Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Palm Bay abode will demand significant and specific planning that needs to be finished in the beginning your project strategy. Your abode will definitely conform to all of the local building codes but you will need to plan for the boundary line settings, and have all usual building permits. On top of that, you will have to determine soil type and conditions, water table and frost line so as to create your new design.

The planning needs to involve purchasing property or home and determining where to set the house on the property. Being the property owner, you must also develop a plan for the building of a perimeter foundation wall structure, which needs to be correctly aligned so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular critical item of your plan is to have a thirty-foot diameter space positioned in close proximity to the perimeter foundation and free from trees and wires that’s perfectly level so that you can position the construction crane used to set components around the foundation.

Rick Hawkins Modular Home Consultant

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Planning Your Modular Home

Design for a new modular home will begin by determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building site. These have to be integrated within the layout from the start, and built into any engineering step in the design. When planning a modular home, you’ll need layouts for any attached garages, verandas or decks as they’re not part of the modular home plan. is vital that you catalog what you need to design for your residence so that it can be established that these can be included into your plan.

There are no limits to the square footage to the plan with modular homes; presently we see designs as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in 32 segments, with your common range from 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft within ten to twelve modules. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are constructed in this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installing A Prefabricated Dwelling

When the assembly of your modules is done and they are transported to your home location we begin the crucial stage of the assembly – the placing of the sections by the assembly crew employing construction crane equipment. Once they’re positioned, the last step of the installation is the completion of the installation of utilities, painting, installing the floor coverings, along with the create of your equipment. Cleansing and tests makes sure all aspects are in excellent condition and the last inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Generally, all the external perimeter drive way, patios, paths as well as decks are installed to finish the project and then the house is set for moving in.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular homes are designed “greener” and are more energy-efficient compared to classic residences in the past. The insulating material and other supplies used in production are designed into the house right from inception. Energy-efficient appliances are traditional and using upgrades,your home will become more green. The climate-control manufacturing environment as well as re-cycled supplies give further options for an environmentally friendly home. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes is a no-brainer. About fifty regional or national green home labeling programs throughout the country. While each program approaches green homebuilding individually, each one can deliver worthwhile ideas.

The insulation and additional elements employed in manufacturing are designed into the house from inception. Energy efficient appliances seem to be traditional and, using upgrades,your residence can become more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment as well as re-cycled components give additional opportunities for an enviro-friendly house. By using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Palm Bay

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)