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Modular Homes Offer Safe and Comfortable Living

Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 12, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Modular Home Manufacturer, Charles City, VA

Safety and comfort are the primary concerns of homebuyers when purchasing a new home. For homebuyers who are considering building a new home, here are some things to consider in regards to modular homes.

Homes built through modular construction are sturdy and resilient. They can resist wind forces of up to 180 mph. The materials are precision cut to fit together perfectly and everything is fit and fastened in the manufacturing plant. Modular building systems applies the process of gluing and screwing all building materials with extra framing. Everything is reinforced to withstand transportation to the permanent building site and to withstand the craning onto the home's foundation. This makes modular homes tougher and sturdier, perfect for withstanding nature's violent strikes.

Moreover, modular homes are equipped with state-of-the-art safety features such as wired-in smoke detectors and incombustible building materials that are used around the kitchen ranges and furnaces. Those homes built on pilings near the water are built with higher and better standards and design. Modular homes strictly abide by the HUD national codes for electrical and plumbing and always meet or exceed state and local building codes. In fact, oftentimes, lenders are more comfortable lending to those who choose modular homes over traditional construction.

Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes for more information on modular homes.

Ranch Style Modular Homes are Ideal for Downsizing

Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 05, 2018
Tidewater Custom - Chapel Hill Ranch Style Modular Floor Plan in Yorktown, VA

For empty-nesters, couples who are contemplating downsizing into a new home, a ranch style modular floor plan is a highly recommended design. This floor plan offers convenient living with no stairs or second levels. With a ranch style modular layout, all the home essentials are arranged on one floor for an an easy to maneuver home.

Ranch style modular homes in Yorktown, VA offer high ceilings and open floor plans to make spaces that are roomy and airy. This set-up is strategically designed for convenience and so that aging adults can easily navigate and access all the inside the home. Ranch homes offer access to the entire house without the need to climb stairs. This is ideal for downsizing couples because ranch styles make living easy and comfortable.

Furthermore, because there they are a one story home, it is easy to clean and maintain. Also, smaller lot spaces like ranch style modular homes make lawn and landscape upkeep easy. Indeed, ranch style modular homes provide a safe and convenient living environment for seniors.

Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes to find out more about ranch style modular homes.

Modular Homes for Precision and Timely Completion of New Home Projects

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 28, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Wilmington, NC

Building a home can be stressful especially during the very common delays in the construction work. Another factor is the feeling of uncertainty as to whether the final product will precisely represent what homeowners ultimately chose. Since there are a lot of elements that can affect the home construction, sadly many homebuyers get frustrated during the process of building their dream home. This is what modular homes try to address.

The modular construction process provides solutions for home construction delays and precision in home plans. In fact, there is no delay in construction caused by weather because modular homes are fabricated in an enclosed environment where quality control is stern and rigid. Modular building systems use advanced technology to ensure precision. This means the exact layout and plans that have been approved by the client during the planning phase is accurately implemented and carried out from start to finish.

With modular construction, homeowners can attain their dream homes. With modular homes, clients can be confident that their new home will be delivered on time and with accurate details. For stress-free modular home construction, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Homes for Disaster Recovery

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 21, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Wilmington, NC

The most recent hurricane that hit the Carolinas resulted in extensive damage to considerable residential properties. The furious toll of wind, rain, and surging of floodwater wiped out many homes. Currently, many are still taking refuge in disaster relief centers. Fortunately, modular home builders in Wilmington, NC can provide new hurricane-safe homes to these affected families.

Modular homes can be more quickly built to meet and exceed state and local building codes. The modules are manufactured in an enclosed environment where weather cannot affect the process or the materials, modular homes can be delivered to the permanent site faster than stick-built homes can be constructed. Additionally, modular homes have rigid QA tests and standards that traditionally built homes do not need to be subjected to. This means that modular homes can withstand higher winds and have more secure and advanced footings for water front areas. This means that those families who lost their homes during Florence can move into and occupy new, safer homes faster.

In addition, custom-built modular homes have flexible floor plans that can meet the distinct needs of families. Modular builders fortify these homes making them more sturdy and resilient to better withstand the savage of environmental forces.

To find out more about customized modular homes in North and South Carolina, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Hurricane-Proof Modular Homes

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 14, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Modular Construction in Suffolk, VA

In Virginia, where, as we know, hurricanes and severe storms can hit at any time, homebuyers require stronger and more resilient homes that can withstand strong wind and floodwater. However, when there is a demand for sturdier foundations and construction, this usually also translates to higher construction costs. Fortunately, modular construction can provide tough and robust homes at an affordable price and in a more timely manner.

Modular homes are built and designed from top quality materials and designed using cutting edge technology to produce more durable and resilient homes. In hurricane stricken locations, modular builders even fortify these homes to resist and defy up to 180 mph strong winds. With a series of on-site QA inspections, the modules are guaranteed to meet or exceed local and state building codes.

During construction, modules are glued and screwed to make them sturdier and able to withstand transport. This means they are sturdier homes than those built through traditional stick-built construction. Steel is applied to anchor and stabilize the structure so it can stay tough against excessive winds. Modular pilings with built-in smart vents are also applied in homes situated in flood prone areas so, in case of flooding, water can't accumulate and will flow in and out of the vents.

In spite all these amazing features, modular home cost are still affordable because this building system makes completion time faster with less materials waste. Modular building systems employ a controlled environment and advanced technology to make this possible. Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes for strong, hurricane-proof homes.

