Building A Modular Home in Erie
with Express Modular
With modular construction, your new Erie dwelling will demand substantial and thoughtful preparation that needs to be completed in the beginning your project process. Your new abode is going to comply with all of the local building codes but you will need to arrange for the boundary line settings, and have all usual construction permits. On top of that, you will have to identify soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line in order to produce your design.
Your planning ought to include obtaining the property as well as deciding the best place to established the house on the site. Being the property owner, you also need to develop a plan for the construction of a perimeter foundation wall structure, which must be properly square so as to support the modular home when installed. One crucial piece of your program will be to have a 30-foot diameter area located in close proximity to the foundation that is devoid of trees and wires that’s perfectly level so that you can position the construction crane employed to set in place all of the modules around the footing.
Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant
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Planning A New Modular Home
The design of your new modular home will start by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development site. All of these have to be utilized within the structure from the start, and employed in the engineering step of your plan. You’ll want designs for any attached car ports, verandas or outdoor patios as they are not a part of the modular home design. It is essential that you catalog what you need to design into the home so that it can be established that these can be incorporated in the plan.
There is no limit to the size of to the plan with modular homes; at present we see layouts as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft built in 32 modules, with your common range from 4,000 to 6,000 square feet in ten to twelve modules. Each home design Express Modular makes available are created this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.
Installation of The New Modular Construction
Once the assembly of your sections is finished and they’re delivered to your building site we begin the key phase of the assembly – the setting of the sections by the assembly crew using construction crane gear. Once they are positioned, the final phase of the installment will be the finishing installing utilities, painting, installation of the flooring, as well as the set-up of the home appliances. Cleaning top to bottom and testing ensures everything is in good working order and the last inspections as well as occupancy permits will be completed. Commonly, all the outer perimeter entrance, patios, paths as well as patio decking are installed to complete the project and the house is ready for moving in.
Green Modular Home Construction
Express Modular properties are constructed “greener” and are 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 insulation and other supplies used in manufacturing are designed into the your home right from the start. Energy efficient home appliances will be common and, with upgrades,your home will become more eco-friendly. Both climate-control production setting as well as reusable supplies give additional opportunities for an enviro-friendly abode. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes shouldn’t be too difficultto make.
We Manufacture Modular Homes in Erie
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)