In recent years, there has been an increase in interest in modular homes, more than expected, with their production speed and advantages in building safety.
The advantages of modular homes continue in post-production field installation.
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Advantages of Modular Homes in Site Preparation
In addition to its high strength, modular homes produced with very light steel carrier systems also have advantages in floor preparation. Excavation applications required in classical reinforced concrete structures are not required in modular homes. For the installation of these houses, it is sufficient to throw a concrete of 20 to 30 cm thickness with a smooth elevation on a smooth ground.
However, in building systems such as reinforced concrete, deep excavation is required by taking excavation. Most of the time, concrete costs can make up 30 percent of the housing cost.
One of the issues that should be known in modular homes is that prefabricated buildings companies do not load the floor concrete. The floor concrete application was left to the customer’s preference, so that the prefabricated building company undertook the installation of the modular home. Prefabricated building companies want to build the house as quickly as possible.
For this reason, they do not want to waste time with floor concrete application. However, a concrete floor plan specific to each house you like in modular homes is given by the manufacturer. Thus, customer application becomes extremely easy.
When you sign the contract for the modular home you like in a single-storey or two-storey design, the prefabricated building company gives you the concrete plan. In the summary of the plan, you can learn from the sales representative information such as how you will pour the concrete and where your house will be located on the land.
You can also request to see the layout example of the ground plan according to your plot location on the computer screen. The plan includes the type of concrete to be used, the shape and amount of iron mesh, and toilet waste areas.
Workmanship Included in Wall-to-Roof Modular Homes Prices
Apart from the floor concrete application, the A to Z installation of the modular homes is carried out by the prefabricated building manufacturer. With this ease in the application, it makes the job of those who want to be a homeowner much easier. Normally, in other housing models, you need to find a large number of masters, from wall to roof, from electrical to plumbing, to paint. In addition, the necessity of these masters to work in an organized manner with each other unexpectedly extends the house-building processes to months or years.
After the modular home you choose is produced in modern factory facilities, the first move starts with shipping. Before shipping, it is sufficient to prepare the floor concrete on which your house will be installed, according to the plan given by the company before. Your house land, which is loaded on the logistics vehicle, is shipped almost there. On the day the transport vehicle arrives at your land, the expert team of the prefabricated buildings manufacturer comes to the field.
The professional team first starts by putting down all the materials of the house from the vehicle near the setup place. The assembly of the modular home first begins with the drawing of the installation guides within the plan on the ground concrete. Steel metal carrier poles are mounted on these guides called U.
Installation continues with the insertion of the wall panels onto the carrier posts. The professional installation team consists of three people as standard. The number of teams can be increased for a much faster setup.
Installation of doors and windows of Modular Homes
Doors and windows used in modular homes have the same features as other house models. PVC windows are mostly preferred in window systems. The interior room doors, the main entrance door being a steel door, are wooden panel system doors. The field installation of the doors and windows prepared in the factory during the pre-production phase is carried out by the same professional team.
Window installation proceeds with the installation of the wall panels. The frame frames of the doors are also placed in the wall mounting. Opening door wings are made at the last stage of assembly.
Electricity and water installations are applied within the prices of the Modular Home
Another important convenience in modular homes is the implementation of sanitary and waste water installation applications together with the electrical installation, with the application included in the price. With the completion of the wall assembly and the start of the roof assembly, one of the applications carried out in the building is the electrical and water installation application.
At least two people in the team continue the roof assembly, while another specialist starts working for the electricity and water installation. At the same time, a professional team work division is done. The electrical installation is carried out in full compliance with the project.
The wiring from the sockets and switches within the scope of the project is collected in the fuse box on the main entrance door. From here, the cable is delivered to the main current junction box outside the building. At the last stage, the electrical installation is completed by connecting the lighting fixtures, sockets and switches.
In waste and water installation applications, progress is made according to the project. Installation is completed by laying clean and waste water pipes. Fixtures such as faucets and batteries are supplied by the prefabricated building manufacturer. However, the installation of these fixtures is left to the homeowner. This is due to the fact that applications such as tiles are made after installation.