A remodeled mobile home that looks brand new.

The popularity of mobile home living is on the rise. Mobile homes – also known as manufactured homes – are often more affordable than site-built homes. They’re energy-efficient, easy to maintain, and can be a beautiful, custom home or getaway with the right touches.

If you’re looking for ideas when it comes to your mobile home remodel, these eight DIY projects can make your dream home a reality.

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Men practicing sustainable forestry management.

Your environment matters – whether we’re talking about your living room, your neighborhood or the world. It’s important to be forward-thinking when making decisions about our own best interests, and that’s why green business practices matter to us!

Sustainability is a major focus at Baird Brothers. We’ve been using zero waste and environmentally sustainable practices for decades and will continue doing so for decades more. Our passion for sustainability is one of the many reasons we believe that wood products are important for the future of our forests, and we believe that the use of real American hardwood results in a greener world, not to mention a more relaxing home!

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Lumber being harvested as a part of sustainable forest operations.

The health of the world’s forests is important – and not just because wood products are a beautiful way to decorate your home. Forest ecosystems are key to the survival of not only countless animals and vegetation but also all of humankind.

Many people falsely assume that using forest products like hardwoods contributes to deforestation and the destruction of wildlife habitats. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, compared to substitutes like plastic, steel and other building materials, lumber is by far the greenest material there is!

Thanks to sustainable forest management practices, we can reduce carbon, produce oxygen AND enjoy beautiful, natural hardwood products in our homes.

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White oak tongue and groove flooring.

Hardwood flooring that features tongue and groove boards is today’s industry standard, and for good reason. Even though flooring fads come and go, the popularity of tongue and groove wood flooring is nothing new. In fact, it’s been used since the Industrial Revolution. (For you non-history buffs, that was between the late 1700’s and mid-1800’s.) There are a lot of perks that come with this type of flooring, which makes it one of the only contenders for your hardwood flooring home improvement.

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Up close look at a woodworking finger joint.

Finger-jointed mouldings are a unique product that you’ve probably seen at your local home improvement store, but you’ve likely never given them a second thought. Well, we’re here to tell you that you should! While we pride ourselves on the quality when it comes to all of our hardwood products, finger joint mouldings and S4S lumber are quickly becoming best-sellers (and for good reason). Whether you use them to update your trim boards or as another DIY carpentry project like shelves or benches, finger joint products are great options for almost all painted applications.

But, at Baird Brothers Fine Hardwoods, our finger-jointed hardwoods aren’t what you’ll find in big box stores – they’re better. Why? It’s all about the species of wood used to create them!

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