All of our stock plans are drawn to the new Louisiana building code that was enforced after Hurricane Katrina. This building code is the I.R.C. 2015.Our house plans will be sufficient for any permit office in the state of Louisiana unless you are in a high wind area which will require engineering stamp. When you purchase a plan package, you receive the license to build that plan one (1) time. The package includes:
1/4" scale floor plan which includes window & door schedules. Our floor plans are very detailed.
1/4” scale Electrical layout which includes much detail such as: Recessed lights, fan/lights, switches, outlets, cable tv & telephone locations, exterior flood light locations, weather proof outlets, heat/vent/light locations...etc.
1/4" scale front and rear elevations, and 1/8” scale side elevations.
1/4” scale foundation plans which do include floor & ceiling framing member specifications
1/4” scale HVAC/mechanical plan which should be verified by your local HVAC engineer. HVAC plans are shown on the blueprints. HVAC system information regarding location of units, what types of units are used, and the duct layout are schematic only and should discuss with your local builder, mechanical (HVAC) contractor, and plumbing contractor. They should be able to provide you with the necessary information based on what your local building codes will allow.
1/2” scale typical wall sections and all foundation section details.
Roof plans are provided with every package. This will show all roof slopes and a roof framing detail.
Miscellaneous details as needed per house plan.
kitchen cabinet elevations are provided.
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:Do you have the floor plan made with a basement option, showing the stairs?
A:I have attached a copy of the alternate layout showing the basement stairs location. Thank you!
Q:Does the width of the bonus room align with the 9' ceiling area? In other words does the 13'10" area fall under the 9' ceilings? Thank you! Jean
A:There is sloped ceilings on each side, the 9’ area is the 6’wide flat ceiling across the top
Date Posted: 15-Mar-21
Q:What type of tub does the master bath call for and how is it situated in regards to the shower? It is difficult to tell from the plans.
A:Freestanding tub about 66” long
Date Posted: 01-Feb-21
Q:Is there a utility room in these plans?
A:We call for 16” open web floor trusses for the floor framing. TJI’s would work too.
Date Posted: 11-Jan-21
Q:Absolutely love this plan! My question/comment is. I would really like to have light coming in from the 3 windows above the front door. Is that a doable option?
A:The foyer isn’t quite wide enough for all 3 windows to work, the foyer would need to be wider by 6” on each side.
Date Posted: 15-Sep-20
Q:Does this plan use rafters or trusses?
Date Posted: 14-Jul-20
Q:The roof height seems tall enough that the living room could have a 12 ft. ceiling. is this possible?
Date Posted: 07-Jul-20
Q:what is the exterior material used on this house and what are the options that could be used?
A:Hardie plank siding
Date Posted: 30-Jun-20
Q:What area is the bonus room over? The garage? In the picture of the house, the garage doesn't look tall enough for a bonus room. Thanks!
A:Yes above garage , this is one my hottest designs !
Date Posted: 16-Jun-20
Q:What is the actual size of master bath?
A:13’-8”x 13’0” plus toilet area which is 3’x5’
Date Posted: 03-Jun-20
Q:Does the foundation have a brick ledge?
A:It has a 4” brick ledge for the brick skirt around bottom, not a full 5 ½” brick ledge
Date Posted: 01-Apr-20
Q:Can the center of this house be designed as an open cathedral ceiling? Is the bonus room a functional room or is it just storage?
A:Yes to cathedral ceiling in living room area, and the bonus is setup as living space
Date Posted: 18-Mar-20
Q:Are the three front windows above the door visible from inside the foyer or are they in the attic?
Date Posted: 16-Mar-20
Q:what is the sloped height of the walls in the bonus room?
A:5’ tall is shortest wall slopes up to 9’
Date Posted: 16-Mar-20
Q:Does the Butler’s pantry have a door?
A:No it doesn't have a door.
Date Posted: 11-Feb-20
Q:We have a builder and plans to use this plan. We are waiting in our estimate now and plan to build in the near future. We would like to provide excellent photos for your site, once we are in the process. Does the pantry have a door and can you tell me which doorways would be able to accommodate pocket doors?
A:One of our most popular designs! Would love some pics! It does have a barn door right now. Pantry, powder room from hall, and both entrances in shared kids bath could have them.
Date Posted: 10-Feb-20
Q:What kind of ceiling is in Living room? Vault, coffered? Con exterior siding be changed to brick and rock with modification order?
A:Flat ceiling and that could be a modification request for a fee.
Date Posted: 28-Oct-19
Q:Are there any real pictures of homes built with this plan?
A:No pictures yet, relatively new plan
Date Posted: 24-Oct-19
Q:Is this plan available in reverse
A:Yes $150 fee. The option will be added to the website.
Date Posted: 08-Oct-19
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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