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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What is a Panelized Home?
Panelized homes are a form of prefabricated home. As with other factory built homes panelized homes fall under different names. Some people will refer to them as kit homes, panelized construction kit or panelized kit homes. Like all factory built homes the panelized home is built in a controlled environment. This allows for reduced costs, […]
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 […]