Manufactured & Modular Homes Blog

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Furniture Arrangements

Many times, you walk into display houses and think “Wow, this furniture is perfect for this house!”  You may start to wonder: will my furniture fit?  We can help you with this question.  Just give us the dimensions of some of your furniture and roughly where you would like to have it, and we can draw […]

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Looking back and looking forward…

Wow, we are almost through January 2015. This is the time of year when we review policies and procedures. The goal is to make improvements to make our company better, and to create a better experience for our customer. One of our commitments this year is to provide more formal training for our newer field employees. We will […]

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Black’s and County Homes: A Winning Team

We are very excited to announce the newest member of the Black’s family: County Homes in Lewistown, PA.County Homes has been a leading supplier of homes in Mifflin County and the Susquehanna Valley for years, and now that they are a part of Black’s Home Sales, we can offer you better selection and prices than […]

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Manorwood Fall Show

I would like to share the Bellissimo, a 28’x56′ home with lots of great features. This home is on display at Manorwood’s Fall Show. You can still tour this home at the factory. If you would like to arrange a tour of the home and the factory, please give us a call at 1-800-773-2835. I personally […]

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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