Building A Modular Home in Fort Lauderdale

with Express Modular

Modular Building of your own Fort Lauderdale home will demand essential and thoughtful planning that must be accomplished at the beginning of the project process. Your new abode is going to comply with all local building codes but you’ll still need to plan for the perimeter line locations, and obtain virtually all building permits. Moreover, you will need to determine soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line to be able to develop the design.

The preparation should feature acquiring the property or home and deciding the best place to established the building on the site. As the property owner, you also need to create a plan for development of the perimeter foundation wall structure, that needs to be completely square so as to support the modular home when installed. One particular critical item of your program will be to plan a thirty-foot diameter area situated near the foundation and totally free of trees and wires that is perfectly level to be able to position the construction crane employed to set in place the actual components constantly in place around the foundation.

Rick Hawkins Modular Home Consultant

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Creating A New Modular Home

The design of your new modular home starts with ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development location. These need to be incorporated during the design from the outset, and employed in any engineering step of your plan. When planning a modular home, you will need designs for any attached car ports, porches or decks as they’re not an element of the modular home plan. is very important that you catalog what you want to plan for your residence so it can be established that these will be included in your design.

There is no limit to the size of to the plan with modular homes; at present we see designs as large as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . constructed in Thirty-two segments, with your common range from 4 to 6 thousand square feet in ten to twelve sections. Each and every design Express Modular offers are built this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

When the construction of your sections is finished and they’re delivered to your building site we begin the important phase of the home’s installation – the setting of your components by the assembly crew employing construction crane gear. When they’re placed, the last stage of the set up is the completion of the installation of utilities, painting, installing all the flooring, along with the installation of your appliances. Cleaning and tests makes sure all things are in proper condition and the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits can be secured. Commonly, all the external perimeter driveway, patios, walks as well as patio decking are installed to finish the project and then the house is set for occupancy.


Your Eco-Friendly Modular Home

Express Modular residences are designed “greener” and are usually more energy efficient when compared with traditional households in the past. The heat retaining material as well as other supplies included in manufacturing are manufactured into the residence from the start. Energy efficient home appliances are standard and, using upgrades,your home will become more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing environment and reusable components provide further possibilities for an enviro-friendly home. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed. There are many national and regional green building labeling programs throughout the country that all provide varied elements of green building techniques. Follow this link to learn more: National Assoc of Home Builders

The insulating material as well as additional materials used in manufacturing are built into the home from inception. Energy efficient home appliances will be standard and, using upgrades,your residence can become more green. Both climate control manufacturing setting and reusable supplies give further options for a sustainable abode. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Fort Lauderdale

What Our Customers Are Saying

  • Our modular log home was easier than we ever could’ve thought. We look forward to years of family gatherings in our new log home.
    Mark (Asheville, NC)

  • Our modular log home was easier than we ever could’ve thought. We look forward to years of family gatherings in our new log home.
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  • We love our new home. Thank you for making our dreams come true!
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  • We’d looked over many designs from many builders and the options and prices on a prefabricated home were unbeatable.
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