Building A Modular Home in Dartmouth

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own Dartmouth residence will demand significant and thoughtful planning that needs to be accomplished early in your project process. Your new abode will definitely conform to all local building codes but you will need to arrange for the perimeter line locations, and obtain virtually all building permits. Additionally, you will need to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line to be able to develop your new design.

The planning must involve obtaining the property or home along with pinpointing where to established your house within the property. Being the property owner, you also need to create a plan for construction of a perimeter foundation wall, which must be correctly aligned so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular essential item of your plan is to have a 30-foot diameter space positioned in close proximity to the foundation that is totally free of trees and wires that’s completely level in order to position the construction crane employed to set in place modules constantly in place on the footing.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

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Creating A New Modular Home

Design for your new modular home starts by determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building location. All of these must be integrated within the design from the beginning, and built into any engineering step in the plan. When planning a modular home, you will want designs for any attached garage areas, verandas or outdoor patios since they are included in the modular home plan. is significant that you list what you want to plan for your residence so that it can be determined that these will be incorporated into your plan.

There is no limit to the square footage of your plan with modular homes; currently there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in Thirty-two modules, with the typical range from 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft in 10 to 12 components. All of the home designs Express Modular offers are constructed this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

When the assembly of your modules is finished and they are transported to your building site we start the key step of the home’s installation – the setting of the modules by the installation crew employing construction crane equipment. Once they are placed, the final step of your set up will be the finishing the installation of utilities, painting, installation of the floors, and the installation of the equipment. Cleansing and testing ensures everything is in proper working order and the last inspections as well as occupancy permits can be completed. Usually, all the external perimeter driveway, porches, walks along with patio decking are set up to finish the project and then the residence is ready for occupancy.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular properties are made “greener” and are usually even more energy efficient than traditional homes in the past. All the heat retaining material as well as other elements used in manufacturing are manufactured into the house right from the start. Energy efficient appliances are common and, with upgrades,your residence becomes even more green. Both climate-control manufacturing environment as well as recycled supplies give additional possibilities for an enviro-friendly abode. Using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on green modular homes shouldn’t be too difficult. Approximately fifty green home labeling programs around the country offer interesting and important aspects to building green. Check them out to see if one can help provide you more information.

All the insulating material and additional resources included in manufacturing are built into the your home right from the start. Energy-efficient appliances will be traditional and using upgrades,your home can become even more green. The climate-control production setting and reclaimed components give further opportunities for an enviro-friendly house. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, choosing green modular homes is easy.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Dartmouth

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 modular log home was easier than we ever could’ve thought. We look forward to years of family gatherings in our new log home.
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  • We love our new home. Thank you for making our dreams come true!
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  • We’d looked over many designs from many builders and the options and prices on a prefabricated home were unbeatable.
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