Move In To A Newly Constructed Home with Modular Construction

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 07, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Modular Construction in Virginia Beach, VA

Homebuyers who are building a new home can often be disappointed by construction delays. This is often a problem with traditional construction. Builders often are unable to meet the planned completion date due to many factors including scheduling, materials, and weather delays. If you want to avoid construction delays and have a hard move-in date, consider modular construction for building your new home.

The Tidewater Custom Modular Homes modular building system in Suffolk, VA offers a quicker, more reliable construction process. This means you can move into your new home without construction delays. Modular construction is done in a highly-secured and climate-controlled environment where weather delays won't affect the ongoing construction. Weather is the main reason for home construction delays. With the unpredictable weather in Virginia, traditional construction is prone to delivery delays. Additionally, because construction is a factory-like process, there are no contractor scheduling delays. Each step is performed systematically. Materials are ordered and stored in the building, so materials theft is never an issue either, as it is in traditional construction.

In addition, modular homes are built with advanced technology that is not employed in stick-built homes. Thus, they are precisely-cut and are subject to constant QA tests. Because the modules are systematically designed, assembly at the permanent site takes just a few days to complete. In less time, homeowners can occupy and enjoy their new homes faster.

To find out more about the benefits of modular homes, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Homes Maximize Bathroom Space Without Compromising Style

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 31, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes,  Charles City, VA

Many people prefer a smaller home. Perhaps they have no children, want smaller home expenses, live in a more urban setting, or are empty nesters who are downsizing their home. However, a smaller home often mean limited bathroom space. Modular construction in Williamsburg, VA is the right solution for increasing bathroom space.

In modular homes small space doesn't come into play in regards to the bathroom area. Modular building systems can layout a stylish and fully functional modular bathroom even with limited space. When browsing the modular bathroom gallery, there are ideas on how fixtures and other elements can be strategically placed for maximum use of space. These better alternatives are possible with smart software that is utilized by modular manufacturers in designing the interior layout of the house, including the bathroom.

When a homeowner builds a smaller home, they need to more closely consider the bathroom arrangement. With the Modular building system there is a way to address this. There are limitless options for arranging a smaller bathroom including a double vanity or large mounted cabinet in place of a bathtub. There can also be an enclosed shower to separate that area from the toilet and sink. These are just few smart options for making your bathroom organized and stylish even with less space.

Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes to find out more about the options for designing your bathroom space.

Green Seal™ Modular Homes Offer Eco-Friendly and Energy Efficient Homes

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 24, 2018
Tidewater Custom - Chapel Hill Ranch Style Modular Floor Plan in Smithfield, VA

Today, many people are concerned about the environment and greener living. This is often a top consideration for homebuyers who want a greener, more efficient home. However, most homebuyers who are opting to build a home for themselves don't know of the green advantages in choosing the modular building system.

Modular construction in Suffolk, VA creates and builds homes with reduced construction waste. Many modular builders are also now using sustainable materials to scale down the carbon footprint of every home. When choosing a home builder, one way to ensure these builders are using greener technologies is to look for the "Green Seal Certified" logo on their website or portfolio. The Green Seal™ is awarded to excellent products that have minimal impact on the environment. To earn the seal, a product must comply to environmental standards by undergoing stringent evaluation and testing. Green Seal™ standards are predetermined to recognize the most environmentally preferable products currently available in the market.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes is Green Seal Certified. We make sure our construction process produces homes with less construction waste. Less waste also leads to lower construction costs. Furthermore, Green Seal™ standard homes are energy efficient homes. This means that our modular homes have superior home insulation, windows, doors, and building materials. All of this means lower monthly energy expenditure and a smaller carbon footprint.

Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes to find out more about the green features of our modular homes.

The Advantages of Ranch Style Modular Homes

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 17, 2018
Tidewater Custom - Chapel Hill Ranch Style Modular Floor Plan in Smithfield, VA

Homebuyers with large families often prefer two story homes over single story. This is often because of the the thought that they may be able to save on construction costs for more space. However, if one dives deeper into details, they can see the many advantages in ranch style modular homes.

Although, it is true that two-story homes can cost less in regards to the foundation and roofing costs. However, two story home require a secondary or larger cooling and heating system for the second floor which is an additional cost for purchase and maintenance. Meanwhile, ranch style modular floor plans only require one central HVAC system for the entire house. Going further, no space is used for building a staircase. Instead, that area can be used for functional space. In terms of safety, ranch style modular homes offer safer and convenient access for children and aging parents.

It is highly recommended for homebuyers to study the design options of numerous types of homes before the design stage begins. It is important to take into account the specific needs of each member of the household. From there, it is easier to see and decide upon the homes style that can meet your specific needs. Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes for assistance on determining the home design to best fit your family and lifestyle.

Modular Homes Showcase Modern and Unique Kitchen Designs

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 10, 2018
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Virginia Beach, VA

The kitchen is the busiest area in the home and it serves more than just a cooking station. Families often gather here to eat, study, socialize and more. This means the kitchen should be well-designed to be functional and aesthetically pleasing at the same time. Modular homes can be created with gorgeous interior features that include modern kitchen designs to meet all of your families needs.

Modular kitchens offer high quality cabinets and countertops. In fact, the entire kitchen is manufactured in a controlled environment where rigid quality inspections are strictly implemented. For this reason, the entire home, including the state-of-the-art kitchen can be built without weather, labor or materials delays. At the time of assembly, each module is transported to the permanent site where they are clued screwed and finish work is done. This means your new home and your new kitchen can be utilized in no time.

In addition, customization is easy with modular construction. Homeowners can decide where they want the pantry, sink, cooking station and other appliances. Any other customization is welcome since the technology applied by modular construction makes it possible to bring unique layouts into existence.

To find out more about modular home kitchens, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.