Features & Benefits

Kent Homes – Company

  • Has been in business for over 30 years
  • Builds to the National Building Code of Canada, CSA – Z-240 Mobile Home Code, and Boca Code
  • Has engineers on staff

Exposure

  • Housing, Housing, and More Housing
  • Hotels
  • Apartments/Condo’s
  • Educational Facilities
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Healthcare and Medical Facilities
  • Recreational and Hospitality Centers
  • Mobile Industrial Buildings & Construction Facilities

Flexibility and Choice

  • Custom Design Floor Plans
  • Two Stories, Bungalows, Split Entrances, Cape Cods, and Mini Homes
  • Built in Doors in a Climate Controlled Environment
  • Warehouse Facility for Material Storage

Customers

  • Step by Step Guidance from Blue-Print to Move-in
  • Complete management of your home building process
  • **No Cost Overuns**
  • Assistance with Land Purchase
  • Assistance with Site Preparation
  • No hassle –Worry free
  • 96% Customer Satisfaction
  • Referral Business
  • Personalized Service

Product Information – Features, Advantages and Benefits

Please click on product to see its features, advantages and benefits.

Lumber

Feature:
We use Kiln Dried Lumber.

Advantage:
A Kiln Dried Lumber has 19% or less moisture. The lumber will not twist, or bow. Shrinkage will be reduced and it will be stable.

Benefit:
You will have less cracking and movement in the finished Home and minimal nail pops.

Acoustical Sealants at Floor and Roof Connection

Feature:
Bead of acoustical sealant under the perimeter wall.

Advantage:
Eliminates air leakage and drafts.

Benefit:
Maintains comfort and energy efficiency.

Insulation

Feature:
Fiberglass insulation installed from the outside of the home.

Advantage:
It will eliminate air gaps on the cold side of the insulation therefore preventing convection currents from being created within the walls.

Benefit:
It will eliminate condensation which may occur due to cold air currents and helps preserve the structures integrity.

Blown In Insulation

Feature:
It dissipates the excess moisture.

Advantage:
It greatly reduces mold and mildew.

Benefit:
Further reduces structural failure of wood structure.

Sealed Electrical Boxes with Acoustical Sealant

Feature:
Electrical outlets and seams in poly are sealed with acoustical sealant.

Advantage:
To minimize the air infiltration through the plugs or joints in the vapor barrier.

Benefit:
It will keep the heat inside the home and save on energy costs.

Siding

Feature:
Gentek has over 35 years of experience in the industry.

Advantage:
They are recognized and a trust-worthy company.

Benefit:
You can rely on the quality and reputation of this business.

Pre-Engineered Trusses

Feature:
Our trusses are pre-engineered and designed to your geographical area.

Advantage:
You will have stronger trusses.

Benefit:
Your trusses will support the snow load of your area. It guarantees your safety.

Pre-Engineered Trusses 2

Feature:
5/12 roof pitch is standard on modular.

Advantage:
Competition uses 4/12 and 5/12 is optional.

Benefit:
It will have a better appearance.

Pre-Engineered Trusses 3

Feature:
We use a raised heel truss.

Advantage:
Allows for higher insulation value in ceiling and better air flow through soffit.

Benefit:
It will increase the “R” value of your ceiling and have a Better curb appeal.

Tarred and Nailed Shingles

Feature:
Shingles are tarred and nailed (4) per shingle.

Advantage:
To ensure adhesion to sheathing.

Benefit:
It will eliminate lifting damage in high winds.

HRV Unit 1

Feature:
A special fan is designed.

Advantage:
Unit is extremely quiet.

Benefit:
Will not have excessive noise at high speeds.

HRV Unit 2

Feature:
The HRV unit is designed to run continuously at low speed.

Advantage:
It keeps the air fresh at all times.

Benefit:
This gives you better air quality in your home.

HRV Unit 3

Feature:
It controls excessive humidity during heating season.

Advantage:
It eliminates condensation on windows.

Benefit:
No mold problems and rotting of window sills.

HRV Unit 4

Feature:
Unit has a removable aluminum filter.

Advantage:
The filter is washable.

Benefit:
It will allow easy maintenance and cleaning.

HRV Unit 5

Feature:
Unit comes with a hinge access door.

Advantage:
No tools are required to open the door.

Benefit:
It gives you easy access for cleaning.