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Mobile Homes and aging America

Mobile Home living fits in well with an aging America. Mobile Homes have attributes that work perfectly for retirement.  Mobile Homes are on one level so no stairs. Most Mobile Homes are 3-4 feet off the ground so a ramp can easily be built to the ...

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Why should I choose a metal roof for my Mobile Home?

A metal roof provides lower long term cost. Metal roofing is more expensive initially but in the long run is a better value. Metal roofing can have last 60+ years where single roofs usually last less then 15 years.

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Mobile Home Parts

if you own a mobile home you already know how hard it can be to get parts.  There are a couple of stores online that have a good stock of parts. Blevins and Mobile Home Advantage are both large online Mobile Home Parts and Supply stores.

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Taking care of you Mobile Home

SKIRTING   Its very important to have skirting on you home and to keep it in good repair. Skirting makes your home more energy efficient  and helps protect the belly .  Make sure you have venting in your skirting to prevent condensation and ...

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Im thinking about putting a rubber roof on my trailer

Rubber roofs are a cheap option to trying to stop leaks in your trailer. They usually cost about a quarter of the amount of a steel roof.  

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What to do when you have storm damage to your Mobile Home Roof.

This time of year there are many unexpected storms. It critical to cover your roof up as quickly as possible after any type of damage. Make sure its safe to go outside first, but get up there and cover up the damaged area with a tarp or plastic to ...

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Mobile Home Roofing

Mobile Homes built before 1976 typically have a flat or arched ( bowed) roof. These types of roofs are supposed to be coated every couple of years according to the manufactures recommendations. Many people think that sealing you roof will prevent ...

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Mobile Home Roof Leaks

There are several ways to prevent leaks and further damage to you Mobile Home. One of the most common ways is cool seal or rubberized roof coating. For this to be effective it need to be reapplied every 18- 24 months.

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Will Perma-Roof really help my utility bills?

Since 1983, we have been determined to deliver the most excellent product with our Perma-roof system.  We do not insulate your home with just any type of insulation, but we install 3 inches, yes that is 3 inches of foiled back polystyrene ...

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What is a tip-out on a mobile home?

Some single wide mobile homes have a tip-out like those you often see on a camper.  

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Mobile Home Living

Mobile home living has come a long way in the past decade. Mobile Home Retirement Villages are popping up all over the country. Florida, California and Texas are just a few states that are welcoming retired seniors with large active Mobile Home ...

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The Groundhog Lied

I know we are all ready for some Spring temperatures.   I'm in Arkansas, and our weather and temps have been crazy here. What are some ways you and your family are keeping warm? Have you considered adding insulation to you home?

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What can you do about a rusting metal roof on your mobile Home?

Rusting is a common problem on metal roof mobile homes. The most common solution is what people call cool seal. Cool seal can be rolled on the roof to help protect it some from the elements, but must be done every year.   A roofover is really the ...

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Are you ready for this summer heat?

Electric bills are already getting high. The best way to beat the heat is with added insulation. A steel roofover with added insulation will greatly increase the comfort inside your home.

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Is you Mobile Home ready for this Summer Heat ?

Ok folks summer is on its way. Have you already forgotten how hot you were last summer? Have you forgotten those outrageously high electric bills? Are you ready to do something about it?   PERMA-ROOF is the answer

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Can a metal roof be installed on my additions?

Adding a metal roof to your additions is a great idea. Additions need to be attached to your mobile home even or below the existing mobile home roofline for the best results.

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Get out and enjoy the outside with a Patio Cover

Adding a patio cover to your home will increase your time outside. No matter the weather your family can get out and enjoy the view. 

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Metal replacement roof for mobile homes

There are many reason to reroof your mobile home with steel Steel is the one roofing option that you will only have to do once, metal roof has a 40-60 year lifespan. Steel increases the R Value  and can increase the energy efficiency of your Home.

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Buying Or Sell a Mobile Home?

Look at this site when buying or selling your home MHVillage.com  

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How to inspect you mobile home roof leaks

Finding a leak is often the most challenging part of the repair. Some leaks originate several feet away from where you see a water spot. With roof leaks, water dose not always travel straight down.  To get started you need to closely inspect you ...

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Rubber roof

This is what happens to a  roof when moisture get under the rubber membrane

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Installing a rubber roof on you mobile home

There several companies installing rubber roof on mobile homes.  Wrapping your roof with EPDM (Rubber) is only a temporary fix, and will need to be replaced again within 5 Years.

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Using Spray Foam On Your Roof

There are a lot of companies selling spray foam for roofs. It sounds like a good idea. We all know insulation is a good thing. Be aware folks, this is not a good option for trying to stop leaks or lowering your utilities. The foam is never ...

