The Take Over Of Housing By Prefabs.
Housing is one of the biggest problem experienced by man in the modern times. This is basically because of inadequate raw materials and also spacing in some areas. This however has not been a hindrance to having houses. Man has always come up with a way to solve problems in every sector, the issue of spacing for example prompted man to construct storey houses with many floors while man has also had to create artificial raw materials where natural materials for construction are not available. Having to buy or borrow abroad has been used as a counter method.
Owning a house is seen by many people as an achievement. This has been made possible by the introduction and availability of loans and mortgages. People take up these loans to construct houses in places of their preference. Houses are known to be constructed at the site of residence. The culture and tradition of building houses from the site however seems to have been broken by the introduction of pre-built.
These are houses constructed in parts and taken to the site. The walls, roofs, drainage and other parts of the house come separately. Different materials are used in the construction of these houses, they range from steel, iron, bricks and even wood. Prefab houses are purchases from a retail sales company or can be bought directly from a constructing company who do the assembling. Despite this being the case, the constructing or manufacturing companies do the assembling and repair. Most houses are custom made in accordance with the customers’ preference while others follow the housing and construction laws in a particular area especially in the developed world.
The kind of innovation can be dated back to the mid-1500s in India. From India, this innovation spread to other parts of the world especially Europe. Prefabs have been taken up by some people and they earn a living from it. Some Real Estate firms like the Lake City Homes, have taken it upon themselves to specialize in prefabs. This has been attributed to the increase in demand of the same. The demand of these houses in different parts of the world has made it easy for businesses.
Some advantages of pre-built houses include. One of the reasons is the fact that these houses are customized and well-designed making it appealing to the client. To the manufacturers they do mass production and this means more profit.
These homes are pocket friendly both to the manufacturers and clients. In case of a demolition notice, prefabs can be dissembled instead of destroying making it transferrable to a new location.
One has to look out for the following if they want a good contarctor for prefabs. Looking at the previous works of a contractor in terms of approvals and durability. A honest and trustworthy contractor.Pricing should also be a matter of consideration as it should fit in the clients’ budget.