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Marlette Homes

(Part of Clayton Manufactured Homes/CMH)

30 Industrial Park Road
Lewistown, PA 17044
Toll-Free: 800-398-0234

Marlette Homes Description:
(Part of Clayton Manufactured Homes/CMH)
"...Marlette Homes is a leader in building the home of your choice, in a controlled setting, with a skilled, fully trained workforce, protected from the weather everyday thereby preventing any unforeseen delays. A modular home is built to the same stringent site-built building codes and considered to be the same in the zoning and financing processes..."

Providing these building styles:
  • Manufactured mobile homes

Providing modular homes and buildings in:

Company Background

How Long in Business1965
Yearly Avg. Number of Homes (Est.)200-300
Professional Organizations/AffiliationsManufactured Housing Institute (MHI)
Design Staff
(Architects & Draftsmen)
No architects on staff
Builder NetworkOver 100 retailers
Location of FactoriesHerndon, VA
How to Buy a HomeAvailable through retailers

Construction Details

Building MaterialsWood construction steel base
Energy EfficiencyFiberglass insulation
Construction Timeframe3 to 7 weeks
Customization FlexibilityLimited customization options
Amount of FloorplansOver 25 predesigned floorplans


Avg. Cost per Square Foot$60-$90
Pricing homes by the square foot is like pricing a truck by the pound. It’s not the best measurement. Your home price is based on many customized building specifications, finishes and customizatons.
Avg. Transportation CostsDependent on site
Avg. Placement CostsDependent on site
Site PreparationNo


Garage/Deck AvailabilityDepends on model selected
Possible to Addon to Existing HomeNot offered
GuaranteesNot stated
Delivery RangeWestern USA
Number of Factory InspectionsUpon completion
Number of Building Site InspectionsDepends on location
Information PackageInformation available on their website.

Our Review

Editor's Rating
Editorial ReviewMarlette Homes is a provider of above average manufactured mobile homes. They are a part of the Clayton network and have many resources behind them. They are a good option if you are looking for a mobile home but not a good option if you are looking for a modular home or alternative to stick-built homes. Marlette homes will not blend in well with other stick-built homes. We feel that the best way for your home to blend in with stick-built home appearances is to use a provider of modular homes.
Mystery Homebuyer Rating

Personal Reviews of Marlette Homes

Jim Hunter from Gettysburg,Pa
just got our mobile home new in july 2018 new And I Wish We Did not Get it ,Poor quality Falling a part and it's brand New got it at Clayton homes in Abboestown,pa Very disappointment ,got a lot of cracks in the wall and more ,I could Right a book on it . Never again .

Crissy from Blossburg, PA
Home was slapped together. Moldings not lined up, not insulated well at all. Biggest problem is the window leaking. It started with the roof shingles not being secured like they should and now kitchen window takes on a lot of water every time it rains. Wall is ruined and moldy below the window. Wall board color has been discontinued. Home is only 4 years old! Have called several times about this and they just keep pushing it off. The home should not being having these kinds of issues if it wasn't just slapped together when it was built.

Dawn from Wyoming
We purchased a Marlette modular home. Built in 2013. Installed 2014. We purchased in early 2015 at less than 1 year since installation date.

As of 2017, we had moderate to dangerous levels of mold around EVERY WINDOW on our home. we have had about 200 roof tiles blow off the roof of the modular portion of the house, but not the garage which was constructed by local contractors. The siding was installed so that all seams line up with one another that increases likelihood of water getting trapped in the cracks (rather than staggered as most contractors do).

A home inspection showed immensely poor craftsmanship and agreed that Moderate to high levels of Mold in our walls after only 2 years was NOT a result of a lack of owner maintenance but poor craftsmanship.

I would NEVER RECOMMEND MARLETTE HOMES to anyone. Not even my enemy.

Glenn Cofer from North Platte, Ne.
We purchased a Marlette home in 1967. We still have it. It has been a good solid home. We lived in it for 13 years and have rented it since that time. We replaced the roof in 2009 but everything else is original. I would like to have another Marlette home.

Kathy (Berry) Schickle from Sequim, WA
Bought my home in 1996 and have LOVED it. However, it is now early May/2010 and we had our roof looked at and it became an emergency to have it repaired. Inferior materials have led to water damage to the sheeting beneath the shingles. What a disappointment! I had touted Marlette as THE best in manufactured homes and now I say, "When buying a manufactured home, always put a new roof on at the get-go as the roof seems to be the weak spot on these homes. Sorry Marlette. It's costing us a BUNDLE to have sheeting, rafter-tails and fascia(sp) boards replaced - to the tune of $7,500.00. Please consider putting better roofing materials on your newer homes. Please?

Nona B from Arizona
My family has had their Martlette mobile home since 1978. The structural foundation of the mobile homes has held up very well over the years. We've replaced the carpet, cabinetry, etc. but we have not had to fix the roof or any other structural components.

eugene from Michigan
Great home!! Mine is a 1986 and is in great conditon. Just put the first roof on a couple years ago. Not sure about the new ones, but very satisified with mine!

David m.Claycomb from Fayetteville,Pa
I love Marlette homes i find them to be very good solid homes.I have owned two a 1971 and now a 1978 They sure do hold up in time i plan to get a double wide eventually and it will be nothing less than a Marlette

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