What is a manufactured home in Dallas Denton Fort Worth DFW and how does it differ from a modular home?
A manufactured home in Dallas Denton Fort Worth DFW area (also known as a mobile home) is a single or multi-sectional home built on a permanent frame, like a steel undercarriage/chassis, with a removable transportation system (hitch and wheels). The unit is attached to a site-built foundation or blocked off the ground and is subject to the 1976 federal standards established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Having A professional home inspection on these can save an enormous amount of money for you.
A modular home is constructed in a factory using conventional home floor joists and delivered to a site on a trailer or flat bed truck. The delivered home in denton dallas fort worth area may be in the form of panels that are assembled at the site, may be pre-cut and assembled on site, or may be pre-built and delivered in one piece. The home, panels or pre-cut panels are lifted from the trailer and attached to a foundation. A modular home may be single or multi-storied. Modular homes are not subject to HUD standards, but must be built to Texas and local Uniform Building Codes in the Dallas Denton Fort worth DFW areas.