How To Begin Drafting Your Own Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your brand-new Mount Pleasant dwelling will need considerable and specific investigation that needs to be done in the beginning your project process. Your new home will conform to all of the local building codes but you will need to plan for the border line settings, and have virtually all usual building permits. In addition, you need to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line in order to produce your new design.

Your preparation should incorporate buying the property or home as well as determining where you can established the building on the property. As the property owner, you must also create a plan for the construction of a perimeter foundation wall, which has to be perfectly square so as to support the modular home when installed. One critical piece of your program will be to plan a 30-foot diameter area located in close proximity to the foundation and clear of trees and wires that is perfectly level so that you can position the construction crane utilized to set in place the modules around the footing.

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Designing A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home will start by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development site. All of these must be utilized in the layout from the outset, and integrated into any engineering step of your design. You’ll want designs for any attached garage areas, porches or outside patios since they are included in the modular home design. is very important for you to catalog what you want to plan into the home so that it can be determined that these can be incorporated into the plan.

There are no limits to the size of of your plan with modular homes; currently there are designs as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in 32 modules, with the common range between four to six thousand sq ft within ten to twelve modules. Each house plan Express Modular offers are constructed in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

When the assembly of the sections is done and they’re transported to your property site we start the important stage of the home’s assembly – the setting of the modules by the installation team utilizing construction crane equipment. When these are placed, the final stage of the installment is the completing the installation of utilities, painting, installation of all the flooring, as well as the installation of your equipment. Cleaning top to bottom and tests makes certain everything is in proper condition and that the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits can be completed. Normally, the outer perimeter drive way, patios, paths along with decking are installed to complete the project and the house is set for occupancy.


Your Green Modular Home

Express Modular properties are made “greener” and are even more energy efficient than classic homes of the past. Approximately fifty green home labeling programs around the country offer interesting and important aspects to building green. Check them out to see if one can help provide you more information.

The heat retaining material as well as other elements used in production are designed in the home from the start. Energy efficient appliances seem to be common and, using upgrades,your residence becomes more green. Both climate-control production setting and re-cycled components give additional possibilities for an enviro-friendly house. With low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, choosing green modular homes is easy.

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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)
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