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When Modular Bathrooms Make Sense

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There are a number of reasons why you might be considering prefab bathrooms for your next build. The pods save time, ensure a high level of quality, reduce labor resources and cut down on project rework in one of the most problem-prone areas in commercial builds. But, are prefab bathrooms the right choice for your project? Usually, for individual residential …

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Hotel Business Article – How Prefab Bathrooms Can Save Time and Money

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Hotel Business magazine recently published an article that takes an in-depth look at why more hoteliers are turning to prefab bathrooms as the skilled labor gap widens. Awareness is the first step in education, so let’s get started! As the article states: A growing number of hotels are using prefabricated bathrooms to speed up construction and offset a skilled labor …

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Technical Spotlight #2: Prefab Bathroom Pod Delivery Facts

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Welcome to our second “Technical Spotlight.” Our first post in this series debunked the myth that contractors need to increase building height when using prefab bathroom pods. This post will take a different approach, answering some of our most frequently asked questions about pre-fab bathroom pod delivery. If you’re new to SurePods, our modular bathrooms are built in a controlled …

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Look-Back Top 5 Modular Construction Stories of 2018

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Modular construction projects picked up steam in the face of skilled labor challenges in 2018. But that’s not all they did. They pushed the limits of what’s possible and helped dispel the notion that prefab is a second-rate construction method. To see how they’re moving the industry forward, here’s a look-back at our top 5 modular construction stories of the …

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Construction Market Update: Survey Reveals Most U.S. Construction Companies Use Off-Site Construction

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According to a 2018 survey from The Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) of the National Institute of Building Sciences, modular construction is no longer the new kid on the block. The OSCC survey found off-site construction is now used by the strong majority of AEC firms, reporting that 87.6 percent of participants used some type of off-site prefabrication method over the …

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Why pre-fab construction? A smart solution for the skilled labor shortage

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Do you remember when the construction industry first started talking about the skilled labor shortage? There was a lot of buzz as post-recession claims about an imminent labor squeeze finally turned into reality. Manufacturers, economists and optimists theorized solutions. Companies were aggressive in their recruiting efforts. But as the construction industry started booming, causing the skilled labor gap to widen …

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Can’t wait to see you at Marriott CONNECT 2018!

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The SurePods team is on hand with a display featuring 3 Marriott branded bathrooms including the AC Hotels by Marriott, Element and Fairfield Inn by Marriott. Come touch, see, and feel SurePods quality first hand. The SurePods process allows ten trades to be collapsed into one precise factory-built product. Cut costs, shorten timelines, and eliminate job site risk with SurePods. We are revolutionizing hotel …

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SurePods Prefabricated Bathrooms Help Speed California Hotel Construction

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Anaheim’s new Cambria Hotel & Suites among a growing list of California hotels to use prefabricated bathroom pods to deliver better quality, faster construction while simplifying jobsite work. Anaheim, CA. – November 28, 2018 – To help offset skilled labor woes in today’s red-hot construction market and put heads in bed earlier, Anaheim’s new, 345-room Cambria Hotel & Suites is …

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Technical Spotlight #1 Prefab Bathrooms and Building Heights

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Welcome to the first “Technical Spotlight” – a series of blog posts aimed to answer key questions on designing for and installing SurePods pre-fab, modular bathrooms. The answers are meant to be a starting point for the building team. Always keep in mind when using prefabrication in construction that involving the prefab/modular manufacturer early in the process is critical to …

20th LCI Congress Gemba Walk at SurePods

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As part of the Lean Construction Institutes 20th Annual Congress which took place in Orlando, Florida October 15-19, 2018, SurePods hosted a Gemba walk.  It was billed as “SurePods Modular Bathroom Pod Factory Tour – Come see the largest pod manufacturer in the U.S. at their facility that produces over 4,000 bathroom pods per year. Practicing Lean Manufacturing within the facility, see how …