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xx   HOUSE

Four pages of photos show how mobile homes can be well-planned and landscaped to provide a better approach to affordable living. Includes pointers on shopping for mobile homes and mobile home parks.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1977 (v.55#4) pg. 100

How to individualize a mobile home with wooden decks, privacy screens and a carport.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #532 Sep 1972 (v.68) pg. 116

Modular and mobile homes. Two cost-conscious housing alternatives.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #665 Oct 1983 (v.79) pg. 47

How to build a "thermal envelope" around your mobile home or travel trailer for wintertime comfort.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #85 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 32

A mini-manual on modifications and improvements for a mobile home. Includes directions on how to build a solar collector, install a wood stove, add a greenhouse and retrofit the roof with conventional wood frame-and-sheathing cap.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #95 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 54

A look at today's "immobile home". Tips on what to look for and how to create an attractive site.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 22

The Insolarium, one way to solarize a mobile home.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 30

Planting shade in South Florida. A new concept in landscaping to cool a mobile home. Tips on creating your own precision landscape.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 33

Weatherize. A step-by-step guide for mobile home retrofitting.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 36

Improving mobile home comfort. Tips on leveling the home, insulating, skirting, and controlling condensation.
PARENTS HOME Apr 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 15

Fifty ways to stretch space and decorate a mobile home.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 27 1982 (v.45#9) pg. 82, 150

Tip: A trapdoor covers a mobile home stairway to the basement, thus producing an extra closet or storage area.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1983 (v.39#4) pg. 91

Mobile home given a new look with wood fiber siding. Some tips on installation.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1985 (v.41#2) pg. 100

Metamorphosis of a mobile home. How a 14x70-ft. mobile home was remodeled into a conventional-looking ranch-style house. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1986 (v.42#4) pg. 57

Basics of mobile home roof repairs, the most common problem which mobile home owners experience.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1995 (v.51#2) pg. 70

Repairing interior mobile home ceilings and wall panels to hide water damage, holes, gouges, etc.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1995 (v.51#3) pg. 50

Replacing mobile home windows and storm doors.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1995 (v.51#4) pg. 48

Fire safety tips for mobile homes.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1995 (v.51#5) pg. 46

Mobile homes. Tips on replacing skirting, patching the belly board (black material that encloses the base) and keeping a mobile home level.
WORKBENCH Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.51#6) pg. 48

Tips on winterizing mobile home plumbing. How to repair and winterize water supply pipes.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 48