Fun Springtime Decorations for Your Modular Home

At Brooks Village Green Homes, we always get excited around this time of year – spring is our favorite season! As the leaves come back to decorate the trees and the hills get green again, we feel that spring is the perfect time to spruce up your modular home with some fun decorations. That’s why for this blog, we’ll give you a couple of our favorite ways to decorate your modular home for spring! First Thing First: Ambience! Nothing will put you in the mood for spring-cleaning like a nice clean, fresh scent radiating through your modular home. Before you…
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Making Your Modular Home More Energy Efficient

At Brooks Village Green Homes, we value energy efficiency both for its positive impact on the environment and for the cost savings that come with it. That’s part of the beauty of prefabricated homes – because they’re made indoors, they aren’t subject to weather delays, which can cause significant energy and monetary losses. However, once you’re modular home is already built, there’s still much more that can be done to increase its energy efficiency. Here are some quick, simple tips to maximize energy efficiency and monthly energy savings. Windows: Windows are one of the simplest and most effective ways to…
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5 Modular Myths BUSTED!

Rumors, gossip, and myths spread like wildfire and leave a lasting impression until proven false. Believe it or not modular homes has been the talk of the town and Brooks Village Green Homes is here to officially bust 5 common myths about manufactured homes in Marion & Johnston City, IL. Modular Homes Are Difficult To Finance This myth is always present when considering modular homes. Yes, it is an investment when choosing this route however it is still a house and takes as much maintenance as a traditionally built house. In fact, the money spent on construction can be less…
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Create The Modular Patio Of Your Dreams

Does the front of your modular home look great but the back isn’t looking too good? You might want to consider dreaming up your perfect patio to match your great looking modular home. Not to worry Marion and Johnston City, IL, Brooks Village Green Homes is here to help with your new home plans. We have thought long and hard about some of our best services and parts and put together 3 possible dream patio ideas for you. Check them out below! Dream Idea #1: Decorative Railings & Columns One way you can create a dreamy back or even front…
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Light Up Your Modular Life

Lighting has a big impact on the looks of your room. Things may appear different in various lighting, colors may seem to look different, or the room may simply look dull. Changing the way you light your rooms could make all of the difference. Below we have highlighted some of our interior and exterior lighting that may help brighten your modular home the way you want it to. Featured Light: Domed Ceiling Fixture The domed ceiling fixture is a great way to add style to your ceiling. It is easy to install and clean. If you prefer softer lighting in…
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Spring Into Your Modular Home

Spring is upon us so lets welcome this lovely season with wide-open modular doors. The springtime season has a lot of great festive themes to consider when decorating your modular home at this time. The sun is shining, trees changing colors and flowers are blooming beautifully. Brooks Village Green Homes are decoration ready for all seasons. Learn more below about ways you can decorate your custom built modular home to be full of spring! Springtime Colors Of course the spring season gives us wonderful natural colors all around us. Take this inspiration and use some of those colors for the…
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Pet Proof Your Modular Home

If you have a fury friend already or are thinking about adding to your family, this is the blog for you. Having a dog or cat around the house is great however there are some important precautions to consider. Here are some tips on how to keep each room in your home safe for your pets and to help prevent damage of furniture and decorations in your modular home. Kitchen Place food where they cannot eat it or knock it down Remember to keep knives and other sharp objects out of reach Watch for small kitchen items like twist ties…
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What To Remember & Avoid When Designing A New Modular Home

Being able to design your new modular home is exciting! You have the ability to pick and choose exactly what will go into your new modular home and have say in the lay out. Continue reading to learn more about what to remember and what to avoid when designing a your modular home. Know The Difference Between A Mobile Home & A Modular Home It is important to remember and know what the difference between a modular home and a mobile home is during the design stage. A mobile home is a large house trailer that is built in a…
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Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Modular Home

The total price of a traditional home is higher than that of a manufactured home and as it gets older, it increases in value. With older modular homes, it can be a little difficult to add value to it. However, your modular home, like traditional homes, can retain much value and also increase in value. For this, you just have to start doing things to keep it valuable from the early. Different ways to retain or increase the value of your manufactured home include: Maintaining it’s overall appearance and functionality Making inexpensive upgrades throughout the years Ensure the structure of…
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Purchasing A Pre-Owned Manufactured Home

Brooks Village Green Homes is Southern Illinois number one choice when considering purchasing a pre-owned manufactured home. It has always been our goal to supply our customers with the most beautiful and cost-effective home for them. As family business we take pride in providing families with a house that they can consider a home. With Brooks Village’s large inventory and helpful consultants it has never been easier to find the perfect home for you and your family. You may not yet know which way to go when considering a manufactured home. Many families have found their home by purchasing a…
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