Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Albemarle residence will require significant and specific preparation which should be done in the beginning your project process. Your new abode will conform to all local building codes but you’ll need to prepare for the perimeter line settings, and have all local building permits. Additionally, you need to determine soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line so as to develop your design.

Your planning ought to involve acquiring the real estate as well as determining the best place to set the house on the site. As the property owner, you will need to also establish a plan for the construction of the perimeter foundation wall structure, which needs to be completely square so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One essential item of the plan is to plan a thirty-foot diameter space placed close to the perimeter foundation and totally free of trees and wires which is completely level so that you can position the construction crane utilized to set in place the actual modules around the foundation.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

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Planning A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development site. These need to be utilized in the design from the start, as well as employed in any engineering phase of your design. You’ll want layouts for any attached car ports, porches or outdoor patios as they are not part of the modular home design. is vital that you catalog what you need to design for your residence so that it can be determined that these can be included into your plan.

There is no limit to the square footage of your design using modular homes; currently there are variations as large as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . constructed in Thirty-two segments, with your typical range from 4 to 6 thousand square feet within ten to twelve components. Each home design Express Modular provides are created in this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Once the construction of the sections is complete and they are delivered to your home location we start the important step of your home’s installation – the setting of the modules by the assembly crew utilizing construction crane gear. Once they are positioned, the final stage of your installation would be the completing installing utilities, painting, installation of all the flooring, and the set-up of your home appliances. Cleaning and testing ensures everything is in proper condition and the final inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Usually, the outer perimeter driveway, porches, paths as well as decking are installed to finish the project and the house is ready for moving in.


Building Green

Express Modular residences are built “greener” and are more energy-efficient as compared to classic households of the past. The heat retaining material as well as other supplies used in production are manufactured in the house from inception. Energy-efficient appliances will be common and, using upgrades,your home becomes more green. Both climate-control production setting and recycled components give further options for a sustainable residence. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally 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: National Assoc of Home Builders

All the insulating material and other supplies employed in manufacturing are manufactured in the home from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are common and, with upgrades,your home becomes more green. The climate-control manufacturing environment as well as recycled supplies give added opportunities for a sustainable house. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Albemarle

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