First and foremost, mobile home skirting is designed to hide all the structural elements and grading materials below your home. It is designed to stretch to the ground to give mobile homes a finished, polished look. There are however, other reasons and benefits to adding skirting to any manufactured home. Animals.Critters.Rodents.Pests. Given the option of climbing up in a tree or under your warm, cozy home, most would prefer to make their home directly below yours. container house
Securely attached skirting prevents larger pests, like raccoons, skunks, and porcupines, from being able to access the area below your home. Mice and rats have been known to actually chew through flooring to get up into a home so preventing access in the first place is a great idea.
InstallationTips for Mobile Home Skirting The first step in installing new or replacement skirting is properly measuring the home. You will need two pieces of information: the linear feet and the average height (yes, you really do need to use math as an adult).
Skirting usually comes in 12 foot panels, which is important to know, but your salesperson can help you determine exactly how much skirting, trim and hardware to order for your project, movable house
if you provide him or her with the linear feet and average height. It is helpful to note that you should order an extra panel or two in case you damage one during installation. Heavy storms and strong winds can also damage skirting panels. New ones can be ordered, but, quite frequently the dye lot is slightly different than the original resulting in colors that do not match up properly.