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3 Things to Remember When Looking to Build

While modular homes aren’t quite the same as building a regular home, building a modular home is still a major undertaking. There is a lot to consider when taking a design from paper and creating the house of your dreams. Here are three things to consider when looking to build a modular home.


Flow of Traffic

One thing to consider is the flow of traffic of your day. Does your daily schedule allow you to have time to meet with builders to discuss your designs and plans for your modular home? The flow of your day is very important when adding a new project. If the project dominates all your time, then you won’t have the time or space to dedicate to your other priorities. If your daily life is hectic, with running kids to places, or running a business, perhaps now may not be the best time to build.

Needed Spaces

If it is the right time to build, it’s important to consider the spaces of your home that you will need. For example, most people don’t think about an HVAC system when building their home. But, depending on what you choose, different types of HVAC systems need more or less space. That space is crucial in the design aspect of your modular home because you need an HVAC system. If you forget to add in those needed spaces, when your house gets built, you’ll find that you’re missing some crucial parts to the functionality of your dream house.

Time for the Project

Time is an investment in any project. When it comes to building a modular home, you need to make sure you have the time to meet with builders to discuss your ideas, but also consider that the project itself is going to take time. Try to budget your time so you can prepare for any living inconveniences. You may have to consider alternative living options if you have a deadline to be out of your current living situation, but your home is not finished building. You may have to consider putting things into storage for a while because you won’t have your own space yet. Projects take time, so remember to be patient as you work with the builders on your dream home.


Modular homes can be quite stunning, but like any home, they take time and patience to build. If you are looking into building a modular home, remember that it is a massive, but worthwhile undertaking.

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Carolina Custom Homes

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Carolina Custom Homes of Burlington was founded with a mission to provide customers with an alternative, greener way to build. We partner with North Carolina’s top manufacturers to create both practical and luxurious designs for your home. We maintain a low operating overhead, which means that more of your money goes towards designing and building your perfect home. We provide you with high quality, custom modular homes at an unbeatable value.

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