All Your Home Care Under One Roof
As a homeowner, you can give back to your home by making sure it’s in good shape. We have step-by-step home maintenance tutorials to help keep everything working and looking its best.
Home Care Video Series Intro
By following home maintenance routines, your Clayton Built® home could last a lifetime. In this introduction to our Home Care Guide series, we’ll share 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.
We share landscaping details you should consider that could affect your home’s foundation and ways to keep moisture out of your home with gutters, downspouts and grated surface drains.
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.
Learn more about your home’s electrical system, including your electrical panel, what to do if you trip a circuit breaker and routine maintenance for your smoke detector.
Troubleshoot plumbing issues, like how to shut off your water valve, remove blockages from your plumbing and fix water pressure and temperature issues.
Find out how to care for the carpet, vinyl, hardwood and tile flooring in your Clayton Built® home.
With these simple tips for carpet maintenance, you’ll learn the best ways to get out stains and keep your carpet color fresh.
Get tips on how to clean and inspect your appliances – like your refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave or washer and dryer – to keep your home in good working order. Some maintenance goes beyond just cleaning surfaces, like keeping your dryer vent exhaust line cleared of debris.
With these care instructions and tips for cleaning granite, laminate, solid surface, ceramic tile and quartz, your countertop surfaces will stay beautiful and eye-catching for years to come.
Caring for your cabinets goes beyond protecting them from stains and water. We will take you through cleaning instructions and how to repair your cabinets after day-to-day wear and tear.
Learn how to identify and replace deteriorating caulking to prevent damage from water exposure in your kitchen, bathroom and on windows and doors.
Walls and Ceiling
We will show you how to maintain and repair finished drywall and paper-covered walls, along with what you should do if you find a water stain on your ceiling.
Windows and Doors
Your home’s windows and doors require maintenance like routine cleaning and lubricating tracks. Follow these steps to ensure your windows and doors seal properly to keep your home’s temperature regulated and prevent water and debris from coming in.
If you have concrete surfaces around your home, you may see small cracks and discoloration over time. You can increase the life of these surfaces by sealing cracks and cleaning the concrete with a pressure washer.
Keep your crawl space in shape by checking for moisture under your home and fixing the cause. We will walk you through how to repair the vapor barrier if you notice any tears or holes.
Maintaining your roof will help protect the inside of your home by preventing leaks. We show you what to look for when inspecting your roof for damage.
Whether it’s gas, electric or woodburning, knowing what to look for when inspecting your fireplace, and other fireplace safety tips, will help keep your home and family safe.
Black Soot & Mildew
Here you’ll learn what typically causes black soot and mildew, how to identify the difference between the two and how to get rid of it quickly and properly for the health and safety of your home.
Smoke Detector Tips
These smoke detector tips will tell you how to and how often you should change the batteries and test your smoke detector.
Cleaning Vinyl Siding
Before you start cleaning your vinyl siding, we will show you how to ensure your siding looks great and continues to protect your home.
Pressure Washing Vinyl Siding
If you are going to pressure wash the vinyl siding on your home, follow this guide to avoid possible damage to your siding or home.
If you have a damaged wallboard in your home, there are a few things to consider before you start repairing it. We will walk you through what you need and how to replace the wallboard panel.