By: Mr. Jeremy Lessaris / Read more about us.
There are a good number of advantages of living in a trailer rather than occasional accommodation. In recent days, this has become widely popular in rural, urban, and tourist areas. The average cost of renovations for a single-wide common room is around $50,000.
Basically, the actual cost of modernization depends on the size, materials, and other variable accessories which are used for decoration. Moreover, the whole cost might be ranged from $15,000 to $75,000 according to the designer’s motive.
Through this article, we are going to illustrate the cost of all segments which are essential for restoration. Hopefully, individuals will be capable of making their own budget after reading this article. So, without a further I say, let’s discussed the main topic of the release.
The renovation cost of the single wide mobile home per square foot
The least size of a caravan is around 600 to 1500 square feet, and it can be spilled part by part very comprehensively. One needs to spend around $15 to $50 per square foot which basically fluctuates due to having many variables.
Moreover, the motives of all homeowners are not the same as well. Some of them are wanted to redesign their home with the highest quality materials while some are not. That is why the gap between the high and low costs is very much high.
Hence, for estimating the total cost, we illustrate the total cost for different size homes below table.
|Area of the home (Square feet)||Price range|
|600||$9,000 to $3,0000|
|800||$12,000 to $4,0000|
|1000||$15,000 to $50,000|
|1200||$18,000 to $60,000|
|1500||$22,000 to $75,000|
The core reasons behind showing the cost range from low to high because there are many factors that influence the actual cost like; the condition of the room, price of the materials, location, and so on.
Consequently, individuals need to spend an extra amount of money for hiring skilled labor if they want to make their mobile home unique and gorgeous. In addition to this point, the cost per square foot also depends on the type of room.
Breakdown the cost of renovations
As we are already aware of the area of a single trailer which is gradually becoming a shelter for many people. In the earlier paragraph, we mention the total price for decorating it. However, this is very much crucial to know about the cost of constructing individual parts of the home.
That is why; we have decided to mention the estimated cost of redesigning all the possible portions of a trailer in the next table.
|Bed room||$2,000 to $5,000|
|Dining space||$3,000 to $7,000|
|Kitchen room||$8,000 to $20,000|
|Roof||$4,000 to $10,000|
|Bathroom||$5,000 to $10,000|
|Interior design||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Damage construction||$2,000 to $3,000|
In the above table, we illustrate the price on the basis of average. Furthermore, there is an opportunity to spend more money than the mentioned costs due to having so many versatile elements of renovation available in the market.
Therefore, in a small size caravan, people can have 1 to 3 bedrooms, depending on the space. The thing is, an additional number of rooms will increase the cost significantly. Subsequently, sometimes the whole cost also varies due to the structure or types of home.
Nowadays, modern architecture is offering various designs which are capable of giving different experiences to the habitants. Moreover, one can add the latest model electronics ay their home which is not considered the renovation cost.
Cost of adding a room
Sometimes people prefer to attach a room with the caravan rather than shift to a new one if they have enough space beside the home. Additionally, owners don’t need to give much effort to attach an extra room on account of the availability of raw materials and comprehensive technology.
The total cost of this will be around $20,000 to $80,000, depending on the size of the room. However, there are some other additional costs that might be added if people want to remove a wall for attaching the new wall. The cost of it will be around $5,000.
Additionally, individuals can build a bathroom in the existing space which will be around $2,000 to $12,000. But, if they want to add this to the home, the average cost will be increased by $5,000.
Cost of building single wide mobile home
The nature of humans is changed over the years, and now they don’t think twice to fulfill their dreams. Owning a caravan has become common nowadays for rich and middle-income people. Hence, individuals can make this type of house in different types of places.
In the following table, we mention the average cost range to build a single wide mobile home.
|Name of the place||Cost range|
|Land||$1,00,000 to 1,05,000|
|Park||$80,000 to $90,000|
In the above table, we mention the price for only constructing it. Many other related things will be added with this like the value of land, lease cost, and so on. Subsequently, the price of land will be different according to the locations. For instance, the value of the land in California will be many times higher than in Arizona.
