This course prepares contractors to build and repair alternative residential homes. This includes manufactured, modular, tiny, and log homes. Students will evaluate the main construction features of alternative homes, including the building envelope, floor, wall, roofing systems, and foundations. Additionally, students will identify typical defects related to moisture, utilities, and fire safety. This 2.5-hour continuing education course teaches students how to build and repair alternative residential homes and help contractors provide their clients a specific residence to meet their needs.