Homeowner Maintenance

With a little planning and foresight, doing regular maintenance will go a long way to ensure your home will be able to stand the test of time. We have step-by-step home maintenance tutorials to help keep everything working and looking its best.

Caring for a home, whether old or new, can be a lot of work. Homeowners have to worry about upkeep and knowing the best way to care for different areas of the home. But have no fear! We’re here to help ease the process. We may not be able to wash your floors or countertops for you, but we can arm you with all the information you need to make sure your home is always in tip-top shape! From roof to foundation, we have you covered.

Appliance Care

Every part of your home will need to be maintained in order to keep working properly – even your appliances. Check out this post for maintenance tips.

Cabinet Care

Custom kitchen and bathroom cabinets are a beautiful addition to your Clayton Built® manufactured or modular home. Knowing and understanding the materials your cabinets are made of is important to their upkeep.

Carpet Cleaning

Can you upgrade your manufactured home carpets? Yes, you can. Depending on your local home center, you could have quite a variety of carpet weight and color choices. Learn more about your options!


Sealants, such as caulk, keep multiple parts of your home safe from both exposure to moisture and excessive air flow. Learn where caulk is used in your prefabricated home and how to repair it.

Countertop Care

From quartz to laminate, learn how to properly clean your countertops.


From smoke detectors to GFCI outlets, learn how to maintain the electrical systems in your manufactured home.


Learn how to properly clean the flooring in your home based on the type of flooring material.

Kwikset Smart Key Rekey

Kwikset SmartKey Security™ features re-key technology, which allows you to re-key your locks yourself in seconds.


Knowing the ins and outs of the different systems throughout your home is important, especially when it concerns your ability to enjoy your home. Your plumbing is one of the systems that can be complicated if you’re a new homeowner.


Taking care of your manufactured home roof is important to keeping your new home safe and comfortable.

Smoke Detector Tips

Follow these tips to help protect yourself and your family from house fires.

Windows and Doors

As a new homeowner, there are some home maintenance tasks you may have never thought about, such as replacing weather stripping or lubricating your window frames. But it’s things like these that will help keep every part of your beautiful home looking and functioning its best for the years to come.

Home Care Video Series Intro

By following home maintenance routines, your Clayton Built® home could last a lifetime. Includes benefits of caring for your manufactured or modular home.


Find out how to register your home for Clayton’s 1-year standard manufacturer’s warranty, what it covers and how to submit a warranty request.

Exterior Surface

Learn how to inspect and repair your home’s exterior surfaces to help sustain their longevity.


We walk you through HVAC maintenance tips to keep your home’s heating and cooling system working efficiently, so your home stays comfortable.

Changing Air Filter

Follow this step-by-step guide on how to change your home’s air filter, as part of regular HVAC system maintenance.

Tool Box Talk w/Steve Ep1

Adjustment of Exterior Doors

750 Series Sash

Installation/removal/troubleshooting of the 750 Series Sash