How To Begin Designing Your Own Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your own Amarillo abode will demand essential and thoughtful preparation that should be completed in the beginning strategy. Your home is going to conform to all of the local building code requirements but you’ll still need to prepare for the perimeter line settings, and have all usual building permits. Moreover, you will need to determine soil type and conditions, water table and frost line to be able to create your design.

Your planning ought to involve buying the ownership of the site as well as determining where you can established the building on the property. As the owner, you will need to also develop a plan for building of a perimeter foundation wall, which must be properly square in order to support the modules when installed. One particular vital piece of the program would be to have a 30-foot diameter space positioned near the perimeter foundation that is free from trees and wires that is perfectly level so that you can place the construction crane used to set in place modules in position around the foundation.

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Creating A New Modular Home

The design of a new modular home will start by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building location. All of these must be integrated in the design from the outset, as well as included in the engineering phase of your plan. When planning a modular home, you will need layouts for your attached garage areas, verandas or decks as they’re not a part of the modular home design. is vital for you to catalog what you want to plan into the home so it can be determined that these can be incorporated into your plan.

There are no limits to the size of of your design with modular homes; currently we see variations as large as 1500 to 3000 square feet constructed in Thirty two components, with the common range between 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft within ten to twelve sections. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are designed this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

When the construction of the modules is completed and they’re delivered to your building location we begin the crucial phase of the assembly – the placing of the sections by the assembly crew using construction crane gear. When they’re positioned, the final phase of your installation will be the completion of installing utilities, painting, installing the flooring, and the create of the equipment. Cleansing top to bottom and tests ensures everything is in good condition and the remaining home inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Typically, the outer perimeter entrance, patios, walks and decking are set up to complete the project and then the home is ready for occupancy.


The Green Modular Home

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are usually more energy efficient compared to classic homes 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:

All the insulation as well as other resources included in production are designed into the house right from the start. Energy-efficient home appliances will be common and with upgrades,your home will become more green. Both climate control production setting and reusable materials offer additional possibilities for a sustainable residence. By using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes is easy.

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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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