Addition Decision: What Makes Modular the Right Choice for You

When you consider adding a new wing to your home or an entire second story, it is important to educate yourself before deciding what’s right for you. Modular additions are similar to traditional home additions in many ways, and it is important to learn about their many benefits. Modular home additions are continuing to grow in popularity, providing families with more room to grow and change within their home. Carbide Construction is a trusted name in construction, specializing in home additions in Fairfax, Arlington and the surrounding areas. And, our team of construction experts has put together some information on modular additions and their many advantages.
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Modular home additions have been around since the early 1900s, known in the earlier days as “house kits.” Since then, modular builds have come a long way, offering a high quality, customizable and cutting edge option in home additions.  Compared to standard construction, modular home additions are constructed off-site making them not only a quicker, more efficient process, but a less painful one as well. Here are more fantastic benefits to modular home additions:


Modular home additions are held to the very same building codes and standards as traditionally built additions. You will never have to sacrifice safety, quality or style when it comes to your modular home addition.

Economic & Environmental Benefits

A second story can add resale value to your home! They can also help you get the space you need without breaking the bank. Any modular home can be designed to be energy efficient, creating not only greater benefits the environment but your wallet as well.  Read more and decide if this approach is right for you!

Also, with a modular addition, far less waste is created than with traditional builds. In traditional on-site construction, it is estimated that up 30% of materials end up in the dumpster by project completion.

Fully Customizable

Modular homes are designed to easily blend in with any architectural style, virtually seamlessly. Get the space you’ve always wanted! Whatever your vision, we will work with you to create the right addition to match your home’s style and needs. Whether you need a second story for a new baby or for a family member to live in, a modular home addition makes an excellent choice.

ADA Options

The experts at Carbide Construction are well-versed in the many ways to help you comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We can help you build an ADA-friendly modular addition that helps better the mobility and comfort for you or a loved one. Get a gorgeous home addition that also meets the necessary ADA requirements. Trust us to help you through every step in the process.

If you would like to learn more about modular home additions in Fairfax, Arlington and the surrounding areas, call Carbide Construction at 703-550-8711 or you can Contact Us.

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