How To Begin Designing Today’s Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your new Athens home requires essential and thoughtful investigation that must be finished in the beginning the project strategy. Your new abode will certainly comply with all of the building code requirements but you’ll need to plan for the boundary line locations, and have all local building permits. Moreover, you need to establish soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line in order to create the new design.

The planning needs to include purchasing real estate and deciding the best place to established your house on the property. Being the property owner, you also need to establish a plan for development of the perimeter foundation wall, that must be perfectly aligned to be able to support the modular home when installed. One vital piece of the program would be to plan a 30-foot diameter space positioned close to the foundation that is free from trees and wires that’s completely level so that you can place the building crane employed to set in place the actual components in position on the foundation.

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Planning 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 site. All of these must be utilized during the structure from the start, and included in the engineering phase in the plan. You will need layouts for any attached garage areas, porches or decks as they are included in the modular home design. is significant that you list what you want to plan for your residence so that it can be established that these will be incorporated into the design.

There are no limits to the square footage of your design with modular homes; at present we see designs as large as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in 32 modules, with your common range between 4 to 6 thousand sq ft in ten to twelve components. Each and every design Express Modular sells are designed this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

Beginning Install of A Prefabricated Home Structure

When the construction of your modules is finished and they are delivered to your property site we begin the important phase of the home’s assembly – the placing of your sections by the installation team employing construction crane gear. When these are placed, the last phase of the installment is the completing the installation of utilities, painting, installation of the flooring, and the set-up of the equipment. Cleansing top to bottom and tests ensures all aspects are in good working order and that the last home inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Normally, all the external perimeter drive way, patios, walks and decking are set up to complete the project and then the house is ready for moving in.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular properties are designed “greener” and are even more energy-efficient than classic homes in the past. All the insulation and additional materials used in manufacturing are manufactured in the your home from the start. Energy efficient appliances are standard and, using upgrades,your residence can become even more green. Both climate-control manufacturing setting as well as re-cycled components offer further possibilities for an environmentally friendly abode. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is complete. 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 employed in production are built into the home right from inception. Energy-efficient appliances will be standard and with upgrades,your residence can become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment as well as reclaimed materials give additional opportunities for an environmentally friendly home. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

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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)
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)