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The Number One Team for Prefabricated Home Packages

We offer high-quality, prefabricated homes to residents in the United States.

Prefabricated home packages are panelized systems that are delivered to your site in pre-built sections. Here at Thomas Homes, we provide you with precision panelized wall, roof, and floor components to expedite and simplify the building process of your new home.

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Possible with any Wood Frame Design

Our prefab packages can be used on any house plan design including hotels, apartments, and light commercials. No matter what you're looking for, Thomas Homes can adapt the panelized construction method to build the house of your dreams without breaking the bank. Our team puts together a home package that leaves you satisfied and excited about your property.

           

                     What's Included                                    

                                                                   2023 Standard Thomas Homes Specifications


FLOOR SYSTEM

 

Beam           Multi-Ply LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) or as required by design, supplied in random lengths.
Telepost      Adjustable steel post or as required by design.
Trusses                         4x2 - Engineered Floor Trusses built to length, typical spacing is 19.2” o/c.
Hangers                       Floor system hangers and hanger nails supplied.
Rim Board                   7/16” osb rimboard is supplied.
End Walls in Floor      End walls parallel to joists are manufactured with 2 x 6 #2 & BTR kiln dried spruce studs @ 24" o.c. with 7/16" oriented strand board sheathing.
Subfloor                       3/4” T & G fir plywood.
Subfloor Adhesive       Supplied in large tubes.
Interior Stairs              If applicable, all interior stairs are manufactured with oriented strand board treads with nosing and closed risers, and are ready to install with necessary handrails and wood wall mount brackets. Routered stringers are 2 x 12 select #2 grade spruce. Landings, if required, are built on site with material supplied).


WALL SYSTEM

 

Panels                          2 x 6 #2 & BTR kiln dried spruce studs @ 16" o.c. with 7/16" oriented strand board sheathing applied vertically, manufactured in sections with all openings framed. Wall sheathing is fastened with spiral shank sheathing nails.
Typical header is 2 ply 2x10 #2 & BTR. Second top plate supplied loose.
*Walls can be built up to 20’ long upon request.*
Air Barrier                  Housewrap air barrier. Tape to seal joints is included. Rubberized membrane for perimeter of window & door openings is supplied.
Partitions                    2 x 4 #2 & BTR kiln dried spruce studs @ 16" o.c. with all openings framed. Second top plate supplied loose.
Blocking                     Drape blocking, drywall backing, and temporary bracing.

 

ROOF SYSTEM


Trusses                       Engineered and manufactured by Nelson Homes from dry spruce and spaced 24" o.c. with high heel. Generally 24" overhang, see plans for details.
Gables                      Manufactured gable truss per roof design, framed with spruce studs spaced 24" o.c. and sheathed to match wall sheathing.
Ladders                    Precut in factory and supplied as a knockdown to be assembled on site in sections to form gable overhang, ladder rungs spaced at 24" OC. Generally 24" overhang, see plans for details.
Roof Sheathing         7/16" oriented strand board roof sheathing in 4 x 8 sheets.

Hardware                  All required hangers, hanger nails, ply clips. Framing nails are NOT included.
Roof Flashing           Prefinished metal eave, ladder, and step flashings.
Roof Vent                 Duraflo Roof Vents.
Soffit & Fascia          Prefinished aluminum vented soffit. Prefinished aluminum fascia 6”,8”, or 10” as per plan. Includes colored screws.
Fascia Backer            #2 & btr dry spruce 2 x 6, 2x8, or 2x10 as per plan. Minimum length of 14'0.
Shingles                    IKO Cambridge Limited Lifetime class ‘A’ double-layer laminate fiberglass shingles c/w eave and valley protection, synthetic roofing membrane to the entire roof, and tab cement supplied in large tubes.

 

WINDOWS             Ply Gem – Comfort Series (Picture, casement, awning as per plan). White vinyl windows come with triple weather stripping, self-storing screens and has a roto-gear operator. Glass is triple glazed 270 Low E sealed insulated unit with argon gas. The venting casement and awning style are complete with multi-point locking hardware. Windows are tempered where required. Grids/Grilles are NOT included. White metal drip cap and caulking supplied.
 

EXTERIOR DOORS    Ply Gem units come ready to install – prefinished metal cladding on an all-wood jamb withprefinished metal brickmould and aluminum sill over wood subsill. Door is embossed 6 panel, insulated Smooth Shield fiberglass 1-3/4" thick with weather stripping installed. Front door has peep hole and all doors come with choice of Weiser knob or lever design passage set and matching deadbolt, finished in choice of lifetime finish. Prefinished metal jamb is White. Glass inserts are not included. Garage to House door has a wood brickmould (not clad) on Garage side.


