Are Modular and Manufactured Homes Weather Safe?

Manufactured and modular homes have gained popularity over the past several decades. Individuals aspire to own safe and high-quality homes that are weather safe, without having to break their banks.

However, questions always arise about the safety and reliability of these homes. 

Find evidence below of the stability and reliability of modular and manufactured homes during adverse conditions.

What Makes Manufactured and Modular Homes Weather Safe?

At Baird Homes, we only partner with manufacturers whose values match our dedication to quality, integrity and determination. The ultimate goal is to provide safe, high quality homes to its clients. 

A few of the manufactures that Baird Homes partners with and stands behind are:

  • Champion Homes
  • Commodore Homes
  • Adventure Homes
  • Fleetwood Homes

Baird Homes is the next step towards safeguarding your safety and that of your family, and here’s why:

  • Highly skilled staff: Manufactured and modular homes are built by a team of experienced technicians and experts who are specialists in their respective fields of work. Most structural flaws are a result of poor workmanship. Our manufacturers seek to minimize workmanship errors by only working with the best team and materials. Working with experienced professionals ensures consistency in quality and craftsmanship.
  • Technology: Baird Homes’ manufacturers use advanced Computer-aided Design technology (also known as CAD) during construction for a stronger, safer home. This results in efficiency and a home tailored to serve you and your family for longer without posing any dangers even during adverse conditions.
  • High -quality materials: With the need to provide the best, only high-quality building materials are used in the construction of these homes. The home construction is also done in a climate-controlled environment that protects building materials from the elements which could jeopardize the quality and integrity of the final products.
  • Inspections: Numerous inspections are also done during the building process to ensure compliance with building codes and regulations. By the time your home is delivered to you, it is a hundred percent safe for you and your family.

Manufactured Homes and their Zones

Your home’s location within the United States will determine a zone in which it must be built to. The homes are built to withstand certain rates of wind and weather conditions.

The reason for these zone requirements is to provide the best safety and security for you and your family.

Wind and thermal are the two main components when it comes to these zones. Both are gauged on a scale of 1-3, 1 being the lowest in severity and 3 being the highest in severity.

Wind zones are based on the potential sustained winds in a given location. For instance, a home in Central Indiana will not face the same winds that a home near the coast of Florida would.

 On a similar note, that same home in Central Indiana would need a greater thermal insulation detail than the coastal Florida home. This is due to the drastically lower temperatures and seasonal snowfall seen in Indiana.

Check out the images below to get an idea of what type of wind/thermal zone you would need!

To go further into depth, here you’ll find the safety standards and regulations.

Wind Zone Map
Thermal Zone Map

Stay Safe with Manufactured and Modular 

Baird Homes is your go-to dealer if you’re looking to purchase a manufactured or modular home.

What wind zone are you located in? Comment below, we’d love to hear from you!

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