How to Start Your Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Wilson dwelling will demand substantive and thoughtful planning which should be accomplished at the start of process. Your new abode is going to comply with all local building code requirements but you’ll still need to plan for the border line settings, and have all local building permits. Furthermore, you will need to determine soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line so as to create the design.

The planning ought to incorporate obtaining the property along with determining the best place to established the house on the site. Being the owner, you also need to establish a plan for development of a perimeter foundation wall, that has to be perfectly aligned to be able to support the modular home upon arrival. One essential piece of the plan would be to have a thirty-foot diameter area situated in close proximity to the foundation and clear of trees and wires that is completely level so that you can position the building crane utilized to set components in position on the footing.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

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Planning Your Modular Home

Design for your new modular home starts with establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development location. These need to be incorporated during the design from the start, as well as incorporated into any engineering step in the design. You’ll need layouts for your attached garages, verandas or outside patios as they are not a part of the modular home plan. is very important that you catalog what you want to plan for your residence so it can be established that these will be incorporated in the design.

There are no limits to the square footage of your plan with modular homes; at present there are designs as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in 32 components, with your typical range between 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft within 10 to 12 sections. All of the home designs Express Modular offers are created in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installation of The New Home

Once the assembly of your sections is completed and they are transported to your home site we start the key stage of the home’s assembly – the setting of the sections by the installation team utilizing construction crane gear. When these are positioned, the final step of the installment is the completion of the installation of utilities, painting, installing all the floors, along with the installation of the home appliances. Cleansing and tests makes certain all things are in excellent condition and that the last home inspections and occupancy permits will be completed. Normally, the external perimeter drive way, porches, walks and decking are installed to complete the project and then the house is set for moving in.


Building Green

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are usually even more energy efficient as compared to traditional homes in 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.

All the insulating material as well as additional elements employed in manufacturing are manufactured into the house right from inception. Energy efficient home appliances seem to be common and, with upgrades,your residence can become even more green. The climate-control manufacturing environment as well as recycled supplies provide additional options for an enviro-friendly house. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on 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)
We love our new home. Thank you for making our dreams come true!Sandra & Dave (Little Rock, AR)
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