What is a mobile home?

Moving to a new place, we are forced to say goodbye to their home. Transportation of a building is a complex and expensive process that is impossible without special equipment and the efforts of dozens of people. However, mobile homes have recently been developed that will always follow you.

The main requirement for a mobile home is the possibility of its transportation and installation in a new place without costs comparable to the construction of a new mansion. Perhaps you have seen on foreign TV channels programs like "Grandiose Movers" or "Mega Transporters", in which brave guys transport private and municipal houses over considerable distances. On the one hand, such a procedure is cheaper than building or buying a new house, and on the other, it helps to save private firms or the municipality who are interested in acquiring land on the site of a "leaving" building. Nevertheless, to organize the relocation of their homes can not all. Therefore, mobile homes were developed.

Mobile home transportation

"Mobile Home" is a profitable alternative to capital structures that are installed on a solid foundation and are not intended to move to a new place. Manufacturers of mobile homes claim that such housing can significantly save compared to the construction of a simple private house. At the same time, the comfort of living and the quality of construction remains at a high level, as in an ordinary stationary house.

Mobile home parked

The sizes of mobile homes are small: the length does not exceed 15-20 m, the width is not more than 15 m, and the height is 5 m. The layout can be any, depending on the wishes of the owner.

In addition, such a house is rented or used as a hostel (cheap hostel). The landlord offers compact housing for living and is even ready to transport it to an agreed place.

Fashion for caravan houses came to us from the West, respectively, the Americans and Europeans were the first to appreciate their benefits. They began to rent them out for living and for offices, to make of them hotels, to sell, to “carry with them” when moving, etc.

Mobile homes form the whole "tourist towns" in the most lively recreation areas. Camping in the suburbs of the metropolis and on the banks of a river or lake is not at all uncommon.

Everyone chooses a mobile home for their needs - someone has a small shelter for storing things, others rent housing to builders or students, and still others make a luxurious home for permanent residence.

The following types of mobile homes are known: single and double. The single is a small one-story house, "stationary residential trailer." Its width usually does not exceed 3-5 m. For its transportation one powerful tractor with a wide platform is enough.

Mobile home single

A double is a large structure, sometimes a two-story one, with a width of more than 6 m, which is delivered to the installation site by two tractors unassembled. Mounted mobile home in place. Sometimes doubles are divided into Loggi (logs) and Chalet (chaleta) depending on the size of the house.

Mobile home double

How many rooms are in a mobile home?   

Unsteady house is not tourist trailer, motorhome or camping with a bed and a ceiling height of 2.3 m. Mobile homes usually have everything: a few rooms, a living room, a toilet and a shower room. All the nuances are only in the usable area. Let's make a virtual tour of a typical mobile home.

  • Living room in mobile homes consists of two zones - recreation and dining. The recreation area can accommodate a fireplace, sofa, TV or music center. In the "dining room" put a table, chairs or chairs.

Living room in a mobile home

  • Bedroom. In a house of this type can be one or two bedrooms. In a larger set double bed, and in the second - two smaller beds.
  • Kitchen usually equipped with a gas stove or electric hob, fridge, freezer, cupboard, table and sink.
  • Shower room, toilet, bathroom. As a rule, dry closets are no longer installed in mobile homes, they are completed with toilet bowls and showers connected to the drainage system, and special places are allocated for collecting drains.

Small houses of an average price category are sold with all necessary accessories and furniture and are ready to move in immediately after installation. It is noteworthy that all the furniture that comes in the kit is attached to the floor, so you do not even need to arrange it. Additionally installed central heating, air conditioning, double glazing, a terrace is made and insulation is enhanced.

In other words, you buy a house "in the collection", significantly saving on the cost per square meter. Mobile homes can stand for about 100 years, and a well-designed heating system will not allow them to freeze in 30 or 40 degrees of frost. In the mobile home can comfortably accommodate from 2 to 8 people.

"Mobile" houses are produced in factories, and then transported to parking places or immediately to the installation site. This is done by specialized carriers, sometimes tuples accompany the road services and patrol cars. The seller must transport the goods.

Most mobile homes are equipped with chassis and can be towed. Usually this is allowed only for short distances within a certain zone.

Mobile home ready to ship

After delivery, the house is installed on the floor of wood, concrete or metal coasters. Sometimes the building is not installed on a temporary foundation, but immediately on the ground and then connected to communication systems.

Terraces are often installed around the dwelling, which give the building a pleasant appearance and protect it from adverse weather conditions. On the walls of mobile homes cause water-repellent material and covered with plastic. Additionally install fiberglass sheath thickness up to 5 cm.

Non-stationary homes are mainly manufactured by US and UK firms. They organize supplies not only within the country, but are also ready to deliver their creations to any corner of the globe. Prefabricated modules of mobile homes are designed for transportation by air, water and land.

Mobile House

To purchase a mobile home, you need to perform several actions that may differ slightly due to the peculiarities of the legislation of each country.

  • To install a mobile home, you should conclude an agreement on its purchase with the manufacturer, agree on the delivery and installation site.
  • After installation, the house needs to be connected to communications: electricity, water, etc.
  • Carry things into the house and move.


Thus, instead of the long years that need to be spent on paying a mortgage or paying off bank loans to a stationary home, you get comfortable and affordable housing. Mobile home will follow you in any direction, no matter where you move. The only question is, are you ready to purchase such exotics?

Watch the video: Mobile homes: More than just a box on wheels (February 2020).