Why Buy Franklin?

The Franklin Philosophy... “The success of any business is a reflection of the public’s confidence and trust in the company product. The products developed and manufactured by Franklin Homes reflect the dedication of management, production, sales, and service personnel. Through cooperation and teamwork, we have endeavored to develop an organization, second to none, in the manufactured housing industry. We believe the success of Franklin Homes is attributable to the pride in workmanship, quality control, and our over all desire to produce the best product in the market place.”

10 Reasons to Buy a Franklin Home

  1. 2x4 Roof Trusses (24" O/C) Standard on ALL HOMES (16" O/C Optional)
  2. 8-1/2' Sidewalls on ALL HOMES (9' O/C Optional)
  3. 7/16" Interior OSB Wrap on ALL Window, Door, and Marriage Wall Openings
  4. 2x6 Sidewalls (16" OC) Standard on ALL HOMES
  5. Tech-Shield Roof Decking Standard (Preserves Shingle Life, Cuts Down on Radiant Heat in Attic, Energy Cost Savings)
  6. Standard w/KITH Custom Residential Cabinets (Shaker Oak Standard - Maple, Ash, Cherry, Pecan Optional)
  7. ALL Floorplans are Fully Customizable (HUD or MOD)
  8. ALL HOMES are Pre-Aligned/Tested at the Factory to Ensure Efficient Setup in the Field, Proper Air Flow of Duct System, Polarity of Electrical System, and Water System Checked for Leaks Prior to Shipment
  9. Upgrade Appliance Package Standard (Side-by-Side Refer, Smooth Top Range, Microwave/Venthood, Dishwasher)
  10. Hi-Definition Formica Standard T/O Home (Granite, Cultured Marble, Handlaid Ceramic Optional - Floors, Edging, Showers, Shower Bases, Wallsplashes)

CONSTRUCTION

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  • Removable hitches

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  • Equalized Axle System
  • 10,000 lb. Jack/Coupler

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  • 12" x 11.8# / ft. Main I-beams
  • Full Length Outriggers / Crossmembers 8' O.C. maximum
  • Electrostatic chassis paint process

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  • 2 x 8 floor joists @ 24" O.C. (2 x 10 floor joists & 16" O.C. are optional)

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  • Floor decking; 23/32" Oriented Strand Board (OSB) w/10 year warranty. (3/4" plywood optional)

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  • 2 x 6 Sidewalls -16” O.C.

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  • Full 2 x 4 Interior Partitions
  • 81/2' Ceilings

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  • Exclusive 2" x 4" Housemade Truss System 24" O.C. (16" O.C. and Hinged Truss are optional)
  • 81/2' Flat Residential Style Ceilings (9' Flat Residential Style Ceilings are optional)
  • Dormer on front door side

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  • Condensation Control Ventilation System - includes:
  • High heel rafters
  • Continuous eave vents
  • Ventilaire air transfer system
  • Ventilation Baffle used for airflow over optional R-26 and R-30 roof insulation

FLOOR COVER

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  • 1/8” Thick vinyl "handlaid tile" - individually installed / kitchen, baths & utility (laminate optional)

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  • Plush pile action backed carpet installed over rebond pad w/perimeter tack strip

PLUMBING

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  • CPVC Fresh water plumbing / PEX residential drain lines
  • Faucets with 5 year Warranty
  • Deep double bowl stainless steel kitchen sink with metal single lever faucet & spray

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  • Master bath with:
  • 1-pc. fiberglass garden style bathtub / shower combination, or Island Style tub w/separate 1-pc. fiberglass shower stall (full ceramic showers optional)

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  • Frost proof faucet
  • 60" 1-pc. fiberglass tub in second bath

15

  • Elongated water saver all porcelain commodes

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  • Plumbed for washer w/leak proof faucet compartment

17

  • Shut off valves at lavs, sinks and commodes
  • Shut off valve at main water entrance
  • Water heater compartment w/overflow drain

ELECTRICAL

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  • Total electric standard
  • 200 Amp service with all copper wire
  • GFI Protected receptacle in all bathrooms
  • GFI Protected receptacle in kitchen within 6' of sink
  • GFI Protected Exterior Receptacle - (2)

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  • Exterior light at all entrance doors
  • Smoke detectors

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  • Wired and vented for dryer
  • Power vented range hood

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  • Programmable thermostat for heating and cooling
  • Prewired USB port in kitchen

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  • Flood lights located on each corner of home (Optional)
  • Recessed can light kitchen sink area
  • 4 recess can lights in kitchen
  • Lighted range hood
  • Exhaust fan with light all baths
  • Glass chandelier in dining area
  • Glass light shades all other ceiling fixtures

INTERIOR

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  • 1/2" residential sheetrock throughout entire home
  • 31/2” crown molding throughout
  • Residential "knock down" ceiling application
  • Color coordinated drapes (per décor)

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  • Wrapped wood w/ rod shelving installed in all closets
  • 2" Mini blinds all baths, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th bedroom
  • 4" Baseboard (standard in all finished drywall areas)

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  • Perimeter heat/cooling duct w/adjustable registers (Overhead ducts are optional)

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  • Panel box cover w/hinged door

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  • Pre-hung door system w/ 3 heavy-duty mortissed hinges, architectural jamb/facings, doorknobs and door bumpers

CABINETS

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  • Laminated countertops w/backsplash
  • Deluxe cabinet pulls
  • 30" Base cabinets w/ bottom and middle shelves
  • 36" Staggered overhead cabinets w/ middle shelf
  • Vinyl lined drawer with dual roller guides
  • Residential shelf over washer / dryer
  • 3" Crown molding on overhead kitchen cabinets

EXTERIOR

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  • Lifetime premium-gauge vinyl siding installed on 7/16’ TallWall OSB sheathing w/durable moisture barrier between vinyl siding and OSB, fully vented vinyl soffit

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  • 3-Tab fiberglass shingle roof (20 year warranty on shingles) installed on TechShield oriented strand board (OSB) roof decking w/shingle underlayment between shingle and OSB decking
  • 12" Fixed overhang all around (high pitched roof may vary)

INSULATION

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  • 12" overhangs on home (may vary with optional roof pitch)

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  • R-11 Floor, R-19 walls, R-30 roof (higher R-valves optional)
  • All heating / cooling ducts insulated

EXTERIOR DOORS & WINDOWS

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  • 38" x 80" 6 Panel insulated steel front door w/Full-view storm

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  • 38" x 80" insulated Cottage rear door
  • Dead bolt lock on all hinged entrance doors

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  • 3/4" Thermopane vinyl windows and low E glass
  • Egress windows in all bedrooms

APPLIANCES

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  • Name brand appliances w/ Nationwide Warranty - Include:
  • 25 cu. ft. General Electric double door refrigerator with auto defrost, black
  • 30" General Electric range, smooth top, black, storage drawer
  • 50 Gallon Electric water heater (Standard)
  • 40 Gallon Gas water heater (Optional)
  • Electric Furnace (gas optional)
  • Dual thermostat (prewired for A/C)

PRE-SHIPMENT INSPECTIONS

 

  • Sections pre-aligned at factory to assure proper fit upon delivery
  • Water system tested for leaks
  • Drainage system tested for leaks
  • Electric system tested for proper operation, polarity, continuity, and capacity
  • Light globes installed throughout
  • Optional ceiling fans installed