This modular home replaced a house in Stamford that was destroyed by fire.
This modular home replaced a house in Stamford that was destroyed by fire.

Modular building has quickly evolved in the last 50 years, offering viable solutions to building homes faster, easier, and cheaper. That recipe has been perfect for helping families rebuild after their homes have been destroyed by disaster.

Paul Scalzo, owner of Westchester Modular Homes in Fairfield County, Connecticut, says his business quickly shifted to meet the needs of families whose homes were affected by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. At first, he wasn't going out for the business. The business was coming to him for quick solutions. After all, some of these homeowners were left homeless after Hurricane Sandy.

Now, Scalzo says Westchester Modular Homes is servicing families whose homes have burnt down or flooded. Losing a home is a livelihood emergency, and Scalzo teams can get an estimate to customers in just 72 hours.

Chris Bosak, reporting for the NewsTimes of Danbury, Conn., writes:

Scalzo said his company can get those displaced by fire or disaster back into their homes in about the same amount of time it takes to repair a damaged home. He said replacement also alleviates structural and mold-growth worries. Insurance companies, Scalzo said, which often put time limits on clients for rebuilding, like working with his business because of the quick turnaround time.

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