How to Get Started On A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your new Danville dwelling requires significant and thoughtful preparation that needs to be done at the outset of your project process. Your new abode is going to conform to all local building codes but you will need to arrange for the perimeter line settings, and obtain all normal building permits. Additionally, you will have to determine soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line to be able to create your new design.

Your planning should feature buying the property or home as well as pinpointing the best place to established the building on the site. As the property owner, you will need to also create a plan for the development of the perimeter foundation wall, which has to be correctly aligned to be able to support the modules when installed. One particular vital piece of the program is to plan a thirty-foot diameter area placed near the foundation and clear of trees and wires which is perfectly level so that you can place the building crane employed to set in place the components around the foundation.

Kent Stichter Modular Home Consultant

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Planning Your Modular Home

The design of a new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction site. These must be incorporated during the structure from the start, as well as integrated into the engineering step of your plan. You’ll want layouts for any attached car ports, verandas or decks since they are not a part of the modular home design. It is important that you catalog what you need to design for your residence so that it can be determined that these will be included in the design.

There is no limit to the square footage to the plan using modular homes; at present there are designs as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in 32 modules, with your typical range from 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft in 10 to 12 components. All of the home designs Express Modular makes available are created this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Once the construction of the modules is finished and they are brought to your building location we begin the key stage of your home’s assembly – the placing of your sections by the installation crew utilizing construction crane gear. As soon as these are positioned, the final stage of the set up would be the finishing of installing utilities, painting, installation of the floor coverings, and the create of the equipment. Cleaning top to bottom and tests makes sure everything is in proper working order and that the final home inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Generally, the external perimeter drive way, porches, paths as well as patio decking are set up to finish the work and then the residence is ready for moving in.


The Green Modular Home

Express Modular homes are made “greener” and are more energy-efficient when compared with traditional homes in the past. You can find 50 regional or national green home labeling programs all around the U.S. Though each program approaches environmentally conscious homebuilding in their own way, they all offer relatively good points.

The insulation as well as other materials included in manufacturing are manufactured into the home right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are traditional and, using upgrades,your residence will become more eco-friendly. The climate control production setting and reclaimed components provide additional possibilities for an environmentally friendly house. By using low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on green modular homes is a no-brainer.

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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)
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