Building A Modular Home in Chattanooga

with Express Modular

With modular construction, a new Chattanooga home requires sizeable and thoughtful planning that should be accomplished at the beginning of strategy. Your new residence is going to comply with all of the building codes but you will still need to prepare for the boundary line settings, and obtain all normal construction permits. In addition, you need to determine soil type and conditions, water table and frost line so as to produce your new design.

The planning ought to include buying the real estate along with pinpointing where to established your house on the site. As the owner, you will need to also establish a plan for the development of a perimeter foundation wall, which needs to be completely square to be able to support the modular home upon arrival. One essential item of your plan will be to have a 30-foot diameter space situated near the foundation and clear of trees and wires that’s perfectly level to be able to place the construction crane used to set in place all of the modules in position on the footing.

Rick Hawkins Modular Home Consultant

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Designing Your Modular Home

Design for a new modular home will start by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building location. All of these have to be utilized in the design from the outset, as well as included in the engineering phase in the plan. You will need designs for your attached garages, verandas or outdoor patios as they are not an element of the modular home design. is significant for you to catalog what you want to design into the home so that it can be determined that these will be incorporated in the plan.

There is no limit to the square footage to the plan using modular homes; presently we see designs as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . constructed in Thirty two segments, with the typical range between 4,000 to 6,000 square feet within ten to twelve sections. Each and every design Express Modular provides are built in this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

Once the construction of the modules is completed and they are delivered to your building location we start the important phase of your installation – the setting of your modules by the installation team employing construction crane gear. As soon as they are placed, the final stage of the installation will be the completion of installing utilities, painting, installing the floors, and the set-up of the appliances. Cleaning top to bottom and tests makes sure all things are in excellent condition and that the remaining home inspections and occupancy permits will be completed. Usually, the external perimeter drive way, patios, walks along with decking are set up to finish the work and then the residence is ready for moving in.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular residences are made “greener” and are even more energy efficient compared to conventional residences 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.

The insulating material as well as other resources included in manufacturing are built into the your home from inception. Energy efficient home appliances will be standard and, with upgrades,your home will become even more green. The climate-control production environment and re-cycled components provide further possibilities for a sustainable home. By using low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on green modular homes is easy.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Chattanooga

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)