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.
Want to make changes?
Plan modification is a way of turning a stock plan into your unique custom plan. It's still just a small fraction of the price you would pay to create a home plan from scratch. Simply contact the modification department at...
Phone: 866-465-5866 - Talk to a live person that can give you and FREE modification estimate over the phone!
Fax: 651-602-5050 - Make sure to include a cover sheet with your contact info. Make attention to the COOLhouseplans.com Modification Department. Email Us Please Include your telephone number, plan number, foundation type, state you are building in and a specific list of changes.
...and you will receive a FREE, no obligation, modification estimate to get exactly the home plan you've been dreaming of.
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QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are available for single family, stick-built, detached, 1 story, 1.5 story and 2 story home plans with attached or detached garages, pitched roofs on flat to gently sloping sites.
QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are not available for specialty plans and construction such as garage / apartment, townhouse, multi-family, hillside, flat roof, concrete walls, log cabin, home additions, and other designs inconsistent with the assumptions outlined in Item 1 above.
User is able to select and have costs instantly calculate for slab on grade, crawlspace or full basement options.
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Estimate will dynamically adjust costs based on the home plan's finished square feet, porch, garage and bathrooms.
Estimate will dynamically adjust costs based on unique zip code for project location.
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.
Summarized cost report will provide approximately 70 lines of cost detail within the following home construction categories: Site Work, Foundations, Basement (if used), Exterior Shell, Special Spaces (Kitchen, Bathrooms, etc), Interior Construction, Elevators, Plumbing, Heating / AC, Electrical Systems, Appliances, Contractor Markup. View a LIVE Sample Cost Report.
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Previous Q & A
Previous Questions and Answers
Q:Can I get a total sq ft of not heated? Thanks, Bill Green
A:Garage = 583 SF
Front Porch = 751 SF
Rear porch = 393 SF
TOTAL NON-HEATED = 1727 SF
Date Posted: 11-Nov-20
Q:Can I get a .step or IGES file for autocad?,
A:Our 3D work is proprietary. We do not have .step or IGES files for purchase.
Date Posted: 30-Jul-20
Q:What are the dimensions of the house with the bonus room over the garage? Like how much square footage does it add to the original total?
A:The addition of the bonus does not change the shape(shell) of the structure. It adds 416 SF to the heated though.
Date Posted: 21-Jul-20
Q:Three questions: mention in the Q&A of a bedroom over the master bath. Do you have a plan with this already done? And is there room to make the two upstairs bedrooms 12 x 14 instead of 12 x 12 and third - could the structure hold one large bedroom upstairs with the bath instead of two small bedrooms?
A:The optional bonus room for this plan is over the garage, not over the master bath. The bedrooms upstairs could be expanded but the lower level would have to follow that stretch as well. The space could be modified to be one bedroom and one bath and would need to be quoted by our mod team.
Date Posted: 21-Apr-20
Q:Do you have a similar one story plan, with the garage on left instead of right?
Date Posted: 08-Oct-19
Q:Are there floor trusses included in the basement design vs a 2x12 or beam design?
A:Our design shows 2x12 floor framing, but floor trusses could easily be substituted. Sales Rep: Bonnie Drew 800-482-0464 ex 405
Date Posted: 27-Aug-19
Q:Does the design call for floor trusses? Does the design account for a basement fireplace?
A:Floor trusses for 2nd floor. 2x12’s for main floor framing. We do not show a fireplace in the basement but it could be added, potentially beneath the main level fireplace.
Date Posted: 08-Aug-19
Q:Customer wants to know how much attic space is available in the designated area? Also, is there attic space above the garage as well? Thank you!
A:There is minimal headroom upon entry to the attic and goes lower at about 12:12 slope. It is possible to add a full size bedroom over the master bath and we are working on adding a standard option to include that.
Date Posted: 02-Jul-19
Q:What is the square feet of the basement for plan # 75158.
A:It follows the first floor plan exterior walls minus the porches and garage, so about 1700 SF.
Date Posted: 15-Apr-19
Q:What is the difference between a basement and a walkout basement and what would be the total square footage if there was a basement foundation?
A:The basement follows the first floor plan. So the basement adds 1700 SF.
The rear elevation is out of grade with doors and windows in the walkout version.
Date Posted: 26-Mar-19
Q:I would like to add a greenhouse off the back where the garage window is as well
A:That will work. Please call if you want to get a quote for plan modifications.
Date Posted: 25-Mar-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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