When it comes to picking out a structure for your home, business, storage and so on, it’s always going to be a tough choice. But if you’re looking for something quick to build, is cost-efficient, requires less waste and is more affordable compared to other forms of structure then consider modular buildings!
Modular buildings are portable structures that are self-contained and are usually made up of two or more building modules–reasons why it’s mainly called Modular Buildings. These are usually transported in one piece or are built on the site.
These are time and cost-efficient structures that are used in various ways such as shelter, storage, business and so much more! So in a nutshell, they’re pretty convenient structures to consider.
To know if modular buildings are for you, or not, below is its list of great benefits:
One of the top benefits of modular buildings is that they are very quick to build compared to other structures that require tedious construction. These can either be built on-site or transported (already built.) So this is perfect if you’re in a rush to get a structure up and going.
For instance, if you need a structure for your business ASAP. Modular buildings allow you to build your business’s structure in no time! And apart from them being quick to build, they’re also a safer construction option, are less disruptive and require less manpower.
Another great thing about modular buildings is that you can use them however you please–the sky’s the limit with this portable building. They can be used as shops, offices, schools, clinics, recreational facilities and so much more!
Modular buildings are quite popular in healthcare, which in turn are called modular healthcare buildings. These were used as clinics, testing areas, emergency rooms, extra space to confine excess patients, COVID isolation centres and more.
Modular buildings are available to be rented out or bought! But depending on what you’ll be using it for, the type and option to buy or rent may vary. There are 4 types of modular buildings: temporary, permanent, brand-new, and pre-owned. Each of these comes with its own perks, building process and price.
So to know whether to buy or rent out a modular building you first need to establish what you’re using it for. And also what type of modular building are you considering getting? To help you out, below is a rundown of the types:
Temporary/portable modular buildings
This type of modular building is ideal if you only need it for less than 5 years. It is also ideal for you to only rent this one out. These kinds of modular buildings are commonly used by communities to shelter affected families by natural calamities, such as emergency rooms, starting businesses, temporary offices and so on.
Permanent modular buildings
This kind of modular building can last about 50 years of use and is ideal if you’re planning to use it for more than 5 years. With this type you can either purchase it or only rent it out, so it all depends on your future plans.
Pre-owned modular buildings
If you’re looking for the most cost-efficient type on the list, it has to be this one. These are usually rented out or sold cheaper compared to the rest and provide you with the same use of purpose. Although you have to consider this kind to have possible stains, dents, a bit of damage, scratches and so on since they are pre-owned. So have realistic expectations before viewing.
Also, buying or renting it out is entirely up to you! If you’re only planning on using it for less than 5 years, only rent it out. If it’s more than 5 years or you don’t have a limit in mind, consider buying it.
Brand-new modular building
These are usually the latest kind of modular buildings in the market where you can expect new and improved added features. One of the greatest benefits of brand-new modular buildings is that you have the creative freedom to customize it however you, please.
Again, depending on your future plans it may vary if you should rent it out or buy it. If it’s going to be used by your community, you might as well buy it. If it’s only for temporary use, rent it.
If you’re looking for a structure that will give you value for your money, then consider modular buildings! To give you an idea of how efficient this structure is, here’s a list of the top reasons:
- Cost-efficient – It requires fewer materials, less manpower and fewer days of construction making it pretty cost-efficient.
- Energy-efficient – It requires less time to be built, so less energy is used.
- Time-efficient – This is one of the quickest ways to build a durable and flexible structure.
- Good for the environment – Since this is quick to build, requires less construction and gives out less noise pollution it has very little waste and does not affect the environment compared to traditional construction work.