How to Get Started On A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Building of your own Salem home will demand substantial and thoughtful investigation that should be carried out at the outset of process. Your home will definitely conform to all of the local building codes but you will still need to plan for the border line settings, and have all normal construction permits. Moreover, you must ascertain soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line in an effort to create the new design.

Your preparation needs to feature buying the real estate along with determining where you can set the structure on the property. Being the owner, you also need to create a plan for construction of the perimeter foundation wall structure, which needs to be perfectly square in order to support the modular home upon arrival. One critical item of your program will be to have a 30-foot diameter area positioned near the foundation and free from trees and wires that is perfectly level to be able to place the construction crane used to set in place the modules constantly in place around the foundation.

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Creating A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction location. All of these need to be incorporated during the design from the outset, and integrated into the engineering step in the design. When planning a modular home, you will want layouts for your attached garage areas, porches or decks as they’re not a part of the modular home design. is vital for you to catalog what you want to design into the home so it can be established that these will be included into your plan.

There are no limits to the square footage of your design using modular homes; currently we see layouts as large as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in Thirty-two segments, with the common range from 4 to 6 thousand square feet within ten to twelve modules. Each and every floor plan Express Modular provides are created this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installation of Your New Structure

After the assembly of the modules is finished and they are transported to your property location we begin the crucial stage of your home’s installation – the setting of your modules by the installation team using construction crane gear. When these are placed, the final phase of the installment will be the finishing of installing utilities, painting, installation of the floor coverings, as well as the installation of your equipment. Cleansing and testing makes sure all aspects are in good condition and that the remaining home inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Usually, the outer perimeter drive way, patios, walks as well as decks are set up to finish the work and then the residence is ready for moving in.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are even more energy efficient when compared with traditional households of the past. All the insulating material and additional resources employed in manufacturing are manufactured in the house from inception. Energy efficient home appliances will be common and with upgrades,your residence becomes even more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment as well as reusable components provide additional possibilities for an environmentally friendly residence. By using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete. Nearly 50 regional and national green home labeling programs nationally. While these programs and organizations approach environmentally conscious homebuilding in their own way, they provide worthwhile elements.

The insulation as well as additional elements used in production are manufactured in the house from inception. Energy efficient appliances will be traditional and with upgrades,your home becomes more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment and reusable components give further options for an enviro-friendly house. By using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Salem

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)