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101 Prefab

Everything you wanted to know about prefab but were afraid to ask! We've tapped the brain behind popular web resource FabPreFab to explain the birds and bees of manufactured housing.

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    An Introduction to Prefab

    The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at least a few hundred years.

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    Pretty Fabulous

    In order to fairly evaluate the pros and cons of today’s prefab design, we broke it down according to various criteria. Here are just a few examples of the benefits prefab has to offer.

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    Taking Care of Business

    A look back through the history of prefab reveals a few failures that proved to be great opportunities for learning and improvement.

  • A house made of plywood panels, precut with joints and notches.

    The Big Easy

    Most prefab manufacturing facilities house loads of heavy machinery, but not every design must be constructed on the factory line.

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