Today’s world is full of natural disasters. Earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods and fires have been devastating whole communities leaving many people homeless. Chile, Haiti, Japan, New Zealand, the U.S. and even Canada and many more have been hit and are struggling to rebuild. All have reached out to the manufactured building industry with a desperate […]
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Is The HUD Code Enough?
When you’re considering buying a new or used manufactured home is the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Manufactured Housing Code all you need to concern yourself with? Since June 15th of 1976 all U.S. built manufactured homes are built to this federal standard. Unfortunately there’s more to consider than what the HUD Code covers. As […]
What Is A Manufactured Home?
With all the terminology surrounding the prefabricated homes industry it can get a bit confusing for the layman. Terms are often interchangeable and, to make matters worse, they can vary depending on the region and country. The strict definition for manufactured home in the United States is a factory built home that is built to […]
What is a Factory Built Home?
A factory built home is a home that is built in a factory as a whole or in parts. There are four categories of factory built homes: manufactured homes, modular homes, panelized homes and precut homes. Each type of home is completed to varying degrees within the factory environment. The more work put in at […]