Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Building of your brand-new Bristol home will require substantial and thoughtful preparation that must be accomplished early in process. Your residence will definitely comply with all of the local building code requirements but you’ll need to plan for the perimeter line locations, and have virtually all construction permits. Additionally, you must identify soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line to be able to produce your new design.

Your planning should incorporate acquiring the real estate as well as determining where you can established the house on the property. As the property owner, you also need to create a plan for the construction of the perimeter foundation wall structure, that needs to be completely aligned so as to support the modules when installed. One particular vital piece of your plan will be to plan a 30-foot diameter area positioned near the foundation that is clear of trees and wires which is perfectly level to be able to position the construction crane used to set the components in position on the foundation.

Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant

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Planning A New Modular Home

The design of your new modular home starts with establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building site. All of these have to be incorporated during the structure from the outset, as well as built into the engineering phase in the design. When planning a modular home, you’ll want designs for any attached garage areas, verandas or outdoor patios since they are not an element of the modular home design. is very important that you catalog what you need to design into the home so that it can be determined that these will be incorporated into your plan.

There are no limits to the size of of your design with modular homes; presently there are layouts as big as 1500 to 3000 square feet constructed in 32 components, with your common range between 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft within ten to twelve sections. Each house plan Express Modular offers are built in this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

Beginning Install of A Prefabricated Home

After the assembly of the sections is done and they’re transported to your building site we begin the crucial stage of your assembly – the placing of your modules by the installation team employing construction crane equipment. When they’re installed, the last step of the installment will be the completing installing utilities, painting, installing all the flooring, and the set-up of your equipment. Cleaning and tests makes certain all things are in proper condition and that the final inspections and occupancy permits can be completed. Usually, all the outer perimeter entrance, patios, walks as well as patio decking are installed to finish the project and then the house is set for occupancy.


Your Green Modular Home

Express Modular residences are made “greener” and are usually more energy-efficient than conventional households 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 Green Ratings

The heat retaining material as well as additional elements employed in manufacturing are manufactured into the residence from the start. Energy-efficient home appliances seem to be standard and, using upgrades,your residence becomes more green. The climate control production setting as well as re-cycled supplies give additional opportunities for a sustainable house. With low-flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Bristol

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)