Sunday, September 6, 2020

Modcoach's Modular "Home of the Week" Sept 6, 2020

When Mario Santoni, the Senior Project Manager for Dickinson Homes in Iron Mountain, Michigan, sent me these pictures a couple of years back of a log home they built, I couldn't believe that it was modular. 

His company can build just about anything modular and if this doesn't convince you, nothing will.

He explained, "This design is a 3,430 sf hybrid log home that we built modular.  Most people swear that this is a custom stick built home because of the architectural style, number of corners and other features.  These people are in disbelief when they find out it is modular construction.  I normally have to show pictures of this home in our plant in order to be believed.   The same people are also shocked that the move in time frame is about one third of the time they would guess.  I am always happy to help educate people."

Not every modular home factory can build such a unique and utterly beautiful modular home.


  1. Coach, I don't know about the rest of the people reading your blog think but this can't be a modular house.

  2. Sorry I'm late getting to the table, but I can attest that this is indeed a modular home because I have been inside the Dickinson plant in Kingsford as a third-party auditor. Dickinson has been, and continues to be, one of the innovators in the UP and Northern WI in their designs, materials, and applications. And this house is not their best work. I particularly like the house on Mackinac Island, but that's for the Santoni family to comment on.