5 Reasons Why Pre-Fabricated Construction is Gaining in Popularity

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5 Reasons Why Pre-Fabricated Construction is Gaining in Popularity

Pre-fabricated buildings and modular constructions seem to be having a sort of renaissance of late.  Hotels, group living facilities, and other institutions are opting for more pre-fabricated solutions than they were only a couple of decades ago.  Some people attribute this to the financial crisis of 2007/08, but it isn’t the sole reason.  In this article, we cover five reasons why pre-fabricated construction is gaining in popularity.

Labour Maximization

Part of the reason the last recession spurred growth in prefab buildings is that construction companies had smaller budgets and correspondingly smaller workforces.  Pre-fabricated buildings need fewer workers on-site and therefore fits well into the new economic situation many companies found themselves in after the banking crisis.

Speed Of Construction

Because most of the components of a pre-fabricated building are preassembled in an offsite warehouse, they’re pretty much ready to go as soon as a construction company makes a purchase.  No longer do all the raw materials need to be assembled onsite.  A few large pieces are shipped to the construction site and put together without any major processing.  This makes erecting a building a much faster operation than traditional construction.

Fewer Weather Delays

One of the biggest factors that result in lengthy construction times is the weather.  Many jobs can’t be done when it’s raining or in the extreme cold.  Modular buildings are constructed in controlled environment warehouses and aren’t as susceptible to the vagaries of the weather.

Safer Working Conditions

Working outdoors on a construction site is a much more dangerous prospect than working in a controlled environment.  Workers in a warehouse don’t have to worry about things such as high winds, uneven ground, or elevated workspaces.  Everyone has their own space to complete their work in familiar and consistent surroundings.

Better Quality Control

Component templates and a consistent work environment allows for better quality control during the manufacturing process.  When buildings are assembled on a construction site it’s easy for details to go unnoticed because of the irregularity of the environment.  Pre-fabrication warehouses act similar to assembly lines which allow for easier monitoring and standardized processes.

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