How to Design A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your new Fulton abode will require considerable and thoughtful preparation that should be done at the outset of your project process. Your new residence will definitely comply with all local building codes but you will need to arrange for the border line settings, and have virtually all local building permits. Furthermore, you must establish soil type and conditions, water table and frost line to be able to create the new design.

Your planning needs to include obtaining the ownership of the site along with identifying where you should set the building within the property. As the owner, you will need to also establish a plan for the building of the perimeter foundation wall, which needs to be perfectly aligned in order to support the modules when installed. One crucial piece of your program is to have a 30-foot diameter area placed in close proximity to the foundation that is totally free of trees and wires which is completely level to be able to position the construction crane utilized to set the actual modules around the foundation.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

Hello, I am Don Beck, your Modular Home Consultant for Fulton, Missouri. If you have any questions, please call me toll free!

Creating Your Modular Home

The design of your new modular home will begin by determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development site. These must be utilized during the structure from the beginning, and employed in the engineering phase of your design. When planning a modular home, you will want layouts for your attached car ports, porches or outdoor patios as they’re not part of the modular home design. is significant for you to catalog what you want to plan for your residence so that it can be established that these will be included into the design.

There are no limits to the square footage of your plan with modular homes; currently there are variations as large as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in Thirty-two modules, with the common range between 4 to 6 thousand sq ft in ten to twelve components. All of the home designs Express Modular makes available are built in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

When the assembly of the sections is complete and they’re delivered to your property location we begin the important phase of the assembly – the placing of your sections by the assembly crew employing construction crane gear. Once they are installed, the last phase of your installment would be the completion of installing utilities, painting, installing the flooring, along with the set-up of the appliances. Cleansing top to bottom and testing makes sure everything is in excellent working order and the final inspections as well as occupancy permits can be completed. Generally, the outer perimeter driveway, patios, walks as well as patio decking are set up to finish the project and the residence is ready for occupancy.


Building Green

Express Modular properties are designed “greener” and are usually even more energy-efficient when compared with conventional households in the past. All the heat retaining material as well as other resources employed in manufacturing are manufactured in the your home right from inception. Energy efficient appliances are standard and, with upgrades,your home can become even more green. The climate-control manufacturing environment and reusable materials offer added opportunities for an enviro-friendly residence. By using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, choosing green modular homes shouldn’t be too difficultto make. 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 heat retaining material as well as additional resources included in manufacturing are designed into the residence from the start. Energy-efficient appliances seem to be traditional and, using upgrades,your home can become even more green. Both climate-control production setting as well as reusable materials provide added options for a sustainable home. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on green modular homes is a no-brainer.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Fulton

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.
    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)