowner. But can you get a home warranty for a mobile home? Fortunately, the answer is yes—you can get a home warranty on many types of manufactured homes. In this article, we’ll discuss the key facts about home warranties... Continue Reading

What’s the Difference Between a Mobile Home and a Manufactured Home?

When looking for a mobile home or manufactured home for sale, it can be somewhat confusing. The terms are often used interchangeably, but there are important differences. What are mobile homes and manufactured homes? Both mobile homes and manufactured homes were both built off-site in a warehouse. These prefabricated homes were then transported to the location where they’re set and permanently affixed to the ground. They are often placed in mobile home communities next to other mobile homes. These mobile and manufactured home communities are a far cry from the outdated term "trailer parks", as they are more commonly well-kept... Continue Reading

Are Mobile Homes Energy Efficient?

manufactured home insulation (Originally published on MHVillage.com) Homeowners are more concerned than ever about energy efficiency in their homes. Demand for energy-efficient homes is high as Americans strive to reduce their energy bills and their carbon footprints. If you’re considering buying a manufactured home, you might be wondering how to find an energy-efficient model. Fortunately, the news is good: manufactured homes have become steadily more energy efficient as innovation has improved building techniques and materials. Here, we’ll discuss the latest in energy-efficiency developments for manufactured homes. We’ll also talk about the most important things that owners of manufactured homes can do to improve... Continue Reading

Debunking 4 Misconceptions About Manufactured Homes for Sale

Manufactured Homes For Sale There are many things people assume about our manufactured homes for sale. We’re debunking four misconceptions below that you may find peculiar.   Misconception #1: Manufactured Homes Are Built With Cheap Materials    Manufactured homes are built to meet the expectations of the National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards. And trust us, manufactured homes cannot pass using cheap materials!    Most manufactured homes for sale are built using the same materials, if not stronger materials for transportation, as site-built homes. No need to worry about this! You can find even more information on this from the FMHA here.... Continue Reading

The Difference Between Manufactured & Mobile Home for Sale

Mobile Homes For Sale While we have hundreds of mobile homes for sale, it’s become clear to us that not everyone knows exactly what they’re getting. We’re sharing the difference between mobile and manufactured housing in our industry.   When you think of ‘off-site built housing,’ what comes to mind? Most people immediately imagine a trailer park home or a mobile home on wheels that they’ve seen from movies. However, there are differing definitions of off-site built housing that fall into two categories: Mobile and Manufactured Homes. While Four Star Homes has both manufactured and mobile homes for sale, the process in which they... Continue Reading

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