Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of a new Pulaski home will demand sizeable and thoughtful investigation which should be accomplished early in process. Your residence will definitely conform to all of the local building code requirements but you’ll still need to prepare for the perimeter line settings, and obtain virtually all building permits. Additionally, you must ascertain soil type and conditions, water table and frost line in an effort to develop the new design.

Your planning should involve acquiring the real estate along with pinpointing where you can set the structure within the site. As the property owner, you must also create a plan for the development of the perimeter foundation wall, that needs to be completely aligned to be able to support the modules when installed. One particular essential piece of the plan would be to plan a 30-foot diameter space situated in close proximity to the foundation and totally free of trees and wires that is completely level to be able to position the building crane utilized to set all the modules constantly in place on the footing.

Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant

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Creating A New Modular Home

Design for a new modular home starts by establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your building location. All of these have to be utilized during the design from the outset, as well as employed in any engineering phase of your plan. When planning a modular home, you’ll want designs for your attached car ports, porches or outdoor patios as they are included in the modular home design. is significant that you list what you need to plan for your residence so it can be determined that these can be incorporated in your plan.

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 . constructed in 32 modules, with your common range between four to six thousand sq ft in 10 to 12 components. Each house plan Express Modular offers are built this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Installing The Prefabricated Home Structure

Once the construction of your sections is complete and they are transported to your building site we begin the important step of your assembly – the placing of your modules by the installation crew employing construction crane gear. As soon as these are positioned, the final phase of your installation is the completing installing utilities, painting, installation of the flooring, along with the installation of your appliances. Cleaning and tests ensures everything is in good condition and the remaining home inspections as well as occupancy permits can be secured. Usually, the external perimeter drive way, porches, walks as well as decks are installed to finish the project and the home is ready for moving in.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular residences are constructed “greener” and are usually more energy-efficient when compared with classic homes in 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

All the heat retaining material and other supplies included in manufacturing are manufactured in the house from inception. Energy-efficient appliances seem to be common and, using upgrades,your home can become even more green. Both climate-control manufacturing setting and reclaimed components provide additional options for an environmentally friendly residence. Using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Pulaski

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)