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All home plans are based on the following design assumptions: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.
Summarized cost report will provide approximately 70 lines of cost detail within the following home construction categories: Site Work, Foundations, Basement (if used), Exterior Shell, Special Spaces (Kitchen, Bathrooms, etc), Interior Construction, Elevators, Plumbing, Heating / AC, Electrical Systems, Appliances, Contractor Markup. View a LIVE Sample Cost Report.
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:What is the snow load rating on the roof? I’m looking to build in central Maine and there is, obviously, a significant amount of snow on a yearly basis.
A:Hey, our stock plan roofs have a live load of 20 pounds per square foot. Our snow load is negligible in the South. We can do a custom change to meet your snow load code requirements.
Date Posted: 15-May-20
Q:Need to know if electrical and plumbing schematics are included in this plan.
The floor plan shows the locations of the electrical outlets, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, electrical and plumbing fixtures
Date Posted: 25-Jul-16
Q:Ok ...I will try to approach this at a different angle....with the dimensions of this plan....what would be the highest peak in the attic (center) of a 5;12, 6;12, 7;12...thank you for your patience...
A:OK here you go. 5:12=4' 3"; 6:12=5' 3"; 7:12=6' 3" measured from the top of the ceiling joist to the bottom of the ridge beam. I hope this helps
Date Posted: 22-May-15
Q:Would it be possible to put a wood burning stove in the living room.
A:Sure, we can show it for you on the plans or you can buy the wood stove then install per the manufacturer's specifications.
Date Posted: 13-Jun-14
Q:Any chance to fit washer/dryer upstairs if full basement is added? Meaning stairs take out the closet drawn? Also if you bend kitchen in L along the bathroom wall still room for dining? Table?
A:It's not possible to leave the washer and dryer upstairs as the basement stairs are located where the washer/dryer is currently located. By enlarging the house for a redesign of this area, the washer/dryer could remain on the upper level.
Date Posted: 06-Aug-13
Q:If ordered on a slab, where would the a/c unit go?
A:The HVAC air handler is located in the utility closet Kitchen/Dining room area. It is marked Furn, WH on the floor plan.
If you need more assistance let me know.
Date Posted: 02-Jul-12
Q:Where would the basement stairs go? House Plan 45310
A:The basement stairs are located in the kitchen, where the utility closet and kitchen pantry are located.
Date Posted: 03-May-10
Q:Can I make modifications to this plan?
A:Yes you can! Please click the "Modifications" tab above to get more information.
Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
A:The national average for a house is running right at $125.00 per SF. You can get more detailed information by clicking the Cost-To-Build tab above. Sorry, but we cannot give cost estimates for garage, multifamily or project plans.
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