Manufactured Home News

The Latest in Manufactured Home News!

While we are a professional housing company with over 50 years of experience in providing the highest quality and affordable housing to clients in the upper Midwest, we also know that we can’t be all business all the time. With that in mind, we have created this blog for you, our loyal customers and website visitors, so you always have the very latest manufactured home news available!

We certainly hope that you choose Centennial Homes when you’re ready to purchase your next home. In the meantime, please enjoy everything we have to offer and if you have any suggestions, please reach out and let us know. We are always looking for interesting and informative things in the world of manufactured home news to share with our visitors.

What Is A Manufactured Home?

Definition A manufactured home is one that is constructed almost entirely in a factory. The house is placed on a steel chassis and transported to the building site. The wheels can be removed but the chassis stays in place. A manufactured home can come in many different sizes and shapes.

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A Family Modular Home Business With A Heart

When you think of manufactured housing, what comes to mind?  Do you think of tiny tin boxes and trailer parks?  If you do, you are not alone.  Manufactured housing has gone through a variety of changes over the years and Centennial Homes has been here since 1969 to weather those

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Moving and Packing Guide

Although moving can be a stressful step for a family, it can be less of a hassle when you get a head start. Preparation is the key to a smoother move – whether you do it yourself or hire a moving company. Look over this moving and packing guide to

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Manufactured Home Heating Maintenance Tips

It’s very important to make sure your manufactured home furnace operates safely and efficiently during winter weather. You can perform many routine furnace maintenance jobs, while other procedures are best handled by a qualified repair person. Most furnace manufacturers recommend a professional inspection of fuel lines, safety controls, burner and

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Adding An Air Conditioner To Your Home

Nothing beats the comfort of a central air conditioner in your home. Central air conditioners (also called split-system air conditioners) work with your furnace to blow cool air throughout the home. Achieving the same results using a window air conditioner would require using 2-3 units. We wrote this article to

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Manufactured Home Myths

Manufacturing Practices and Construction Standards Have Changed a Lot in the Last 50 Years. Today’s Manufactured Home Has Evolved From the 1950s Trailer Into a Modern, Spacious, Comfortable, Durable, Year-Round Dwelling For Over 18 Million Americans. The facts cannot be ignored. More and more South Dakotans are turning to manufactured

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Can Retrofitting An Older Manufactured Home Benefit You?

Throughout the years, homes built in factories have gone by many names, “mobile homes” or “manufactured homes” or “modular homes” or “trailer houses,” they all have one very important thing in common: many of the older units tend to be gas and electricity consuming monsters. Correcting this problem isn’t easy.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

When people think about buying a new manufactured or modular home one of the first questions many ask is; How much home can I afford? This is a very legitimate question and our years of experience have shown that without accurate information people usually make one of two common mistakes.

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