How to Plan Your Own Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Building of your new Pocahontas home requires sizeable and thoughtful planning that should be completed at the start of strategy. Your abode will conform to all local building code requirements but you will still need to prepare for the border line locations, and have all normal building permits. Moreover, you must determine soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line so as to develop the design.

The planning needs to involve obtaining the real estate and deciding the best place to set the building on the property. As the owner, you must also develop a plan for development of a perimeter foundation wall structure, that has to be perfectly square so as to support the modular home when installed. One particular essential piece of the plan would be to plan a thirty-foot diameter space placed near the perimeter foundation that is devoid of trees and wires which is completely level in order to position the building crane used to set in place all the modules in position on the foundation.

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Creating Your Modular Home

Design for a new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction site. All of these have to be utilized during the structure from the beginning, and built into any engineering phase of the plan. You’ll need layouts for any attached car ports, porches or decks since they are not an element of the modular home plan. is very important for you to catalog what you want to plan into the home so it can be established that these can be included into the plan.

There are no limits to the square footage of your design using modular homes; currently there are designs as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in Thirty two components, with the typical range between 4 to 6 thousand sq ft in ten to twelve modules. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are designed this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

Once the assembly of your modules is completed and they are delivered to your property site we begin the important phase of your installation – the setting of the components by the installation team using construction crane equipment. Once they’re placed, the final stage of the set up is the finishing of installing utilities, painting, installation of all the floor coverings, along with the create of your home appliances. Cleaning and tests makes sure everything is in excellent working order and the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits can be secured. Generally, the outer perimeter entrance, porches, paths and patio decking are installed to complete the project and the residence is set for moving in.


The Green Modular Home

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are usually even more energy-efficient than traditional households of the past. Approximately fifty green home labeling programs around the country offer interesting and important aspects to building green. Check them out to see if one can help provide you more information.

All the heat retaining material and additional materials employed in manufacturing are built in the house from the start. Energy efficient appliances will be common and, using upgrades,your residence becomes more eco-friendly. The climate control production environment as well as reusable supplies offer added possibilities for an environmentally friendly house. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete.

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