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RV Refrigerator Basics

The introduction of refrigerators into RVs was a game-changer. Fridges made RVers feel less like they were camping and more like they were in a mobile home, allowing people to travel farther and longer by cooking in their kitchens. But, much like other parts of RV ownership, the refrigerator requires essential maintenance. So follow our
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Plumbing Basics for Mobile Homes

Plumbing in mobile homes is a bit different from site-built homes in construction, location, and common plumbing issues. In addition, mobile homes only meet the national HUD code, not the local or residential codes. The national HUD codes are not as stringent, making for a frustrating plumbing experience for both you and your local plumber
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How to Replace a Mobile Home Bathtub Faucet

Bathtub faucets in mobile homes and large RVs incorporate the tub spout, and the hot-and-cold water handles into a single unit to save space. The single unit bathtub faucet is connected to the showerhead by a separate pipe behind the wall. When the bathtub faucet’s diverter is up, the water is blocked in the spout
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How to Replace a Mobile Home Bathtub Drain

Replacing an old damaged bathtub drain in a mobile home can be different from replacing a tub drain in a standard on-site built home. For example, mobile homes often have garden tubs that do not need an overflow tube. Instead, the drain includes a seal and nut that you tighten onto the bathtub. Drain fittings
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How to Repair a Running Mobile Home Toilet

Fixing a running mobile home toilet can be relatively easy for many beginners. However, if you do not have any experience with your mobile home’s plumbing or toilet, it might not be as easy. Typically, a running toilet results from three main parts insides of the tank, the overflow tube, flush valve, and the fill
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Flipping A Mobile Home

Are you handy and looking for a side project you can make a profit on? Or are you considering selling your current mobile home? Flipping or reselling a mobile home can be a profitable project within today’s current housing market. So whether you intend to sell your existing manufactured home or are looking to take
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Air Sealing Your Mobile Home

In the winter, it is a constant battle to keep the cold air out of your home and keep the temperatures inside comfortable without overworking your furnace. But winterizing your mobile home means more than just caulking around your doors and windows. Usually, mobile homeowners concerned with air leaks immediately consider the seals on their
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Cool Your Mobile Home Naturally

The sizzling summer heat is here! This means the temperatures are at an all-time high, and the humidity levels help kick things up a notch. With the summer sun beating down on your mobile home, indoor temperatures can rise to an uncomfortable level. Does it feel like your mobile home is not cooling? Air conditioning
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DIY RV Maintenance and Repairs

Does your RV need some work done, but you don’t want to take money away from the vacation jar? Or do you like to tinker at home? Good news then, we have come up with essential DIY RV maintenance and repair tips to help you get you back on the road. While every RV is
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Mobile Homes After a Storm

Florida is known for its beautiful weather and as a place to put your worries behind you. But, unfortunately, along with the good comes the bad. Florida also faces unpredictable and occasional weather during hurricane season. These sometimes devastating storms leave a wake in their path. While preparing for hurricane season is crucial, it is
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