How to Begin on A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your brand-new Gainesville home will require essential and specific investigation that should be carried out early in your project process. Your abode is going to comply with all of the building codes but you’ll need to prepare for the border line locations, and obtain all usual building permits. In addition, you will need to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table and frost line to enable you to develop the new design.

Your planning needs to incorporate buying the property or home along with identifying where to established the structure on the site. As the property owner, you must also establish a plan for construction of the perimeter foundation wall structure, that must be completely aligned to be able to support the modules upon arrival. One particular essential piece of the program will be to plan a 30-foot diameter space placed in close proximity to the foundation and clear of trees and wires that is completely level in order to place the building crane employed to set the modules on the foundation.

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Creating A New Modular Home

Design for your new modular home will begin by establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building location. All of these must be incorporated in the layout from the start, and built into any engineering phase of your design. You will need designs for any attached car ports, verandas or decks as they’re included in the modular home plan. is vital for you to list what you need to plan for your residence so that it can be determined that these will be incorporated into your plan.

There are no limits to the size of to the plan with modular homes; currently there are designs as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . constructed in 32 segments, with the typical range between 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft within 10 to 12 components. Each and every floor plan Express Modular sells are created this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

Once the assembly of your modules is finished and they are transported to your home site we begin the crucial step of the installation – the placing of your modules by the installation team employing construction crane gear. As soon as they’re installed, the last stage of the set up would be the completing the installation of utilities, painting, installing the flooring, and the create of your appliances. Cleaning top to bottom and tests makes sure everything is in good condition and the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits will be secured. Usually, the external perimeter entrance, porches, walks along with decking are installed to finish the work and then the house is set for moving in.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular residences are built “greener” and are usually more energy-efficient compared to traditional households of the past. All the heat retaining material as well as additional elements employed in production are manufactured in the your home from inception. Energy-efficient appliances seem to be standard and using upgrades,your residence will become even more green. Both climate-control production setting and reclaimed components give additional opportunities for a sustainable residence. By using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes is a no-brainer. You can find fifty green home labeling programs throughout the country. While such programs approach environmentally conscious construction a little differently, each one can deliver relatively good info.

All the insulating material and additional materials included in production are built in the residence right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are common and, with upgrades,your home becomes more green. Both climate control manufacturing setting and reclaimed materials give additional options for an enviro-friendly residence. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete.

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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 agent was easy to work with and he helped us with loads of suggestions we never even considered. Express Modular really came through. Thanks!Cameron (Xenia, OH)
We love our new home. Thank you for making our dreams come true!Sandra & Dave (Little Rock, AR)
We’d looked over many designs from many builders and the options and prices on a prefabricated home were unbeatable.Nancy & Jim (Lubbock, TX)