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, […]
Definitions and description of terms in the prefab and factory built home industry.
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 […]
A modular home is a house that is made up of sections, or modules, that have been constructed in a factory and then transported to the building site for assembly. The modules resemble rooms or partial rooms and are generally square or rectangular in shape. They are built in a factory under controlled conditions and […]
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 […]