Clayton Unveils New Website with Innovative Customer Tools
New ClaytonHomes.com features ground-breaking interactive homebuyer functions and sleek look

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Clayton, one of the largest homebuilders of manufactured, modular and site-built houses in America, announced the launch of a redesigned version of its website, ClaytonHomes.com, which features a fresh look, interactive tools and helpful content to educate and guide homebuyers during their journey to homeownership.

The new site, designed by Made Movement of Boulder, Colo., has been in the works for almost a year and was created to provide an immersive, user-friendly experience that includes a sleek, modern homepage with beautiful photos and videos as well as enhanced innovative capabilities that allow homebuyers to get inspiration as they explore and dream of their ideal floorplans.

"We are extremely excited to launch this website to the public, especially Millennials," Clayton CEO Kevin Clayton said. "We want to change the way homebuyers begin their journey toward homeownership, and we believe that an interactive, creative space where site visitors can customize and dream of their ideal home is going to be the answer."

Some of the new website features include:

  • Experiential media: 3-D walkthroughs and dollhouse views, virtual home tours, high-quality videos and photography that allow homebuyers to interact with their favorite home models online.
  • LookBook tool: allows visitors to save, or "heart," pictures, videos and articles of their favorite home features, floorplans and exteriors in a personal favorites section to develop ideas for their dream home.
  • Learn section: full of educational materials to prepare consumers for the homebuying journey and homeownership.  It will include helpful blog posts, infographics, articles, tips and checklists.
  • Dream Home Designer (Coming soon): gives homebuyers the freedom to build their dream house online from the ground up by choosing their favorite floorplans, materials, colors and upgrades. Visitors will get to mix and match room features in real time and then save these preferences to share with their local Home Center when they are ready to begin shopping in person.

"Today's customer wants to be in the driver's seat and we are delivering that with these new features," Clayton said. "We will continue to unveil additional digital tools and mobile apps throughout the year that will empower our customers and help make this important life decision a social, interactive experience. We can't wait to revolutionize the homebuying journey and guide our industry into the digital future."

To experience the new website and learn more about the company, visit ClaytonHomes.com. Check out a demonstration video of the new website features on the Clayton YouTube channel.

About Clayton
Clayton, a Berkshire Hathaway company, was founded in 1956 and is proud of its history of providing affordable, quality homes. The Company is a diverse builder offering traditional site-built homes, modular homes, manufactured housing, "tiny" homes, college dormitories, military barracks and apartments. In 2015, Clayton built more than 34,000 homes.  Clayton Built™ homes are designed and assembled in America. The Company's 36 home building facilities became ISO 14001 registered in 2016 for green building practices.  

 

Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTTpsi0ZX7Y&feature=youtu.be

 

For further information: Audrey Saunders, media@claytonhomes.com