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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.