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Preliminary Preps for Building the Master Bedroom in Small Prefab Homes

Homeowners love the master bedroom in small prefab homes and give it the maximum attention when buying or constructing a home. In fact, you could convert any of the small bedrooms in your house into a master bedroom on your own and give your family a comfy sleep. Below preliminary preps would help you build a large master bedroom inside small prefab homes by way of conversion and home addition. Get Addition Permits If you have a general contractor working on the bedroom conversion, then they would pull out the permit for home addition on your behalf. However, if you […]

Tips for Restyling the Bathroom in Prefab Homes

You do not have to hire contractors, spend a fortune, and undertake a bathroom renovation process to bring a fresh and attractive look to the bathroom of your prefab house. Making a few small-scale changes in the bathroom of your house is enough to transform the space but several modular homeowners fail to realize this. If you have no idea on how to transform the bathroom of your prefab home without spending too much money, then the below-listed tips might help you achieve the task with ease. Accent Wall Apply a new attractive paint on one of the walls of […]

Ways to Convert Prefab Homes into Smart Homes

Prefab homes have several distinctive features that qualify them as the future of housing. This includes the ability to upgrade and carrying out modifications and other additions easily. Prefab homes utilize some of the modern methods in construction that offers good comforts to the inhabitants. Most of the small prefab homes offer exceptional living standards within their compact living spaces. Moreover, they are designed in such a way to add more components for enhancing the functionality and look of the home. Due to these features, prefab homes are ideal for converting into smart homes. This will equip the home with […]

How to Get Rid of Mold and Mildew from your Prefab Home

Damp weather and presence of humidity inside your prefab home can act as a magnet for mold and mildew growth. This can be big problem for the people living inside the home, especially if anyone is allergic to spores. The best way to deal with mold and mildew is to remove it without a trace as soon as you find it. This will help you avoid any chances of permanent staining. Typically, mold and mildew grow in the damp areas of the home, like basements and bathrooms, but they can grow in any area with humidity and low ventilation too. […]

Painted Sidings and Sidewalks Makeover a Prefab Home Externally

The homeowners rise and shine each day once subcontractors put sidewalks on prefab homes and use fresh paint on the sidewalls with quality texture. In prefab housing, there is no compromise on aesthetics even as experts in real estate insist that one shall repaint their homes every 4 to 6 years to keep its external appeal captivating. Besides, a waiting time of 10 years would make renovators work painstakingly hard to modify one. It is said that the positive of vinyl siding far outweigh the cons. Sidewalls get exposed to outside weather and to avoid paint deterioration use acrylic paint […]

Weatherization and Winterization are Similar Prefab Concepts with a Noted Exception

When buying small prefab homes, people show interest in certified modules only to keep a steady temperature inside the home. The main purpose of a sustainable dwelling is to keep living temperature intact and maintain the artificial cooling and heating to adequate. In effect, energy-efficient green home means occupancy is comfortable throughout seasons and that you won’t have to rely heavily on HVAC systems like heaters and air conditioners. Some countries have star-rating systems, which calculate the sustainability of small prefab homes and other dwellings. In Australia, the system rates a particular dwelling from a scale of 0 to 10; […]

Space Saving Design Tips for Small Prefab Homes

Small prefab homes are known for their compact living spaces with excellent functionality. Its compact nature is supplemented with enhanced living experience and is the perfect dwelling spaces for those who seek minimal designs and less maintenance. However, this compact living space of small prefab homes offers immense possibilities in design. Moreover, such designing of smaller spaces have become the new trend in interior designing. The addition of such design tricks can certainly enhance the available spaces in the home. Using such design strategies is most suited for prefab homes for sale. Moreover, implementing such design into all the major […]

Conditions for Adding Second Story to a Prefab Home

Prefab homes for sale include single story, two-story, as well as doublewide home styles. The general contractors would turn a single-story prefab into a two-story by taking off the upstairs roof and replacing it with a new story featuring in-built roof. However, you would keep the unit as the same in a two-story prefab than in a doublewide when you add a story. The prefab building speed in a climate-controlled factory not only facilitates renovation but also necessitate the need for licensed contractors in prefab housing. Below are three conditions to be met in an extra story addition. Meeting Structural […]

Crucial Buttoning up Works Done in Prefab Homes

The job of the prefab home manufacturer ends after the home is set firmly on its foundation. Buttoning up is the process of carrying out all the crucial finishing tasks of the home after securing it on the foundation. In fact, it is the job of the general contractor and the homeowner to carry out the necessary buttoning up work in the home. The importance of the process lies in the fact that there are many critical works to be done before the house is ready for living. Described below are some of the crucial buttoning up works to do […]

Key Differences between Prefab and Manufactured Homes

Prefab and manufactured homes are the different options that exist in the housing industry. Prefabricated housing is built in the controlled environment of a factory and then assembled on site. The term prefab includes the different types of building such as modular and panel-built even though they differ in minor aspects. Manufactured homes are also constructed in the controlled environment of a factory. However, they are built over a steel frame, which is then transported and placed in the intended location site. Below are some of the major differences between prefab and manufactured homes. Looks and Design Prefab homes mostly […]