According to the National Association of Home Builders, made homes, sometimes known as mobile homes, is another type of construction system and are constructed to a different building standard. This benchmark, the Federal Construction Safety Standards Act (HUD/CODE), unlike conventional building codes, requires manufactured homes to be built to a non-removable chassis. Most communities have restrictions on where manufactured homes may be located.
System's-assembled 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 so are not restricted by building or zoning regulations for manufactured houses.
Modular homes are available in all sizes and styles. The modules or segments of a modular home are transported to a work site 70-90percent complete. When the home reaches the work site, the modules are lifted on the house's base utilizing a crane. A complete crew will then complete the house by tying from the roof sections, siding and interior finish. Once the residence has been installed, your builder may complete extra features like garages, porches and decks.
Evidence of this inspection is normally shown by the application of a state or inspection agency label of approval.
More folks are familiar with the term"modular" compared to"systems-built" while describing a home that's built off-site and trucked into its durable base. Modular homes are constructed at a manufacturing center and consist of anywhere from two to seven modules for typical homes up to 3,000 square feet.