Manufactured & Modular Homes Blog

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Customer Review

Recently we completed a project for customers of ours, the Kentner Family. They came to us looking for a home that would have enough room for the whole family and also have living space for Mrs. Kentner’s mother. In order to provide everything they needed, we had to do some custom work for them. The […]

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Manufacturer Fall Shows

Wow, I can’t believe fall is here already. Earlier this week we attended fall shows at three manufacturing facilities. This is an event that allows the manufacturers to present their new looks for the coming year. They introduce and build new floor plans. They also show new product offerings and color pallets. I want to […]

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Customer Review

We work hard to make sure that your project runs smoothly from start to finish.   During the project, we document the different stages and after the job is done we ask our customers to fill out a survey.   This home review form helps us to understand what we did right and make any necessary changes.  […]

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Mother-In-Law Suites and Apartments

With an aging population comes a renewed interest in alternative housing arrangements.  Many families are looking for options to help better care for aging parents; assisted living, skilled care, or bringing everyone together under one roof.  The 1950’s American household of Leave it to Beaver with mom, dad and kids is once again being rethought. […]

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Building Permits

One of the first things you must do to build your new home (or any construction in PA) is obtain a building permit.   First, let me say that if you purchase a house through Black’s Home Sales at Duncansville we will help you with obtaining your building permits. For starters, let me review a little […]

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What Options and Upgrades Should I Buy?

There are so many options you can get in your new home – everything from whirlpool bath tubs, upgraded flooring, fireplaces, more insulation, and heavier roof loads.  The list goes on and on, but we all have a limited budget so choices have to be made. What should you pay for now, what can wait […]

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A West Virginia Modular Update!

We have some big news for our friends “south of the border”! We would like to announce that we are now officially licensed to sell modular houses in West Virginia. We are excited to be able to serve customers in a new area for us. It came about this way. We had a couple come […]

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New Display Model on its way!

Last Thursday and Friday, New Era had a spring show and open house.  They told us one of their goals was to have some new, exciting looks, and they delivered in

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Universal Access in Modular Homes

Are you thinking of downsizing into a smaller, single-level, and more energy efficient house? If so, you’re not alone! Census Bureau statistics tell us that every day, 8,000 people will reach the age of 65. With the baby boom generation retiring, many families are looking for smaller spaces with low maintenance. You may want to […]

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Open House Wrap-Up

We want to thank everyone for coming out last weekend (April 11-13) for our annual spring open house. We had three busy and exciting days talking with everyone. It was great to see how many of you are excited about your future home plans. Now, we are working hard to get quotes for everyone and […]

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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 […]