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Install your new manufactured home right!

Buying a new home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. It’s important for you to know that your new home will only function properly if it is installed correctly on a properly prepared site. The PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has established the Housing Standards Division to make […]


Gearing Up for Spring with the Champions Dealer’s Conference

Looking outside, it is hard to believe but spring is on the way. Black’s Home Sales has been gearing up for it on several different fronts. Last week we attended the Champions Dealer’s conference. What is this, you ask? It was a select number of top dealers invited to preview and give opinions on new […]


Insulation in Modular and Manufactured Homes

Insulating your new home properly is one of the best things you can do to be green, and save green too! Over the years, insulation requirements for homes have been steadily increasing. Today’s homes are some of the best-insulated homes ever built. To put this in perspective, just five years ago the standard roof insulation was […]


Can I see my modular or manufactured home being constructed?

Yes and No. This really is a common question, and one that can be difficult to answer. The manufacturing process is often not an exact science. Several factors can come into play: The scheduling process – any manufacturing plant will schedule their production to their best advantage. This often entails scheduling similar types of homes […]


A Stone or Brick Exterior on Manufactured or Modular Homes?

Can I put stone or brick on the exterior of my home? Again, let me answer this in terms of manufactured and modular houses. First, manufactured homes are not designed to accommodate brick or stone facades and Federal law does not allow structural changes to HUD code homes. Remember, HUD code homes are designed to […]