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:This shows level one. Is there a description of the upper area, where the lights are shining through the windows?
A:This is only a single story house plan, that is just attic lighting
Date Posted: 06-Jul-21
Q:Is there supposed to be a bonus room, as the upper lights indicate.
A:No there's no bonus room.
Date Posted: 25-Jun-21
Q:Is there space shown in the attic to run ductwork?
Date Posted: 26-Apr-21
Q:my wife and i are considering purchasing this plan but our builder is wanting to see if we can see the roof plan prior to purchase in order to make the proper modifications due to our budget. Is there anyway we can see this prior to purchase the plan modification option?
Date Posted: 26-Apr-21
Q:Are the porches part of the slab?
Date Posted: 19-Apr-21
Q:Are the triple windows in the front five or six feet windows?
A:6’6” plus a transom above
Date Posted: 24-Feb-21
Q:Is the ceiling in the great room vaulted or is it flat?
Date Posted: 22-Feb-21
Q:What size lumber is in your plans for the rafters
Date Posted: 12-Oct-20
Q:If I were to look through that small high window, does it look into the house or does it look only into the porch area?
A:It’s in the attic way above the porch
Date Posted: 29-Sep-20
Q:I am wondering about the small window above the front door, slightly to the right. What is the shape inside of the home? is there a ledge on the inside above the great room, acting almost like a tunnel going to the window? Any photos of what this will look like? Laura
A:That really doesn’t work, the ceiling would have to be over 18’ in living room, and he window is out flush with the porch wall (above posts), which is 7-8’ from living room porch wall.
Date Posted: 29-Sep-20
Q:Are the Hvac/ water heater location in the garage? If not where would they be?,
A:We don’t designate those locations on our plans, those should be done locally with your contractor.
Date Posted: 20-Jul-20
Q:Does the plan show the interior elevations showing location of brick, crown molding, cabinets, etc.
A:Full cabinet elevations are shown but it may not have any interior brick details shown
Date Posted: 26-May-20
Q:Hello- Do you have any actual photos of the back of the house (instead of just a drawing) or actual photos from inside of the house and what it would look like? Thanks Lori O'Connor
A:No photos yet, but this is my #1 seller!
Date Posted: 13-Apr-20
Q:Is the roof truss or stick framed?
Date Posted: 06-Mar-20
Q:what is the length from the island to the wall the fire place is on?
Date Posted: 10-Feb-20
Q:Do you have this plan with a staircase to a bonus room over the garage or remainder of the house? There is a lot of space that could be used if accessible. Thanks Mark Vaughn Great Oaks Contracting
A:No stairs sorry
Date Posted: 28-Jan-20
Q:What is the size of the kitchen island in this plan?
A:3’6”x7’ but could be 4’ easily
Date Posted: 10-Jan-20
Q:What is the size of the living room not counting the dining area?
A:16’ x 19’-2”
Date Posted: 28-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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