How to Get Started On Today’s Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your brand-new Grayling home will demand sizeable and thoughtful preparation that needs to be completed early in your project process. Your home will definitely conform to all of the building codes but you will need to plan for the perimeter line settings, and have all local building permits. In addition, you will need to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line to be able to produce your new design.

Your planning must feature obtaining the property or home as well as choosing where to set the building within the property. As the owner, you will need to also create a plan for the building of the perimeter foundation wall, that must be perfectly aligned to be able to support the modular home when installed. One critical piece of your program is to plan a 30-foot diameter area positioned in close proximity to the perimeter foundation and totally free of trees and wires which is perfectly level in order to place the construction crane used to set in place the actual components around the foundation.

Kent Stichter Modular Home Consultant

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Creating Your Modular Home

Design for your new modular home will start with determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development location. All of these need to be utilized in the layout from the start, and incorporated into any engineering step of the plan. When planning a modular home, you will want layouts for your attached car ports, verandas or outdoor patios as they are included in the modular home plan. is significant that you catalog what you need to plan into the home so it can be established that these will be included in the plan.

There are no limits to the size of of your design using modular homes; presently there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in Thirty two modules, with the common range between four to six thousand sq ft within ten to twelve modules. All of the home designs Express Modular provides are created this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installing The Prefabricated Home Structure

When the assembly of your modules is completed and they are brought to your property location we begin the important step of your home’s assembly – the setting of the modules by the installation crew utilizing construction crane gear. When these are positioned, the last phase of the installment is the completion of installing utilities, painting, installation of all the flooring, along with the create of the home appliances. Cleansing top to bottom and testing makes certain all aspects are in excellent working order and the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits will be completed. Typically, the outer perimeter entrance, patios, paths and decking are installed to complete the work and the residence is ready for occupancy.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular residences are made “greener” and are usually more energy-efficient compared to traditional households of the past. The heat retaining material as well as additional elements included in manufacturing are designed in the residence from the start. Energy efficient home appliances will be traditional and, using upgrades,your home can become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing setting as well as reclaimed components give further possibilities for a sustainable house. With low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed. 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: Green Home Rating Comparison

The insulating material as well as additional elements used in manufacturing are built into the home from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are standard and, with upgrades,your home can become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing setting and re-cycled materials offer further opportunities for a sustainable residence. Using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on green modular homes is easy.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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