Building A Modular Home in Long Island City
with Express Modular
With modular construction, your new Long Island City home will need substantial and thoughtful investigation which should be done at the beginning of strategy. Your home will comply with all local building code requirements but you will still need to arrange for the border line locations, and have all local building permits. Additionally, you need to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line to be able to develop the design.
The preparation ought to involve acquiring the ownership of the site along with choosing where to set the building within the property. Being the property owner, you must also establish a plan for building of a perimeter foundation wall structure, which needs to be correctly aligned in order to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular critical piece of your program will be to plan a thirty-foot diameter area positioned near the perimeter foundation and devoid of trees and wires which is perfectly level so that you can place the building crane employed to set the components constantly in place on the footing.
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Planning A New Modular Home
The design of your new modular home will start with ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development location. All of these must be integrated within the structure from the outset, and included in the engineering phase in the plan. You will want layouts for your attached car ports, verandas or outdoor patios since they are included in the modular home design. is significant for you to catalog what you want to design into the home so it can be determined that these will be included into your design.
There are no limits to the size of of your design with modular homes; currently there are layouts as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in 32 components, with the typical range from four to six thousand square feet within 10 to 12 modules. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are designed in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.
Beginning Install of A Modular Home
Once the assembly of the modules is completed and they’re delivered to your property site we start the important stage of the installation – the placing of your sections by the assembly crew using construction crane equipment. As soon as they are positioned, the final phase of your installment would be the completing installing utilities, painting, installation of all the floor coverings, along with the set-up of your equipment. Cleaning and testing ensures all things are in excellent working order and that the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits will be secured. Usually, all the external perimeter drive way, patios, paths along with decks are installed to complete the work and then the house is set for occupancy.
Going Green in Home Building
Express Modular homes are built “greener” and are usually more energy efficient as compared to conventional homes in the past. All the insulation and additional elements included in production are manufactured in the your home right from the start. Energy efficient home appliances are common and, with upgrades,your home can become more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing environment and recycled components give additional opportunities for an enviro-friendly house. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of 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 insulating material and other elements used in production are built in the residence right from inception. Energy-efficient appliances seem to be common and using upgrades,your home will become even more green. The climate control production environment as well as reclaimed components give added opportunities for a sustainable abode. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.
We Manufacture Modular Homes in Long Island City
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)