Find Advice, Tips and More on Northgate Industries Ltd.'s Blog

At Northgate Industries Ltd., we are dedicated to answering all of your modular structure questions and concerns. That’s why we have taken the opportunity to create a blog to house advice, tips, and news concerning the manufacture, transportation, and installation of modular structures. Be sure to check back with our blog from time to time to see what new information has been added. For more information about our services, please contact Northgate Industries Ltd. in Edmonton.

September 27, 2017
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Some Of The Best Modular Creations In The World

Modular buildings are continually evolving the world of construction and architecture. Builders and designers consistently work towards developing these modules and creating new and inventive pre-fabricated structures which are impractical to build using traditional methods of construction. Modular constructions are not only cost-effective alternatives to brick and mortar buildings but are […]
September 26, 2017
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How Can Turn-Key Solutions Benefit Your Commercial Project

Turn-key solutions, as the name suggests, are solutions that are accessible for immediate implementation. These practices can be integrated into the current workflow model readily without disrupting the system or necessitating any additional alteration. Most commonly designed to fulfill a particular requirement in the entire business process, turn-key solutions complete […]
September 22, 2017
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5 Reasons To Opt For Modular Construction For Your Residential Property

Purchasing a home is a huge investment for every individual. It goes beyond necessity to comfort. It is the focal point around which you build your entire life. Hence, it is important to ensure that the home that you are planning to purchase is structurally resonant and monetarily profitable. Investing […]
September 21, 2017
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5 Tips To Maintain A Modular Structure

Just like any other traditionally, onsite built structure, may it be a commercial space or your home, a modular structure too needs regular maintenance and clean-up. Take a look at how you can maintain a modular structure. 1. Always Keep It Clean Keep your modular structure clean and decluttered. A neat and […]
September 13, 2017
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Modular Construction Vs Traditional: Analyzing The Difference

The rate of modular constructions in Canada is steadily rising. A survey conducted by the Canadian Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI) reflected that modular, factory-built units accounted for over 15.5% of all residential constructions in the country. This transcribes to over $1.6 Billion in terms of monetary valuation of the modular construction industry. […]
September 5, 2017
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Pros And Cons Of Used Modular Structures

If you are planning to consider modular construction for your next commercial or residential project but aren’t sure whether used or a new modular structure will be the best solution, we can help you. We have compiled the pros and cons of used modular structures. Pros Of Used Modular Structures 1. Faster […]
August 22, 2017
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Benefits Of Leasing A Modular Building

Whether you should buy or lease a modular structure depends on your building requirements. Just like leasing traditionally built building, you only pay for the building space you use and not the entire building cost. But, apart from this, leasing a modular structure has several advantages. Are you wondering what are the benefits of leasing […]
August 22, 2017
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Modular Structures Are Ideal For Relief Centers

Building temporary homes, a relief center, military shelters or a rehabilitation center after a natural calamity is essential. These structures need to be built in the shortest duration possible so that people can feel safe and get back to their normal life as soon as possible. The modular construction is […]
August 2, 2017
Modular Construction For Hotels

Why Are Hotels Switching To Modular Construction?

Modular construction is an efficient method of construction that offers many benefits to the hotels, which is why more and more top hotels and even hotel chains are embracing this construction technique. This is because modular construction uses innovative techniques that save time, and requires less manpower and on-site access. Various […]
July 25, 2017
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History Of Modular Constructions

The construction industry has seen innumerable advancements and changes in the last 100 years. From making laborers carry heavy loads to l using machines, the methods, tools, and equipment used for construction have evolved considerably. The modular structure construction is one type of construction used to build structures of all the kinds. […]
July 15, 2017

How Modular Construction Is Ideal For Remote Construction Sites

Construction projects set-up in remote locations, such as a mining site, factory, commercial building, or a farmhouse in a secluded place has additional challenges. The transport of construction raw materials, tools and equipment, and workers can consume valuable time and money. But, with modular structure constructions, all these efforts, time, and […]
July 13, 2017
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Modular Structures Are Ideal For Building Industries And Factories

Today, modular buildings are a lot more than just temporary, portable structures used for a short period. These structures are being used for a variety of temporary as well as permanent purposes like in building schools, hospitals, hotels, commercial complexes, industries, and factories. There’s not much of a difference between […]
July 5, 2017
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How Are Modular Structures Environment-friendly?

We already know that modular construction is a safer alternative to building schools, hospitals, offices, hotels, and other structures as the modules or modular components are prefabricated off-site inside the factories. But modular structures provide a uniquely sustainable form of construction, which is why they are known as environment-friendly modular structures. Here […]
July 5, 2017
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Common Modular Construction Myths

Modular construction has gained popularity over the years, thanks to the versatility and abundant benefits it offers. More and more builders suggest individuals, corporates, and families to switch to modular construction for their respective building construction. But there are people who still don’t find these structures reliable and prefer traditional […]
June 30, 2017
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Modular Constructions Save A Lot Of Time

Modular structures are gaining popularity since a long time now. Modular constructions are preferred for residential as well as commercial buildings and structures, as they are more cost-effective, energy efficient, and environment-friendly method of construction. The biggest advantage of modular construction is that it saves a significant amount of construction time. […]
June 15, 2017
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Benefits Of Modular Construction In Healthcare

Modular constructions can be used for numerous applications such as schools, commercial and residential constructions, offices and retail establishments, hospitals, military installations, dormitories, hotels, etc. However, the healthcare sector currently features the highest use of prefabricated modular constructions. Here are some reasons why modular structures benefit the healthcare industry the most. […]