What is a prefabricated home?
Also known a modular homes, manufactured homes and factory-built homes. A prefabricated home is built indoors in a factory like setting. A prefabricated home is simply a home designed to local building codes, using precise and efficient construction technology in a safe, environmentally protected building area. They are designed to the same codes as a home built on site.
How are modular homes different from houses built on-site?
Because prefabricated homes are built indoors, they can be completed in a matter of a few weeks as opposed to months. They don’t see the typical on-site delays caused by the weather. Prefabricated homes must conform to specific rules, guidelines and building codes that often surpass those of traditional on-site homes.
Are prefabricated homes more expensive than on site-built homes?
When building a prefabricated home, it is not uncommon to save money. These homes are built in factories and thus, will save you on labor cost with no delays due to weather. Materials are also purchased in bulk directly from their source, resulting in getting significant discounts.
Are prefabricated homes energy efficient?
Prefabricated homes are generally known to be more energy efficient as they are built in factories. Since prefabricated homes are fully customizable, your contractor will be able to look at the design of your home as well as any environmental factors based on its future location and make adjustments to help your home be more efficient.
Can I have a garage?
Yes, you can have a garage with your prefabricated home.
Are prefabricated homes strong?
Yes. prefabricated homes are built very strong. Since they have to be transported from one location to another and sometimes be air lifted to its final spot.
What type of foundation can I have?
You can have all sorts of foundations. From a crawl space to full basements and piers and columns. This also depends on its zoning regulations.
Can they be customized?
Yes, you can customize the interior and exterior of your home, from layout to finishes.
Do I need to find my own contractor?
No, we have teams of contractors who will finish assembling the home once at its desired location. Once the home is fully set up, you will have a blank canvas to design and decorate it the way you want which your contractor can also help with.
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