Modular Home Under Construction

As interest in prefabricated, relocatable, and modular homes continues to rise, so do the misconceptions surrounding these innovative housing solutions. At TR Homes, we understand the importance of dispelling myths to help you make informed decisions about your dream home. Here are the top three misconceptions about modular homes:

Misconception #1: Prefabricated transportable homes are dongas or tin sheds.

There is a broad spectrum of prefabricated transportable houses; they’re not all dingy dongas used for commercial accommodation. TR Homes proudly stands at the forefront of quality housing, offering homes that are 100% true in quality and 0% tin shed. You just have to walk inside one of our homes to see this. Our designs are high-spec and backed up by an industry-leading 10-year structural guarantee. TR Homes is committed to redefining expectations and proving that prefabricated homes can be both luxurious and durable.

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Photo: Basic donga style accommodation as used in mining camps. 

Misconception #2: Modular homes are cheap and lower quality.

The misconception that modular homes are synonymous with cheap and lower-quality materials is a thing of the past, especially when it comes to TR Homes. We use premium brands like Colorbond, Clipsal, Taubmans, Caroma, Jason Windows, Alder Tapware, James Hardie and BlueScope Truecore® Steel in our builds. Offering true quality is a promise we pride ourselves on.

Modular construction is not a compromise on quality; rather, it’s an alternative approach to traditional building methods. TR Homes encourages prospective homeowners to explore the benefits of choosing a steel-framed modular home, and you can delve deeper into what sets us apart by exploring the TR Difference on our website.

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Premium Australian brand images used by TR Homes
Photo: A collection of premium quality brands used by TR Homes

Misconception #3: Prefabricated homes are built overseas

While some prefabricated homes may be built overseas – ours are certainly not. TR Homes takes pride in its commitment to local craftsmanship. Every TR Home is designed and constructed in our purpose-built manufacturing yard in Maddington, WA. Our homes are built by West Australians, for West Australians.

Transportable home in Bremer Bay by TR Homes
Photos: TR Homes’ Modular and Prefabricated Housing of the Year – HIA CSR Western Australian Housing Awards, 2022

At TR Homes, we aim to redefine the narrative surrounding prefabricated, relocatable, and modular homes. Our commitment to quality, design, and local craftsmanship sets us apart in the industry. Explore our range of premium quality steel-framed modular homes for rural and regional families living in Western Australia online and discover the TR Homes difference for yourself.

For more information:

Call: 9493 2998
Visit: The Hamelin Bay display, 105 Kelvin Rd Maddington
Display Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm and Saturday 10am-2pm.

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