modern solutions, energy savingand interesting design is what attracts more and more people interested in modular homes. There is one more thing to mention! A significant advantage of a modular home is the fact that it is created… in a few days! It’s a revolutionary solution, thanks to which you no longer have to spend two years of your life constantly supervising and organizing a traditional construction site. Modular house – you order and wait. On the fixed date, the elements of your house arrive at the designated place and a team returns the house to you in a few days, often ready to live in. Is it really that simple?
Modular house – what is it?
You’ve probably heard the term “modular home” more than once. This technology came to us from the United States and Scandinavia and is gaining more and more popularity in Poland. Although many people do not yet fully believe in the durability of this type of construction, young people are enthusiastically turning to integrated method for building houses in the form of modules. In addition, building a modular home is often more cost effective than regular construction.
A modular home is structure made of prefabricated elements produced in the factory. Ready elements are transported to the construction site and assembled there into a single building. Modern technology allows you to build even multi-storey structureswhereby the living area is significantly increased.
Until recently, modular houses were associated with houses without a permit, that is to say up to 35m2 before, and now up to 70m2. Now, however, the square footage of houses has increased significantly. This technology even makes it possible to create multi-room houses for a family of 5 people.
How long does it take to build a modular home?
The time to build a modular home is much shorter than building using traditional methods. Himself assembly of ready-to-use prefabricated elements usually takes several daysHowever, it should be borne in mind that not all the steps must be carried out in order to be able to move into a new point of sale.
Your modular home adventure begins with a company that designs, distributes and builds modular homes. Usually we can choose from several ready-made projects, but you can also create your own. It must then be remembered that it is associated with a higher price. Each design change also extends the waiting time.
To build a modular house, you must have a building permit, so you have to add time to complete the administrative formalities and prepare the land. Modular homes are built on foundations – it adds a few days.
Always alone building a modular home typically takes one to two months. After this time, only work related to the connection of the electrical industry and the sewage system should be carried out. All finishing work can take from several weeks to several months. It depends on the financial outlay of the investor, and now also on the availability of materials.
How much does it cost to build a modular home?
Costs associated with building a modular home are generally smaller than those associated with traditional construction. It is assumed that prices start from 1500 PLN per meter. However, this is a minimum amount that increases with the complexity of the project, its size and the introduction of modern solutions.
The average cost of building a modular home is for this period about 300-400 thousand. Considering the rising prices of building materials, this is one of the most cost-effective methods of building a house. The above cost is unfinished house. To this must also be added the cost of finishing, which, depending on the quality of materials, starts from 150,000.
Labor also reduces the cost of finishing. If you decide to hire a team of professionals, you should automatically be prepared for higher expenses. You’ll save if you do the finishing work yourself. It will definitely take a little longer and may be devoid of fancy swirls on the walls, but we guarantee you will be very satisfied.
Is it worth building a modular home?
The modular home is currently very popular. This is due to the fact that this technology significantly reduces the service life under construction stress. Most people who have built homes using the traditional method describe the experience as an endless series of arguments, stress, tight deadlines and budgets. Of course, such memories are not a rule, but they happen quite often – especially now. A modular home is built by a single company, unlike regular construction, where a different team is responsible for each step. This increases the risk of missed deadlines and gaps.
Additionally, modular home designs are generally very modern. The buildings are really beautiful, and in addition they contain a lot of ecological and energy-efficient solutions which result in very low house maintenance costs.
Attention should also be paid to the importance ease in expanding such houses. It is easy to add additional modules and expand the house according to your needs. Interestingly, there are companies on the market that offer fully mobile modular homes. If you are bored living in one place, you can order a team that will “collapse” your house in a few days and place it in another place.
Modular homes are definitely an attractive option worth considering.
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