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A Comprehensive Guide to Modular Housing

In an article by Benzinga, the pros and cons to modular housing are discussed in detail.

According to Benzinga, modular homes are made in a controlled factory environment, where skilled craftspeople design and construct individual modules that form sections of the house, such as walls, ceilings and floors. Each module is designed and constructed according to the specifications of the home plan. The modules are then transported to the site, assembled and connected by a builder. The builder also completes the finishing touches, such as plumbing, electrical, roofing, siding, flooring and landscaping. The final result is a fully functional and aesthetically pleasing home. Modular homes must comply with the same building codes and regulations as site-built homes and undergo rigorous inspections throughout the process.

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