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A House In a Day (8 minute Time Lapse

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During the summer of 2017, the University of Dayton built 6 UniBuilt houses in the student neighborhood. This is a time lapse video of the installation of house number 6.

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Three of Six Unibilt Homes Go Up in Walnut Hills (Cincinnati, OH)

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More Home Builders Turning to Prefab Construction

An article in the Wall Street Journal this month reported that more and more of the nation’s largest home builders are starting to embrace modular housing, — a process they once highly criticized. One of the motivations behind this trend has been the shortage of skilled labor throughout the U.S. housing recovery.

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Unibilt, Six Module, Three Story Apartment Building goes up in less than Two Days!

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The Modern Modular: Builders Redefine What 'Modular Home' Means

Anyone who still harbors preconceived notions about modular housing should see what’s going on in the factory and the field . . .

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Unibilt New Model - The Deerfield

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Customization of design

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Unibilt Custom Homes is more than just our name. 100% of all homes built by Unibilt feature differing levels of design customization. Invariably the one question that is asked during our monthly factory tours is, “Can I change the floor plan from the one I see in your catalog?” The answer is always a resounding “Yes you can!”

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Modular construction at Unibilt guarantees that the materials used in your new home never are exposed to the elements.

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At Unibilt Custom homes all materials used in the construction of your new home are stored indoors, under roof and are never exposed to rain, ice, sleet or snow. Lumber, drywall, insulation, roof decking, floor decking and wall sheathing are always kept dry, either in our 85,000 square foot plant or in our 15,000 square foot warehouse. Our critical materials are delivered dry and kept that way.

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What is the difference between mobile homes and modular homes?

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That question is asked hundreds of times across the United States by bankers, realtors, zoning officials and the general home buying public. There is a clear difference in the two. The term “mobile home” has been replaced in technical and legal jargon by the term “manufactured housing” in recent years. To further confuse the issue modular homes often are referred to as off site built, pre-fabricated, industrialized, systems built, as well as other terminology that has been used in various situations. In general manufactured homes (formerly mobile homes) are built to comply with a code developed in 1976 referred to as the HUD Code. This code requires that any home built to comply must be attached to a permanent chassis---a steel frame. In general due to this steel chassis the structural elements required differ from those required for modular or conventional construction. (For example 2x6 floor joists can be used versus 2x10 floor joists in modular or conventional home construction.)

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Unibilt delivers and sets every home we build.

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Unlike many modular manufacturers, Unibilt employees deliver homes to customer sites with our company owned transporters and trucks. This eliminates a middle man or outside sub-contracted freight company as well as a sub-contracted set crew. Our professional team is headed by two individuals with over 60 years of combined delivery and set experience----all while employed by Unibilt. Unibilt is unique in that we not only set homes with the use of a crane (as others do) but also when feasible we can also place your new home on its permanent foundation by using “roll-on” equipment. This translates in to cost savings for our builders and customers. Savings in the thousands of dollars can be realized when the “roll on” method can be utilized. While this method of setting homes is not always feasible (two story homes must be set with a crane) we take every opportunity to save homeowners money when possible.

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