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Open House Preparations in High Gear

Everyone here is busy getting ready for our biggest event of the year, our spring Open House. As a matter of fact, it’s this weekend: April 11th, 12th, and 13th. We will have three new lot models and we have discounted to sell six of our current lot models. One of our new models is […]

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New Arrival – Comfort Series by Schult Homes!

We bring in new homes from time to time, and while that is always a big deal to us, it’s a really special event when we get to announce a new product line. And today, we get to do both! We are now displaying a Schult House from their Comfort series. So why take on […]

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Important Aspects of Manufactured Home Installation

We borrowed this (with their permission, of course) from the State of PA’s website regarding manufactured home installation.  You can find more details here.  It really is important to pay attention to this when you are purchasing your new home.  If you have any questions, you can always reach us here. Important Aspects of Manufactured […]

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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 […]

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Window Condensation in today’s tightly built, energy-efficient homes.

This is an important topic because window and door condensation can occur in your new tight built, energy efficient home.  It can also be minimized with the correct heating and cooling plan for your new home. First, what is condensation and why does it happen?  Condensation is the change of state from a vapor or […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Can I install radiant floor heat in my new manufactured or modular house?

The answer to this question varies with the type of home you are buying. First, let’s discuss manufactured homes. These homes come with a factory installed heating system. This system is a forced air system with an oil, gas or electric furnace option. By Federal law, these systems cannot be removed or modified. You will […]

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Cabinet Options for Manufactured Homes: Should you upgrade?

What Can You Tell Me About Cabinets? First, let me go over the standard cabinet options in manufactured homes. This will be a little tricky given each manufacturer offers different series of homes, and each series often offers different cabinet types. However, there are several basic types of cabinets available. A wrapped cabinet door. These […]

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Difference between Manufactured Home and Modular Homes

This is one of the first and most important things you will need to understand when purchasing a new factory built home. Our industry has changed throughout the years and currently there are two different products being produced in factories. The first is a manufactured home, also referred to as a sectional home, or a […]

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Raystown Lake, PA Manufactured Home

No words can say how thrilled I am with my new home. The staff at Black’s Home Sales has been absolutely wonderful. From browsing the homes, answering questions, site inspections, delivery and set up, all have been quite painless. I must say however, the delivery crew was exceptional. I am also quite pleased with my sub-contractors. What a pleasure to deal with, thanks for referring them