Many people are joining the tiny house movement and going back to basics. Mobile homes are the original tiny house. The homes are available in single wide, double wide and triple wide. Each will accommodate families of various sizes.
The single wide home typically has an eat-in kitchen, living room, bathroom and two bedrooms or one large master suite. Some have dedicated laundry rooms while others have laundry closets. Double wide homes are more like small style ranch homes. Single wide units offer about 600 square feet of space. These are not ideal for large families but can accommodate one to three people comfortably. These are usually about 18 feet in width and 90 feet in length.
A double wide mobile home will have a spacious eat in kitchen, family room, three bedrooms and two to three bathrooms. Double wide homes also often have a laundry room or laundry closet. Double wide homes are about 20 to 25 feet in width and 90 feet in length. These can provide roughly 2,000 square feet of comfortable living space. This is the most flexible floor plan which allows for many personal touches. A double wide can comfortably accommodate a family of four or five.
Triple wide homes have begun to gain some popularity. These are units that are shipped in three sections. Triple wide homes are roughly fifty feet in length and the width varies tremendously. These units can allow for up to 4,500 square feet of luxury living space. These are fully customized units typically come with three to five bedrooms and three or four bathrooms. Triple wide homes come with a foyer, living room, family room, dining room, kitchenette, laundry room and can be custom built to have a bonus room.
Customizing your mobile home with mobile home supplies can be an exciting experience. Supplies include all of the finishes in the home as well as the appliances and heating and cooling units. Once you decide upon the size of the mobile home that you want you will be able to accessorize according to the space you are going to be living in. Bathrooms in double wide and triple wide homes can be equipped with jetted tubs, sky lights and large vanities. Kitchens in single wide homes may be a bit higher end with stainless steel appliances to make the place feel more elaborate and larger.
Many mobile home manufacturing companies will meet with their clients and go over their supply and accessory lists. The homes will be custom built on site and then delivered to their lot. When you decide to build, accessorize and decorate your mobile home make sure to get a written price quote and have your financing lined up. You will also want to have a lot space preselected if you are going to be residing in a mobile home park or community. If you plan on having the home established on privately owned land you will need to be sure necessary plumbing, gas, electric and other utilities are established and ready to use.