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Factors That Affect the Cost of Prefab Homes

The immense popularity and the numerous comforts offered by modular construction have urged many prospective homebuyers to look for prefab homes for sale in their area. You can easily find professional and experienced prefab home dealers who offer prefab homes for sale. Building or buying prefab homes is a worthy investment but there are a few factors to consider before buying one. The first and most important factor to consider is the cost of the prefabricated house. If you have a good idea on the factors that affect the cost of prefab homes, you will be able to decide whether […]

Facts about Small Prefab Homes Using SIP

To pronounce the SIPs (Structured Insulated Panel) as “SIP panel” is somewhat redundant considering the “P” in SIP stands for “Panel”. Never mind, these insulations are added on prefab homes with layers of oriented strand board put in between the modules. Below is some information regarding the use of SIPs in small prefab homes. SIP Modules are Used on the Side Walls When put to blower door tests, the SIP doors showed five times more air tightness than stick-built modules. Blower doors are machines, which can be used to know the air tightness of buildings. In SIP construction method, fewer […]

Key Questions to Ask When Selecting a Modular Home

The popularity of modular homes has enabled many potential buyers to choose them over a conventional housing option. Yet the process of looking for suitable prefab homes remains an overwhelming task for many buyers. Buyers are presented with an extensive array of options that includes numerous brands, land options, and floor plans available. However, selecting the right modular home that caters to the requirements and needs of an individual is crucial. For this, close contact with the manufacturer will address any needs related to housing. Below are some key questions to consider before selecting a prefab home. Is There Any […]

Components of Prefab Home HVAC Systems

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning system of prefab homes usually consist of a hot water baseboard or electric baseboard to heat the house. Some of the modular home manufacturers will install ductwork in the factory itself, but most of the homeowners prefer the heating and cooling ductwork to be installed on the site. In such case, the factory will prepare the home for the site work to install heating and cooling systems by adding chases to run the power lines, and duct work to the attic spaces of the home. Ductwork The ductwork of the home will be located […]

Why Prefab Homes Construction is More Sustainable than Conventional Home Construction

Modular construction has shown a significant growth in the last decade. Many potential homebuyers believe that this is because modular construction is less time consuming and a lot cheaper than conventional site-built home construction. However, many recent studies conducted by experts in the housing industry revealed that these are not just the reasons for the popularity of prefab homes. Small prefab homes are eco-friendly, self-sustainable and they can be customized according to the needs of the homeowner. In addition to that, the construction process of prefab homes is also a lot more sustainable. Here are a few reasons that will […]

Ceiling Panels to Consider for Prefab Homes

Proper maintenance and care of prefabricated homes is essential to extend the many benefits offered by them. Parts like the ceiling may need upgrading, repairs, or replacements to ensure its structural reliability. In such a scenario, it is crucial for the homeowner to know about the various prefabricated home ceiling panels available. For prefab homes, the common ceiling panels available in the market include fiberboard, ceiling tiles, and gypsum board. There are many advantages and disadvantages for each of these ceiling panels depending upon the price, availability, installation procedure, and cost. Fiberboard Ceiling Panels For prefab home ceilings, fiberboard remains […]