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The Lasting Power of Fibre Cement: 3 Benefits for Your Next Prefab Modular Home

Updated: Oct 11, 2023


Charcoal coloured prefab modular home surrounded by trees and green grass
Charcoal Fibre Cement Cladding

Choosing suitable materials is crucial for long-term durability and aesthetic appeal when constructing a modular home. In this blog, we delve into the incredible benefits of fibre cement, showcasing why it is an ideal choice that ensures your next prefab modular home stands the test of time.

1. Durability

Fibre cement is highly resistant to harsh weather conditions, including extreme temperatures, moisture, UV rays, and pests. Its non-combustible nature also adds an extra layer of safety, making it an ideal choice, especially for bush fire-prone land (BFPL) properties.


Grey coloured prefab modular home surrounded by trees and green grass
Grey Fibre Cement Cladding

2. Versatility

Fibre cement offers various design options, textures, and finishes, allowing for creative freedom in architectural expressions. Designers create materials that resemble wood, stone, or brick, offering the desired aesthetic appeal without the associated maintenance issues. Whether you prefer a contemporary, modern, or traditional look, fibre cement can be customised to achieve the desired aesthetic appeal without the associated upkeep concerns of natural materials.

Fibre cement tiles in different tones and shades of brown and black

3. Sustainability

Natural and recyclable materials, such as cement, cellulose fibres, sand, and water, make fibre cement eco-friendly. This composition helps minimise its carbon footprint and contributes to a more sustainable construction solution. Its long lifespan and minimal maintenance requirements contribute to its sustainability credentials.


Walnut coloured prefab modular home surrounded by trees and green grass
Walnut fibre cement cladding

In conclusion, fibre cement is a durable, versatile, and sustainable option for prefab modular homes. Its ability to withstand extreme weather conditions, adapt to different design styles, and contribute to a greener future makes it a wise choice for homeowners and builders alike. By choosing fibre cement for your next prefab modular home, you can enjoy a lasting and visually appealing structure that will stand firm for years. At Bibo, we have intentionally focused on fibre cement designs that authentically replicate the appearance of wood finishes. This decision is motivated by our aspiration to integrate our prefab studios into lush green backyard environments seamlessly.


By opting for wood-like designs, we aim to create understated structures that harmonise with the natural surroundings, promoting unity. The versatility of the wood aesthetic allows us to achieve visually appealing results while maintaining a complementary relationship with the main dwelling's architectural style.


The wood-inspired designs offer elegance and adaptability, with the colour options providing various aesthetic possibilities. Whether it's a traditional red brick house complemented by a rich walnut finish or a contemporary home matched with a sleek charcoal Bibo studio, we aim to ensure a visually pleasing and cohesive overall appearance.

Natural coloured prefab modular home surrounded by trees and green grass
Natural Fibre Cement Cladding

Are you considering the idea of having a prefab modular home?

Discover the lasting power of fibre cement for your upcoming prefab modular home project. Contact us today to explore Bibo Build's range of products and the perfect solution for your needs.

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