Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own Rockwall abode will need essential and specific planning which should be completed at the outset of process. Your new dwelling will comply with all local building codes but you will need to arrange for the border line locations, and obtain virtually all building permits. Furthermore, you must find out soil type and conditions, water table and frost line to be able to produce your design.

Your preparation needs to feature obtaining the ownership of the site and pinpointing where to established the building within the property. Being the owner, you must also establish a plan for development of a perimeter foundation wall, that must be properly aligned in order to support the modules when installed. One vital piece of the plan is to have a thirty-foot diameter area positioned close to the perimeter foundation that is clear of trees and wires that’s completely level in order to place the construction crane used to set the actual modules in position around the foundation.

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Planning Your Modular Home

The design of your new modular home will begin by establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your building location. All of these need to be incorporated in the layout from the beginning, as well as included in the engineering phase in the plan. When planning a modular home, you will need layouts for any attached garages, verandas or outdoor patios as they are not a part of the modular home plan. is vital for you to catalog what you need to design into the home so that it can be established that these will be included into the plan.

There are no limits to the square footage to the design with modular homes; currently we see variations as large as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in 32 modules, with your common range from 4,000 to 6,000 square feet in 10 to 12 components. Each and every house design Express Modular offers are designed in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installation of The New Modular Home

When the construction of your modules is finished and they are delivered to your home site we begin the crucial stage of your home’s installation – the placing of your sections by the installation crew utilizing construction crane gear. When they’re installed, the final phase of your installation will be the completion of the installation of utilities, painting, installing the floors, along with the installation of the appliances. Cleaning top to bottom and tests makes sure all aspects are in excellent condition and the last home inspections as well as occupancy permits will be secured. Commonly, the outer perimeter entrance, porches, paths and patio decking are installed to complete the work and then the home is ready for moving in.


Building Green

Express Modular homes are built “greener” and are even more energy efficient when compared with conventional homes of the past. About fifty regional or national green home labeling programs all around the U.S. While such programs approach environmentally conscious building individually, each one can deliver worthwhile info.

The heat retaining material as well as other materials included in manufacturing are manufactured into the house right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances are common and with upgrades,your residence will become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control manufacturing environment as well as re-cycled materials provide further opportunities for an enviro-friendly abode. Using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is complete.

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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)