Decoding Energy Efficiency Lingo

Why It Matters "Sustainability and high-performance building can lower total ownership costs through utility savings and increased durability as well as improve indoor living environment. Voluntary, non-prescriptive green programs give builders and consumers the flexibility that they need to construct homes that are sustainable, cost-effective, and appropriate for the home’s geographic location." Source: NAHB The [...]

By |2022-11-29T10:25:34-05:00November 29, 2022|Modular Blog|

“How do I know it is TIME to BUILD?”

"How do I know it is time to build a new home?" ✨ You've outgrown your current home. ✨ You want to downsize now that the kiddos are gone. ✨ Interest rates are crazy low. ✨ You hate the mess of remodeling. ☹️ ✨ You want to live in a certain area. ✨ Worry-free maintenance. [...]

By |2022-10-25T13:29:28-04:00August 31, 2021|Modular Blog|

In the News – SMI’s 2020 Business in Review

Section H in this year's 2020 Business in Review published on February 19th, 2021 by The Derrick and The News-Herald focuses on the business and organizations that fuel the economy in the Clarion County area. This year's article that was submitted by SMI Homes featured a few of the modular homes, apartments, and professional buildings [...]

By |2021-03-16T13:02:16-04:00March 16, 2021|Modular Blog|

You Are Invited to Our Open House

Join us at 101 Southern Ave. during the day on October 2nd, 2020, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to tour our model home display, production plant, and visit our showroom. Come out and see how modular homes are constructed in our unique 5 stage production facility and tour our beautiful contemporary style [...]

By |2020-09-22T16:46:55-04:00September 22, 2020|Modular Blog|

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Build Your Next House?

Why build your next home? According to the American Census Bureau, people move approximately 11.7 times after the age of 18. That means about every 4.3 years Americans are on the move. Many factors such as job change, divorce, an expanding family, and even downsizing are all reasons why people decide [...]

By |2020-09-01T09:42:40-04:00August 11, 2020|Modular Blog|

Why Become a Modular Contractor?

Why become a modular contractor? Why would I want to change from a traditional on-site builder? Why now? Why, why why! If you are like many other contractors/builders that have not had previous experience in modular construction, then all of these WHYs are GREAT questions. Here are some answers to the WHYs that may have [...]

By |2020-05-06T08:34:14-04:00May 5, 2020|Modular Blog|

COVID-19, Products & Marketing Updates

SMI Contractors & Builders, Welcome. We are pleased to announce that our manufacturing facility will be back in production starting Monday, 4/27/2020. The Governor has also relaxed some of the mandates, in some areas of the state, to allow us to transport and set in those areas starting May 1st. We thank all of you [...]

By |2020-04-27T16:37:53-04:00April 27, 2020|Builders Emails|

How to Stay Safe & Build a New Home

Just a few short months ago, 2020 began with a booming economy and many were thinking of building a new home this summer. Then COVID-19 arrived, changing the way we work and shop. Work-from-home and social-distancing are now the new “norms” for many of us. So, how do we #staysafe, #socialdistance, and continue the [...]

By |2020-04-09T11:15:22-04:00April 6, 2020|Modular Blog|
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