Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Wilmington dwelling will need significant and thoughtful investigation which needs to be completed in the beginning your project process. Your home is going to conform to all of the building codes but you will need to prepare for the boundary line settings, and obtain all normal construction permits. Furthermore, you will need to identify soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line in an effort to create your design.

Your preparation should feature buying the property and determining where you should set the house on the property. Being the property owner, you must also develop a plan for the construction of a perimeter foundation wall structure, that has to be properly square to be able to support the modular home when installed. One particular essential piece of the program would be to have a thirty-foot diameter space positioned near the perimeter foundation and clear of trees and wires which is perfectly level so that you can place the construction crane employed to set in place components around the foundation.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

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Planning A New Modular Home

The design of your new modular home will start with determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction site. These must be integrated during the design from the start, and employed in the engineering phase of your plan. When planning a modular home, you’ll need designs for any attached car ports, porches or outdoor patios as they are not an element of the modular home plan. is vital that you list what you want to design into the home so that it can be established that these will be incorporated into the plan.

There are no limits to the square footage of your design using modular homes; currently there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in Thirty-two components, with the common range from four to six thousand sq ft in ten to twelve modules. All of the home designs Express Modular offers are created in this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

When the construction of your sections is finished and they’re brought to your property location we start the important step of your assembly – the placing of your components by the assembly team using construction crane gear. Once they’re placed, the final step of your installment is the completion of installing utilities, painting, installation of all the flooring, and the create of your appliances. Cleansing and tests makes certain everything is in proper condition and the last inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Commonly, the outer perimeter entrance, patios, walks as well as decks are installed to complete the project and the house is ready for occupancy.


The Green Modular Home

Express Modular homes are constructed “greener” and are usually more energy efficient compared to conventional residences of 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:

The heat retaining material and other elements employed in manufacturing are manufactured in the your home right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are standard and, with upgrades,your residence becomes more eco-friendly. The climate control manufacturing setting and reusable supplies give additional possibilities for a sustainable residence. Using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Wilmington

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)