The use of cost effective and insulating vinyl siding offers a level of quality to the mobile home that was unavailable with the earlier barn and shed like corrugated steel panels.
Modern mobile home siding.
In this case the siding changes shape and direction as it moves across the home s exterior.
Shingles can help capture some of the natural texture that s so popular with this style while giving your home a more unique appearance.
Not every mid century modern home needs to play up its lines.
Many mobile home owners love wood for its natural rustic look and that s the big benefit of going with wood siding it looks great.
Wood siding panels or t1 11 pronounced t one eleven is a plywood wood that has been pressed into rectangle panels that extend the entire height of a mobile home.
In that case consider using shingles for the exterior in place of lap siding.
There s t1 11 or plywood which is a 4 x 8 foot grooved panel that can be installed either vertically or horizontally on a mobile home.
It s lightweight and practically indestructible because it s fire proof and insect proof.
This material is susceptible to wood rot bugs and holes over time.
From moving at an angle across the upper portion of the home to following the long lines of the deck around the middle this modern siding flows perfectly over the entire home.
These wooden panels interlock with each other to protect the interior of many mobile homes around the country.
It can t melt but it can dent and scratch.
Some homes already have that look covered.
In fact it was the most common siding material for mobile homes for decades until vinyl siding.
Modern siding needs to be able to follow the shape of the building.
Modern mobile home siding is often the same grade siding as the kind used on a traditional home.