GARDEN DOOR – Included in selected models as per plan. Complete with white screen & double cam locks. Grids/Grilles are NOT included.
 

SIDING


Vinyl Siding              Kaycan Timberlake Series vinyl siding in Double 4.5 designer profile c/w trim accessories.
Siding Trim               Electrical outlet and light box trims (white) as per plan. Corner posts, J-trim, undersill, and starter strip is included.
INSULATION
Wall                           Exterior walls: Fiberglas batt friction fit R24.
Ceiling                       Flat ceiling: Blown-in fiberglas R62. Cardboard baffles included.
                                   Scissor trusses: Fiberglas batt friction fit R20 and R42 blown-in fiberglas.
                                   Sloping flat roof trusses: Fiberglas batt friction fit R35.
                                   Low Expansion Spray Foam in 20oz cans supplied for around windows/doors.
Floors                         Cantilevered areas and floor over garage: vapour barrier and 1 layer of fiberglass batt friction fit R20.
Vapour Barrier          6 mil U.V.I. polyethylene supplied for exterior walls and ceiling.
Caulking                   Vapour barrier sealant in large tubes

DRYWALL &
ACCESSORIES
       1/2" standard drywall for walls and ½” CDSR drywall for all ceilings, tape, cornerbead, joint 
cement, and screws. Round o/s corner bead c/w transition base. 1/2" mildew & mold resistant drywall 
board for behind tubs and showers.


INTERIOR FINISH

Primed                  Includes primed embossed textured or smooth hollow core door in various styles to 
choose from. Primed knock down reversible jamb, predrilled and mortised for 3-hinges, privacy set 
to all baths, passage set to all other swing doors. All doors come with choice of Weiser “Welcome 
Home Series” knobs or lever design passage set, and finished in choice of lifetime finish. Closet 
doors are a bifold (or as per plan) with embossed panel to match doors. Bifolds come with half jamb 
and casing material.
Casing to be primed 3 1/4" (FJ pine) 411 profile and baseboard to be 4 1/4” (FJ pine) 412 profile.

Shelving & Hardware        Single prefinished 5/8" MDF shelf in white with vinyl wrap metal closet rod and hardware. Linen 
closets have 5 shelves and broom closet a single shelf.

Interior Railings    If applicable, all materials are paint grade to be finished on site, choice of fluted or colonial.
Small Hardware   Door stops (to match door hardware).(finish nails not included). Attic access is also included.

GARAGES      If applicable garage interior finish is included. The ceiling insulation is blown-in 
fiberglas R62, and wall insulation will be R22 fiberglass batt friction fit.
2 x 6 #2 & BTR kiln dried spruce studs @ 16” o.c. with 7/16” oriented strand board sheathing 
applied vertically, manufactured in sections with all openings framed. #2 & BTR spruce single 
bottom & double top plate.

Garage Overhead Door

                              Where applicable, a Richards Willcox Classic R12 insulated embossed panel door with deep wood grain 
texture and the low maintenance and durability of corrosive resistant prepainted galvanized steel. 
4 sectional door c/w hardware and weatherstrip. Designer glass door lites are not included. White 
metal clad door jambs are included.

COLUMNS          May be Included on some models - see blueprints for clarification.
3 Ply 2x6 spruce post, as per plan (finish by owner).

Packages that Include Everything You Need

Our prefabricated home packages have a price guaranteed for quality and quantity. Prefabricated home packages include pre-cut floor trusses, panelized walls, engineered roof trusses, windows, exterior finishing, shingles, insulation, and drywall. Plus, you can add your own floor coverings and cabinets! Delivery is included in the prefabricated home package price.

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Below is a quick video featuring some of our prefab homes and commercial buildings under construction or fully completed in southern British Columbia.

Prefab Package Video Overview

Watch our short video below highlighting key building advantages and time-lapse production footage!

Our Services

This is a quick video of a prefabricated home package under construction. The house plan featured below is our Stratton house plan.

Commercial Prefab Buildings

Our panelized construction method is a typical construction solution for apartment buildings or townhouses. Below is an example of four townhouses under construction .

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Daycare Center

This summer our team built a community Daycare Center using our prefab construction method!

Take Advantage of Thomas Prefabricated Home Packages

What are some specific benefits of building a prefab home with Thomas Homes?

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Foundation Options

Prefabricated home packages are built on any foundation type, including a full basement, screw piles, or a crawl space as long as it meets building code requirements.

Residential House Plans

Shop our prefabricated home packages and know that you're getting a package that leaves nothing to be desired!