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 any experience in modular construction, then all of these WHYs are GREAT questions. Here are some answers to the WHYs that will have

By |2020-03-19T09:03:20-04:00February 26, 2020|Modular Blog|

Building Above the Rest

Cape Cod Custom Modular Home Since 1990, Structural Modulars, Inc. (SMI Homes) has been the innovator in new home and professional modular construction. With over a hundred of years of combined building experience, the SMI team of designers, engineers, and over 50 craftsman and skilled workers continually work to develop a better way

By |2020-01-08T10:52:46-05:00November 26, 2019|Modular Blog|

Top 3 Myths About Modulars

Myth #1 - Modular Homes are Manufactured Housing (Mobile Homes) FALSE Even though the two words modular and manufactured sound very much alike, they can't be more different! Modular homes are NOT manufactured homes (commonly known as trailers or mobile homes). Manufactured homes (mobile homes) are built to a set of building codes governed by

By |2019-11-06T10:32:06-05:00November 5, 2019|Modular Blog|

Now is the Time to Build a New SMI Modular Home!

Here's Why...   Reason #1 - Low Mortgage Rates Home mortgages are at some of the lowest rates since the last 40 years. The 2019 home mortgage rate dropped 6 basis points in the last two weeks and dropped 29 basis points since May. An average 30-year fixed home mortgage is approximately 3.625% to 3.75%

By |2019-12-10T14:09:19-05:00October 7, 2019|Modular Blog|

Updates on Products & Materials

After much research and discussion, the following products and materials, and procedures have been added or modified that address recent production and service issues.  Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your sales representative. ROOF& RIDGE VENTS In order to improve attic ventilation, we will be using Double 6 Aluminum Lanced

By |2019-10-08T08:24:43-04:00July 5, 2019|Builders Emails|

My Dream House Journey – Rough Draft #3

Post by Andrea Maitland Finally. Rough draft #3. The last box before I begin selecting my products and materials. The biggest hurdle so far? The layout of the kitchen. I remember remodeling my kitchen 8 years ago, and it took just a few hours to come up with the plan. It's easier, I think

By |2019-09-11T15:57:31-04:00May 17, 2019|Modular Blog|

My Dream Home Journey – Rough Draft #2

Post by Andrea Maitland So to get everyone up to speed here is what is going on. I found the perfect floor plan to use for my new home. I have a budget of $250,000, and I am looking into incorporating an in-law suite for my parents. The original floor plan is shown below.

By |2019-09-11T15:56:37-04:00February 8, 2019|Modular Blog|

My Dream Home Journey – It’s the Small Stuff that Makes a House a Home

Post by Andrea Maitland Happy New Year, everyone!  With the start of a new year, I resolve to stay on top of things and make sure I finish what I start, take accountability for my actions, and focus on what will most likely be the most significant project of my life...my dream home.  There

By |2019-09-11T15:55:42-04:00December 24, 2018|Modular Blog|

My Dream Home Journey – 1st Rough Draft of My Floor Plan

Post by Andrea Maitland The last time I blogged was OCTOBER 10, 2018. I apologize. However, I feel that this can be an example of how time gets away from you when you don't prioritize. Here's a quick recap. I want to blog about building my dream home using modular design and construction as

By |2019-09-11T15:54:36-04:00December 5, 2018|Modular Blog|