It has already been determined that the mobile home transporting industry isn’t as well recognized as the conventional moving industry. Perhaps this is because conventional moves are done much more often than mobile/manufactured/modular home moves. Whatever the reasons, it becomes clear when researching the mobile home transporting industry that there is little information out there to review no doubt resulting from a lack of public exposure.
This article will focus on the top five mobile home movers in Tennessee as decided following an extensive search for these businesses.
Top 5 Mobile Home Movers in Tennessee
The Better Business Bureau’s website is always a reliable place to start when investigating all types of businesses. Bear in mind, however, that while it’s to a company’s advantage to be listed on the BBB, companies are not obligated to do so.
Since mobile home movers in Tennessee and other states obviously have little public exposure as a result of not being hired regularly, it’s possible they don’t have the time or the money to apply for a BBB listing. This being a possibility, most of the mobile home transporting businesses were not found on the BBB and there were few websites to peruse. As a result, information was scarce and choices had to be made according to the information found.
Following is a list of the top five mobile home movers in Tennessee:
- Mashburn Backhoe Service
- ABC Mobile Homes Transit & Service
- Swann’s Mobile Homes
- Gaskins Mobile Home Transport, LLC
- Bray’s Mobile Home Service
1. Mashburn Backhoe Service
Mashburn Backhoe Service is not listed on the BBB and they do not have a website. However, they are listed in the Yellow Pages as having been in business for 29 years offering numerous services, such as septic tank installations and employing excavating, sewer, building and grading contractors.
These services are provided in addition to mobile home transporting. This business is rated as one of the top mobile home movers in Tennessee because experienced professionals in this area can be of invaluable use to mobile home owners.
Mashburn can be contacted using the following information:
727 S Main St
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Tel: (423) 337-7114
NOTE: Those interested will have to call to get their hours of operation and confirm their areas of service.
2. ABC Mobile Home Transit
There’s some question as to whether or not ABC Mobile Home Transit is still operating but this business is listed on the BBB as not accredited but having an A+ BBB rating. They’re also listed in the Yellow Pages with a 3-star rating and their moderate website states they have more than 25 years in the mobile home transport and set up business for new and existing homes, including excavation, water, sewer and electric hookups.
ABC Mobile Home Transit has two address listings:
925 Union School Rd
Knoxville, TN 37914
1003 Union School Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
Tel: (865) 637-0639 (listed for both location)
3. Swann’s Mobile Homes
Swann’s Mobile Homes is not listed on the BBB and a website couldn’t be found. However, they’re listed in the Yellow Pages as having been in the mobile home repair business for 21 years, which includes mobile home transporting and set up, and sales of mobile homes.
Swann’s contact information is as follows:
3429 Beth Carr Rd
White Pine, TN 37890
Tel: (865) 674-6317
Additional Tel#: (865) 674-8840
Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sat – Sun: Closed
4. Gaskins Mobile Home Transport, LLC
Gaskins Mobile Home Transport, LLC is not listed in the BBB but they’re listed in the Yellow Pages as having been in the mobile home transporting business for 20 years. Their website supplies ample information about their business regarding the details of their services that also includes demolition and disposal of mobile homes. They’re licensed to move oversized loads in many states and they’re adept at hauling mobile, modular and manufactured homes, as well as boats.
Their contact information is as follows:
309 Bohannon Ave.
Greeneville, TN 37745
Tel #s: Office: (423) 639-7502
Cell: (423) 444-0450
Contact: Darrell Gaskins
NOTE: Messages can also be sent to the company from their website.
5. Bray’s Mobile Home Service
Bray’s Mobile Home Service has an A+ BBB rating but they’re not accredited. There is no website but they’re listed in the Yellowbook as a family-owned and operated company that has been in business since 1992, and they’re certified installers for mobile and modular homes and temporary office units. A website is listed in Yellowbook but it appears to be set up with advertisements rather than further information about Bray’s Mobile Home Service.
Nevertheless, having more than 25 years in the mobile home transporting business rates them as one of the top mobile home movers in Tennessee. Their contact information is as follows:
10420-24 Highway 412 W
Lexington, TN 38351-6281
Tel: (731) 968-5826 (It’s suggested that interested parties call to find out their hours of operation.)
Contact: Mr. Stoney Bray, Owner
Website Address Given: braysmobilehomeservice.net
When discussing mobile home movers in Tennessee, since there isn’t a large population of mobile home owners, it should be considered that this industry is still in the early stages of development. Thus, the fair approach would be to give these businesses a chance to show the public how they function.
Although we should always remain on alert for scammers and unethical business practices, it’s also likely we’ll find there are many companies out there that deserve to be acknowledged as sound, professional mobile home transporting businesses.