Building A Ramp

Building a ramp

Building a ramp and repairing backwards stairs on a mobile home

Complete Deck Replacement

Phil shows you how to replace a mobile home deck

Drywall Repair for Mobile Homes

Updated 1-8-23 The Drywall if you have in a mobile home is normally 3/8ths inch thickness. So if you have to patch a hole in the drywall you will want to by 3/8ths thickness material. It’s much easier to finish the drywall if all surfaces are the same thickness, than if they are not.

Mobile Home As A Starter Home

Updated 1-8-23 Many people are discouraged by things that they didn’t notice when they were at the dealer. So much like a new car, a new house has a lot of things that are made out of plastic. But I contend to you that what a mobile home, a double wide or single wide, is … Read more

Mobile Home Salesmen: Delivery and Signing means you take it AS IS

Updated 1-8-23 When dealing with mobile home salesmen, if it’s not in writing, it’s not real. When you receive a mobile home, don’t sign the paperwork that you have received the mobile home until all your complaints are fixed. Frequently, the paperwork you sign upon receiving the mobile home will state that you accept the … Read more

Buying a Mobile Home: Checking the Ridge Beams

Updated 1-8-23 The ridge beams hold the mobile home together and support it when it’s moving down the road. They run along the bottom of the mobile home on both sides to support the floors and walls. Before you get ready to buy a mobile home, check out the ridge beams. The beam is 2×6 … Read more

When Buying A Mobile Home-Taking the Repairman

Updated 1-8-23 When Buying a mobile home you might take a mobile repairman with you to show the things that will need to be fixed. That way, you can negotiate the price: Either way will help you have an honest estimation of the total cost of getting your new home livable.

Who We Are

Updated 1-8-23 I thought I would let you know who we are and what this blog will talk about. Phil Bridges: This is Phil…the brains, and what makes Straight Arrow tick. My husband has been working construction and repair since he was a child working with his Father and uncle’s company’s. Phil has done both … Read more

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