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Tips for Turning Your Mobile Home Property Into Your Dream Home

As the premiere mobile home dealership in Odessa, we talk to many families about making their dream home a reality. On our end, that means showing you affordable mobile homes that are aesthetically pleasing and most importantly – fit your budget. Once we have helped you find the perfect mobile home and secured your land, the next step is to turn your property into your oasis. 

Whether you live in a mobile home community or you have invested in your lot, there are some simple ways that you can make your new property look and feel more like home. This blog has compiled some landscaping and hardscaping tips to give your manufactured home some personal touches.

Woman Planting Flowers Around Her Mobile Home

Flower Beds

One of our favorite, simple ways to enhance your property is through flower beds. This landscaping tip is a cost-effective way to add a pop of color to your land. Start by planting a few flowers and shrubs around the home’s perimeter to increase curb appeal.

Make sure to keep the Texas heat in mind when picking your perennials. Some popular choices include poppies, bluebonnets, zinnias, and hibiscus. 

Shrubs

Shrubs are small-to-medium-sized plants that grow low to the ground. Shrubs come in a variety of colors, sizes, and textures, so it’s easy to find a plant that works with your personal aesthetic. Shrubs also make excellent privacy screens to block your windows from the outside world. 

Shrubs like bay laurel, holly, and viburnum thrive in theTexan climate. Perennial evergreen shrubs and grasses give texture to shady areas.

They’re also very easy to maintain. All you need is a small pair of pruning shears and about 15 minutes of work every week or two to keep these plants under control and looking great.

Edible Gardening

Growing your fruits and vegetables offers many benefits as a practical option for your property’s landscape. Build a separate flower bed to plant your produce, and you will be amazed at how much you can save on your grocery bills. With inflation, it’s a high priority for many families to cut food costs, and this is a beautiful way to do that!

Skirting and Hardscapes

Built-in structures like stairs, walkways, and patios take the “mobile” out of a mobile home. If you’re planning to stick around a while, retaining walls are a nice way to hide skirting around the building. Good skirting prevents extreme temperatures from over warming the house. It also creates crawlspace-like storage for gardening tools and holiday décor.

Hardscaping ideas include an outdoor barbecue, built-in fire pit, deck, and patio. Ceramic planters, lantern posts, and tiled steps are also a nice touch.

Front Deck

Make the most of your mobile home’s outdoor spaces and enjoy the simple life sitting on the porch or deck. To make your mobile home feel more like home, purchase a rocker, swing, lawn chairs, or a small patio set. Hang up a few flower baskets and wind chimes to complete the look.

Water Features

Some people love living near water because it offers a calming effect. The rippling sounds of rushing water are always pleasant to hear, but building ponds or waterfalls in your yard requires filtering, proper circulation, and not to mention – chemicals. Stability and maintenance depend on the size of the pond you want.

Visit Our Mobile Home Dealership in Odessa

We hope this blog has given you some ideas for turning your mobile home property into your paradise. If you are in the market for a manufactured home, we would love to assist you on your home-buying journey. Come visit our mobile home dealership in Odessa, or chat with us virtually by contacting our Housing Consultants!

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