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Things to Know Before Buying an Air Conditioner for a Prefab Tiny House

If you own a prefab tiny house in a hotter part of the country, then you will probably have an air conditioning system installed in your home. The air conditioning system in your modular home requires regular maintenance just like residential air conditioning systems. If you fail to take good care of these units, then you will most likely experience issues or troubles with it in the near future. However, several people who own small prefab homes are not aware of the fact that sometimes the design of your home can make the installation and repair of air conditioning systems […]

Tips for Finalizing the Design of Prefab Tiny Homes

Finalizing the design of a prefab home is the ultimate crucial step to be performed before the construction begins. This process is carried out after the location site is bought, the general contractor is selected, the home manufacturer is decided, and the necessary design for the home is well considered. This process is extremely important because any further changes will be difficult once the building of the home commences. Moreover, it will equip the homeowner with the necessary resources to deal with any of the delays or other issues in the construction process. Below are some tips in finalizing the […]

Buying a New Shower Unit for your Small Prefab Home

If you are looking to increase the usability and experience inside your modular home bathroom, you will need to make sure that the shower unit is great and in immaculate condition. These units should be replaced with time and when it is time to replace the shower unit of prefabricated houses, you will need to consider the following things before making the purchase of the unit. Measure Bathroom The first thing that you need to do while planning to replace the shower unit of a prefab tiny house is to measure the bathroom. You will need to choose the shower […]

4 Steps for Preparing a Prefab Home Building Site

If you are planning to build a small prefab home, then you will have to note the fact that approximately 90 percent of the construction process will be happening in a climate-controlled factory. This means that the homeowner will have less or no control over what is happening inside the factory. Many homeowners decide to wait and relax until the manufacturer delivers the newly built home to their building site, but that is actually a bad idea. Instead of waiting, you should focus on preparing the building site and ensure that it meets all the necessary laws and regulations to […]

Why Contractors Are Involved In Prefab Housing

General contractors ensure the safe final assembly of a prefab tiny house. The following are some of the standards adopted by builders in prefab housing. The Housing and Urban Development and International Residential Code are the regulatory bodies. Conventional Building Codes The HUD had once mandated the standards for small prefab homes. They include: Limitations on Square Feet Standards on Room Size Ceiling Heights and Sanitary Standards Electricals and HVAC System Standards The minimum square feet allocation for the prefab tiny house is 400sq ft and the maximum is 1000 sq ft. Zonal Regulations and Square Feet Zoning regulations define […]

Why Invest On Insulated Prefab Tiny Homes

Weatherized prefab tiny homes offers the homeowners great living comfort. It is important to weatherize and seal small prefab homes in cold climates. In addition, building codes of some of the states call for efficient home insulation. Let us analyze the advantages of insulating prefab homes… Reduced Utility Bills HVAC systems may run round the clock when snowfall occurs in the winter season, and in non-weatherized homes. However, once inside the insulated pre manufactured homes, working hours of the heating and cooling appliances, and in turn the heating cost gets drastically reduced. Your prefab tiny homes insurance cannot afford to […]

Space-Saving Design Tips for Small Prefab Homes

The compact nature of prefab homes has made them favorable among the latest interior design trends. More homes are presented with limitations in size, set by location and other building regulations. This has resulted in scaling down of home size, which prompted homeowners and interior designers to look for several innovative ways to maximize the space inside. In the process of building a prefab home, incorporating various design innovations and tricks can significantly alter the living space. It can make smaller interiors seem much larger. This is done by properly allocating spaces for storing the different items inside a home. […]

How to Differentiate Between Prefab Homes and Manufactured Homes

Manufactured homes are also known sometimes by names like mobile homes, doublewide homes, or trailer homes. These homes are built in a factory and then transported to the home site in trucks, just like prefab homes, but the similarity between the two ends there. In fact, there are many differences between manufactured homes and prefab homes. Construction and Delivery Manufactured homes are usually built on steel I-beam frame and will have axles and tires attached to the bottom. These homes will also feature a welded steel tongue-towing unit attached to the front. Usually, these homes are towed to the site […]

The Nordic Way of Life in Small Prefab Homes

Prefab tiny house set in remote locations defies the conventional way of life. The imaginary Hogwarts University had resemblance with some of the designs given here, with due nods to fiction. Cabin in Massachusetts This is a getaway cabin inside a vast garden, having a pointed roof and viewable windowsills. Massachusetts has one such facility with cabins mainly for couples. You may even get tempted to elope with your lover and live a fairytale life happily ever after, seeing these beautiful cabins. The Nordic Way of Life The Swedish tiny house is open for living as a guesthouse. Known today […]

What the Future Holds for Prefab Homeowners

The real estate experts dealing with prefab tiny homes have figured out three trends taking place in American small prefab homes. However, would prefab homes pave way for a complete eradication of the traditional home concept? Let us prognosticate further. Affordable Prefab Tiny Homes Traditional homes are slowly waning out of the market, as premium builders are offering affordable prefab homes to individual buyers. The builders take care of the features that keep homes to be energy efficient and durable. For instance, two years ago small prefab homes might have carried a price tag of $140,000, and that is not […]