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What are the standard widths of a modular homes?

Modular homes typically have three width offered for their modules: twelve, fourteen and sixteen feet wide. The width will vary a couple of inches from factory to factory. In most states modules wider than fourteen feet cost extra to transport due to states requiring police escorts and additional flag cars. The additional cost for a wider box is well worth the additional cost for great rooms requiring large open spaces. Often design can incorporate a 14 foor module in the front of the home and a sixteen foor wide modular for great rooms.

Can a modular home be deeper than thirty two feet?

Yes, the depth or width of a modular home can be much wider than 32 feet or two 16 wide boxes together. the largest modular home I sold in New Jersey sixty feet deep and 80 feet long at places. Modular homes can be designed to fit almost every building lot.

What is the maximum length of a prefab house module?

There is no maximum length for for a modular homes. The maximum length of a modular home section on the east coast is around sixty to seventy feet. In the west and midwest these lengths can be longer if necessary.

What is the widest clear-span area in a modular home?

Modular homes use microlam beams to create smooth ceilings for clear spans. Most manufactures can span around 18 feet on the first floor of a two story without pocketing the lam beam into the second floor. On modular ranch homes and second floors of two story prefab home the clear span can be twenty or more feet.

Why do I not get a discount if I eliminate wall space from the modular home?

When a modular home wall is constructed in a factory, full dry wall sheets are used to minimize seams. The other element is additional structural lumber of lam beams might be required.

Can a modular home floor plan be modified for handicap accessibility?

Yes, modular homes can be designed to comply with all ADA compliance. This includes casement windows, electrical switches and receptacle heights, roll in showers, special sinks and toilets, special cabinet and sink design. Modular home factories can add any option to make the home handicap accessible as a site built home.

What are the minimum room sizes in a modular home?

Modular Homes can have any size of room you want to make as long as lam beam can be included in the design. The smallest room in most homes is a linen closet.

Can I add or remove closets in a modular home?

Yes, you can add and remove closets in a modular home. Often people will remove closets on floor plans to comply with septic system restrictions eliminating the number of occupants. Another reason to remove closets from a modular home floor plans is when the bedroom will be used as a home office, den or library.

Is there a checklist for designing a Modular Home Floor Plan?

Yes, We have another website underdevelopment on how to design a modular home.

Where are phone jacks installed in a modular home?

Yes, phone jacks and television jacks are installed at the modular home factory. It is imperative to identify and mark the desired locations for all electrical wires before the modular home goes into production. Adding telephone and television jacks is relatively inexpensive when completed at the factory. In addition, installing phone and cable jacks in your modular home could disrupt the insulation in the side walls or ceiling.

Where are electrical outlets located in modular homes?

Electrical outlets and switches are installed any where you desire. Often receptacles are installed in ceilings for garage door openers. Some people who enjoy decorating the exterior of their homes for Christmas (like my sweet wife the elf) have receptacles installed in the soffit or their home. If you have special needs for electrical receptacles, please include them on your plan and modular home order.

Can I position the laundry on the second floor of a modular home?

Yes, you can have a laundry room on any floor you want. A washer pan will required if you install the washer on a wooden floor.

Can I add windows to my modular home?

Yes, you can add windows, doors and more to your modular home. In addition you can move windows around as well. The only restriction to omitting windows is light and ventilation requirements of local and state modular home building codes.











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