If you’ve looked at our website, followed us on Facebook, talked to us, or looked at a brochure you’ve probably noticed that we offer manufactured and modular homes. What is the difference between a manufactured and modular home?
There are many differences. Some are more obvious than others. Many people don’t know the difference between these two types of homes, which is why we’ve created this guide to help you learn more.
Manufactured and Modular Differences
While there are many differences there are a few things that help people understand how to decipher one from the other quickly.
- Modular Homes = known as prefabricated, prefab or factory stick built homes
- Manufactured Homes = known as singlewide, doublewide, triplewide, sectionals or mobile homes
- Modular Homes = constructed to the same building codes as site-built homes
- Manufactured Homes = built to the state construction standards act of 1979, known as Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Modular Homes = Built for a basement or crawl space on personal property
- Manufactured Homes = Installed on frost piers, engineered slabs or basements on personal property or within a housing community.
While these are just a few of the differences keeping these things in mind when looking at modular and manufactured homes will help you understand. To get a deeper understanding take a look at our full Modular vs. Manufactured guide.View Modular vs Manufactured Guide