The year is coming to a close, and soon we will be waving 2019 goodbye for good. This means that 2020 is just around the corner. When it arrives, there will be a whole new variety of topics to tackle, from exciting renovations to updates on the industry.
But that doesn’t mean that everything from this year should be left behind. At this time of the year, it can be useful to reflect on all you’ve learned. So here we’re going to take a look at some of our favorite blog posts from 2019.
Top three blog posts
We always try to provide as wide a range of information as we possibly can. That’s why we cover all the essential topics that involve mobile homes. This year our top three options are quite multifaceted. Take a look below.
The 7 nicest mobile homes on the market right now
Don’t let your own or other people’s misconceptions affect how you view mobile homes. There are more than enough attractive and comfortable models to choose from. You just need to do a bit of snooping.
Here we listed 7 of the nicest mobile homes on the market in 2019. Because we know all of you are unique, there are options to choose from for all kinds of tastes and requirements.
Your guide to going off the grid in a mobile home
Clearly, climate change was seen as one of the most significant issues of the year. People all around the globe are talking about this, and more and more families are finding ways to make their lives more eco-friendly. Overall, going off the grid can be a massive step in that direction.
Now you can have the opportunity to choose how you will impact the environment through, for example, generating electricity. Plus, this will allow you more freedom to live your life in your mobile home the way you want to.
Generally, going off the grid can save you some serious money in the long run, too.
5 Differences between baby boomer mobile home renters & Millennials
Generational differences stretch back as far as we, as humans, can remember. They are undoubtedly no less apparent today. One of the significant ways in which generations differences are most evident is in their approaches to property, including mobile homes.
Therefore, to help you make heads and tails of this, we looked at five key ways baby boomers and Millennials deviate from each other. Among other things, we discussed buying versus renting, payment preferences, and pet ownership.
No matter how detailed they are, some articles simply can’t fully explain a topic. But thankfully, offering a series can help you get a grip on specific information about mobile homes. One of our top choices for 2019 is our series of blog posts on using a mobile home to start a company.
Generally, there is a range of opportunities for entrepreneurship for anyone with an eye for business. However, these ventures are particularly well suited for mobile homes.
How to turn your mobile home into a pet salon & boarding facility
Firstly, we drew up a guide to how you can turn your mobile home into a pet salon and boarding facility. The total income for the pet industry in 2019 is estimated at about 75 billion dollars. Ownership is at an all-time high, and people are willing to spend more than ever.
Besides being a chance to do what you love, you can make a killing with it, too.
How to turn a mobile home into a daycare facility
Many people have also found opening a daycare a fulfilling career path. It’s an excellent option for a business that you run from home.
The post covers the basic requirements for opening a daycare, such as taking out insurance policies and the getting necessary training.
But it goes into far more detail about creating the physical environment for the facility in your mobile home. The process includes installing child-proof measures and transforming the layout.
How to turn a mobile home into a crafter’s paradise
Do you just love working with your hands?
If you are crazy about crafting, you don’t want to miss this post. It looks at how you can turn your mobile home into a crafter’s paradise. Doing this can be helpful for amateurs and professionals alike.
Setting up a fantastic workspace like this will also make it much easier to complete all kinds of DIY projects around the house.
How to turn a mobile home into a beauty parlor & salon
Another brilliant venture can be to transform your mobile home into a beauty parlor and salon. Once again, we discussed both the administrative side of the matter and the practical process of renovating the house.
How to turn a mobile home into an educational center
People with a passion for teaching might find the perfect occupation in starting an educational center. A mobile home can be a wonderful place to launch this business. But there are a few steps you need to take before you can open the doors.
So read our post if you think this might be for you.
Best decor blog posts
For most of us, our homes are where we live out much of our lives. It’s where we eat, sleep, play, create, and often work as well. That’s why it can be so impactful to change up the decor of your mobile home both inside and out.
Significantly, this gives you the chance to let the inside of your house reflect you and your personality.
But this isn’t the only advantage of redecorating. It may also be really useful if you’d like to sell your mobile home and want to raise its value.
In 2019, we explored a variety of ways that you can renovate or upgrade your property. Here are some of our top picks.
Everything you need to know about succulents for your mobile home
Getting indoor plants can bring some life into your home. It can liven up the decor and add unique finishing touches to every room. Succulents are a great choice for this because, as far as plants go, they can be pretty low maintenance. Plus, they usually look quite interesting.
In the post, you can read more about how to care for indoor succulents and how to choose the specific cultivars you want.
