Our working drawings include the following..
We use AutoCAD to produce our working drawings. This allows us to be 100% accurate on our dimensions as well as coordinate all drawings with the highest level of precision. Below are examples of what comes in each working drawing set...
Floor Plans -
For each level we include... a 1/4"=1'-0" scale floor plan indicating frame walls and masonry with dimensions, notes, door and window sizes, room names and floor finishes, cabinet, shelving, fixture locations and notes, ceiling conditions, electrical/lighting fixtures and switches.
Exterior Elevations -
We include... Front Elevation at 1/4"=1'-0", side and rear elevations at 1/8"=1'-0", plate heights, roof overhangs, material/surface notes, window heights, roof pitches, material hatching for clarity, floor to floor dimensions and any other detail we feel is necessary to explain the construction.
Cabinet elevations at 3/8"=1'-0", showing cabinets, appliance locations, plumbing fixtures, shelving, counter/backsplash surface, cabinet material and finish, niche details and any other special situation that cannot be understood from the plan view. Building Sections are included only when there is no other way to indicate the spatial characteristics of the home. This information is quite often indicated well enough on the elevations and plans.
Foundation Plans -
We offer a choice of three types of foundations, full basement, crawlspace, and slab foundations. Each comes fully dimensioned, and noted indicating wall composition and thickness, construction detail references to our detail page, beam, pier and column locations and sizes, stair locations for basements, reinforcing steel sizes and step downs in monolithic slabs and ventilation grilles for crawlspaces.
Framing Plans -
For each level we include... a 1/8"=1'-0" scale plan indicating rafter, ceiling and floor joists locations, sizes and spacing as well as lumber grade specified, additional bracing and blocking.
For each foundation type we include... 3/4"=1'-0" scale details indicating material composition, size and critical dimensions for construction of the primary foundation.
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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.
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Previous Q & A
Previous Questions and Answers
Q:What is the total Sq ft when you add a walk out basement to this plan. Is there a plan with a walk out basement what compares to this plan?
A:The walkout follows the first floor perimeter so it adds roughly 2500 SF.
Date Posted: 16-Apr-21
Q:What are the dimensions of the powder room?
A:5’-0’ x 5’-0”
Date Posted: 09-Feb-21
Q:What are the dimensions of the windows in the study and front bedroom? What are the dimensions of the kitchen island as shown? Can it be longer and still have enough clearance between it and the refrigerator on the one end and the pantry on the other? We live in Florida. Could the plan be modified to be block construction? Thank you.
A:Study, Front Bedroom window size = 3’-0” x 6’-0”
Island is 5’-0” x 8’-2”, there is 4’-0” between island and counter edge beside refrigerator. There is 3’-6” clear to the pantry. I wouldn’t reduce that walk space around the island below 3’, but 3’-6” is better.
One of our modification services could convert this plan to block for a fee. Ask FamilyHomePlans to get a quote for you.
Date Posted: 28-Jun-19
Q:Based upon a response I received today, I now have a couple of additional questions: 1) What are the lengths of the wall in the master bedroom to each side of the double doors leading into the bathroom? I am wondering if a bed is placed on the bathroom wall side, how much room you would have for the bed and nightstands. 2) If there is no basement, can the opening going into the basement be changed to a small linen closet with the door going to it across from the utility room?
A:That wall is 12’-6” long. Should be plenty for a king bed and 2 night stands. 7’ wide King Bed + (2) 30” wide nightstands. You’ll also have space on the wall common with the utility for a dresser.
Yes, you would have some nice stand up storage in that space if no basement stair.
Date Posted: 24-Jun-19
Q:How wide are the bedroom door openings? In particular, the entry into the master bedroom and the entry into the master bathroom. We are going to be seniors soon and would want at least the entrance to the master bedroom and master bathroom wheelchair accessible should either of us end up in a wheelchair. Thank you for your quick response to my questions the other day.
A:Master Bedroom door = 3’ wide
Master Bath = 3’ wide(via dbl drs)
BR 2 & 3 = 3’ wide
Bath 2/Utility doors are all 2’-8” wide(clear – since pocket drs) Will also allow wheel chair access.
Mstr WIC doors are 2’-6” wide
Secondary wic’s are 2’-0” wide
Date Posted: 24-Jun-19
Q:What are the dimensions of the master bathroom shower? What are the dimensions of the pantry? Does the backside of the fireplace intrude on the bedroom so that the one bedroom wall is not straight?
A:Mstr shwr = 48x60
Pantry = 3-9x5-9
Yes, the fireplace does encroach into the bedroom. Could be modified easily in the field if you prefer.
Date Posted: 21-Jun-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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