Reader Questions About Doors, Closets and Laundry Rooms
We appreciate all of our reader comments! In my last post, New Homes on Display at the 2018 Louisville Show, reader Elizabeth commented: “When are manufacturing companies going to start building pocket doors in smaller units, build organized closets to save space as well as build more storage in... Read more
New Homes on Display at the 2018 Louisville Show
Last month MHVillage was an exhibitor at the 2018 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show. The show is held at the Kentucky Expo Center. If you haven’t been to the Expo Center, it is a huge place. And the reason the show is there is that it can hold all the... Read more
One Simple Tool Used To Site Your Mobile Home
What is the Pocket Penetrometer, and How is it Used to Properly Site Your Mobile Home? In 1989, George Porter came across the pocket penetrometer. He had been in the manufactured housing business for about two decades already, and like many people, he spent much more time considering the... Read more
Luxury Mobile Homes
This January I attended the 2018 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show. This is an industry trade show, put on specifically for manufactured housing professionals. It’s a great opportunity for those that work in the industry to see what is new for 2018.  One of the many things I saw was... Read more
Buy a Mobile Home on Bad Credit
Where do you start when you want to buy a mobile home on bad credit? Options are available if you want to put in the time. The application processes can be long and involved, but there are a few strategies to help you get ready to make the purchase,... Read more
Hickory Acres Creates Casual, Fun Lifestyle for Residents
Annual Traditions Pepper the Community Calendar Hickory Acres in Shepherdsville, Ky., is a manufactured home community south of Louisville that feels one part farm and another part college campus. “We have a signature entrance, a full court basketball court and open green spaces for playing football, soccer, throwing Frisbee... Read more
Frozen Water Pipe in a Mobile Home?
Instructions for how to handle a frozen water pipe in a mobile home Mobile home residents are more susceptible than other homeowners to the travails of a frozen water pipe. With much of the country under a deep freeze, now is a prime time for exactly that kind of... Read more
Renting A Mobile Home
Renting a Mobile Home? Here are the basics! A common question we receive at MHVillage refers to rental home options. While some might argue that buying is better, here are some benefits to the options of renting a mobile home. Low-Maintenance: One advantage to renting a mobile home vs... Read more
Arkansas Settles in Favor of MH Owners, Residents
Fair Housing Update In September of 2016, a young couple moved their manufactured home to McCrory, Arkansas, from a neighboring community. Shortly after their move, the McCrory City Council passed an ordinance which stated no manufactured home could be sited in the city “unless it has a value established... Read more
Spotlight on Manufactured Home Builders
This month the MHVillager shines the spotlight on four manufactured home builders. These companies build terrific homes in their factories for American homeowners. Searching for new home models? Here are four places to look! Adventure Homes For a start, Adventure Homes has an interesting story. On a Friday afternoon... Read more