OSB vs. Plywood

OSB vs. Plywood

Lately, a lot of people have been asking whether we use Plywood or OSB Sheathing.  Our answer is both, but this inquiry has caused me to be curious about the benefits of Plywood vs. OSB. In this video, Matt Risinger discusses the differences between the two products.  He also explains how he uses the products in the homes he builds.  His application is not relevant in our use of modular technology for two reasons: 1) Modular homes have a much...

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Buying vs. Building

Buying vs. Building

How do you decide between purchasing your home or building your home?  It is up to each family to weigh the factors of each option and decide which will be the best for their situation.  This blog has been written to give you a clear understanding of some of the pros and cons of each options, as well as some tips to make either process move smoother. Buying a Home Pros: Purchasing a home is quicker.  Typically once an offer is accepted by...

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Tying it all Together for Generation X

Tying it all Together for Generation X

This is our final blog in the Generation X Series and will probably be the shortest.  I want to briefly discuss three topics: Traffic patterns…  As you design the layout of the home, look at each area of your home and envision how family members will get from point A to point B.  Envision each area with a few extra guests.  Is there enough room for everyone to move around without tripping over furniture or each other?  Ask for help...

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