Thursday, May 31, 2012

Rollin', Rollin', Rollin'

(Note:  I’m about ½ done with this post and Nate Berkis came on the TV in the background - isn’t he doing “painting 101”!  Topic of the day ...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


When you build your new modular home, your dealer will be back in one year to check on your home, and because of the house settling, they wi...

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Air Conditioning

Yesterday I was sitting in my office writing about how I’m not particularly fond of Air Conditioning.  I like the windows open and the smell...

Monday, May 21, 2012

Ceiling Fans

One of the options we chose not to include in our modular home was central air conditioning.  We do have a furnace, so if we decide we need...

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Modular home inclusions

When you have chosen the modular home you are most interested in, your dealer will more than likely be happy to accommodate any changes you ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Prefab Home by IKEA

Have you seen the Aktiv, prefab home for sale that was in the news a couple of months ago?  Aktiv is being marketed as 'your own persona...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Hot Water Heaters

As I sit here, cup of coffee in hand, eating my breakfast of leftover mac ‘n’ cheese ( I know ), I realize I still need to address hot water...

Monday, May 14, 2012

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all of you moms out there! I spent part of today cleaning up the front porch and hanging my (new) hanging baskets....

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Do you want a garage?

Furthermore, do you want an attached garage or a detached garage? The position of your home or lot has some bearing on your decision.  Your ...

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Will our yard ever be the same???

I also mentioned that after the foundation was all set, our yard look like something out of "Apocalypse Now"!  So, although I was ...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Choose your Foundation

This single most exciting day during the whole process of building our modular home was the day I arrived at our property and the foundation...

Friday, May 4, 2012

What the heck is a perc test?

After we bought our land and decided we wanted to build a modular home, we realized the land did not have a valid perc test and therefore, w...

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Permits and Sewers and Wells, OH MY!

Today I’m thinking about some very important issues that you will need to be thinking about too, because, I’ll be honest, they could cost yo...

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Get your credit score up!

Maybe your credit isn’t so good, or maybe it is okay, but you’d like to make it better so you pay less interest on your modular home constru...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Modular Home Financing 101

Modular homes are fairly cost-effective to build, however, most of us are going to need financing to realize our dream home! Compared with t...