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Look Inside: Rosseau Prefab Model Walkthrough from Quality Homes

We get a lot of questions about what type of layouts are possible when hiring a prefabricated or modular home builder. And in most scenarios, your imagination is the limit (within the Ontario Building Code, of course). A short while back the folks at Quality Homes shot this video walkthrough of their popular Rosseau model vacation home. And this is a great example of how custom prefab homes or cottages...

What’s The Difference: Modern Farmhouse vs Classic Farmhouse

There's something about farmhouse style that's historic in North America, no matter what you call it. With influences from early settlers' farms, this style looks and feels like it came out of a bygone era (because it did). The Main Characteristics of Farmhouse Style This style encompasses the simplified, minimalistic décor of farmhouse homes, which is shaped by the immediate surroundings and...

Two storey family home on large acreage

Prefab vs Traditional Construction: Who Wins [Infographic]

As more and more modular homes are built in Ontario, there is an undeniable rise in people’s interest in this not-so-new approach to building. Considering the current state of Canada's housing market, it’s no wonder young families and downsizers are on the hunt for smarter, more sensible (on the wallet) solutions. Below is a comparison of the main house building components, and how prefab homes...

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Prefab Home Maintenance Tips & Tricks

Just like any other home, modular homes require maintenance, especially that Ontario experiences different weather conditions. Prefab homes, like traditional homes, are investments, and maintaining them will help you ensure that it is in good shape and protected. Check out the following maintenance tips for your prefab home. Tip 1: Check the foundation or any support structure at least once a...

Cute 2 storey home in the country

Common Myths About Building a Prefab Home

There was a time when most people would have considered a prefab home to be less desirable because of various “mobile home” myths and general ignorance around the concept and building process.  But over time, prefabricated and modular home building companies have become extremely popular due to competitive pricing, customizability, and the overall allure and benefit of having your house...

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