What’s Needed When Designing Today’s Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Bel Air abode will require sizeable and specific planning which needs to be done at the outset of your project strategy. Your new home is going to conform to all of the building codes but you’ll need to plan for the boundary line locations, and have virtually all normal building permits. Moreover, you must ascertain soil type and conditions, water table and frost line to be able to develop the new design.

Your preparation ought to include acquiring the ownership of the site along with determining where you can established the house on the site. As the property owner, you also need to establish a plan for construction of the perimeter foundation wall, which needs to be properly aligned in order to support the modules upon arrival. One crucial piece of the plan is to plan a 30-foot diameter space placed near the perimeter foundation and devoid of trees and wires which is perfectly level to be able to position the building crane utilized to set modules in position on the foundation.

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Creating A New Modular Home

Design for a new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your building site. These need to be utilized in the layout from the start, and incorporated into any engineering phase of the design. You’ll want layouts for any attached garage areas, verandas or outside patios as they’re not part of the modular home plan. It is essential that you catalog what you want to design for your residence so it can be determined that these can be included in your design.

There are no limits to the size of of your plan using modular homes; currently we see designs as large as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in Thirty two components, with your common range between 4,000 to 6,000 square feet within ten to twelve components. Each and every floor plan Express Modular makes available are created in this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

Once the assembly of the modules is done and they are delivered to your property location we begin the important stage of the assembly – the setting of the components by the installation team employing construction crane equipment. As soon as they are positioned, the last stage of the installment will be the completing installing utilities, painting, installation of the flooring, along with the create of your appliances. Cleansing top to bottom and tests makes certain all things are in excellent working order and that the remaining inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Usually, all the external perimeter drive way, porches, paths along with decking are installed to complete the work and the residence is set for occupancy.


Building Green

Express Modular homes are constructed “greener” and are even more energy efficient as compared to traditional residences in the past. 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: NAHB Green Ratings

The insulating material as well as additional supplies included in manufacturing are manufactured into the home right from the start. Energy-efficient home appliances seem to be common and using upgrades,your home becomes more eco-friendly. Both climate-control manufacturing environment and re-cycled materials offer additional options for an environmentally friendly house. By using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of 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)
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)