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RCM Modular



28 Rue Industrielle
Saint-Benoît-Labre, Quebec, Canada G0M 1P0
Phone: 418-227-4044
Fax: 418-227-3654
email: info@rcmmodular.com

RCM Modular Description:
"...At RCM Modular, we understand that the construction of a new house represents a major investment, and our entire team is dedicated to bring you satisfaction. We want your new home to be synonymous of durability, beauty and comfort. You will have the best of times in your new home, the children will play there, your friends and family will visit you there and we want you to enjoy living in your new home!.."

Providing these building styles:
  • Cape Cod modular homes
  • Contemporary modular homes
  • Multi-Family modular homes
  • Commercial modular buildings


Providing modular homes and buildings in:
CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, VT

Company Background

How Long in Business2000
Yearly Avg. Number of Homes (Est.)They build about 450,000 sq ft of residential and commercial space.
Professional Organizations/AffiliationsNone
Design Staff
(Architects & Draftsmen)
None, they deal with several independent architects 6-7
Builder NetworkAbout 20
Location of FactoriesQuebec, Canada
How to Buy a HomeAvailable from distributors unless there is none in the buyers area then sold direct

Construction Details

Building MaterialsWood
Energy EfficiencyEnergy star, Nova climat a cnd insulation standard
Construction TimeframeOne week
Customization FlexibilityFew custom options are available
Amount of FloorplansOver 100 predesigned floorplans.

Pricing

Avg. Cost per Square FootBetween $60 and $110
Avg. Transportation CostsDepends on final site
Avg. Placement CostsDepends on location
Site PreparationNot provided

Options

Garage/Deck AvailabilityGarages and decks are provided
Possible to Addon to Existing HomeIt is possible but not a key part of their business
GuaranteesYes the standard construction guarantees on the state they do business in
Delivery Range750 miles
Number of Factory InspectionsEvery day by their QC inspector
Number of Building Site InspectionsDepends on location
Information PackageBrochures are available

Our Review

Editor's Rating
Editorial ReviewRCM Modular is an above average Canadian provider of modular homes. They also produce mobile homes but their main focus is on modular homes and their website reflects this. They have good information available as well as pictures of their homes with floorplans. They also provide online brochures and videos to help home buyers make their decision. RCM Modular is a high quality producer and a good selection for the mid to upper scale home buyers. They are a younger company but in their short history they have achieved an impressive record.
Mystery Homebuyer Rating

Personal Reviews of RCM Modular

Scott Duesler from Broadalbin, New York
I wish there was an option for no stars. In short, we received a condemned house, uninhabitable. Not only have we lost our life savings but am now going through bankruptcy. RCM has destroyed our lives....Without writing a novel here it started with the delivery being 6 months late (we had plans to marry on the property but had to make last minute changes). Then someone "misread" the blueprint. There was a 3 foot error in the starting of the construction, this dominoed across the rest of the house. The end result, a bedroom to small to be useful and a master bedroom big enough for a bed (and maybe one nightstand). None of the tiling and counter tops matched what we ordered and there were multiple broken items from delivery. I can't forget to mention the driver backing the first section into a tree, knocking a section of bay windows out of whack, they also forgot to remove the shingles from one end of the house before lifting it with the crane, all the weight on one end imbalanced the section of house and started to form a ^ shape. We tried for 6 months to get it resolved, was willing to be flexible and do what it would take to make it livable. They did make one attempt to fix things but only made things worse. If I could only post pictures here (imagine not having a 2x4 long enough to put in a stud, then taking two pieces of 2x4 and nailing them together with a third piece, this is how they studded a new wall. They also left exposed live wiring hanging out of the walls that were cut into). The house was literally condemned by the inspector! After this we even tried legal action but we still could not get a response from them. Unfortunately, the bank has now foreclosed on us and took the house. Now we have lost everything including the property that I proposed to my wife on.

Dan Oscar from Sandown NH
My house was installed by RCM in 2005. Everything was perfect, great people, very professional and excellent value. Previous bad reports reports may have related to a very bad distributor they had in the Concord area. I dealt directly with the factory and they couldn't have been more professional. They even drove down a box of floor tile for me. I had one issue and they were there with a crew to fix it the next week. I love this house

April Dumont from Plymouth, NH
We love our modular home. HOWEVER, the service at RCM is nothing but DEPLORABLE! We purchased our house for 2003 delivery and I have been FIGHTING with them ever since to receive our missing, replacement and unfinished items. The initial correspondence was for us to pay to have the work done and RCM would reimburse us (because their crew was too busy at the time) and we are now, and have been since 2004 totally ignored! We have tried to get replacement mirrors for our 2 bathrooms (as these immediately started to peel) - no luck. We have tried to be reimbursed for the work that we paid an outside contractor fo finish the stairs that RCM did not do - no luck. We ask simply for the window screen for the custom sized Andersen kitchen window - no luck. We only ask for some replacement tiles for the ones that were damaged during shipment from Canada - NO LUCK. EVERYTHING that we request is due to us - and paid for by us! Still, my daily phone calls and emails either go unanswered or I receive a "I'll work on it" every month or so. I am at the point of asking for their insurance information so that I may file a claim - now, even that request goes UNANSWERED! This is my honest and verified (by telephone calls, faxes and emails sent and RECEIVED to/from RCM) Again, nice house, HORRIBLE attitude.

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