Quonset Homes

Considerations when Purchasing Prefab Homes

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With the rise in housing costs and the development of new technologies, prefab homes are becoming increasingly popular throughout Canada. In the past the thought of prefabricated housing usually went hand in hand with negative connotations. These days however you’ll find things have changed and while there are still $20k mobile homes on the market,…

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Is it Quonset, Quanset, Quansit, or Some Other Spelling?

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With over half a century of popularity, the arch-steel buildings we know and love have many names such as Quanset. What’s the most popular spelling? The most popular spellings we see in Canada, along with the number of searches for that word alone are: Quonset – About 40 searches per week Quanset – About 10…

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Why You Should Use a Steel Building when Expanding Your Home

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If you are interested in adding a home addition, most likely one of the things that turned you off or discouraged you from pursuing your dreams of adding more space, is cost. The Problem Let’s face it. It costs a lot of money to tear down walls, change the structure of your home and expand…

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What to Look For in a Quonset Supplier

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Standardization makes quality predictable Since cheap quonset kits are factory items, this means that you are dealing with standardized factory materials. Modern manufacturing in the United States has really taken a lot of the guess work in terms of quality out of the equation. Thanks to modern manufacturing technology, everything is standardized. This makes quality…

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Modern Quonset Housing

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Modern quonset homes have come a LONG way since Sears once sold them through their catalog. Today’s quonset movement has captured the spirit and imagination of a new generation of architects and home buyers, who together have championed a variety of modern modular dwellings that challenge preconceptions about “quonset” homes as cheap, cookie-cutter structures of…

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What is Quonset Housing?

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Quonset housing, for many of us, conjures up visions of being stuck behind half a house drug along the highway to its next space. Sadly “trailer trash” is part of our modern vocabulary. Thankfully Quonset housing today is far more than ugly oversized trailers. The first documented Quonset house was the Manning Portable Cottage. It…

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Modular Quonset Steel Housing Kits

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Modular quonset buildings are sectional buildings prefabricated off-site in a factory in a similar way to mobile homes, but there are many differences between the two. Each modular quonset house consists of several different sections called modules. A module is a six sided box that can be placed or stacked in a variety of different…

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Prefab Green Homes- An Eco Friendly Solution

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Over the last few years people have become more aware of the “eco friendly” nature of the products they buy and the services they consume. When they buy houses or engage the services of workmen they want to be sure that the parts and materials that are being used on their behalf are also eco…

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Prefabricated Home Additions – Quality without the Cost

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It is becoming more and more common to see houses being built or upgraded using modular and prefabricated quonset housing. Why this popularity? The answer is simple prefabricated modular units have advantages that other construction methods cannot match. Some of these advantages include: Flexibility Of Design More traditional housing construction methods limit the homeowner to…

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Another Reason to Buy a Quonset Home

What really is striking about the quonset steel building option is that it is easy to transport and does not cut back on the time spent during construction. In fact using this innovating method cuts back on the monies spent but does not cut back on the designing factor. One of the best ways to…

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Features of a Prefab Quonset Hut Home

Prefab quonset hut houses boast of the same features as a traditional house without the heavy price tag and cookie cutter designs. You can have your full range of master bathrooms with glass shower enclosures and whirlpool tubs, electric shutters, huge walk in closets, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, floor heating, central heating and other such…

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Benefits of a Quonset House

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There are several reasons why more and more prospective home buyers are choosing a quonset house built in a factory. Purchasing a quonset house means sticking to your original budget. You don’t have to worry about slipping behind completion schedule or going over your estimated budget. Inspectors can supervise and monitor the whole process of…

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Quonset Prefabricated Homes

Quonset homes also known as prefabricated homes or prefab homes are easy to build, eco-friendly, affordable and customizable alternatives to traditionally constructed homes which can cost over 30 percent less than their traditional counterparts. Quonset Steel Buildings are constructed off site and the pre-made panels are transported to the site of construction where building crews…

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