Especially being a fairly major rail-road town at one point, I sometimes wonder if we have any kit homes (aka Sears Houses) in our area. I ve seen a fewMessage 1 of 1 , Apr 6, 2009View SourceEspecially being a fairly major rail-road town at one point, I sometimes wonder if we have any "kit homes" (aka Sears Houses) in our area.
I've seen a few houses here and there that look like they could have been, but without further research it is hard to tell.
Of course, Sears wasn't the only producer of Kit Houses, and one is just as likely to run into several brands and styles if any time is put into investigating old homes.
But sometimes I wonder if we've got a few sitting around Sanford waiting to be identified.
Some interesting brief articles on Sears, and other, kit houses:
And, Sears' archive of old offerings: