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Manufactured Housing in Australia

One of my best friends just came back to West Virginia after spending 8 years in Australia. There's a lot of coal mines over there and the companies recruit miners from WV to work on contract for a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Mobile Home Living on Mar 16, 2013

The Starfish Park Model Single Wide

Park Models are some of my favorite manufactured homes. Their layouts are usually excellent. The designers think of proper solutions for everyday issues that arise in small homes. Maximizing the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Mobile Home Living on Dec 19, 2012

Neighbor Rescues Children in Mobile Home Fire

There's rarely any good news stories about mobile and manufactured homes. Usually you see articles about fires, burglaries, murders and parks shutting down so when I found this story from 2009 I had... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Mobile Home Living on Nov 26, 2012

1936 Mobile Home Innovations

Our homes are perfect examples of how modern technology and innovation can better our lives. From a small vardo being pulled by horses to our new triple wides, the industry is always improving and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Mobile Home Living on Nov 19, 2012

1936 Mobile Homes

 Here's another great post I found from Modern Mechanix about the mobile homes of yesteryear. This article, Hitch Your Wagon To A Car, is a 1936 article complete with beautiful photos and great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Mobile Home Living on Nov 12, 2012

Fold Up Homes of the 1950's

Innovation is what drives the manufactured home industry. In the early half of the 20th century, manufactured housing saw drastic concepts and designs. One of the best was the fold up home. While I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Mobile Home Living on Oct 19, 2012

1936 "Trailer Life Lures Thousands"

Vintage mobile home photos and stories isn't the easiest topic to find. There were several magazines that catered to mobile home owners back in those good ole days but like all great things, they... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Mobile Home Living on Oct 3, 2012

Habitaflex Offers Great Inspiration For Remodeling

Canadian prefabricated home manufacturer, Habitaflex, is a leader in pre-fab building. These homes are factory built and hauled in with a trailer, giving them the same basic design as our own... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 29, 2012

Manufactured Home Security

Living in a manufactured home has many great benefits. Yet, like any home, we need to take the steps to secure our home and its belongings. When most people think of security systems they think of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 26, 2012

Myrtle Beach's "Trailer Park Lives"

Mobile home parks are the 'next big thing' on television this Fall. We already know that Rosanne Bar is filming a new show called "Downwardly Living" about living in and managing a mobile home park.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 25, 2012

Energy Saving Advice

Energy Saving Advice For Shared HouseholdsYoung professionals today may find themselves facing many challenges as they set out to find a home and handle food, bills and other elements of daily... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 22, 2012

Energy Reduction for Manufactured Homes

Electricity consumption is a major theme in our world now. We understand that we must use less of it and that our dependency on our outdated grid system is not healthy. Every one knows that there... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 18, 2012

Fall Time and Holiday Decorating Ideas for Your Mobile Home

Can you believe that fall time is only a few weeks away?! It’s hard to believe that fall time is almost here and with it will come all of your favorite holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 11, 2012

Mobile Home Makeover Ideas

Original Décor Pieces for Mobile Homes If your mobile home is in need of a makeover, never fear because there are plenty of ideas and décor elements that will transform the space in no time at all.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Mobile Home Living on Sep 4, 2012

Furniture for Small Mobile Homes

Remember the overstuffed sofas? They were not made for a small single wide mobile home! My first home, outside of the college apartments I had been living in, was an older single wide right... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Mobile Home Living on Aug 30, 2012

Daydreaming of El Cosmico

Owning a top of the line vintage camper or mobile home, like a Spartan or AirStream, puts you in a very cool club. There's a huge fan base driving online communities and blogs dedicated to them all.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Mobile Home Living on Aug 27, 2012

An Awesome Airstream

What do you get when you combine an Airstream with an interior designer that had never been camping before? Why, a fabulous Airstream, of course! Rachel Horn is a popular interior designer that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Mobile Home Living on Aug 20, 2012

Cleopatra's Trailer Sold at Auction

36 foot Aljo mobile home used by Elizabeth Taylor while filming Cleopatra. Source. The 1963 film. Cleopatra, with Elizabeth Taylor was a disaster by all measures. It was over budget, over produced... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Mobile Home Living on Aug 17, 2012

The Wallace Collection, a 1953 Vagabond and friends

Oh my, my! What a gorgeous Vagabond!  This gorgeous home has been completely refurbished by an avid collector and restorer of vintage mobile homes and travel campers, Henry Wallace of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Mobile Home Living on Aug 14, 2012

A 1953 Vagabond and Collection of Pure Awesome

Oh my, my! What a gorgeous Vagabond!  This gorgeous home has been completely refurbished by an avid collector and restorer of vintage mobile homes and travel campers, Henry Wallace of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Mobile Home Living on Aug 14, 2012
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