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Pre-Fab Bathrooms Understanding Door Thresholds

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Understanding Door Thresholds in Bathroom Pods, Assisted Living Specifically Contractors, architects and building owners who are unfamiliar with pre-fab modular bathrooms tend to overestimate how thick the units’ floor assemblies are. It’s a natural mistake to assume the floors would need to be nearly as thick as the walls to ensure a stable bathroom pod. But, the reality is the …

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What Do Well-Designed Computer Systems And Modular Bathrooms Have In Common?

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Most printers and other accessories for home computers today are called “plug and play.” As PCGuide.com describes it, “the goal is to be able to just plug in a new device and immediately be able to use it, without complicated setup maneuvers.” When plug and play works as intended, it’s truly a boon to computer users, especially those who don’t …

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Why Pre-fab Construction?

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Modular bathrooms speed construction and improve quality in senior living Jason Hess, CEO of senior living provider Elite Care of Portland, Oregon, compares modular construction to building a BMW in a factory versus building the cars in a muddy field. “Everything is laser guided and precision cut,” he told the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce. Expanding on Hess’s insights, Oldcastle ...
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Senior Living Developers Rely on Modular Construction

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Developers use modular construction to help fulfill housing wishes of 55+ consumers Senior Living Developments Many people with aging parents dread having “the conversation” about the need to move to an assisted living facility. What makes this conversation so tough is they know for the senior parent such a move can mean a loss of freedom and dignity. “In most …

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Custom Prefabrication in Construction

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Oldcastle SurePods builds bathroom pods for virtually any project need   At one time, prefabrication meant mass production of similar products. Think back to when Henry Ford revolutionized manufacturing with the Model T automobile, which came in a single color – black – and with no options. The same once was true for prefab building systems.   Today, manufacturers offer ...
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Beyond Fast Track Healthcare Construction Video

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Watch this video from Engineering News Record (ENR). The video is a fast moving two minute summary of the “beyond fast track” construction of New Exempla St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver. Mortenson Construction was the construction firm responsible for getting the project built on time while meeting the demands of healthcare construction design and specifications in 2014. Mortenson leveraged the …