Entries by Lea McFadden

When the snow flies, here are some need to know facts:

What type of Ice melt should you use this winter? We’re all aware, or should be aware, that salt can help with ice on our driveways, sidewalks, and streets, however, did you know de-icers will damage concrete? Also, did you know that some de-icers are more appropriate for your needs than others? Don’t worry! We’re […]

Meet Our Team, Colette Duffy

Colette Duffy is the Accounting Manager at Brenton Communities! Q. What do you love most about your job? A. “Learning! I am new to Brenton Communities. For many years I was the long timer that knew it all. I had gotten too comfortable in my daily routine. New people, new software, new line of business. […]

Manufactured Home Decorating Tips & Ideas

Finding helpful manufactured home decorating tips & ideas is not the easiest thing to do online but we are hoping to help with that.  Some small investments into the right places can increase the enjoyment and value of your home in a weekend! Backsplashes are Affordable Kitchen Updates Installing a new backsplash is an affordable […]

Meet Our Team!

Meet Curt Hicks, Grounds Maintenance, from Brenton Communities! Q. What do you love most about your job? A. “Working outside! Over my many years working for Brenton Communities, I have gotten to know a great variety of people, it keeps my job interesting.” Q. What’s exciting at Brenton Communities? A. “Growth! We have just added […]

Confused about finding the right place to call home??

Comparing mobile/manufactured homes, site-built homes on real estate, condominiums and apartments, can be confusing!  We’re here to help by putting all the information in one place for easy comparisons. Mobile/ Manufactured home Real estate Condominium Apartment Value + A new factory-built home costs about $45-60 per square foot. – A new traditional home built on-site […]

Sorry, I don’t love you anymore….

Dear Old Home, I’ll make this quick and save us both a lot of pain.  I don’t love you anymore.  It’s not about you… it’s about me.  I’m getting older and I need less commitment to my home and lawn, and let’s be honest, you are high maintenance! There’s a new dwelling in my life […]