We hear it time and time again, yet somehow the stigma still sticks around. Modular homes, which are commonly misconstrued as manufactured homes, are technically manufactured, with one key difference. A modular home is built in a factory on an assembly line. Manufactured homes, on the other hand, are the typical "double wide" that most people think of, and the construction process and build quality is not the same.
I'm sure every time the phrase "assembly line" is thrown out there, most get this image of a manufacturing factory, similar to the picture shown today. But it's not quite the same. Yes, it's built in a factory. Yes it's built on an assembly line. But let's be realistic for two minutes, it's a house, not a tinker toy or a car. It's quite a bit bigger, but the idea holds true. While car companies can pump out thousands of cars, a modular home builder can push out single digits. Still impressive considering what's being built.
But the one thing I must insist on, if you hear the term manufactured home in reference to a modular home, make sure you understand the difference. Please be sure to reach out with any questions.