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Modular Construction

Palm Harbor modular homes

A modular home is built to the same codes as a site built home. And because they must be transported to the home site, they are typically a much stronger home than site built homes.

Since 1977, Palm Harbor Homes has led the factory-built home industry with a focus on complete customer satisfaction and superior homes. Palm Harbor builds manufactured and modular homes in environmentally protected building centers featuring strict quality controls, minimal material waste and unbelievable efficiency. As a result, our customers receive strong, energy-efficient homes delivered in less time and for less money than comparable site built homes.

What is a Modular Home?

Modular homes are the fastest-growing segment of the home building industry. A modular home is simply a home built to local building codes in a controlled, environmentally protected building center using precise and efficient construction technology. They are built to the same codes as a site built home. And because they must be transported to the home site, modular homes are much stronger than site built homes.Click here to see a 2-minute video of a Palm Harbor modular home setup.

Palm Harbor Homes builds modular homes under three brand names:

  • Palm Harbor Homes
    Many of our Palm Harbor Homes floor plans are designed as manufactured homes but can also be built as modular homes. This ability allows for virtually unlimited placement or deed restrictions as well as higher appraisal opportunities.
  • Discovery Custom Homes
    Discovery Custom Homes offers many unique floor plans, including two- and three-story models, with distinctive exterior elevations and a wide variety of custom options.
  • Nationwide Custom Homes
    Nationwide Homes is a leading builder of modular single-family homes, commercial structures, multi-family residences, and remodeling additions with a reputation for high quality, design flexibility and innovative marketing.

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Other Important Considerations.

  • Is Modular Right For You?
    When shopping for a new home, make sure to consider the advantages of modular construction. These homes are built in environmentally protected building centers and transported to the home site. As a result, they are much stronger than comparable site built homes. Palm Harbor's efficient building process provides strict quality control, faster building cycles and less material waste during the building process. The result is a 15-20% savings over comparable site-built homes. Not only do you own a stronger, more energy efficient home. You also save money.
  • Choosing the Right Construction Method for Your Home. 
    When deciding between a modular or manufactured home, it is important to understand the differences between the two. Modular homes allow for more architectural design freedom. Because they are built to local codes, modular home placement is typically less restricted. Using this construction method can also provide the opportunity for higher appraisals.

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Palm Harbor's housing consultants are ready to answer all of your questions and help you experience the Palm Harbor Homes advantage. Contact a model center near you today to learn more or visit our Discovery Custom Homes or Nationwide Custom Homes web sites. Modular homes require additional inspections that may not be available at a particular building center or home site. Confirm availability with your housing professional.

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