Green Modular Homes

Modular homes are houses that have been constructed in pieces at a factory before being shipped to the site to be assembled. These houses are built to Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, or HUD Code. The concept was created as an extension of the assembly line, where factory workers specialize in a specific task…

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History of Modular Homes

Modular homes construction is often considered the future of the home building industry. The roots of this type of construction dates back to almost a century ago when two significant events in the beginning of the 20th century have contributed to the evolution of the modern modular home as we know it today. In 1908,…

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Irontown’s History

The beginning of a legacy… The idea of Irontown Homes took root more than 50 years ago when Richard Valgardson and his father began to move houses.  At the time Richard was only 11 years old.  Paul Valgardson, Richard’s father, had just come home from World War II and purchased a company that moved houses. …

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Why Choose Prefab?

In the 1950’s homes began to be built in factories.  We have discovered that streamlining the building process at the factory saves everyone money and makes home building more efficient. Strength: When an Irontown home is built it undergoes a rigorous process for engineering for each specific building site.  During the engineering process many factors…

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Irontown Service Information

FAQ What areas do you service? Our new factory is approximately 30 miles south of Salt Lake City in Central Utah.  We build custom homes for clients in Nevada, Wyoming, California, Utah, Montana, Idaho, and Colorado. When was the company founded? It started more than 25 years ago, and over the years we have built…

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Irontown Financing

Learning about a Construction Loan Construction loans are quite different from a standard mortgage.  When you are planning on moving a prefabricated home onto the site it is essential to know what specific financing options are available, how they work, and which one is best for your home. Construction loans have a higher interest rate…

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Irontown’s Process

Irontown is set apart from other factories by offering our clients the chance to customize every detail of their home.  Our process for building a home is designed to make this exciting project go smoothly.  While in the planning stages we want you to be creative with your home’s details while maintaining goals and expectations…

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Prefab Homes

In the past, the words “prefabricated house” simply meant a double wide trailer. Though many people still hold this misconception, the truth is that prefabricated homes have become a whole lot more than just a trailer. Also known as modular homes, prefabricated homes can be a cozy cabin, a large luxury house, or anything in…

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Benefits of Modular Homes

Modular homes or prefab homes consist of several built-in components or modules that are delivered to its intended location for assembly. The different modules or sections are shipped to the location and they are assembled using large overhead cranes. The modules include bed rooms, living rooms, dining rooms and kitchens that match the requirements of the owner. These…

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Traditional Homes vs. Modular Homes

Modular homes can be confusing at first because there are many different names for them.  They are labeled prefabricated, modular, prefab, and even incorrectly called manufactured.  Putting names aside, what is a modular home?  Is it different from a traditionally built home?  Yes.  There are quite a few differences between these two types of homes…

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