Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your brand-new Galax home will demand sizeable and specific planning that should be completed at the outset of strategy. Your new residence will certainly conform to all of the local building codes but you’ll need to plan for the boundary line settings, and have virtually all construction permits. Additionally, you must identify soil type and conditions, water table as well as frost line in order to develop your design.

The preparation ought to involve acquiring the ownership of the site along with deciding where you can set the structure on the property. As the property owner, you also need to create a plan for building of a perimeter foundation wall, that needs to be correctly aligned so as to support the modules upon arrival. One particular vital piece of your plan is to plan a thirty-foot diameter area positioned close to the foundation and clear of trees and wires that’s perfectly level to be able to position the building crane used to set in place the actual components on the footing.

Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant

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Creating A New Modular Home

The design of your new modular home will begin by establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your construction site. All of these have to be utilized during the design from the start, and incorporated into any engineering phase of the design. When planning a modular home, you will want designs for your attached garages, verandas or outside patios since they are not part of the modular home design. is vital that you list what you want to design for your residence so it can be determined that these can be incorporated in the design.

There are no limits to the size of to the plan using modular homes; presently we see layouts as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft built in Thirty-two segments, with your common range from four to six thousand sq ft in ten to twelve sections. All of the home designs Express Modular sells are built in this way, including our modular log homes and our many green home options.

Once the construction of the sections is finished and they’re delivered to your building location we start the crucial phase of your home’s installation – the setting of the components by the assembly team employing construction crane gear. As soon as these are positioned, the last phase of your installment is the completing installing utilities, painting, installation of the floor coverings, as well as the installation of your home appliances. Cleaning and tests makes certain everything is in good condition and the final home inspections and occupancy permits will be completed. Typically, the outer perimeter drive way, patios, paths as well as decks are installed to finish the work and the residence is set for occupancy.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular properties are constructed “greener” and are usually even more energy efficient when compared with classic households of the past. All the insulation as well as additional elements used in manufacturing are designed into the home from inception. Energy efficient home appliances seem to be traditional and, with upgrades,your home will become more green. The climate control manufacturing environment as well as recycled components offer further opportunities for an enviro-friendly home. Using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is completed. 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 resources used in manufacturing are built in the residence from the start. Energy efficient home appliances are common and with upgrades,your home becomes even more eco-friendly. The climate control manufacturing setting and re-cycled components give added possibilities for an environmentally friendly residence. By using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes is easy.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Galax

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)