Delivering a home in the winter is very possible!

Vermont Modular Homes delivers homes throughout Vermont and The North Country of New York State and we have been doing this every month of the year, even when the ground of frozen and covered with snow.

Take a look at today’s photograph, it shows a Vermont Modular home being delivered in the dead of winter on top of a mountain in Washington County south of Montpelier, our state’s capital.

How about working in the winter!

All the time we are asked if it is possible to build homes in the winter months.  The answer is quick and easy.  YES!

Take a long look at today’s photograph and I will try to explain what you are looking at.  Hopefully this will allay some of your concerns and answer a bunch of questions:

Oh my! Winter really is on the way.

Regardless of what the calendar says I have always thought that today and tomorrow are the unofficial days that start winter.  My reasoning is quite simple:

  1. Today is Day Light Savings time
  2. Tomorrow is Standard time.

Tonight, we all gain an hour of extra sleep because at some awful time in the wee hours of the night the time changes back one hour. 

And………, tomorrow several things will happen:

How important was heat loss?

Throughout our blog posts we are constantly talking about Heat Loss and how very important it is.  The more heat you loose from your home the more money it costs you and the more fossil fuel you burn.  Losing money isn’t a good idea and contributing to Global Warming is for sure not a good idea.  Losing money is the same as foolishly wasting money, that’s fairly dumb.  Contributing to Global Warming is irresponsible!

Lately it's been chilly

The past couple days have been chilly here in northern Vermont and it is that time of year when people are closing the windows.  Ok, ok……, the weather report for the upcoming week looks a lot like summer but none the less, it won’t be long until all of us will be thinking about turning the heat on.

For all of our loyal blog followers I am going back to something that we have talked about frequently; Heat Pumps.  There are several official names for today’s conversation:

And the fourth and final part of design ideas

As far as interior design is concerned there are three huge things to consider:

  • Kitchens
  • Bathrooms
  • Floor coverings

In addition, the fourth is Lighting.  In every home the amount of light whether it is natural light that comes in through windows or artificial that comes from a light bulb is critical to creating the ambiance of all interior spaces. 

In addition to the Carpenter

Once your new modular home is gently placed on its permanent foundation by the set crew with the help of a heavy hydraulic crane; then the on-site work begins.  We have already talked about what the carpenter does so today let’s look and see what the Plumber will be doing; typically, your plumber will have three major tasks:

More detail about finish work.

Yesterday we provided a brief overview of what will be needed to finish the work on your new home once the Set Crew has gently placed your modules on their permanent foundation. 

Today let’s start a slightly more detailed explanation of what goes on.  Today let’s take a look at what the Carpenter might be doing for you:

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