Modular Home Consultant - Kent Stichter
Hello, I am Kent Stichter, your Modular Home Consultant for Rapid City, SD. If you have any questions, please call me toll free! — 877-419-9858
Building A Modular Home
Modular Building of your own Rapid City, SD residence will require substantive and specific investigation which should be completed at the outset of process. Your new abode will certainly conform to all of the building code requirements but you will need to prepare for the perimeter line settings, and have all local building permits. In addition, you need to establish soil type and conditions, water table along with frost line in order to produce your new design. Your preparation must feature purchasing property or home as well as pinpointing where you should established the building within the property. Being the owner, you will need to also establish a plan for the building of a perimeter foundation wall, that needs to be properly square to be able to support the modular home when installed. One crucial piece of the plan would be to have a thirty-foot diameter area situated in close proximity to the foundation and free from trees and wires which is completely level so that you can position the construction crane employed to set modules constantly in place on the footing.
Planning Your Modular Home
Design for your new modular home starts by ascertaining the Wind Zone, Thermal Zone and Roof Load Zone of your development site. All of these need to be utilized during the structure from the outset, and built into any engineering phase of your design. When planning a modular home, you will want layouts for any attached car ports, porches or outdoor patios as they're not a part of the modular home design. It is important that you catalog what you want to plan into the home so it can be determined that these will be included into your plan. There is no limit to the square footage of your plan with modular homes; at present we see variations as big as 1500 to 3000 sq . ft . built in Thirty two segments, with your typical range between four to six thousand sq ft in ten to twelve sections. Each home design Express Modular offers are designed this way, including our modular log homes and our many enviro-friendly home options.
The building stage of prefabricated homes gets underway with obtaining the title to the land, free and clear, as well as securing all permits and approvals. Followed by the site structure like wells, septic tank, water along with electrical power are put in place, accompanied by the installation of the outside foundation which can support the sections. All these steps have to all be complete before assembly commences on the manufacturing location, where the modules are constructed in an indoor location using a workforce of knowledgeable pros, devoid of weather condition delays or construction site materials losses as compared to conventional home building. The final construction phase is to arrange for the installation of a 30-foot area to be properly level which will be employed as the hoisting area for the construction crane gear that will install all the sections around the perimeter foundation.
After the assembly of the sections is done and they're transported to your building site we begin the important stage of your home’s installation - the placing of the sections by the installation crew employing construction crane gear. When they're installed, the last step of the installment is the completion of installing utilities, painting, installation of all the floor coverings, along with the set-up of your equipment. Cleansing and tests makes certain all aspects are in proper condition and that the remaining inspections as well as occupancy permits can be completed. Generally, all the outer perimeter entrance, porches, paths as well as decks are installed to finish the project and then the residence is set for occupancy.
Going Green in Home Building
Express Modular residences are designed "greener" and are even more energy-efficient when compared with classic households of 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: NAHB Green Ratings
The heat retaining material and additional materials included in production are built into the your home from the start. Energy efficient home appliances will be traditional and using upgrades,your residence can become more green. Both climate control manufacturing environment as well as recycled components give added options for an enviro-friendly residence. By using low-flow fittings on faucets, shower heads and sinks, the question of green modular homes shouldn't be too difficult.
We Manufacture Modular Homes for in Rapid City, SD
What our customers are saying...
We love our new home. Thank you for making our dreams come true!– Sandra & Dave (Little Rock, AR)
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'd looked over many designs from many builders and the options and prices on a prefabricated home were unbeatable.– Nancy & Jim (Lubbock, TX)