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Enjoy The Rich Exterior Of The Chadwick Estate Style Home

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 26, 2018
Tidewater Modular Homes - modular home in Suffolk, VA

Home appearance isn’t everything but it helps people love their home and feel more comfortable about how they live. For homebuyers who want to enhance their home exterior, The Chadwick estate style modular floor plan has the perfect avenue for a beautiful home. This home design will impress passers-by with the following features which can be customized for a maximum outside appeal.

  1. Wrap-around porch. Too many homes do not have this feature. This wrap around porch is definitely a head turner. This unique feature exudes an inviting feel for guests and a laid back atmosphere for owners and friends.
  2. Dormers. Fancy dormers on the second floor characterize the Cape Cod Style modular homes in Suffolk, VA. The Chadwick floor plan’s dormers make the front of the home more attractive. Aside from aesthetic purposes, dormers add space in the attic and improve ventilation and natural light inside.
  3. Roof. The roof is the most visible part of the house from all angles. Thus, careful consideration of roof shape and color define the character of homes. It is important to note that roof color should match the siding. Also, material choice is also critical since the roof is front line of defense from weather.
  4. Doors. As guests enter, the allure of the front door is significant. Modular home construction allows customization of doors with a wide variety of options, ranging from the classic and rustic looking to modern.
  5. Windows. Windows and doors tell a lot about the architecture of the home. Bay windows are for modern looking houses while bow windows portray a classical Victorian style.

These features and many more add a richness to the character of The Chadwick modular floor plan. Interior design options are also available which match the beauty outside. For more about customizing the exterior and interior of modular homes, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

The Lenoir Two-Story Modular Home Is The Pinnacle Of Class And Compact Living

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 19, 2018
Tidewater Modular Homes - modular home in Windsor, VA

Two story houses appeal to many homebuyers for many reasons. With the same footprint as the one-story floor plan, a full two-story home can provide larger square footage of living space. In terms of efficiency, insulation is simpler as fewer rooms are exposed to exterior. Tidewater’s Lenoir modular floor plan is tops of these space-optimized homes with a classy touch.

This compact modular home in Windsor, VA welcomes guests with a grand foyer that leads to a spacious living room, fine dining area, and kitchen. A french door lures visitors to a separate living area, the Den, where different splendor awaits. The bedroom areas including the master suite are contained on the second floor to separate them from busy household living. The optional brick porch completes the ornate mimicry of a traditional french villa.

Modular home construction has made this blend of style and function possible with cost-effective, quicker, and quality controlled methods. Great floor plans offer a wide variety of customization to correspond to every homebuyer’s needs. Be it elegance or efficiency, modular homes have them all checked. For details on traditional two-story modular floor plans contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Timberland 1: A Perfect Starter Home

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 12, 2018
Tidewater Modular Homes - Timberland I Ranch Style Modular Floor Plan in Charles City, VA

Starter homes can now be efficiently built with Tidewater Modular Homes' Timberland 1 modular floor plan. As a starter home, it has everything a family needs in single story living. Young home buyers who would like to invest in a newly built home should consider this home design as both affordable and a home that will hold it value for sale in the future. For retiring professionals on the other hand, the simplicity in this home makes it an ideal house for downsizing.

This ranch style modular home in Charles City, VA can be customized in ways that fit any homebuyer’s requiremenst. An optional dining room can be reconfigured into a family room for growing families and a large eat-in kitchen can accommodate the dining space at the same time. A master suite complete with walk-in closets and resort bathroomt is strategically separated from the living area for a peaceful retreat. Further, the wooden porch outside offers vacation style relaxation at reasonable construction costs.

Modular home construction has made modern, gorgeous housing available to almost anyone. The current inflation of real-estate prices has not hindered homebuyers to consider modular home designs. Since modules are constructed off-site simultaneous work is done at the permanent site, making for faster completion time with savings on labor and material. Low-cost, quality options for a faster turn-around are just few of thef reasons why homebuyers are convinced that a modular home is the best way to homeownership. For more about modular home designs, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Construction Improves Energy Efficiency of Cape Cod Style Homes

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 05, 2018
Tidewater Modular Homes - Cape Cod style modular floor plan in Williamsburg, VA

Cape Cod Style homes are a popular choice due to their compact design. The design of these homes offers maximum living space, storage space, dormers, and pitched roofs on the second floor. However, oftentimes, with stick built Cape Cod homes the second floor framing is usually less insulated due to its proximity to the roof which can often cause air leaks. A well-insulated Cape Cod style floor plan is often a challenge.

Modular home construction in Williamsburg, VA offers numerous options and a wide variety of customization for homeowners. This option enables homebuyers to choose right material for insulation and ventilation as effective solutions to heating and cooling problems. The modular floor plan also allows for changes in insulation down the line. Modules are prefabricated using standardized and quality controlled processes in an offsite factory. These modules are assembled at the permanent site and are glued and screwed, making the entire home more efficient as well.

The sectional approach to modular construction provides effective solutions to modern issues that have arisen in home designs. Saving energy costs in areas with extreme weather patterns is one of the issues that modular construction has addressed. Cape Cod style modular homes are energy-efficient whereas traditional methods are having difficulty to implementing the same energy efficiency. Insulating a Cape Cod Style home has never been this fast and easy. To find more about Cape Cod style modular floor plans, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.