How To Start Creating Today’s Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own Ashburnham residence will demand significant and thoughtful investigation that needs to be carried out at the start of your project strategy. Your new residence will definitely comply with all local building codes but you’ll still need to plan for the perimeter line locations, and obtain all usual construction permits. In addition, you will need to establish soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line to be able to develop the new design.

Your planning should incorporate obtaining the real estate along with determining where you can set the building on the property. Being the property owner, you must also create a plan for development of the perimeter foundation wall, that has to be perfectly square in order to support the modular home when installed. One vital piece of your plan will be to plan a thirty-foot diameter area located in close proximity to the perimeter foundation that is devoid of trees and wires which is completely level in order to position the construction crane employed to set all of the components constantly in place on the footing.

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Designing Your Modular Home

The design of a new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your building site. These have to be integrated during the structure from the beginning, as well as incorporated into any engineering step in the plan. You will want layouts for your attached garage areas, porches or outdoor patios as they are included in the modular home design. It is important for you to list what you want to design into the home so it can be established that these will be incorporated in the design.

There are no limits to the size of to the plan using modular homes; at present there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in 32 components, with the typical range from 4 to 6 thousand sq ft in ten to twelve sections. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are built in this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

When the construction of the modules is done and they are transported to your home site we begin the crucial phase of your home’s assembly – the setting of the modules by the assembly team utilizing construction crane gear. As soon as they’re installed, the last stage of your set up would be the completion of installing utilities, painting, installing the flooring, along with the set-up of your home appliances. Cleaning and testing makes certain everything is in proper condition and the remaining inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Normally, all the outer perimeter driveway, porches, paths and decks are installed to finish the project and then the home is ready for occupancy.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular homes are built “greener” and are usually even more energy-efficient than conventional residences in the past. The insulation as well as other resources employed in manufacturing are built into the residence from inception. Energy efficient home appliances seem to be traditional and, with upgrades,your residence becomes more green. The climate control manufacturing environment as well as recycled supplies give additional options for an environmentally friendly abode. By using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is complete. 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 resources employed in manufacturing are built in the residence right from inception. Energy efficient appliances seem to be traditional and, using upgrades,your residence can become more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment and re-cycled materials offer added options for an enviro-friendly home. By using 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

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