According to the National Association of Home Builders, manufactured homes, sometimes referred to as mobile homes, is another kind of building system and are constructed to a different building standard. This regular, the Federal Construction Safety Standards Act (HUD/CODE), unlike conventional building codes, requires manufactured homes to be assembled on a non-removable chassis. Most communities have restrictions on where manufactured homes may be located.
Modular homes are available in all sizes and styles. The modules or segments of a modular house are hauled to a job site 70-90percent complete. After the home reaches the work site, the modules are lifted on the home's foundation using a crane. A finish crew will then finish the home by tying in the roof sections, siding and interior finish. Once the home is set, your builder may complete extra features like garages, porches and decks.
More people are familiar with the word"modular" compared to"systems-built" while describing a house that's built off-site and trucked to its permanent foundation. Modular homes are constructed at a manufacturing center and include anywhere from two to eight modules such as typical houses up to 3,000 square feet.
Evidence of this inspection is normally displayed by the application of a country or inspection agency label of approval.
System's-assembled modular and site-built homes on the other hand, are constructed to the exact same building codes required by your state, county and specific locality and for that reason aren't restricted by building or zoning regulations for manufactured homes.