How to Design A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Building of your new Somerset dwelling will need considerable and specific investigation which should be finished at the outset of strategy. Your residence will certainly conform to all of the local building code requirements but you will need to prepare for the border line settings, and have all normal building permits. Additionally, you must identify soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line in order to produce your design.

The planning needs to include acquiring the property and choosing where you can set your house on the site. As the owner, you also need to develop a plan for development of the perimeter foundation wall structure, that must be perfectly aligned to be able to support the modular home when installed. One particular critical item of the plan would be to plan a 30-foot diameter space situated close to the foundation that is clear of trees and wires which is completely level to be able to position the construction crane employed to set in place modules on the foundation.

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Creating A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home will start by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your building location. All of these must be integrated in the design from the outset, and integrated into the engineering step of the plan. When planning a modular home, you’ll want designs for any attached car ports, verandas or outdoor patios as they are not part of the modular home design. is very important for you to list what you want to design for your residence so that it can be established that these will be incorporated in the plan.

There is no limit to the size of to the plan with modular homes; at present there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet constructed in Thirty two modules, with the typical range from 4,000 to 6,000 square feet within 10 to 12 modules. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are designed this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installation of The New Home

When the assembly of the modules is finished and they are delivered to your building site we begin the key step of your assembly – the placing of the components by the assembly team utilizing construction crane equipment. When these are installed, the last phase of your set up will be the completing installing utilities, painting, installation of all the floor coverings, and the installation of the appliances. Cleansing and tests makes sure all aspects are in good working order and the remaining home inspections as well as occupancy permits will be completed. Commonly, all the external perimeter driveway, porches, walks as well as decks are set up to complete the project and then the home is set for occupancy.


Your Green Modular Home

Express Modular homes are built “greener” and are usually even more energy-efficient than conventional homes in the past. The heat retaining material as well as additional materials included in manufacturing are built into the your home from the start. Energy efficient appliances will be common and, with upgrades,your residence will become more eco-friendly. The climate control production setting and reclaimed components give further options for an environmentally friendly house. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes is a no-brainer. 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: National Assoc of Home Builders

All the insulating material as well as other supplies used in manufacturing are built into the house right from inception. Energy efficient appliances are standard and using upgrades,your residence becomes even more green. The climate-control manufacturing environment and reusable materials give further options for a sustainable residence. With low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

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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)