Building A Modular Home

with Express Modular

With modular construction, your own Wheeling abode will demand substantive and thoughtful planning which needs to be accomplished at the start of the project strategy. Your dwelling is going to comply with all of the local building codes but you’ll need to prepare for the boundary line locations, and obtain virtually all usual construction permits. In addition, you must determine soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line so as to produce the design.

Your planning needs to feature buying the property along with choosing where you should established your house within the site. Being the owner, you must also establish a plan for the construction of a perimeter foundation wall structure, which has to be perfectly square so as to support the modular home upon arrival. One particular essential piece of the plan is to plan a thirty-foot diameter space placed in close proximity to the foundation and totally free of trees and wires that is completely level to be able to position the construction crane used to set all of the components on the footing.

Jeff Pennay Modular Home Consultant

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Planning A New Modular Home

Design for a new modular home will begin by establishing the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of the building location. All of these must be utilized within the structure from the outset, as well as employed in any engineering phase of your plan. You will want designs for any attached garages, porches or outdoor patios since they are not a part of the modular home design. is vital that you catalog what you need to plan into the home so it can be determined that these will be incorporated into the design.

There is no limit to the square footage to the design using modular homes; presently there are layouts as big as 1500 to 3000 sq ft constructed in Thirty two segments, with your common range from four to six thousand sq ft in ten to twelve modules. All of the home designs Express Modular makes available are created in this way, including our log homes and our many green home options.

When the assembly of your sections is finished and they are brought to your property site we start the crucial phase of the home’s assembly – the setting of your sections by the installation crew employing construction crane equipment. As soon as these are installed, the final stage of the installment is the completing installing utilities, painting, installing all the floor coverings, along with the set-up of your equipment. Cleansing top to bottom and testing makes certain all things are in good condition and that the last inspections and occupancy permits can be completed. Generally, the outer perimeter entrance, porches, paths along with decking are set up to complete the project and the residence is ready for moving in.


Your Eco-Friendly Modular Home

Express Modular residences are built “greener” and are even more energy-efficient than traditional residences in the past. All the insulating material as well as other elements used in production are built in the your home right from inception. Energy efficient home appliances are common and with upgrades,your home can become even more eco-friendly. The climate control production setting and recycled components give further possibilities for an enviro-friendly residence. With low flow fixtures on faucets, shower heads and sinks, your green modular home environment is complete. 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 and other supplies used in manufacturing are designed into the home from inception. Energy efficient appliances are common and with upgrades,your home can become even more eco-friendly. Both climate control production environment and recycled supplies give added possibilities for an enviro-friendly residence. Using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, choosing green modular homes is easy.

We Manufacture Modular Homes in Wheeling

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)