Building A Modular Home in Elkins

with Express Modular

Modular Construction of your new Elkins home will demand sizeable and specific planning which should be finished at the beginning of process. Your abode will definitely conform to all local building code requirements but you will need to arrange for the border line settings, and have all local construction permits. Additionally, you will need to find out soil type and conditions, water table and frost line in order to produce your design.

The preparation must involve buying the real estate along with identifying where you can set the building within the site. As the owner, you must also create a plan for the building of the perimeter foundation wall, which has to be correctly square so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular essential piece of your plan will be to have a thirty-foot diameter space positioned in close proximity to the perimeter foundation and totally free of trees and wires which is completely level to be able to place the construction crane employed to set in place all of the modules on the footing.

Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant

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Creating Your Modular Home

Design for a new modular home will start by establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the development site. These need to be integrated within the layout from the beginning, and employed in the engineering step in the plan. When planning a modular home, you’ll want layouts for your attached car ports, porches or outside patios as they are included in the modular home plan. is vital for you to list what you want to plan into the home so that it can be determined that these will be incorporated in the plan.

There is no limit to the size of to the plan using modular homes; at present we see variations as large as 1500 to 3000 square feet built in Thirty-two modules, with the typical range between 4,000 to 6,000 sq ft in ten to twelve modules. Each and every home design Express Modular makes available are designed this way, including our log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.

Once the construction of your sections is done and they are transported to your home site we begin the key phase of your installation – the placing of the sections by the installation crew utilizing construction crane gear. When they are positioned, the final step of the installment would be the finishing of the installation of utilities, painting, installation of all the floors, as well as the installation of the equipment. Cleaning top to bottom and tests ensures all aspects are in proper condition and that the last home inspections and occupancy permits will be secured. Commonly, the external perimeter drive way, porches, walks as well as decking are installed to complete the project and then the residence is ready for occupancy.


Green Modular Home Construction

Express Modular properties are built “greener” and are even more energy efficient when compared with traditional residences in the past. Approximately fifty green home labeling programs around the country offer interesting and important aspects to building green. Check them out to see if one can help provide you more information.

All the insulation as well as additional supplies used in manufacturing are designed in the home right from the start. Energy-efficient appliances are traditional and with upgrades,your home becomes even more green. The climate control production environment and re-cycled supplies offer further possibilities for a sustainable residence. By using low flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your totally green modular home environment is completed.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Elkins

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