What’s Needed When Drafting Your Own Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your brand-new Greenville residence will demand sizeable and thoughtful planning that must be finished in the beginning strategy. Your new home will definitely conform to all of the local building codes but you’ll still need to prepare for the perimeter line settings, and obtain all construction permits. In addition, you need to determine soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line to be able to produce the new design.

The planning must involve obtaining the ownership of the site along with pinpointing where you should established the building on the site. As the owner, you must also establish a plan for development of the perimeter foundation wall, that has to be completely aligned in order to support the modules when installed. One particular critical item of your plan is to plan a 30-foot diameter area located near the foundation and clear of trees and wires that is completely level in order to position the construction crane used to set in place the modules around the foundation.

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Creating Your Modular Home

The design of a new modular home will start with ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the construction site. These need to be integrated in the design from the outset, and employed in any engineering phase of your plan. You will want designs for any attached garage areas, porches or decks as they are not an element of the modular home design. is significant for you to catalog what you want to plan for your residence so it can be established that these can be included into the plan.

There is no limit to the size of to the design using modular homes; presently there are variations as large as 1500 to 3000 sq ft built in Thirty two modules, with the typical range between 4 to 6 thousand square feet in 10 to 12 sections. Each house plan Express Modular makes available are constructed in this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

When the assembly of the sections is finished and they’re brought to your property location we begin the key phase of the home’s assembly – the setting of your sections by the installation team employing construction crane equipment. When they’re installed, the last step of the set up is the finishing of the installation of utilities, painting, installing the flooring, and the set-up of your equipment. Cleaning and testing makes certain all things are in good working order and the final home inspections as well as occupancy permits will be secured. Typically, the external perimeter entrance, patios, walks as well as patio decking are installed to complete the project and then the home is set for moving in.


Building Green

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are even more energy-efficient than conventional 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: National Assoc of Home Builders

The insulating material and other resources used in production are designed in the home from the start. Energy-efficient appliances are common and using upgrades,your home becomes more green. Both climate control production environment as well as recycled materials provide additional possibilities for an environmentally friendly residence. Using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your 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)
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