There is no doubt about it: a prefabricated house is better than a house built on-site.
That is a pretty bold statement... isn't it?

To understand why we need to have a look at the entire process of building a prefab house.

Either you are considering to build your own house or you are just curious, this article will guide you through the various stages of how prefab homes are built.

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Avrame is a young Company specializing in a-frame houses.
Avrame houses look stunning and this little Estonia-based Company is making a lot of noise these days.

After creating an appealing and hyper-efficient architectural design, Avrame now launched a digital product to help its Customers to bootstrap the construction of their dream house.

The question everyone is asking is: is that Starter Package worth the price?
We got one and tested it for you... and it comes with a nice surprise at the end of this article...

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Pre-cut systems are the most basic prefabricated option available... but are they really a viable option?
We met with Indrek Kuldkepp, Owner and CEO of Avrame a-frame houses and we had a chat about pre-cut systems.

This interview is available on video as well...

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This time, we went to Amsterdam and had an interview with Gerald Lindner, a design-minded engineer who partnered with an architect - Thomas Dill - in order to build one of the most surprising two apartment house we have ever seen: a greenhouse building...

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Established in 2016, Welement Factory is brand new and it is unlike any factory you'd expect to see in a Baltic Country.
This strikes you as soon as you get to its entrance.

On the factory floor, Welement sports cutting-edge technology in a quasi-sterile environment... but on the outside, it looks like a beautiful modern home.

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Perhaps you haven't given it much thought... but how many trucks are necessary to ship a full-sized prefab wooden house?
If you think it is just one, you are way wrong.

Make your bet on the number of trucks and keep reading... 

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When you think of building a new house you want to make sure you get the best value for your bucks.
Yes, it has to look nice... but it also must be performing well so that it doesn't cost you a fortune in monthly bills.
This aspect depends on how energy-efficient the house will be.

To get to the bottom of this issue, we met a successful Architect and Passivhaus Designer and we asked him to tell us more about energy-efficient buildings.

Here is what he told us...

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While temperature and humidity are the two factors that affect indoor comfort directly, the way they behave depends on a few construction details of your house.

These details are often overlooked by Architects and Engineers.

So, how can you make sure you get them right?

Here is how you do it...

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We get it, you want to make the best decision.
You want to spend the right amount of money and get the best quality you can for the price.
So you keep looking. You contact one more Manufacturer and ask for one more price offer... or maybe two.

Do you know that all that searching is actually harming you?

Let me tell you why... 

NBGolden Tip at the end of this article!

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Last week we had the pleasure to meet with Lauri Tuulberg, CEO of the Welement AS.

Welement is a brand new house factory in Tartu (Estonia), established in 2017 as part of Rand & Tuulberg Group,  of one of the most successful construction companies in the Country.

Welement house factory was built with efficiency and quality in mind and inside the factory you can find top-of-the-line German equipment.

After almost one year of operations, we asked Lauri a few questions to better understand how automation can improve the production process of prefabricated wooden houses.

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Building a house is no joke. You put a lot at stake and you better be sure you partner up with someone you can trust.
The economic side of a project is one of the factors that weight the most on the feasibility of the entire endeavor. You need to make it affordable …so you seek for the best possible supplier, often ending up in foreign Countries.

But how can you tell if a Manufacturer is trustworthy or not?

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