More people are knowledgeable about the term"modular" compared to"systems-built" when describing a house that's constructed off-site and trucked into its permanent foundation. Modular homes are built in a manufacturing center and contain anywhere from two to seven modules such as average houses up to 3,000 square feet.
Modular homes are available in all sizes and styles. The modules or sections of a modular house are transported to a job site 70-90percent complete. When the home reaches the job site, the modules are all raised onto the property's base using a crane. A finish crew will then complete the home by tying from the roof sections, siding and interior finish. Once the residence has been put, your builder may complete additional features like garages, porches and decks.
System's-built modular and site-built homes on the other hand, are built to the identical building codes required by your state, county and specific locality and therefore are not restricted by building or zoning regulations for manufactured houses.
As stated by the National Association of Home Builders, manufactured houses, sometimes known as mobile homes, is just another sort of construction system and are constructed to a different building standard. Many communities have restrictions on where manufactured homes may be located.
Your new system's assembled modular home is inspected at the assembly plant during each phase of building. Evidence of this inspection is normally shown by the application of a state or inspection agency label of approval.