How Jacobsen Homes Are Built 

Jacobsen Homes Builds Manufactured Homes With the Highest Quality Standards in Mind

When you start looking for a manufactured home, it makes sense that you want the best of the best. Knowing how your potential manufactured home provider approaches building can provide much-needed peace of mind. 

Jacobsen Homes is recognized as the most innovative leader in Florida manufactured housing. We use the most advanced components, technology, and building methods available in the manufactured home construction industry.



Paving the Way with Innovative Manufactured Home Technologies

Every single Jacobsen Homes is designed by highly-trained in-house engineers who understand the Jacobsen Homes standards inside and out. We pioneered the use of Auto-CAD in the Florida manufactured home industry. Auto-CAD is one of the most sophisticated computer-aided design and drafting programs available, ensuring that our manufactured homes are solid from the beginning of the design process. Utilizing Auto-CAD to draft our plans ensures that every individual floor plan will be executed with extreme precision. No other home on the market is “Engineered for People” like a Jacobsen Home. 

Go behind the scenes to see how a Jacobsen Home is constructed

As you can see from the process detailed in the video above, we take pride in bringing our customers the best home available. Manufactured homes have the same benefits as a site built house with the added flexibility of hand-picking the final location of your home and a more affordable price

The Details Make Jacobsen Homes Manufactured Housing Quality Impeccable

When you are looking for the right place to call home, the final decision often comes down to which company is willing to go above and beyond to create a high-quality constructed home for you and your family. We understand that above and beyond often lies in the details. Read on below to learn more about each detail in our manufacturing process.*



Fiberglass Shingle Roof
Each shingle attached with six fasteners, backed by 20-year limited warranty.


Asphalt Laminated Reinforced Shingle Underlayment
In addition to a layer of 15-lb roofing felt.


Oriented Strand Board Roof Sheathing
Engineered to resist racking and shape distortion under high wind.


Truss Roof Rafter System 
With double rafters within 3' of front & rear. Approved for hurricane zones I, II & III. Solid one-piece structural center beams add stability and help your manufactured home withstand a number of environmental factors such as high winds.


Blown Cellulose Ceiling Insulation
Fire retardant and formaldehyde-free.


Insulated Flex-Duct System
Fiber reinforced mastic sealed airtight insulated flex-duct system with sealed interior risers insulated with fiberglass.


Ventilated Roof Cavity
In addition to a whole house ventilation system.


Vinyl Lap Siding
50-year limited warranty: won't dent, rot, chip or corrode.


3/8" Structural Sheathing Under Lap Siding
Adds strength and extra insulation to walls for a more comfortable daily life.


Fiberglass Exterior Wall Insulation
For maximum energy efficiency.


2" x 6" Exterior Walls
With 26-gauge uplift straps attached to the floor and rafters. 

This method provides top-of-the-line structural integrity. 


2" x 4" Interior Walls
Gypsum board covered with decorative wall vinyls 

for high-quality structure without compromising on design.


Double Marriage Walls
Walls from each side of the home join together at the center line forming an double wall to provide superior structural stability.


Painted Gypsum Interior Walls
Or optional painted tape and textured walls to suit your design preferences.


Oriented Strand Board Floor Decking
Langboard OSB comes with a 10-year limited warranty against delamination.


Fiberglass Blanket Floor Insulation
A one-piece blanket of insulation covers each section to provide the best possible energy efficiency.


Transverse Floor Construction
Tongue-and-groove floor decking creates a structurally sound deck with ease.


Reinforced Polyvinyl Bottom Board
Helps eliminate moisture infiltration and air seepage.


Solid Steel I-Beam
  With a steel front header frame member, your manufactured home will have added stability. 


Tie-Down Connectors
Vertical, horizontal and frame tie-down connectors for additional security and strength in this part of the construction. 

 Specifications subject to change without notice.