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Modern Modular Part 1:  Modular Dormitories on the Rise

September 18, 2019
Modular dormitories are growing in popularity among colleges and universities seeking to keep up with growing demand for on-campus housing while eliminating the delays associated with traditional construction.

What Is Volumetric Modular Construction?

September 04, 2019
Volumetric modular construction is a branch of off-site construction in which six-sided modular units, as opposed to two-dimensional components, are assembled in a factory and installed on-site.

How Deluxe Modular Brings Transparency to Construction

August 12, 2019
Deluxe Modular demystifies construction by clarifying roles and responsibilities, and increasing transparency about costs, scope of work and timelines.

10 Takeaways From McKinsey's 'From Projects to Products' Modular Construction Report

July 24, 2019
McKinsey & Company's 'From Projects to Products' report outlines several key benefits of modular construction, including significant cost and time savings, growth opportunities, and more.

Major Causes of Delays & Overages in On-Site Construction

July 15, 2019
Traditional on-site construction is susceptible to delays and overages from design changes, contractor disputes, weather, waste, and labor shortages.

Top 4 Modular Construction Considerations

July 01, 2019
Committing to modular construction from the outset and selecting the best material, manufacturer and contract option are the method's top considerations.

A Brief History of Modular Construction

June 17, 2019
Modular construction evolved as an efficient building method via historical demands, ranging from housing crunches to war, and remains a popular approach.

How Many Contractors Do I Need for Modular Construction?

June 03, 2019
Innovative modular construction firms can serve as the sole contractor required to complete a project, but may also allow for additional parties, if preferred.

Manufactured Buildings vs. Modular Buildings

May 22, 2019
Modular buildings feature steel frames and are highly customizable, while those manufactured are smaller and portable, with limited use.

Off-Site Construction Benefits: Greater Efficiencies, Less Time & Money

April 24, 2019
Modular off-site construction maximizes efficiencies, saving time and money, since key building components are created simultaneously to those on-site, with less waste and cheaper labor via a factory assembly line.

Stages of the Modular Construction Process

April 15, 2019
Modular construction stages differ significantly from traditional methods, and include pre-construction, on-site and off-site construction, and installation.

What Are Modular Buildings Made Of?

March 15, 2019
The two primary modular building materials utilized in the structural frames of most units are wood and steel, the latter possessing the advantages of superior strength, safety, durability and sustainability.

The Differences Between Prefab and Modular Construction

February 21, 2019
Prefabrication is a broad category of construction, which seeks to maximize efficiencies in construction by moving portions of the process off-site. Modularization is the most efficient class of prefabrication, manufacturing entire building units inside a facility.

How Modular Building Can Ease the U.S. Construction Crisis

February 15, 2019
While productivity has been on the rise in virtually all industries, it continues to fall in construction. This loss of productivity is due largely to a shrinking workforce and an acceptance of waste – two issues mitigated by the Deluxe modular process.

Building the Future by Looking to the Masters of the Past

February 02, 2019
Master Builders of the past managed every step of the pre-construction and construction processes to create beautiful and lasting building projects. Deluxe Modular has taken inspiration from this forgotten tradition to create our streamlined, modular process.