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HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical
Due to regional variations, local availability of materials, local codes, methods of installation, and individual preferences, only the location of fixtures are shown. The duct work, venting and other details will vary depending on the type of heating and cooling system and the type of energy that you use. The details and specifications are easily obtained from your local builder, contractor, and/or suppliers.
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Previous Q & A
Previous Questions and Answers
Q:is Bonus area part of the plan? up stairs and framing for future in blue print for 870 dollars?
A:Yes, the bonus area is part of the plan and the upstairs floor plan and framing plan is included in the plan. The $870 is for the minimum 5 set package.
Date Posted: 14-Aug-17
Q:What's the square footage of the upstairs "future area"?
A:The future space is 684 square ft.
Date Posted: 17-Sep-14
Q:Are the ceilings in the bonus area vaulted, and as the back porch covered where it can be screened or closed in to make it an all season room?
A:The future area upstairs has 6' high sidewall and slopes up to an 8' flat ceiling with the exception of the large dormer area facing the rear. It has 8' side walls and cathedrals. Yes, the rear porch is covered and can be screened.
Date Posted: 16-Sep-14
Q:plan 40029 would like what plan number shows basement or walk out basement
A:There is not another plan number to show. The only difference would be a stair going down underneath the stair that goes up to the bonus area. It is not a walk-out basement, but a full underground unfinished basement.
Date Posted: 08-Apr-13
Q:how tall are ceilings in great room and bed room?
A:The ceiling heights in the great room and 2 additional bedrooms are 9' and the Master Bedroom is Vaulted to 14'.
Date Posted: 15-Feb-13
Q:MY MAIN QUESTION IS, HOW MANY SQ FT OF LIVING AREA ARE POSSIBLE
IN A BASEMENT CONFIGURATION INSTEAD OF A CRAWL SPACE OR SLAB...
A:Sorry for the confusion. The basement plan for our plan number 9603 would give you the same square footage as the main
floor living 1551 sq. ft. The basement is under all the main floor living, not under the garage or rear porch.
Date Posted: 12-Aug-10
Q:Can I make modifications to this plan?
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Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
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