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Modular Home Building Specifications

Below are modular home building specifications and links to various suppliers' websites. Specifications or materials are subject to change without notification or obligation. For a full list of suppliers, visit the links page.

Roof and Ceiling

Interior walls and ceiling
  • 7/12 non-storage rafter - 24" O.C.
  • 1/2" Plywood roof sheathing w/H-clips
  • 30 year architectural self sealing shingles from Certainteed over 15# underlayment
  • Hinged 10" overhangs with soffit and fascia shiploose
  • 10" gable end overhangs
  • Aluminum drip edge installed
  • Shingle-over ridge vent per code
  • 40# ice and water shield on overhangs
  • 5/8" type "X" gypsum board on ceilings with smooth finish

Exterior Walls

Modular homes are structurally stronger
  • 2x6 studs @ 24" O.C. or 16" O.C.
  • 2x3 studs @ 16" O.C. on mating walls with structural sheathing
  • 8' ceiling height
  • 7/16" O.S.B. sheathing on all exterior walls with steel reinforcing over openings
  • Solid headers with O.S.B. reinforcement between studs


  • Double 4 or ship lap siding (installed for single sill plate) from Certainteed
  • Aluminum fascia
  • Vented vinyl soffit
  • Panel shutters on front elevation from Alcoa
Energy efficient insulating interior wall


  • R21 Kraft-faced fiberglass in exterior walls
  • R38 Kraft-faced fiberglass in ceilings
  • R19 Kraft-faced fiberglass in floors
  • Wind barrier house wrap from GreenGuard


  • 2x10 floor joists at 16" O.C. with double perimeter band
  • 5/8" T&G O.S.B. floor decking to be glued and nailed (1/4" luan in vinyl areas)
  • Cushion vinyl floor coverings - kitchens, baths, utility rooms - from Armstrong
  • FHA approved carpet with 8 lb. rebound pad from Shaw
  • Hardwood floor from Bruce
  • Tile floor installed by DALTILE

Doors and Windows

Interior with windows
  • Insulated steel 6-panel front door with knocker and peep hole from Therma Tru
  • Insulated steel half-lite rear door
  • 6' vinyl sliding patio door (floor plan dictates)
  • Windows by Andersen 200 and 400 series
  • MW vinyl windows white and beige available
  • Brushed nickel exterior light at all exterior doors from Seagull Lighting
  • Doorbell at front and rear doors
  • Key-in-knob hardware on exterior doors (keyed alike) from Schlage

Interior Doors and Moulding

Interior doors
  • White 6-panel colonial doors w/3 mortised hinges from Doorcraft
  • White colonial trim
  • Window sills throughout
  • Brushed nickel passage and privacy interior door knobs from Schlage
  • Door stops throughout

Interior Walls

  • 2x4 studs @ 24" O.C. (2x6 plumbing walls)
  • 1/2" gypsum board on walls with smooth finish (sheetrock screwed & glued)
  • High quality paint for easy touch-up (2 primer coats applied) from Duron
  • Vinyl coated metal shelving in closets - 12" (16" in pantry/linen per plan)


Kitchen cabinets
  • Raised panel style cabinets w/hidden hinges from Merillat
  • Crown molding or galley rail over wall
  • Roll-out shelves in base cabinets
  • Square-edged, high pressure laminate countertop with backsplash from Formica
  • Recessed medicine cabinet with decorative lights in baths


  • 200 AMP circuit panel with 40 breaker capacity from Cutler-Hammer and General Electric
  • Decora style rocker switches
  • Ground fault circuits per code
  • Smoke detectors AC/DC per code (photoelectric in MA)
  • Switched bedroom receptacle
  • Ceiling fan/light combination in all bathrooms
  • 30" color coordinated range hood in kitchen
  • Ceiling lights in foyer, hall, basement stairwell, attic, laundry, kitchen, and walk in closets
  • Chandelier in dining area
  • Emergency boiler switch

Heat System

  • Electric baseboard with individual wall mounted thermostats or hot water baseboard
  • Toe kick heater in kitchen (floor plan dictates)


  • PEX PIPE water supply lines stubbed through floor
  • PVC drain and vent lines
  • Shut-off valves on all fixtures
  • Anti-scald valve on all tubs and showers
  • Single lever faucets throughout from Moen
  • 8" deep bowl stainless steel sink in kitchen w/sink spray
  • Cultured marble vanity tops (Laminate top with drop-in bowl optional) from Lasco
  • One piece tub units from Lasco
  • Elongated china water closet
  • Towel bar and paper holder installed
  • 50-gallon electric water heater shipped loose from American Water Heater Company
  • Tile showers and soaking tubs available

Additional Raised Ranch (Bi-Level) Specs

  • Recessed entry (floor plan dictates)
  • Four-way switch in foyer area
  • 2' electric heater or 3' hot water baseboard S/L for landing
  • Stairs up with carpet and landing with vinyl (all shipped loose)
First floor Cape floor plan

Additional Cape Specs

  • 12/12 rafter roof system at 16" O.C.
  • Stairs installed to second story (carpet shipped loose)
  • Close-off package (one 30" door trim studs and drywall
  • 3/4" T&G O.S.B. floor decking between knee walls
  • Roughed-in plumbing and electric to second story
  • 2 gable end windows shipped loose

Additional Two-Story Specs

  • 2x6 ceiling joists at 16" O.C. with double 2x10 perimeter band
  • 2x4 studs at 16" O.C. on mating walls with structural sheathing
  • Fiberglass insulation around exterior perimeter between floor and ceiling
  • All second story siding shipped loose
  • Stairs to second story installed (carpet shipped loose)
  • Drywall not installed in certain areas to allow for plumbing connections between floors
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