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A Modular-Housing Checklist Russellville AR

In a nutshell, modular housing compares favorably with ordinary "stick-built" structures erected on site in Russellville. In six key categories, here's how the two methods stack up.

Dusty Road Builders
(479) 967-3200
910 3 St
Russellville, AR
 
Ewi Constructors
(479) 968-5432
220 N Knoxville Ave
Russellville, AR
 
Andrews Stan Construction
(479) 967-1800
1402 Russell Rd
Russellville, AR
 
Baker Refrigeration System
(479) 967-7303
3931 N Arkansas Ave
Russellville, AR
 
Arkansas Restoration Services Inc
(479) 967-2018
701 Weir Rd
Russellville, AR
 
Brian Stone Construction
(479) 890-6095
504 E 13th St
Russellville, AR
 
Bj'S Home Improvement Inc
(479) 967-1630
1108 Ashwood Dr
Russellville, AR
 
Baldwin Wayne Construction Inc
(479) 858-7332
PO Box 10039
Russellville, AR
 
Cole Construction
(479) 890-5511
571 Robinson Ln
Russellville, AR
 
3 Gd Inc
(479) 636-5550
214 South 2Nd Street
Rogers, AR

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In a nutshell, modular housing compares favorably with ordinary "stick-built" structures erected on site. In six key categories, here's how the two methods stack up:

Initial Price: Modular house prices are generally less expensive than site-built, coming in 5 to 20 percent less for the same structure. The difference usually depends on local labor and materials costs for site-built.

Design Variety: In wood-framed structures, modular should be able to match anything a designer for site-built homes can come up with. For exotic housing - log cabins, foam-block buildings and the like - modular can't compete with an on-site contractor.

Fit and Finish Reliability: Site-built housing rarely comes close to matching modular's fit and finish, mainly because modular is built in a controlled environment and site-built isn't. Only in areas where weather changes are infrequent is site-built competitive.

Construction Time: Modular houses are frequently finished in one-quarter of the time it takes to do an identical site-built home. For modular, think weeks; site-built, months.

Product Reputation: Even though modular products are built to code requirements the same as, or better than, site-built, public perceptions lean distinctly toward the latter. This can adversely affect modular resale values, particularly where modular homes are uncommon. Resale Value: In areas where modular housing is commonplace, resale values are competitive with site-built. In general, the more distinctive the modular home's design is, the better its resale value.

For More Information: The best sources of more information are via the Internet at: www.modularhousing.com (run by the Modular Building Systems Association) www.buildingsystems.com (run by Building Systems magazine) www.buildingsystems.org (run by the Building Systems Councils of the National Association of Home Builders). If you don't have online access, most public libraries provide it at no charge.

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