What’s Needed When Creating Today’s Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own San Marcos residence requires significant and thoughtful preparation which should be accomplished in the beginning process. Your new home will conform to all building code requirements but you’ll need to arrange for the border line locations, and obtain all building permits. On top of that, you need to identify soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line to enable you to develop the new design.

The planning should incorporate acquiring the property or home along with determining where you can established the structure on the property. As the property owner, you also need to create a plan for development of the perimeter foundation wall, that has to be correctly aligned so as to support the modules when installed. One particular critical item of the program will be to have a thirty-foot diameter space situated near the foundation and totally free of trees and wires which is perfectly level so that you can place the building crane used to set all of the components in position on the footing.

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Designing 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 building site. These must be integrated in the structure from the beginning, as well as incorporated into any engineering step of your design. When planning a modular home, you’ll want layouts for your attached garage areas, porches or decks as they are not a part of the modular home design. is very important for you to list what you want to plan into the home so it can be established that these will be incorporated in your plan.

There are no limits to the square footage to the design using modular homes; at present there are designs as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in Thirty two modules, with the common range from four to six thousand sq ft within ten to twelve components. Each and every design Express Modular offers are created in this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

After the construction of the modules is completed and they are transported to your building site we begin the key phase of your installation – the placing of the components by the assembly crew utilizing construction crane equipment. When they are placed, the final step of the set up is the finishing of the installation of utilities, painting, installing the floors, along with the installation of your home appliances. Cleansing and tests makes sure all things are in good working order and that the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits will be secured. Generally, the outer perimeter entrance, porches, paths along with decking are set up to finish the project and the home is ready for moving in.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular residences are designed “greener” and are more energy-efficient when compared with conventional residences of 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: National Assoc of Home Builders

The heat retaining material and other supplies included in manufacturing are designed in the your home right from inception. Energy-efficient home appliances will be common and, using upgrades,your residence becomes more eco-friendly. Both climate-control production setting as well as re-cycled components give further options for a sustainable abode. Using low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed.

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