Building A Modular Home in East Pittsburgh

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of a new East Pittsburgh dwelling will need significant and specific preparation which needs to be completed at the start of the project strategy. Your new abode will certainly conform to all of the building codes but you’ll need to arrange for the border line settings, and have virtually all construction permits. Furthermore, you will have to ascertain soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line to be able to develop the design.

The planning should feature buying the property and choosing where you can established the house within the property. As the owner, you must also establish a plan for building of a perimeter foundation wall, which needs to be completely square to be able to support the modular home when installed. One crucial item of your program will be to plan a 30-foot diameter space located near the foundation and devoid of trees and wires which is perfectly level so that you can position the building crane employed to set in place all the components constantly in place on the foundation.

Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant

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Designing A New Modular Home

The design of your new modular home will start by determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development location. These must be incorporated within the design from the beginning, and included in the engineering step of the design. You will need designs for your attached garage areas, verandas or decks as they’re not a part of the modular home design. It is important for you to catalog what you want to design into the home so that it can be established that these can be incorporated into the plan.

There are no limits to the size of of your plan using modular homes; currently there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet constructed in 32 components, with the common range from 4 to 6 thousand sq ft in ten to twelve modules. Each and every floor plan Express Modular provides are constructed this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Beginning Install of A New Modular Dwelling

When the assembly of your modules is finished and they’re brought to your building location we begin the key phase of your assembly – the setting of your components by the installation crew employing construction crane gear. When they are installed, the last phase of the installation is the completion of installing utilities, painting, installing the flooring, along with the installation of your equipment. Cleansing and testing ensures all things are in excellent working order and the last home inspections as well as occupancy permits will be completed. Normally, all the external perimeter driveway, patios, paths and decks are installed to finish the project and then the home is ready for moving in.


The Eco-Friendly Modular Home

Express Modular residences are made “greener” and are usually even more energy-efficient when compared with classic households 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: NAHB Green Ratings

The insulation as well as additional elements employed in manufacturing are manufactured in the residence right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are traditional and using upgrades,your home will become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment as well as reusable materials provide additional options for a sustainable home. By using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in East Pittsburgh

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)