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Attributes of a Modern Modular Ranch Style Home

Darren Kincaid - Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Smithfield, VA

The American Ranch is one of the most popular domestic architectural styles in the United States. It features a near-ground profile which stretches in a landscape layout. Ranch-style homes integrated modern concepts and design with the American western impressions to contrive a non-formal and casual living style.

Modular construction has adopted the American Ranch style homes in a more rectified design. Let's take a closer look to one of our modular ranch-style homes --- The Lowesville. This charming ranch is certainly a head turner due to its tremendous curb appeal and alluring floor plan layout. It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. It offers a unique living/dining room combo and a kitchen with a convenient layout.

To make the modular ranch-style home even more appealing, you may opt to install a bay window with copper metal roof, reverse gable with board and batten siding and decorative gable vent, an on-site built porch on top elevation, an optional 2-4' dormers, 1-8' dormer, on-site built porch on lower elevation.

If you think this the right modular home style for you, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes. We can give provide you a more elaborate detail regarding to the specification of this home style.

Tips For Downsizing To A Modular Home

Darren Kincaid - Friday, July 26, 2019
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Smithfield, VA

Modular homes are increasingly the preferred choice for those who wish to downsize their home. This is due to modular construction’s comparative inexpensive construction cost and many other advantages that modular homes offer to downsizers. If you are contemplating of downsizing to a modular home in the near future, here are tips to make your move go smoothly:

  • Sort Your Stuff - Get rid of those things that you no longer use. Also, minimize collecting duplicate items, they will only take up your space. When designing your modular home, request for more smart storage so you can better organize your stuff.
  • Retain Those Keepsakes - Get rid of unnecessary things but keep those precious heirlooms, memorabilia, and other stuff that have sentimental value. Work closely with your modular builder so they can provide a spot in your new modular home where you can place these family antiques and other important stuff.
  • Don't Downgrade - Downsizing doesn't mean your downgrading to a less beautiful and poor quality structure. In contrary, modular homes for downsizers might be smaller than other homes but they are built in premium quality materials and superior craftsmanship. There are vast array of beautiful home designs that can be further customized to suit your taste and style.
  • Space Check - Make sure to find the right amount of space that will accommodate your stuff and future guests as well at your new modular home. Take measurements and always work closely with your modular builder to perfect the dimensions of the rooms and sections of your home.

Lastly, find a modular builder you can trust when you opt for a modular home. Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, we are a team of certified modular builders with competitive years of experience. We know the usual needs of those who want to downsize their home. Thus, we can help you build a perfect living space complete with all the specifics you desire.

Modular Building System: Stress-Free Home Building

Darren Kincaid - Friday, July 19, 2019
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Wilmington, NC

Those of you who’ve ever designed and built a custom home know the stresses involved. Floorplans, construction delays, theft, and modification fees are just some of the issues encountered in traditional home construction. Modular construction offers an alternative to these old frustrating ways. Modular builders deliver solutions that address these issues that often upsets home buyers.

In modular approach, operational delays due to unfavorable weather condition are eliminated because the manufacturing of modules are done indoors. The modular method limits exposure to theft due to the fact that materials are safely and securely protected for a part of the construction time within the safe confines of the factory. Modular home builders employs CAD software and machinery to conveniently create designs and implement them in a more rapid system. In terms of pricing, modular contractors can provide a more consistent estimates or precise calculation of the total construction cost considering they are fully in control of their process.

If you think the modular way is the right construction method for you, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes. We offer superior quality product and exceptional customer service at a competitive rate. Working with us is stress and hassle-free.

Modular Construction Empowers You to Renovate Your Home With Ease

Darren Kincaid - Friday, July 12, 2019
Tidewater Custom Modular Homes,  Charles City, VA

The myths of modular homes construction are rapidly being dispelled. They are not (nor ever were) made of cookie-cutter design. Everything related to modular construction is customized. With home renovations widely popular across the Virginia Beach area, it is great to know that modular home renovations are simplified and more affordable as compared to stick-built home renovations. We’ll share a number of the reasons why with you here.

Modular constructed home renovation materials are built in an enclosed factory-setting. Since the environment is fully-controlled, common on-site errors are drastically reduced. This shortens project completion which translates better budget and management of quality. Renovations are easily accomplished by simply disconnecting structural utilities from the base structural components. This technique that is solely achievable with modular construction reduces renovation cost because you no longer need to tear down significant amounts of the home construct to renovate livings space. In traditional method, you are forced to demolish a section of your house just to accommodate renovations. Since there are less demolition work, there's less impact as well to the environment.

If you want to change the lay-out of your living space, you simply just need to contact your modular home manufacturer. Sent them your ideas and they will help you implement your renovation plans fast. In just few merely few weeks, you can enjoy your new improved living space.

Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes to learn more about modular home renovations.