Modular Home Design Trend: Saltbox Style
Darren Kincaid - Friday, March 15, 2019
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In this blog post, Virginia Homes Building Systems is pleased to introduce to you the “Saltbox” modular home design. With the curb appeal of the Cape Cod and a finished second floor, this home is a true winner in modular construction. Virginia Homes Building Systems’ Saltbox systems are a hybrid with two-story functionality in the rear of the home and the front sporting a Cape Cod flair with stairs to second floor. The Saltbox is an extremely efficient home, both functionally and environmentally. The attic floor of all Saltbox designs is insulated at the Virginia Homes factory. The attic of the Cape Cod side of the Saltbox can remain as storage space. The doorways to the space are insulated as well. No need to worry about cool or warm air leaking into your living space. Of course, the attic space can be finished to provide additional living space. You never know when you will need that spare bedroom or playroom.

We manufacture and deliver eighteen different and customizable Saltbox design modular homes throughout North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. They range in size from the smallest Shenandoah Saltbox modular home (3BR/3BA/1476 sq. feet) to the largest Goochland Craftman (4BR/3.5BA/2272 sq. feet). These are stunningly attractive and functional homes. Each Virginia Homes’ Saltbox floor plan offers their unique functional advantages. Learn more about modular home construction throughout NC, VA, and WV by contacting your Virginia Homes Building System Builder today!

Custom Homes Built Budget-Friendly
Joseph Coupal - Friday, February 15, 2019
Virginia Homes Building Systems - Modular home construction, VA, WV, NC

For most, building a custom home will be the single biggest investment of a lifetime. Your challenge in building a home, as with any significant investment, is to get the most VALUE for your home building dollar. When it comes to comparing the value of custom modular homes versus traditional stick-built homes, there is no debate. Modular building systems empower the prospective home builder with a significant value advantage.

Our modular home offerings are not built from cookie-cutter designs as some are led to believe. Quite to the contrary, modular home customization is easier to execute as compared to traditional stick-build home construction. This is because modular construction procedure utilizes state-of-the-art technology in creating layouts and designs. Design modifications in the modular floor plan can be effectively enabled via computer aided design. In modular construction, your customization options are virtually limitless.

For those home buyers on a strict need for rapid buildout, modular home construction is the clear choice. With a significant part of the buildout conducted within environmentally controlled factories, the risk of weather delays are significantly reduced when choosing modular home construction vice stick-built alternatives.

There is much less waste associated with the custom modular home building process. Automation within the various construction modules are a clear path to efficiencies that stick-building firms simply can’t achieve. Less waste equates directly to less cost and better value.

At Virginia Homes Building Systems, you select the features of your future home. You will personalize the build to the maximum extent. These facts are sometimes misunderstood about the modular home industry.

Allow us to educate you more on the subject of modular home design. Contact Virginia Homes Building Systems to get your modular dream home started.

Why Modular Homes Are Far More Superior Than Traditional Homes
Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 18, 2019
Virginia Homes - Modular construction in VA, WV, TN, NC, SC, MD, NJ

There are many reasons as to why modular homes are becoming more and more popular. For the most part, modular construction eliminates most of the common issues and challenges that are encountered in traditional, stick-built construction.

The first benefit to modular construction is the construction process and time. Delays to project completion are common when you stick-build traditionally. Bad weather, equipment and crew delays, materials shortages, and theft are major causes of delays when building on-site and outside. But with the modular construction process, each module is pre-fabricated in an indoor environment where all of these delays are eliminated. Equipment is cutting-edge while the builders are skilled and experienced. Through this combination, construction time is hugely decreased and the project delivery date is always met.

Another benefit of modular homes is sturdiness and durability. Traditionally site built homes use use only nail guns for assembly. But the modular building system, utilizes strapping, adhesives, screws, and bolts to fasten frames and components together. This makes the structural integrity of modular homes must be far superior to traditional homes as it endures lifting and transporting to its final destination. At Virginia Homes every modular home meets or exceeds state and local building codes and can withstand winds up to 140 mph.

