Elevations: Drawings of front, rear, right side and left side elevations drawn at 1/4" scale.
Foundation Plan: 1/4" scale foundation plan includes dimensions, actual steel beam and joist sizes. Most plans are designed for basement with a 7'10" pour and level lot (8" poured concrete wall).
Floor Plans: 1/4" scale plan that includes dimensions; actual header, flush beam, and joist sizes. Window rough opening sizes and locations. High quality windows and doors are specified on floor plan drawings. Location of bearing walls, direction of truss and rafter framing noted with size and spacing. Electrical layouts are shown
Roof Plan: 1/8" scale plan indicates roof pitches, overhangs, saddles and chimneys
Miscellaneous Details: Foundation reinforcing detail show size of footing and foundation wall, size and spacing of rebar. Beam and column detail shows connection of steel columns that are used to support steel beams at basement and footing detail to be installed below slab to support column load. Stair Detail to show builder how to frame with information such as tread and riser heights. Cabinet layouts, included in drawings, can be used to show sizes of cabinets at kitchen to be installed. This detail can also be helpful should you want custom cabinets, it can be used by your cabinet people to show you what will fit in the space and your options available. Truss profiles to show builder any irregular profiles, pitches, or heelcuts that varies from the typical framing. Fireplace elevations that can be used as is to build your fireplace or to give you or your decorator a starting point. Fireplace detail shows how the fireplace is to be built. Wall section show typical framing detail of house. Most exterior walls are 2x4s; except where wall height requires 2x6s.
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:We had a couple of different ?? re: this plan. First can it be built using 2x6 exterior walls, also can the the foundation be a walkout basement. Also does this plan meet all Michigan codes. Thank you I don't want to order it and find out we are unable to use.
A:Thank you for your question, At this time the plan is not available with 2 x 6 walls or a walk-out basement. Our plans are drawn to national codes but not specific to Michigan.
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Date Posted: 17-Jun-13
Q:Are exterior walls 6" construction. Is this home suitable for snow loads in northern New York Are dimensions inside or centerline
A:The exterior walls are 4” construction. Snow loads can be handled by the truss manufacturer (this house was designed for the Cincinnati area). Dimensions are inside – the width of the lumber.
Date Posted: 07-Jan-13
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