Weight limits in modular home

criticalmass048January 14, 2011

This is just a thought, because a modular home MIGHT be in our future, since we were introduced to it by a friend and they were a lot nicer than we had believed...

What exactly are the weight limits inside? My primary concern is, could a 280+ pound person and a 550lb baby grand piano comfortably co-exist in the same corner of a modular home without the floor bowing on even worse, caving in? And would that depend on what else is in the room? Thanks!

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christopherh

Modular homes are built EXACTLY like a "regular" house, because they are. They have the same (2x8 or 2x10) floor joists as a site built home. My modular has 2x10 joists as it's supporting a 300 lb woodstove.
But if you want to be sure, just inform the dealer of your plans and they'll use the necessary joists when they build the house.

    Bookmark   January 15, 2011 at 7:34AM
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