Modular homes are not what they used to be. No more single-walled, uninsulated trailer-look-alikes for these new up and comers. For those of you who remain unconvinced that these homes are a better choice than stick-built or site-built homes, prepare to be surprised!
A piece-by-piece custom home is easily made in a factory, and delivered right to your lot site. Where previously cookie-cutter homes were commonplace, now custom designed modulars are almost the norm. The “have-it-now” mentality for many of us, fostered by online shopping and next day delivery, is now possible in this industry. Order it one day, built in a week or two at the factory, delivered and assembled at your site – all in much less time than it would take to construct a site-built home.
Banks today recognize the quality of modular homes. As a result, there is no distinction in the financing available for either. Built in a climate-controlled factory with strict quality control measures, these homes remain free from the mess and down-time from weather encountered by traditional on-site building methods. Modulars are generally stronger as well. While in a regular stick-built home, the ceiling of one room forms the floor of another, these homes are built like a box, with six sides forming each module That way, each ceiling and floor are completely separate, but fitted together, making for a much stronger structure.
Quality control is generally stricter and with more oversight. Construction plants undergo third-party inspection on a regular basis. Throughout the construction process, many people are involved in quality checking each of the modular homes from the first cut to the final touch on the lot. If you’re a person concerned about the environment, modulars create less waste and some factories use what waste they do have as heating fuel. With many more pluses compared to stick-built homes, modulars may just be the wave of the future. Check them out at your dealer today!