Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Building of your brand-new Charlotte dwelling will demand significant and specific investigation which should be completed at the start of the project strategy. Your abode is going to comply with all of the building code requirements but you’ll still need to arrange for the perimeter line locations, and obtain all usual construction permits. Additionally, you will have to establish soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line for you to develop the design.

The planning ought to involve obtaining the property or home and identifying where to set the structure on the property. As the property owner, you must also establish a plan for construction of a perimeter foundation wall, which needs to be properly aligned so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular crucial piece of the program is to plan a thirty-foot diameter area positioned close to the perimeter foundation that is devoid of trees and wires that’s completely level so that you can position the building crane employed to set in place the modules on the footing.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

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Planning A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home will start with establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction site. All of these must be integrated within the layout from the start, and employed in any engineering step of the plan. You will need designs for your attached car ports, verandas or decks as they’re not an element of the modular home design. is significant for you to catalog what you want to design into the home so that it can be established that these will be incorporated into your design.

There are no limits to the square footage to the design with modular homes; currently there are variations as large as 1500 to 3000 square feet constructed in Thirty two modules, with the common range from 4 to 6 thousand sq ft in 10 to 12 sections. Each and every design Express Modular makes available are built this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

Installation of The New Home

After the construction of the sections is finished and they are brought to your building site we start the crucial phase of your assembly – the placing of your sections by the installation crew using construction crane equipment. When they’re positioned, the last step of your installation will be the finishing of installing utilities, painting, installation of the flooring, along with the create of your home appliances. Cleaning top to bottom and testing makes certain all aspects are in excellent working order and that the final inspections as well as occupancy permits will be secured. Typically, all the external perimeter drive way, porches, paths and patio decking are set up to complete the project and the house is set for occupancy.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular homes are designed “greener” and are more energy efficient when compared with conventional homes in the past. 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: Green Home Rating Comparison

The heat retaining material and additional materials employed in production are designed into the home from the start. Energy-efficient home appliances will be traditional and, using upgrades,your home becomes even more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing environment as well as re-cycled components provide further opportunities for an environmentally friendly house. By using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Charlotte

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)