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What color metal should I use on my roof?

There are a variety of colors to choose from when considering metal roofing. Metal roof will last forever, so try to choose a color you really like and can live with long term. If your considering painting your homes exterior, decide on that ...

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Patio Covers

Its just a few weeks till spring. We are all going to want to be outside. There are many options to choose from when trying to pick a patio cover. You can choose from steel, aluminum, fabric or acrylic. Any option you pick will greatly increase ...

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Mobile Home Life

Mobile home living is a valuable alternative to conventional home building. In 2003 legendary investor Warren Buffett bought Clayton Homes for $1.7 billion. The manufactured homes of 2017 are nothing like the mobile homes of 1957. Today's ...

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Why am I having such a problem with condensation ?

Condensation is one of the most common forms of damp patches and moisture build up in your home. Left unattended it can cause mold growth and damage to your home. The main reason condensation forms is inadequate ventilation. People often mistaken ...

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Mobile Home Living

According to new Census figures an estimated 20 Million Americans Live in a mobile Home. Mobile Homes make up 6.4% of the US housing sector and there are about 8.5 million of them. Trailer parks are now manufactured home communities with increased ...

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Time to save on your roof and your heating bill!!

$100.00 off all Mobile Home Roofovers Time to save on your roof and save on your heating bill!!

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Benefits Of Mobile Home Skirting

Appearance Skirting your home increases its value and improves its appearance and curb appeal. One of most aesthetically pleasing improvements you can make to your home is adding skirting. Its like giving your home an instant ...

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Money Saving Tips to Reduce Your Utility Bills

Reducing your energy usage for a manufactured home can be accomplished with just a few small changes. Improve Heating and System Cooling  * Clean or replace your furnace/air filter *Inspect and repair ducts from under home *Seals all ...

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Why would I choose to go with Steel Roofing when re-roofing my Mobile Home

Metal or Steel Roofing has many benefits 1: It is an Environmentally friendly material 2: It provides owners with financial benefits by reducing energy consumption 3: Its longer lasting 4: It Looks great 5: Some Insurance Companies offer ...

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Mobile Home Roofing Park Model Mission Texas

Are you interested in improving the look of your park model home, or standard mobile home? Perma-Roof has been installing in this area for 34 years. Mission Texas is a great place to escape the colder climate to your home away from home.  The roof ...

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Mobile Home Roofing Contractor Texas

Perma-Roof By Southern Builders If your Mobile Home is showing rust as you see in this photo, and you would like to solve the problem verses just putting a band aid on it with sealing the roof year after year our roofover system is the way to ...

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THE LAST ROOF YOU WILL EVER BUY!!

Perma-Roof understands what it means to save, that is why we have designed a roof system that is affordable, without losing the quality. There is one big area that a lot of mobile homes lack in, and that's insulation. This is why we provide 3 ...

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Perma-Roof Before & After Pictures

Perma-Roof would like to share these before & after photos of a roof that was just installed this week to show the quality product we provide for our customers. If you are browsing the internet to find a solution for your roof problems our roofover ...

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Hurricane Harvey Mobile Home Storm Damage

There is a fix for your Mobile Home factory roof. Our Perma-Roof Roofover system will be the solution you are looking for. This storm has damaged many mobile home roofs. Here at Southern Builders we have repaired damage, and then installed our ...

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Metal Roof vs Asphalt Shingles

Metal is a much better product to use, and will last for many years. Metal roofing has been used for many Centuries, as we can take a look at old barns, and homes from the early 1900's. You can see that the majority of these roofs are still ...

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Will a metal roofover help me with my utility savings?

Southern Builders Perma-Roof Roofover is installed with 3" Thick Polystyrene Insualtion. Our Customers report a savings of up to 40% on their heating and cooling bills. Our Roofover system will pay for itself in energy savings.  

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Why are rubber roofs so much cheaper then a metal roof?

In the last 9 months, Southern Builders has removed over 15 Rubber Roofs and replaced them with our Perma Roof Steel Roofing. Rubber roofing is just a thin layer of rubber, usually installed over very little or no insulation.  The rubber roofs we ...

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Do you install patio covers

Yes, we install a patio cover when we install your roofover.

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Will I need to cool seal or coat my roof after I have a roofover installed?

Southern Builders - Perma Roof is maintenance free, you will never need to coat it.

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What are the benefits of a mobile home roof over?

What are the some of the  benefits of installing a Southern Builders roofover on my mobile home?   Our Customers report huge savings on their utility bills, your roof will pay for itself. No More Leaks. Adds value to your home. And as you ...

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