Mobile Home Tie Downs

Mobile Home tie Downs will stabilize and protect your mobile home during high winds and storms. They also stabilize your mobile home after it has been anchored down and helps to keep your mobile home level.  

Mobile homes can be damaged during our violent thunderstorms and hurricanes in Florida. You must install mobile home tie-downs to keep your home stable during wind events and storms. Mobile homes are also vulnerable to uplifting winds if they don’t have skirting around the perimeter of the home. 

Mobile home Tie Downs used in Florida

mobile home tie downsFlorida mobile homes use metal rods driven into the ground around the home at specified distances to keep your home tightly in place. There are different kinds of ground anchors or tie downs for Floridas soil conditions. Auger anchors (as shown here on the right) are the most commonly used tie down and are used in hard soil and soft soil. 

Tension devices are used with mobile home tie-downs and they must be connected with a Ground anchors that allows for the tension to be tightened. Tie downs must be strong enough to support as much weight as the anchor and tie-down requires. If the mobile home tie downs fastened to a ground anchor with a turnbuckle, it must be ½ inch or larger and made of galvanized steel.

Florida Anchor and barrier makes sure your Mobile Home Tie Downs are installed correctly 

  1. Damaged mobile home anchor straps are replaced with new mobile home tie downs
  2. The correct number of tie downs are Installed to meet current codes in your area.Mobile home Tie Down Picture
  3. We use Longitudinal Stabilizers to protect your mobile home.
  4. All work performed by Florida Anchor and barrier is guaranteed to meet State requirements 
  5. New and existing tie downs are tightened to secure your mobile home during high winds.
  6. New concrete piers are installed to securely stabilize your mobile home
  7. Decorative skirting around your mobile home is removed when needed for inspection

 

We also check the surrounding area around and under your mobile home

  • We make sure the ground is level around your mobile home.anchoring mobile home with tie downs
  • Check the weather charts for your area to see the wind speed requirements along with the size of your mobile home to determine the load. This will tell us how many tie downs you need to meet code.
  • We inspect the soil and determine if there is concrete under your home, this will tell us what kind of tie downs and anchors you need. 
  • The steps above will tell the kind of tensioning device needed for securing the mobile home.
  • We need to inspect where the water, gas and electrical lines are. In many cases the tie down augers can easily go 5 feet into the ground!
  • We then adjust the tension on the tie downs, to make sure your home is supported during high winds and storms.

 

Florida Anchor & Barrier also has offices throughout central and southern Florida.Florida Anchor and Barrier truck 4

Tampa Fl  (813) 528-5988

503 E JACKSON ST
TAMPA, FL 33602

Cape Coral Fl  (239) 823-0263

1217 E CAPE CORAL PKWY
CAPE CORAL, FL 33904

Sarasota Fl (941) 448-3577

7350 S TAMIAMI TRAIL
SARASOTA, FL 32431

Lakeland FL (863) 512-2800

3616 HARDEN BLVD
LAKELAND, FL 33803

Palm Harbor FL (727) 237-6772

35246 US HWY 19 N
PALM HARBOR, FL 34684

Orlando FL (407) 792-0288

4630 S KIRKMAN RD (407, 386, 321, 352)
ORLANDO, FL 32811

Port St Lucie Fl (772) 539-5154

7548 S US HWY 1
PORT ST LUCIE, FL 34952

Daytona FL  (386) 478-7814

West Palm Beach Fl  (561) 337-1275

Fort Pierce FL  (772) 539-5154

Ft. Lauderdale FL  (954) 713-9366

Brooksville FL (352) 398-9286

Melbourne FL  (321) 215-4009

ST. Augustine FL  (904) 504-7400</strong