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Home Building Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Joseph Coupal - Friday, February 16, 2018
Silver Point Homes - Modular homes features, Beckley, WV

Building a home requires a lot of decision-making and it's even more critical when it's your first time partaking in this process. Poor planning and extensive miscalculations can be very costly and time consuming to change. Below are a few things to keep in mind before you start the new home construction process.

Size and Location - People tend to invest in building a home for now, but often they plan to stay there for the long haul. For this reason, it's important to take into consideration your future plans. If you plan to live there forever, consider the location and it's convenience. The size of your house greatly depends on your budget. It is advisable to build a flexible moderate-size home for starting families. This is what is so great about modular home building system. You can make quick expansions of your house in the future without spending too much.

Insulation and Fireplaces - A perfectly insulated house with a magnificent fireplace guarantees a warm and cozy home during winter months. Planning ahead the type and design of your heating system and installing it during the time of construction can save you money and time.Modular homes features excellent insulation and modern fireplace design to meet home heating requirements.

Doors and Windows - The interior and exterior look of you home matters equally. It is important to make sure you pick the right design, style, and dimension for doors and windows that suit you. It's important that your house is well-ventilated and well-lit with natural light. Moreover, doors and windows are your basic line of protection from weather so make sure they are durable and long- lasting. Modular construction offers a wide-array of door and window panel models that are premium quality and highly customizable to cater to your wants, budget, and needs.

Power Outlets - Create a layout regarding where you want to place your power outlets and make sure they are accessible.

These are just some of the basic but often overlooked considerations when building a house. There are even more details that needs attention as well. However, there is a huge advantage when consider modular construction over conventional construction methods because modules are prefabricated in a controlled environment. This means the process is monitored closely to ensure quality of product and timely-delivery. If you are planning to build your first home, seek a certified modular home builder, contact Silverpoint Homes.

Modular Homes Have Weather-Resistant Barriers For Added Protection

Joseph Coupal - Friday, February 09, 2018
Silver Point Homes - Modular home construction in Greensboro, NC

House wrap is a synthetic material that is installed in modular homes to protect the house from moisture infiltration and prevent mold from growing inside the walls and attic. It serves as a weather-resistant barrier in addition to insulation that prevents moisture from damaging the exterior walls of the house.

Modular home construction in Greensboro, NC uses a superior weather protection system to ensure that air and water cannot penetrate the walls while still allowing the home to breathe. The barrier allows the moisture to escape from the cavity walls. Moreover, Silverpoint Homes modular builders apply quality house wraps that are tough, rip resistant and which will cover all cracks and crevices to support the function of the insulation. The wrap and insulation work together to keep the home air-tight and ready for all types of weather.

Quality house wrap needs to be used in order to protect the house and help withstand heat from sun exposure and which won’t easily deteriorate. The efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the modular home building system relies on the premium materials used in the construction process. For more information about modular construction, contact Silver Point Homes.