For more information on modular homes, contact Virginia Homes Building Systems.

Happy Holidays from Virginia Homes Building Systems
Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Happy Holidays from Virginia Homes Building Systems

Our warmest Holiday wishes from the entire team here at Virginia Homes Building Systems. Calendar year 2018 was, and continues to be, a truly remarkable year and we take this moment to recognize the joy that each and every one of you has brought to our personal and professional lives. We exist because of your faith and trust in us.

As calendar year 2019 approaches, we reflect upon the foundational recognition that "your success is our success". Our New Year’s wish for 2019 is to nurture our positive and ever strengthening partnership and to deliver ever increasing value to you, your business, and your family through the entirety of 2019.

Throughout this Holiday season may you be blessed with health and surrounded by friends and family. All the best! Cheers!

Fall or Winter Home Construction is Feasible through Modular Home Construction
Joseph Coupal - Friday, November 23, 2018
Virginia Homes - Ranch Style Modular Homes

Are you planning to build a new home, but can no longer wait for spring or summer? Then, modular construction is the ideal home construction method for you. Regardless of the weather condition, you can proceed with your home construction plans. This is because modular construction takes place in an enclosed factory where weather cannot affect the process.

For the same reason, modular homes in VA, WV, and NC can be completed in less time. Homeowners can move-in to their new home in just a matter of weeks. Unlike with traditional stick-built homes which can take months to complete due to the uncontrollable such as weather delays, coordination and scheduling issues, materials delays, and theft, modular construction is on-time, every time. With modular construction, the home is already 90% complete when it is delivered to the actual, permanent site. The remaining 10% is final assembly and connections.

Virginia Homes Building System that time to occupancy is on schedule. We guarantee on-time delivery of projects. Interested in constructing your new home through modular construction? Contact us today!

Advantages of Modular Home Construction
Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 26, 2018
Virginia Homes Building Systems - Modular homes in VA, WV, TN, NC, SC, MD, NJ

Modular construction is faster than traditional, site-built construction. But, there are more advantages of modular construction as well. Here are a four which you should consider few that may impact your decision on where to build.

  1. Precision Assembly

    The repetitive nature of in-factory construction allows builders to continuously improve equipment and processes that cannot be reproduced onsite. Cuts and connections are practiced and confirmed accurate. As the building progresses, frequent QA checks confirm strict adherence to specifications and codes. This means that there is consistent quality that’s reflected in the finished product.

  2. Weather Protection

    Building materials at jobsites are subject to all sorts of weather conditions. Water-soaked lumber can be prone to mold or weakened. Over time, exposure to the elements can diminish structural rigidity. That’s not the case in a factory. Modular homes are protected from the environment at all times and weather-sealed before they leave for the site.

  3. Reduced Waste

    Factory construction allows builders to keep materials in stock and ready to use. Throughout the construction process, remnant materials are used where possible instead of being discarded as scrap. Bulk ordering of materials also reduces packaging waste. Cutting construction waste is environmentally friendly and cost efficient. Less money spent on unused materials and waste management goes directly to your bottom line.

  4. Quality Control

    Every construction project is subject to state and local inspections. With in-factory construction, more checks are conducted regularly throughout the process to confirm that every cut and connection is right and tight. Issues are corrected immediately and inspectors confirm the building is 100% within spec before the building leaves for the site.

    As you consider the needs and goals of your next project, consider these benefits and the speed of modular construction. For many, building offsite is the road to making better homes faster. For more information on modular construction, contact Virginia Homes Building Systems.

Ranch Style Modular Homes are an Ideal Home Style for Empty-Nesters
Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 12, 2018
Virginia Homes - Ranch Style Modular Homes

Empty-nesters often want to downsize their homes for the convenience of caring for a smaller house and to make aging in place more viable.Larger homes can be expensive, time-consuming, and difficult to maintain. However, finding the right style is home is important. Modular home design can help downsizers more exactly meet their specific needs while staying in budget.

