FAQ’s


Q. Can we modify the floor plan?
A. Yes, we can do total customization whether we modify or create a unique plan to fit your needs

Q. How long does it take?
A. From the time the house is ordered (signing off of final plans) to the time you move in is typically 3-3 ½ months. This includes the factory building your new home, heat, plumbing and electrical contractors and Showcase Homes finishing the exterior and interior as pertains to the home.

Q. We have just land, who puts in the well, septic, foundation, etc.?
A. We have built our business by developing relationships with experienced contractors and can help coordinate the installation of wells, septic, excavation, foundations, heating systems, plumbing, electrical and all items necessary to complete your new home.

Q. Can we do some of the work ourselves?
A. Yes. Many customers, depending on their comfort level, will do some of the work themselves even if it’s just trash removal to save money, building stairs, decks or installing hardwood or tile flooring.

Q. How does the financing on a modular home work?
A. It is the same as building a home with lumber. You would get a construction loan. This type of loan will provide the funds up front to pay for your project, even including the land purchase.

Q. Is there any warranty with your homes?
A. Yes. Everything is covered for the first year, whether it’s a drywall crack, carpet seam coming undone, roof leaking, etc. After that, each outside vendor that our factories use carry their own warranty, i.e. 25 year warranty on shingles, limited lifetime on siding and so on.

Q. Can we pick our own colors?
A. Yes. We have a wide variety of colors to choose from for flooring, cabinets, countertops, siding, shutters, shingles, etc.

Q. Can you build a garage for us?
A. Yes. We have a few sub-contractors that build all of our garages, steps, decks, etc. for us. Also, since all of the products that go into our homes are name brand products, the can all be purchased locally. In other words, we can match siding colors, shingle colors, windows, etc.

Q. Can we visit the factory?
A. Absolutely, in fact, we encourage it. We are very proud of the manufacturers that we deal with and we feel that once you’ve visited the factory, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of exactly what it takes to construct a modular home. Plus it’s exciting!

Q. What’s the difference between a modular home and a mobile home?
A. The biggest difference is that the steel frame stays with the mobile home, whereas with the modular, it’s only for transportation. Banks consider a modular the same way they consider a stick built home as far as value and appreciation.