Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your brand-new Memphis residence will need significant and specific preparation that must be completed at the outset of the project strategy. Your new dwelling will conform to all of the local building code requirements but you’ll need to prepare for the perimeter line locations, and obtain all local building permits. On top of that, you will have to establish soil type and conditions, water table and frost line in an effort to develop the new design.

The planning needs to feature obtaining the property as well as identifying where you can established the house on the property. As the property owner, you must also develop a plan for construction of a perimeter foundation wall, that must be completely aligned so as to support the modules upon arrival. One particular critical item of your program will be to have a 30-foot diameter space positioned in close proximity to the perimeter foundation that is free from trees and wires that’s perfectly level to be able to place the construction crane utilized to set all the components constantly in place on the foundation.

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Planning A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home starts with establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development site. All of these have to be utilized during the layout from the outset, as well as integrated into any engineering phase of your design. When planning a modular home, you will need layouts for any attached car ports, verandas or outside patios since they are not an element of the modular home plan. is significant for you to catalog what you need to design into the home so that it can be determined that these can be included into your design.

There is no limit to the square footage to the plan using modular homes; at present there are variations as large as 1500 to 3000 sq ft built in Thirty two segments, with your typical range from 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft in 10 to 12 components. All of the home designs Express Modular offers are created this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

Installation of The New Home

After the assembly of the modules is finished and they’re transported to your building location we start the crucial phase of your home’s assembly – the placing of your components by the assembly team using construction crane equipment. As soon as these are installed, the final step of your installation is the completing installing utilities, painting, installing all the floor coverings, as well as the set-up of your appliances. Cleansing top to bottom and tests ensures all things are in proper condition and the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits can be secured. Generally, the external perimeter entrance, porches, paths and patio decking are set up to complete the project and the residence is ready for occupancy.


Building Green

Express Modular residences are designed “greener” and are usually even more energy efficient as compared to classic households in the past. The insulation as well as other resources included in manufacturing are manufactured into the home from inception. Energy-efficient appliances will be standard and using upgrades,your residence will become even more eco-friendly. Both climate-control production environment and recycled supplies provide added opportunities for a sustainable abode. Using low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is complete. 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:

The insulating material as well as other resources used in manufacturing are built in the your home right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances seem to be common and using upgrades,your residence becomes more eco-friendly. Both climate-control manufacturing setting as well as re-cycled materials provide further possibilities for an environmentally friendly house. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes is a no-brainer.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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