A Ranch-style modular home is a recommended floor plan for empty-nesters. This is because they make for convenient daily living with efficient and single level floor plans. Ranch-style homes are single story homes which makes cleaning and activities of daily living easier. This also means a lower energy bill than homes with a second level. Because there is only a single level to heat and cool, energy consumption is cut back significantly. Moreover, ranch homes can be designed with large open spaces that will accommodate comfortable living and fun gatherings of family and friends. Empty nesters can enjoy daily living and eventually continue to live on their own as they age in a gorgeous, well-designed modular floor plan. Ranch style modular homes are a beautiful, custom designed, and convenient home style for downsizing empty nesters.

To find out more about the benefits of ranch style modular homes, contact Virginia Homes Building Systems.

Modular Construction Supports Greener Living
Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 14, 2018
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More and more people are interested in green living, not only in their lifestyles, but in their homes. Those who are interested in building a home are more cautious of the environmental consumption and impact. Many homebuyers are interested in owning greener and more energy-efficient homes. Thus, many are now turning to modular homes because they offer sustainability and greener options and advantages over conventionally built homes.

Modular homes are constructed from sustainable materials to minimize their carbon footprint. Carbon footprints are the total carbon dioxide emissions released into the atmosphere by specific human activity. Modular home building systems consistently address this environmental concern and build homes with reduced construction waste by better usage of materials especially wood products. Through the advanced building technology, materials for the modules are precisely cut and constructed meaning less human error resulting in less waste of raw materials.

Furthermore, modular construction utilizes energy efficient materials such as double-hung low emissivity windows and doors and high strength adhesives, which create a much more air tight environment. Homeowners greatly benefit from these energy-efficient homes which lead to lower energy consumption and costs. To find out more about the green benefits of modular homes, contact Virginia Homes Building System.

Selecting The Right Modular Home Manufacturer
Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 31, 2018
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Looking for the right modular home manufacturer is crucial task. When selecting the right people to build your new home, many things need to be considered because your home will most likely be your largest investment. It only makes sense to scrutinize the background of the modular home manufacturer before making a decision.

When selecting a modular home manufacturer and builder, choose those who have an established reputation. First browse their portfolios for an idea for the styles homes they manufacture and so you can understand their ability to customize a project. You can check client reviews and testimonials. Additionally, with modular construction companies, you want to find out what materials they use, the quality and their energy efficiency. Being meticulous is important so there are no regrets during the home building process.

At Virginia Homes Building System, we make sure clients are fully-informed about our modular construction process. We are a certified modular home manufacturer with years of experience. We guarantee that all the terms and plans that are laid out, from the planning phase up to final assembly, is precisely done. We look forward to speaking with you in regards to your home building project. Contact Virginia Homes Building System for more information on worry-free modular home construction.

Modular Homes are an Excellent Option for Empty Nesters Who Wants to Downsize
Joseph Coupal - Monday, August 13, 2018
Virginia Homes - Modular construction in VA, WV, TN, NC, SC, MD, NJ

For empty nesters who are thinking of downsizing their homes, modular construction is a practical building method for creating their new home. As children grow up and move out, large homes are increasingly difficult to maintain. For that matter, more and more empty nesters are moving into smaller homes.

Modular homes are an excellent option for downsizers because they can be custom designed, with any floorplan and fully-equipped with features and amenities. Modular floor plans can be modified to meet the personal preferences of the homeowner. The interior arrangement can be simple or ornate, functional and convenient, and able to be modified for aging-in-place if that is desired. The quality standards of modular construction cannot be beat. The materials and craftsmanship are guaranteed supreme quality and there are regular QA checks throughout the process.

Modular homes are affordable in both time and money, and the building process can be expedited without sacrificing quality. For empty nesters this an excellent option. To learn more about modular homes, contact Virginia Homes Building System.

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