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Blair Chamber of Commerce: Family Talents Spur Business Success

Recently Black’s Home Sales, Inc. president, Dale Wronski, received a call from his favorite local journalist and Blair County Chamber of Commerce president/CFO, Joe Hurd. Mr. Hurd asked for an interview for the chamber since they were starting a segment featuring family-owned, local businesses. The resulting article is included here. The interview was quite a […]

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Modular Home Construction Codes Update

If you are in the market for a new home, you may have heard that the state-wide building codes for Pennsylvania were in the process of being updated. This set of codes applies to all residential construction that is not HUD-code (single-wides or sectionals). It applies to site-built and pre-fabricated homes as well as modular. […]

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The NEW BlacksHomeSales.com

Thank you as always for your interest in Blacks Home Sales and our manufactured and modular homes.  We hope you love our new site.  Our website has always been a tool for our customers to shop for your perfect home.  The goal with this new site was to make that shopping and browsing easier for […]

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Small Modular and Mobile Homes: The Right Amount of Space

Mobile homes and modular homes tend to be overlooked by many people, who may not be aware of the benefits they can offer. Young families may look for a mobile home or a modular home when considering purchasing their first home. Elderly couples often prefer mobile and modular homes to “stick-built” houses because they are a more […]

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Featured Single Wide Homes in PA

Single wide homes are a popular choice for a couple buying their first home or for a homeowner who wants to downsize from their current home. Single section homes at Black’s Home Sales offer all of the amenities of a sectional home and provide the perfect amount of space for you to live. Our single section […]

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Luxury Modular Homes DO Exist

When you think of a modular home, you probably don’t think of the word luxury. But the truth is that modular homes can be as luxurious as you want. This is because your new modular home is customizable from top to bottom. In general, modular homes provide their owners with security and assurance throughout the […]

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Colony’s Popular Options

We thought we’d take some time to highlight some of the more popular options in our Colony line of homes.  You have more choices available than ever before, and hopefully this article will help you with a few of them.  Today we will be talking about:  Recessed Lighting, Hickory Cabinets, Kitchen Islands, Ceramic Tile, and […]

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Patriot Home Benefits Military Personnel

Black’s Home Sales, Inc. Participates in Large Contribution to Non-Profit Military Support Group Local manufactured housing retailer teams up with Clayton Home Building Group to provide a donation to non-profit Duncansville, PA, February 2, 2016 — Black’s Home Sales, Inc. announced participation in a contribution to the Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization […]

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Subdividing Property for Modular Homes

Let’s say your parents (or grandparents, or children for that matter) have a piece of property with a house on it.  You would like to build on a section of that property.  We see it almost every day.  Many families are considering ways to move closer to help with caregiving, cut expenses, and make life […]

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Heating and Cooling a Sectional Home

There’s nothing worse than being cold all winter (except maybe being too warm all summer), so we’d thought we’d take a moment to talk about your options for heating and cooling a sectional home. Sectional (or HUD-code) homes come with a forced air heating package installed from the factory with one of three fuel types: […]

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Doing Our Part – Green Modular Homes

In honor of Earth Day, I want to look into Green Modular Design. Factory built housing has been around for years yet the benefits of factory-built homes and its impact on our environment is still a hot topic. Modular and manufactured housing have some inherent green aspects embedded in the construction process. Less Site Disturbance – […]