Rental price of single wide mobile home
This is not possible for every individual to own these types of homes. Moreover, one doesn’t want to face the hassle of carrying it while making traveling to a tourist spot. Subsequently, this will add extra cost in transpiration as well.
In this circumstance, people hire this type of home for a different number of days. In general, the rental price for one day is around $50 to $80. In some situations, individuals can book the house for one month to a year. Per month cost will be around $300 to $400.
Why does the value of a mobile home depreciate?
One will not get the original price of this after living 5 to 10 years. But, the resell price will be the same or almost high if it is located in a commercial or tourist spot. There are some valid reasons why decrease the price.
First of all, if the owner doesn’t maintain it in a proper way and it has damaged. Sometimes, the belongings inside the caravan are not in usable condition which is the main reason for decreasing price. Consequently, backdated design of the home is also one of the vital factors to having a low price in the second-hand market.
Moreover, an updated and new version of the single-wide home has been introduced over the years. A person who has a sufficient budget would go for buying the new one. Very few people are willing to buy the second-hand version of this type of home.
Factors which are influence the total cost of renovation
Household people of America are very much positive about employee their money to make their living place as comfortable as possible. For that reason, they don’t compromise with any single while starting the renovation process.
However, there are some crucial factors of a caravan that actually decide the price. In the following points, we are going to discuss all essential subjects.
Condition of the home: The overall situation of the home is very much credential and it definitely influences the budget. It is mandatory for a person to inspect the overall condition while estimating their budget. Otherwise, people will face difficulty to complete the whole task.
Electrical work: Good wiring system for a home is needed at any cost. Otherwise, habitants cannot take part in any kind of recreational activities. Moreover, the whole lighting system of a home is also relying on this. If the wires of a home are not organized properly, it will add extra cost to the total.
However, if people miss to renovate it, they will suffer in the long run. Our recommendation will be to wait for a while if you are running short of money. Additionally, this will be very much wise for mobile homeowners to do the electrical work without any kind of error.
The fee of the labor: Estimating the total cost of labor is one of the difficult tasks for this task. Because various types of work are involved in this process and their payments of them are also different. Additionally, some people like to hand over the whole task to a contractor which will increase the per hour rate y $5 to $10.
Nevertheless, we mention the per-hour cost of labor for different segments to do the whole renovating task.
|Types of labor||Per hour payment|
|Painter||$20 to $30|
|Carpenter||$30 to $75|
|Designer (Architect)||$100 to $200|
|Designer (Interior)||$60 to $120|
|Electrician||$50 to $100|
|Kitchen designer||$75 to $150|
Moreover, there are other kinds of tasks that will be needed if people want to renovate them. The total cost of labor will be around $200 and it will increase according to the types of the task as well as the area of the home.
Plumbing: A proper plumbing system of a home must be needed in any circumstances. For having a proper system of this, one must check the whole situation of the home very cautiously. The cost of this segment will be high if there have a lot of damage and leakages on the pipe.
Moreover, if the overall condition is too many beds, the total budget for decorating a mobile home must be increased. Otherwise, the task will not complete.
Windows: The window of a room can be considered the main object. It must be well furnished and constructed with high-quality raw materials. A pair of solidly built windows not only increases the beauty of the home but also protects the home from extreme weather conditions.
One needs to buy great quality materials to apply a new design to the existing window or buy a new one. It basically depends on the overall structure and interior of the home. If current windows are ok with it, people don’t need to spend an additional amount of money.
Home appliances: One can omit this segment if all the necessary items for the home are there. Actually, it can be considered as the additional cost of renovating. Moreover, some equipment like washing machines, ovens and so on are too much necessary for a home.
Without having these items in the home, individuals will not get enough leisure time in their life. Therefore, these technological items have become common nowadays and these also increase the overall value of a car.
Apart from these sectors, one needs to extend their budget. In other words, there are no hard and fast rules for predicting the total cost.
Recreational activities have been spreading all over the world in many different ways. Single wide mobile home is one of the true mediums of having fun and spending quality time with family and friends. Individuals also love to live in a well-furnished, newly designed caravan.
But, their features of them are getting due to the rapid speed in every sector in the world. For the renovation of a single-wide trailer, the owner to spend around $50,000.