The most important consideration in site preparation for a modular home set is the crane.
The crane operator is the one in control when he is on site and can call off the job if he feels it is unsafe or impossible to do.
He will need:
You will also need to provide the distance between the crane pad and the farthest point on the foundation. Although a crane will not usually move once the home is lifted, it can extend its boom but it will cause the crane's weight lifting ability to decrease.
A bulldozer should also always be available to move the transporters into position so the crane can reach them. Some builders have been known to try to do without one to save money but it usually ends up costing more money in the long run.
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