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M-Modular Pty Ltd

Your Partner in Smart, Sustainable, and High-Value Construction

At M-Modular, we're more than a company. We're a team of innovators, visionaries, and dedicated professionals committed to reshaping the Australian construction industry. Our goal is to make sustainable, superior-quality construction accessible to all.

M-Modular

OUR STORY

Our journey began with a mission to address a growing issue in the Australian market: the escalating demand for housing and the waning construction workforce. With our robust expertise in engineering and construction, we stepped up to make a difference. Identifying the gap in the market – the lack of high-quality, sustainable, and efficient construction solutions – we set our sights on bridging this gap.

Partnered With:

National Association of Steel-frame Housing
Prefab Australia
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OUR VISION
& MISSION

Our Vision

Is to lead the revolution of the Australian construction industry, creating a future where superior, eco-conscious living spaces are available to everyone. 

Our Mission?

To redefine construction norms and standards, making modular construction an aspirational choice for forward-thinking individuals. We believe in harnessing technology and sustainable practices to build homes that are environmentally friendly, cost-effective, and of outstanding quality.
 

WHY CHOOSE US?

M-Modular, being proudly Australian, fuels our local economy. Our unique blend of engineering expertise, quick delivery times, and dedication to sustainability distinguish us from the rest. The benefits of our prefabricated steel frames can be encapsulated in five core propositions:

Speed

With turnaround times of one week for tiny homes and 1-2 weeks for custom homes, we far outpace the industry standard of at least four weeks.

Quality

Our lightweight steel frames are not only more durable than traditional wood but also greener. Steel produces less pollution and waste, establishing it as the superior environmental choice.

Value

Our adept in-house design team obviates the need for external designers, offering higher value to our clients. Our structures generate less waste and require less cleanup, amplifying the value.

Support

We walk alongside our clients every step of the way. For small builders, we require only a 5-10% upfront payment, positioning ourselves as a supportive partner in their success.

Authentically Australian

Our products are Australian-made, supporting our local economy and adhering to the high standards and values that our nation is known for.

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OUR PRODUCTS & SERVICES

We excel at crafting standard designs and small homes, aligning with the minimalist movement. Our products are designed to be resilient, sustainable, and simplistic, reflecting our commitment to eco-friendly practices.

OUR IMPACT

Through our innovative efforts, we've enabled numerous modular builders, tradies, small builders, and homeowners to realize their aspirations. Whether it's manifesting a dream home or expanding a business, we're proud to contribute to our clients' success narratives.

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OUR TEAM

Our team comprises highly skilled architects, engineers, researchers, programmers, and IT specialists. Every member is dedicated to implementing sustainable practices and innovative technologies to deliver results that surpass client expectations.

  • What is called a "pod"?
    A "pod" refers to a building that is 10 square meters or less in size. Pods are typically constructed using stud walls, light gauge steel (LGS), external cladding, windows, and doors to protect the structure from weather conditions. Internal cladding can be made from various materials such as plaster, vinyl, timber ply, and more.
  • What is called a "tiny house"?
    The term "tiny house" typically refers to a compact and often mobile dwelling that is designed to maximize space efficiency. It is usually smaller than traditional homes and is a minimalist living arrangement.
  • What is the standard workflow for custom home construction?
    The standard workflow for custom home construction at M-Modular includes the following stages: Understanding and Quoting Design and Approval Site Measurement Check and Production Delivery and Installation The total lead time is approximately 3 weeks.
  • What is the process for obtaining an Easy-frame?
    Easy-frames can be obtained in two ways: For standard designs, you can click, pay, and pick up at the factory or request delivery. Frames are ready in 48 hours. For custom designs, pre-order on the store, request a variation, and go through the quoting, design, production, and pick-up or delivery process. Frames are ready in one week.
  • What is the lead time for prefab individual components?
    Prefab individual components, such as walls and trusses, have a lead time of 48 hours. This includes dimensions and loads input, design and approval, production, and delivery or pick-up.
  • What is the lead time for a volumetric module?
    Volumetric modules, whether fully finished or frame and cladding with a window package, have a lead time of approximately 4 weeks. This includes pre-ordering, variation requests, quoting, design, production, and delivery and installation.
  • Why should I choose Truecore steel, and what are its benefits?
    Truecore steel offers many great benefits, including durability, resistance to corrosion, and suitability for various environments, and terrmite proof. It is a quality material for building frames.
  • How long does a light gauge steel frame last?
    Light gauge steel frames are known for their durability and can have a long lifespan. The exact duration can vary based on factors like maintenance and environmental conditions.
  • Can a light gauge steel frame resist coastal environments?
    Light gauge steel frames are suitable for coastal environments due to their resistance to corrosion. However, specific design considerations may be necessary. Consult with professionals for detailed guidance.
  • What is the environmental impact of using steel framing?
    Steel framing is environmentally friendly as it is recyclable, energy-efficient, and has a lower carbon footprint compared to some other materials. It contributes to sustainable construction.
  • Can mold grow on steel studs?
    Mold growth is unlikely on steel studs due to their non-porous nature. However, mold can develop on other materials used in construction if moisture is present.
  • Is a steel frame safe from lightning during storms?
    Steel frames are conductive and can safely dissipate lightning strikes, reducing the risk of fire or damage.
  • How can I clad a steel frame, and will it look different from other homes?
    Steel frames can be clad with various materials, and the appearance can be customized. They can resemble traditional homes while offering the benefits of steel construction.
  • Does steel limit home design capabilities?
    Steel framing offers versatility in design and can accommodate various architectural styles and layouts.
  • How do I avoid a hollow sound in the wall when using steel framing?
    Proper insulation and wall finishing techniques can help minimize any hollow sounds associated with steel-framed walls.
  • Is it cheaper to build with cold-formed steel compared to timber or concrete?
    Cost comparisons can vary depending on factors like project size and location. Consult with professionals to determine the most cost-effective option.
  • Can you build multi-story buildings with cold-formed steel?
    Yes, cold-formed steel is suitable for constructing multi-story buildings, providing strength and stability.
  • How big a premise requires a permit, and when does it require a planning permit?
    In accordance with Australian Building Laws, premises may require a permit based on the following criteria: If the building is classified as a Class 10a structure (e.g., sheds, carports, private garages). The exemption from a building permit applies if the building meets the following conditions: It has a floor area not exceeding 10 m². It is not more than 3 m in height, or if within 1 m of a boundary, no more than 2.4 m in height. If attached to another building of a different class on the same property, it must not extend beyond the front wall of that building. If not attached to any other building, it must be the only Class 10a building on the property and be set back at least 9 m from the front street alignment and 2 m from each side street alignment. It should not be constructed of masonry.
  • How do I apply for a permit?
    To apply for a permit, you should: Check with your local council for planning permit requirements. Note that a Building permit will be required in most cases.
  • Does building a garage require a permit?
    Building a garage may or may not require a permit. It depends on factors such as size, location, and local regulations. Check with your local council for specific requirements.
  • Does building a greenhouse require a permit?
    The construction of a greenhouse may require a permit. Refer to the Horticulture Australia document for detailed information on building codes and greenhouse construction regulations.
  • How does the prefab stairs ordering process work?
    The process for prefab stairs includes: Understanding and Quoting Design and Approval Site Measurement Check and Production Delivery and Installation The total lead time is 1 week.

CONTACT US TODAY

Whether you're a modular builder aiming to streamline your operations, a small builder keen on optimizing efficiency, or a homeowner envisioning a sustainable and high-value home, M-Modular is here to bring your vision to life.


Connect with us today and let's shape a better, more sustainable future together.

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