Building A Modular Home in Fort Smith

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your new Fort Smith residence will need sizeable and specific investigation that should be finished in the beginning your project strategy. Your new dwelling will definitely conform to all local building code requirements but you will still need to prepare for the boundary line locations, and obtain all local construction permits. Furthermore, you need to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line in an effort to produce the design.

Your planning needs to involve purchasing property as well as choosing where to established the house within the property. As the owner, you must also establish a plan for the building of a perimeter foundation wall structure, that needs to be properly aligned to be able to support the modular home when installed. One particular vital item of your plan is to have a 30-foot diameter area positioned near the perimeter foundation that is devoid of trees and wires that’s perfectly level so that you can place the building crane utilized to set in place the actual components constantly in place around the foundation.

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Designing A New Modular Home

The design of your new modular home starts with establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development location. All of these must be utilized during the layout from the start, as well as incorporated into any engineering phase of the plan. You’ll want designs for any attached garage areas, porches or outside patios since they are not an element of the modular home plan. It is essential for you to list what you want to plan for your residence so that it can be established that these will be included into the design.

There is no limit to the square footage to the plan using modular homes; presently there are designs as large as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in 32 modules, with the common range between 4 to 6 thousand square feet in 10 to 12 sections. Each and every home Express Modular provides are built in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Once the assembly of your modules is complete and they are transported to your home site we start the key stage of the installation – the placing of the modules by the installation team employing construction crane equipment. As soon as they are placed, the final step of the installment is the finishing installing utilities, painting, installation of the flooring, along with the set-up of your appliances. Cleansing and testing ensures all aspects are in good working order and the last inspections as well as occupancy permits will be completed. Usually, all the external perimeter drive way, patios, walks and decking are set up to complete the project and then the home is set for occupancy.


Building Green

Express Modular properties are built “greener” and are more energy-efficient compared to classic residences in the past. The heat retaining material and additional materials used in production are manufactured in the home from inception. Energy-efficient appliances will be traditional and, using upgrades,your residence becomes even more eco-friendly. The climate control manufacturing environment as well as re-cycled materials offer further opportunities for a sustainable abode. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete. Nearly fifty regional or national green home labeling programs all around the U.S. Though these programs and organizations approach green homebuilding in their own way, each one can deliver worthwhile elements.

All the insulating material as well as additional supplies employed in production are built into the home right from the start. Energy-efficient home appliances will be traditional and, with upgrades,your residence can become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control production setting and reusable components provide further possibilities for a sustainable residence. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Fort Smith

What Our Customers Are Saying

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