Modular Homes Stand Up to Severe Weather

Since we’re entering “hurricane  season”, I thought you might want to see a couple of videos about how two of our homes fared against a violent tornado with 160 MPH winds:   Part 1 shows how the modular homes were much more durable than the stick framed homes when struck head-on by the tornado. Part 2 includes interviews with the homeowners.

 

Modular homes are more durable even when hit by a tornado.
Modular homes are more durable even when hit by a tornado.

Here explains why modular homes are so durable.

Here explains why modular homes are stronger than conventional, stick built homes.  Keep in mind that this was written by the National Association of Home Builders, whose members are almost entirely stick builders.

Modular homes are more durable even when hit by a hurricane.
Modular homes are more durable even when hit by a hurricane.

For more information about the unique durability of modular homes, see Why Build Modular in my book The Modular Home.

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