What’s in and what’s out for mobile home decor 2019
Similar to fashion, the themes and decor for homes change continuously. It can be tricky to keep up with the latest trends – but exciting too. Luckily, interior decor trends often stick around a bit longer.
So what was “in” during 2019?
Two of the top styles were natural themes and maximalist decor. The post explores this and everything else you need to know about current trends.
6 Hacks to achieve an industrial look in your mobile home
One of the trendy decor themes for the last couple of years has been the industrial look. People have fallen head over heels in love with this sleek and modern yet often rustic aesthetic. It’s a surefire way to add loads of character and personality to your interior.
Therefore, renovating your home in this style could be ideal if you’re planning to sell or rent out the property.
Among other things, we look at how you can use mirrors and lighting to achieve this look.
Handy repair posts
A bit of wear and tear is inevitable in any home that’s being lived in. No matter what you do, you can’t prevent all the bumps and scrapes. This means that eventually you will need to repair specific features and fixtures of your mobile home.
In anticipation, we’ve written multiple posts on many of the most common repairs you will need to make. But also on some of the more unusual.
The beginner’s guide to replacing mobile home baseboard & trim
Some of the projects are bigger than others. And depending on the extent of the damage, replacing the baseboard and trim in your mobile home can be quite a job. But this post breaks the process down so that even a beginner can tackle it.
Generally, these fixtures serve two purposes.
First, they protect the floor, walls, and ceilings from scuffs. Second, they look great while doing it. So fixing them isn’t only for your peace of mind but can add some value to the property, too.
Fix squeaky mobile home doors and hinges without spending a dime
Thankfully, not all the repairs require much effort. And some won’t even cost you a cent. One of these is fixing squeaky doors and hinges. These hacks are quick and easy and can help you put the problem behind you once and for all.
Top articles on buying, selling and renting
The mobile home industry is flourishing. More and more people are finding these homes to be the best alternatives to traditional real estate. You can get in on the action, too, by buying, selling, or renting out one of these homes.
The industry can be very rewarding. However, there is much to learn if you’re a newcomer.
Mobile home buying tip: how to find and buy your dream mobile home
Where do you even start looking for a mobile home to buy?
This post answers this question and more. There are a variety of factors that determines whether a home is right for you or not. For example, the location, your budget, and its appearance all feature in the decision.
But this is only the tip of the iceberg.
Advertising do’s and don’ts for your short-term mobile home rental
Another industry that’s currently experiencing an upsurge is that of short-term rentals. Websites like Airbnb have changed the game and made the process easier than ever before, whether you are the guest or the owner.
One challenge of this is still getting the word out about your available property. There are many possible pitfalls but also many opportunities you should be aware of.
Essential mobile home landscaping
You don’t want to only focus on your mobile home when it comes to renovations and upgrades. The yard or lot should be just as important, too. You can completely transform the look and feel of your property with some changes. A little TLC is often all your landscaping needs.
Trees to plant around your mobile home that will survive a MI winter
Snow and frost during the winter can be quite romantic. But if you live in a state like Michigan, you know that it can have its downsides, too. The harsh weather can affect your mobile home in a variety of ways. And it can wreak havoc on your garden.
So, it’s a good idea to focus on plants and trees that are up for the challenge. And that can survive and even thrive in these conditions.
5 DIY fire pits you can build in your mobile home yard this fall
You can create the perfect hangout spot in your yard by installing a fire pit. Typically, you can use them to create a whole new atmosphere while keeping you warm. It would be even better if you can build your own from scratch. By doing this, you can customize it to suit your taste and space.
Favorite miscellaneous posts
But we don’t stop with all the categories above. There is much more to learn about mobile homes and the way you live in them. Above all, it’s about changing what you can to get the most out of life.
The best apps for mobile home owners & how to use them
Nowadays, there seems to be an app for almost anything. The same is true when it comes to mobile homes. From financial planning to home inventory applications, you can have it all at your fingertips.
Get a tidy mobile home with this “commercial break” cleaning routine
Don’t let procrastination get the better of you. Clearly, cleaning isn’t the most fun to do. However, by working out and following a routine, you can streamline the process and make it much more pain-free. In this case, the result will honestly speak for itself.
Preparing for a fantastic new year
We all need a bit of a refresher sometimes. There is always more to learn about mobile homes – like how to move them. Plus, it’s not too late to put some of this knowledge to work – for example, by completing a DIY upgrade on your property.
Doing this can be the ideal way to welcome the new year.