Frequently Asked Questions About Pocket House Recreational Modular Homes
“How long does it take to get our Pocket House Modular?”
Your new Pocket House Modular Home can be ready in about 12 to 18 months – depending on workload at the time of ordering.
“What kind of foundation do we need when you deliver?”
The home can be placed on piles, basements, or even compacted gravel base pads (depending on jurisdiction requirements)
“What does the term Manufactured Home mean?”
A Manufactured Home is a type of prefabricated housing that is largely assembled in a indoor fabricating facility and is then transported to your property. A Manufactured Home includes both Modular Homes and Mobile Homes.
“What’s the difference between a Modular Home and a Mobile Home?”
Modular Homes are residential homes built to Canadian Standards Association A-277 (Canadian National Building Code). Standard specs include engineered floor trusses, 2 x 6 exterior walls, minimum 8′ ceilings and primed and painted drywall. Modular homes with truss floors are typically designed to go on a basement or foundation.
Mobile Homes are manufactured to Canadian Standards Association Z-240. Standard specs include 2 x 8 floor joists on a steel frame, 2 x 6 exterior walls, 7½’ ceilings, and gypsum paneling. Mobile Homes on a steel frame are typically set on concrete blocking piers or sono tubes (cement pylons).
“What is the Pocket House Modular Home Warranty?”
Pocket House Modular homes built in AB are protected by 2-5-10 home warranty insurance, as set out by the New Home Buyer Protection Act of AB. Mandatory warranty insurance includes the following coverages:
2 years’ coverage on labour and materials as follows:
- 12 months’ coverage for defects in material and labour
- 24 months’ coverage for defects in material and labour for delivery and distribution systems (heating, electrical, plumbing, etc.)
5 years’ coverage for defects in the building envelope.
10 years’ coverage for structural defects
This statutory protection is widely recognized as one of the strongest and most effective home warranty standards in Canada.
To learn more about consumer protection legislation and regulations, visit http://homewarranty.alberta.ca.
“What building materials does Pocket House use?”
For a full list of materials used, please contact us.
“What is included with the unit?”
All units come turn key with all appliances and hardware. All you need is the furniture.