How to Begin on Your Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Jackson abode will demand sizeable and specific planning that should be finished at the beginning of your project process. Your new home will conform to all of the local building code requirements but you will still need to prepare for the boundary line locations, and obtain all usual construction permits. On top of that, you will need to find out soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line for you to produce your new design.

Your planning needs to include purchasing property or home and deciding where you can set your house within the site. As the property owner, you will need to also create a plan for the building of the perimeter foundation wall structure, which must be perfectly square in order to support the modules upon arrival. One crucial item of your program would be to plan a 30-foot diameter area situated in close proximity to the perimeter foundation that is free from trees and wires that’s completely level so that you can place the construction crane employed to set in place all of the components on the foundation.

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Creating Your Modular Home

Design for your new modular home will begin with establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your building location. All of these need to be incorporated in the layout from the outset, and built into any engineering phase in the design. When planning a modular home, you’ll want layouts for your attached garages, porches or decks since they are not an element of the modular home design. It is important that you list what you want to plan for your residence so it can be determined that these can be included in your plan.

There are no limits to the size of to the plan using modular homes; presently there are variations as large as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . constructed in Thirty two modules, with the typical range from 4,000 to 6,000 square feet within 10 to 12 components. All of the home designs Express Modular offers are constructed in this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

After the assembly of your sections is completed and they’re brought to your building location we start the crucial phase of the installation – the placing of the components by the installation crew using construction crane gear. Once they’re positioned, the last phase of your installation will be the finishing of installing utilities, painting, installing all the floor coverings, and the create of the appliances. Cleaning and testing makes sure all aspects are in good condition and that the final inspections as well as occupancy permits can be completed. Usually, all the outer perimeter entrance, porches, paths along with decks are set up to finish the project and the residence is set for moving in.


Building Green

Express Modular residences are designed “greener” and are even more energy-efficient as compared to conventional residences in the past. The insulating material as well as additional materials included in manufacturing are manufactured in the home from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances seem to be traditional and, using upgrades,your home can become more green. Both climate-control manufacturing environment and reclaimed components provide additional possibilities for a sustainable house. With low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on 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

The insulation as well as additional supplies employed in manufacturing are designed into the residence from the start. Energy efficient appliances seem to be standard and using upgrades,your residence becomes even more green. The climate control production setting and reclaimed materials offer additional possibilities for a sustainable house. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Jackson

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)