Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your brand-new Port Townsend dwelling will need essential and thoughtful planning that should be carried out at the start of strategy. Your dwelling will definitely conform to all building code requirements but you will still need to prepare for the perimeter line locations, and obtain virtually all construction permits. In addition, you must establish soil type and conditions, water table and frost line in an effort to produce the new design.

Your preparation must feature acquiring the property or home along with determining where to set the building within the site. As the property owner, you must also establish a plan for development of a perimeter foundation wall structure, that needs to be correctly square so as to support the modules upon arrival. One essential piece of the program would be to have a 30-foot diameter space situated near the foundation that is totally free of trees and wires which is perfectly level in order to position the construction crane used to set components in position on the foundation.

Don Beck Modular Home Consultant

Hello, I am Don Beck, your Modular Home Consultant for Port Townsend, Washington. If you have any questions, please call me toll free!

Creating Your Modular Home

The design of your new modular home will start by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building site. All of these need to be utilized within the layout from the start, and incorporated into the engineering phase of the design. You’ll need designs for your attached car ports, porches or outside patios as they are not part of the modular home design. is significant for you to catalog what you need to plan into the home so it can be established that these can be included into your design.

There are no limits to the size of to the plan using modular homes; presently there are layouts as large as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in Thirty two components, with your typical range between four to six thousand square feet within ten to twelve modules. All of the home designs Express Modular makes available are built this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

After the assembly of your modules is completed and they’re transported to your home site we begin the key stage of the assembly – the setting of your components by the installation team utilizing construction crane gear. When they’re installed, the last step of your installation is the finishing of the installation of utilities, painting, installation of all the flooring, as well as the create of your equipment. Cleansing and testing ensures all things are in excellent working order and that the remaining home inspections as well as occupancy permits will be completed. Normally, the external perimeter drive way, porches, walks along with decking are installed to complete the work and the home is set for occupancy.


Going Green in Home Building

Express Modular homes are designed “greener” and are usually more energy efficient as compared to classic homes in the past. All the insulating material as well as additional elements employed in production are built in the your home right from inception. Energy-efficient appliances seem to be standard and, using upgrades,your home becomes even more green. The climate control production setting and reusable components give further opportunities for an enviro-friendly home. Using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, deciding on green modular homes is a no-brainer. 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: Green Home Ratings

The insulating material and additional materials employed in manufacturing are built in the house from inception. Energy-efficient appliances will be standard and with upgrades,your home will become even more green. The climate control manufacturing setting and reusable components give further possibilities for an environmentally friendly house. Using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes shouldn’t be too difficultto make.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Port Townsend

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 modular log home was easier than we ever could’ve thought. We look forward to years of family gatherings in our new log home.
    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)