What’s Needed When Planning Your Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own Longview home will need significant and specific planning which should be done early in strategy. Your new home is going to conform to all local building codes but you’ll still need to plan for the boundary line settings, and have all local construction permits. Moreover, you must identify soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line so as to produce the new design.

Your preparation should feature buying the property as well as pinpointing where you should set the house within the property. Being the property owner, you must also create a plan for the development of a perimeter foundation wall, that must be properly square so as to support the modular home when installed. One crucial piece of your plan is to plan a thirty-foot diameter space located close to the foundation and clear of trees and wires that’s completely level so that you can position the construction crane used to set in place modules in position on the footing.

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Planning Your Modular Home

The design of a new modular home will begin by determining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development site. All of these must be integrated in the layout from the beginning, as well as incorporated into any engineering step of your design. You’ll want layouts for any attached garages, porches or outdoor patios since they are not a part of the modular home design. is significant for you to list what you want to plan for your residence so it can be determined that these can be incorporated into the design.

There is no limit to the size of of your design with modular homes; presently there are variations as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in Thirty two modules, with your common range from 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft within ten to twelve modules. Each and every home design Express Modular provides are constructed this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installation of Your New Construction

When the assembly of your modules is done and they’re transported to your building site we begin the key step of the home’s assembly – the setting of the components by the assembly team utilizing construction crane gear. As soon as these are installed, the final phase of your installation is the completion of the installation of utilities, painting, installing all the flooring, and the set-up of your equipment. Cleansing top to bottom and testing ensures all things are in proper condition and that the final home inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Typically, all the outer perimeter entrance, patios, paths along with decking are set up to finish the work and then the home is ready for moving in.


The Eco-Friendly Modular Home

Express Modular properties are built “greener” and are even more energy efficient when compared with conventional homes of the past. All the heat retaining material as well as additional materials employed in production are built into the your home right from inception. Energy-efficient appliances will be standard and, using upgrades,your residence can become more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing environment as well as re-cycled materials give further opportunities for an environmentally friendly home. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes shouldn’t be too difficult. 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 supplies employed in production are built into the residence right from inception. Energy efficient appliances seem to be common and with upgrades,your residence can become even more green. Both climate control production environment and recycled supplies provide added options for an enviro-friendly residence. Using low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, choosing green modular homes is a no-brainer.

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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)