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They say there's no place like home. Your home is more than four walls and a roof. It's a place to build the life you've always wanted. Here at Clayton Homes of North Charleston, we never forget that. When you buy from us, you're getting a home that means as much to us as it does to you.
Quality Brands
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Foundation
Steel I-beams are engineered to support the structure of your home.
I-beams Cross members connect two I-beams and add stability to your home's foundation.
Welding Outriggers are welded to the steel I-beam for extra strength and support.
Sub Floor
An engineered floor system provides a solid foundation for your flooring, ensuring a solid feel and maximum sound control.
Sub-floor insulation A thick blanket of quality insulation keeps the home comfortable and energy efficient.
Vapor barrier A nylon reinforced vapor barrier adds a layer of protection to keep moisture out of the home and serves as a barrier against pests and allergens.
Plumbing System
Flexible water lines withstand frigid temperatures for peace of mind in cold climates.
Tubes Plumbing is installed within the insulation blanket to help maintain consistent water temperatures.
Pex Plumbing Pex Plumbing is used in your home to maintain constant water pressure and prevent leaks.
Flooring
Water resistant "no-wax" floor covering is used in kitchens, bathrooms, and other areas.
Decking Interlocking floor decking keeps the floors structurally sound.
Sanding Decking is sanded to provide a smooth surface for installing floor covering.
Exterior Walls
Built to last - Standard exterior wall construction includes studs framed on 16" centers. The door and window openings have structural headers for added strength and functionality.
Wall insulation Walls are packed full of thick insulation for maximum energy efficiency.
Steel plates for safety Electrical wiring is covered by steel plates where it passes through the wall studs to ensure safety and prevent damage.
Roof
Engineered Truss System
Fiberglass shingles Fiberglass shingles are standard with optional architectural shingles available.
Laminated ridge beam A laminated ridge beam and structural lumber beams are used over all openings between the two sections to maintain the structural integrity of the entire home.
Roof insulation Insulation fills the roof cavity reducing energy costs.
Exterior
Siding Durable and low maintenance siding is installed by hand.
House wrap House wrap is installed under the siding as a second line of defense to protect your home against the elements and help reduce energy bills. Vinyl siding and house wrap are not used at all building facilities. Construction method will vary depending upon geographic region. Applicable federal and state code requirements.
Inspections
Inspector Our internal inspections include:
  • Pressure-tested plumbing lines
  • Electrical outlets
  • Exterior inspection for consistency and quality
  • Thorough walk-through to check walls, doors, trim, and flooring
  • And much more...
Less waste Less Waste! Excess building waste is minimized by having exact dimensions and measurements for our building materials.
Energy Smart Home
*Some models with vaulted ceilings have a max value of R30.
Energy Smart Home Energy Smart Home
*Some models with vaulted ceilings have a max value of R30.
  • Low-E Windows
  • Air-tight construction
  • R33 Ceiling Insulation*
  • Thermo Mate-Line Gasket
  • Energy Efficient Water heater
  • improved air filtration
  • sealed duct work
  • R22 floor insulation
  • R11 floor insulation
  • programmable thermostat
  • energy efficient light bulbs
Did you Know?

These energy efficient options are available on most of our models. When compared to older site-built homes, the modern manufactured home is much more efficient.

Homes are built in climate controlled advanced building facilities that protect the home from weather damage & the physical delays of site-built construction.

Average Household's Energy Consumption by Percentage Energy Consumption Graph

*Source: 2009 RECS Survey conducted by U.S. Energy Information Administration. http://www.ela.gov/consumption/residential/index.cfm.

Pier & Beam Foundation
Diagram and pictures are for illustration purposes only and actual materials used and installation methods may vary based on geographic region and installation contractor preferences. All home installations are subject to applicable federal and state code requirements. Strength & durability are important factors when constructing your home, which is why we use a Pier and Beam Foundation.
Crawlspace Crawlspace area allows easy access to utilities and duct work.
Engineered Systems Engineered systems secure homes to prevent shifting. Diagram and pictures are for illustration purposes only and actual materials used and installation methods may vary based on geographic region and installation contractor preferences. All home installations are subject to applicable federal and state code requirements.
Home Site
Land Improvement Options It takes more than a house to create a home. Land improvement options complete your home site and make the transition into your new home as easy as possible.
Septic System Septic Systems
Footers Footers
Decks Decks & Porches
Home Site
  • Wells
  • Driveways
  • Electrical
  • Septic Systems
  • Decks & Porches
  • Footers
  • And more...