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Modular VS. MFG Home

Manufactured HUD Code

Frame remains on home and used to set on foundation

 2"x6" or 2"x8" Floor Joists 16" OC on top of Steel Frame

Single 2"x6" (or 8") Rim Rail on exterior sidewall, endwalls and marriage walls

Exterior walls have Single 2"x6" Top Plates and 1"x6" Bottom Plates

Interior walls with 2"x4" studs 24" OC with 2"x4" Top Plate and 1"x4" Bottom Plate (GS series 2"x3" Interior walls)

Optional Interior walls with 2"x4" studs 16" OC with 2"x4" Top Plate and 1"x4" Bottom Plate

30# Roof Load (HUD Rafter) Options up to 120#

Shingle Underlayment with 15# Paper

Roof Pitches 3:12 & 4:12 on 28 Wide’s, 3.31:12 on 30 Wide’s, 2.66:12 on 40 Wide’s,  with eaves of 8", 12" and 16"

Insulation R-40 Roof, R-21 Wall, R-33 Floor

5/8” OSB w/ seams sanded Floor Decking

Typical Window & Door Headers are single 2"x6" Lay Flat Headers (depend on size of window and roof load)

7/16" OSB Underlayment w/House Wrap installed under Lap, vinyl, log siding only--Not installed under Smart Panel

7/16" Facia Board

30 Gallon Electric Water Heater ( optional 40 or 50 gallon)

M/H Electric Furnace with return air vents in walls above bedroom doors

Plumbing with auto vents and some vents through roof

No Water Softener Plumbing Loop required Color Coded  Pex  Plumbing Line

Drain water system complete

No Pressure & Temperature Balanced faucets required on tub/showers

6" or 8" Heat Duct Boots

1-1/2" Drain and P-traps

1" x6" Sub Facia

Whole House Water Shutoff Valve included in laundry plumbing hook up box

Signature and Platinum series with FHA grade carpet

All Others with non-FHA grade carpet Smoke detectors in all bedrooms and in living areas


MODULAR  IRC Code 

Frame is Removed, Req. Full Footing/ Stem Wall Foundation or Basement

2"x10" Floor

Double 2"x12" Rim Joist Rails Around Each Floor Section

Crawlspace access or optional basement access

Exterior walls have Double 2"x6" Top Plate and 2"x6" Bottom plate

Interior walls with 2"x4" studs 24" OC with 2"x4" Top & Bottom Plates 

Optional Interior walls with 2"x4" studs 16" OC with 2"x4" Top and Bottom Plates 

30# Roof Load (IRC Modular Rafter) Optional up to 120#

Shingle Underlayment with Aquabar Underlayment

Roof Pitches on all houses 4:12 and 6:12 Optional Insulation R-49 Roof, R-19 Wall and R-33 Floor Insulation  

19/32" T & G Plywood Floor Decking w/ seams sanded

Double Vertical 2"x4" or 2”x6” Window & Door Headers (depend on size of window opening and roof load)

7/16" OSB Underlayment w/House Wrap installed under ALL exterior sidings

5/4 Fascia Board or Optional Exterior Painted Solid Wood Trim

50 Gallon Residential Electric Water Heater

Residential Electric Furnace

All plumbing vents through roof

All plumbing ran in home with optional truss floor system

Drain system plumbed through floor and finished on site (standard floor joist)

Pressure & Temperature Balanced faucets on tub/showers

10" Heat Duct Boots

2" Drain and P-traps on tubs & showers 

2"x4" Sub Fascia

Separate Whole House Water Shutoff valve box 

FHA Grade Carpet Smoke / Carbon Monoxide  detectors inside each bedroom and outside each bedroom area and in living areas

Joists 16" OC Spanning Foundation to Post & Beam  or optional truss floor system 50% Stronger & 33% Stiffer