When it comes to constructing a dream home, rarely do they look alike. Indeed, whether you are seeking to build a weekend getaway, your dream home, or downsize to a retirement home, everyone brings their own personal preferences to their new home’s design. Then too, each building site is unique, with our goal to make your new home look like it organically belongs on that landscape–instead of being awkwardly imposed on it. With all these variables, you want a lot of design and construction options at your fingertips. That’s why Faith Homes Design Center uses a variety of building systems and techniques to craft our clients homes–all discussed here in more in depth.
Where Every Season is Building Season
Faith Homes specializes in building custom modular homes “on your lot.” We offer a wide variety of home styles and floor plans by Redman Homes and Rochester Homes, as well as other modular home producers. Whether you are a first time home buyer looking for something affordable, a seasoned homeowner looking to upgrade, or an empty-nester looking to downsize, we have a design that’s just right for you!
With our many years of experience, we can help you locate a building site, obtain financial assistance, help in the home selection and construct any on-site structures such as foundations, garages, porches or breezeways. We are turnkey builders, helping you every step of the way, from ground breaking to move-in.
What are modular homes?
- Modular homes are built in sections at a factory
- Modular homes are built to conform to all state, local or regional building codes
- Sections are transported to the building site on truck beds, then joined together by Faith Homes
- Local building inspectors check to make sure a modular home’s structure meets requirements and that all finish work is done properly
- Modular homes are often less expensive per square foot than site built houses
- A well-built modular home should have the same longevity as its site-built counterpart, increasing in value over time
The modular home system is light years ahead of the old fashioned site building. Indeed, the modular building system is stronger, better quality and faster construction. Because they are built within a controlled environment, unaffected by weather, using the latest tools, modular homes are built stronger and greener than any on-site construction. Within the factory, homes are constructed from the inside out; drywall seams, outlet joints and other openings are sealed airtight before enclosing them in the outer walls. Homes can be set and weather-tight within a single day, eliminating the danger of exposure to the elements, as with site building.
At Faith Homes Design Center, we’ve built a variety of modular home styles, from ranch, Cape Cod, two-story homes, with design styles that range from contemporary to rustic. Our services at Faith Homes includes all infrastructure development for your new home, including installing foundations, well water, sewer and septic systems, driveways, garage, walkways, patios and decks. So use the contact form in the left margin to tell us how we can make your dreams come true-for less![/toggle]
What are site built homes?
- They are constructed entirely at the building site.
- They conform to all state, local or regional codes where the house is located.
- Often called ‘stick-built’ houses.
- A well-built, cared for site-built home generally increases in value over time, although its location plays a key role in value.
The modular building system is not the solution for every new home building project. Sometimes clients of Faith Homes have unique design needs. That’s where custom site building comes in. We can oversee all aspects of your new home, including infrastructure improvements, such as installing foundation, driveway, sewer and septic, well water, electrical, as well as the construction of your new home.
In some instances, we can combine modular technology with site building, to save our clients time and money. Use the contact form on the left to tell us about your dream home.
What Are Manufactured Homes?
- Formerly referred to as mobile homes or trailers, but with many more style options than in the past
- Manufactured houses are built in a factory
- They conform to a Federal building code, called the HUD code, rather than to building codes at their destinations
- Manufactured homes are built on a non-removable steel chassis
- Sections are transported to the building site on their own wheels
- Multi-part manufactured units are joined at their destination
- Segments are not always placed on a permanent foundation, making them more difficult to finance
- Building inspectors check the work done locally (electric hook up, etc.) but are not required to approve the structure
- Manufactured housing is generally less expensive than site built and modular homes
- Manufactured homes sometimes decrease in value over time
- There can be restrictions on where they can be placed