Decorating a singlewide mobile home is a challenging task, especially when it is an old one demanding big time remodeling. However, here we have some ideas and suggestions that will make designing it simple and easy for you. Before embarking on to the suggestions, you first understand the concept of singlewide mobile homes.
What are Single Wide Mobile Homes?
In the mobile home industry, you will often get to hear two terms – singlewide and doublewide homes. Both differ in their size, and some other factors such as their transportation and assembly. Singlewide homes are long and narrow, and doublewide homes are shorter and wider. While designing both the exterior and interior of a singlewide home, you must take into consideration its shape because that is what makes things look beautiful.
Singlewide mobile homes contain rooms and a long hallway, which calls for your precise designing abilities that will enable you to derive the maximum out of its unique shape. If you do not know the tactic to design such a house well, your singlewide home will be a boring and a dull structure. Here are some tips and suggestions that easily transform a boring singlewide mobile home into a happening and a highly functional mobile home:
Make a Plan
You are supposed to measure every room, kitchen, and bathroom so that you do not by mistake buy any product lesser or more than the quantity required. The actual measurement would help you purchase paint and flooring that is ideal for the requirement. While choosing an interior décor style, know that any style looks well in such homes but the modern style looks the best.
Coming to the choice of paint and floor coverings, choose the ones that can give your home a warm and welcoming appearance, and can make it bright. Two types of flooring that are most widely used are the laminate or engineered hardwood flooring and the sheet vinyl flooring. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, as in the vinyl flooring are easy to clean but hard to install, whereas the laminate flooring is easy to clean and install as well.
A common feature of old singlewide mobile homes is the wood paneling on the walls. It is a prominent feature but it has a big drawback, i.e. it makes the already small rooms appear even smaller and dark. Therefore, the main aim of painting your trailer home is to brighten it, as much as it does not appear dark and small from any angle.
For this, you will have to paint the paneling in a lighter tone, or you can use accent colors for alternate panel. Ensure your trailer home has big wide windows that let ample of natural light in. Hang light fabric curtains such as sheers on windows and doors.
Replacing the flooring
You certainly do not require those old carpets that no doubt are beautiful but a storehouse of dirt and filth as well. Get rid of them and install laminate or engineered hardwood flooring that looks great and is superb from the maintenance and durability’s point of view. They are easy to install, easy to clean, and do not really show up any problem for years to come.
Landscaping plays an integral role to make your singlewide mobile home an attractive and interesting structure. Pay close attention to your lawn, as in it should have lovely colored plants and accessories that amp up the home’s beauty.
To decorate your lawn, you can think of innumerable ways that can add such a beautiful feel to it, such as a small rock garden, hang earthen lamps and bird feeders, cane furniture or the one made from wood and logs, and so on.
Singlewide mobile homes are long and narrow, whose interior and exterior decoration both play an integral role to make it a wonderful structure.