What’s Needed When Designing Your Own Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own East Texas residence will require substantive and specific planning that needs to be accomplished early in your project process. Your new abode will certainly comply with all of the building codes but you will need to prepare for the perimeter line locations, and obtain virtually all local construction permits. Furthermore, you will need to identify soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line so as to produce your design.

The preparation should incorporate purchasing property or home as well as deciding where you should established your house on the site. As the owner, you will need to also develop a plan for the development of a perimeter foundation wall structure, that has to be completely square so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular critical piece of the program will be to have a thirty-foot diameter area located close to the foundation that is clear of trees and wires that is perfectly level to be able to position the construction crane utilized to set in place all the components constantly in place around the footing.

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Creating A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home starts by determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction site. All of these need to be utilized during the design from the outset, and incorporated into the engineering phase of your design. You’ll need layouts for your attached garage areas, porches or outdoor patios as they’re included in the modular home design. is vital that you list what you want to design into the home so it can be determined that these can be included in the design.

There is no limit to the square footage of your design using modular homes; at present we see layouts as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . constructed in Thirty-two segments, with your typical range between 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft in 10 to 12 sections. Each house plan Express Modular offers are built in this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

When the construction of your sections is finished and they are delivered to your home site we start the key step of the home’s assembly – the setting of the sections by the installation crew employing construction crane gear. When they are placed, the final phase of the installment will be the completion of the installation of utilities, painting, installation of all the flooring, along with the set-up of the appliances. Cleansing and tests ensures all things are in good working order and that the final inspections and occupancy permits will be completed. Typically, the external perimeter drive way, patios, walks and decks are installed to finish the work and then the home is ready for occupancy.


Building Green

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are usually even more energy efficient when compared with traditional households in the past. The insulating material as well as other elements used in manufacturing are built into the home right from inception. Energy efficient home appliances will be standard and with upgrades,your home will become even more green. The climate-control production setting and reusable materials offer further opportunities for a sustainable residence. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is complete. 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 and additional supplies used in manufacturing are manufactured into the residence from inception. Energy-efficient appliances are common and, using upgrades,your residence can become even more green. Both climate-control manufacturing environment and reusable materials provide added options for an environmentally friendly home. With low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is complete.

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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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We’d looked over many designs from many builders and the options and prices on a prefabricated home were unbeatable.Nancy & Jim (Lubbock, TX)