Foundation Plans: include drawings for a standard, daylight or partial basement, crawlspace, pier, or slab foundation. All necessary notations and dimensions are included. (Foundation options will vary for each plan. If the home you want does not have the type of foundation you desire, contact us to discuss having that plan created.)
Detailed Floor Plans: show the placement of interior walls and the dimensions for rooms, doors, windows, stairways, etc., of each level of the house. In some cases, the door and window dimensions and/or stair details may be on a separate page.
Exterior Elevations: show the front, rear and sides of the house, including exterior materials, details and measurements.
Wall Sections and/or Cross Sections: show details of the house as though it were cut in slices from the roof to the foundation. The cross sections specify the home's construction, insulation, flooring and roofing details.
Roof Details: show slope, pitch and location of dormers, gables and other roof elements, including clerestory windows and skylights. These details may be shown on the elevation sheet or on a s eparate diagram. Note: If trusses are used, we suggest using a local truss manufacturer to design your trusses to comply with your local codes and regulations.
Standard Construction Details: various details related to beam support, floor construction, connections, and roofing options.
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Interior Elevations: show the specific details of cabinets (kitchen, bathroom, and utility room), fireplaces, built-in units, and other special interior features, depending on the nature and complexity of the item. Note: To save money and to accommodate your own style and taste, we suggest contacting local cabinet and fireplace distributors for sizes and styles.
Schematic Electrical Layouts: show the suggested locations for switches, fixtures and outlets. These details may be shown on the floor plan or on a separate diagram.
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:Sending again because client is rushed. What type of slab is this? Is it monolithic? Do the plans meet IRC 2018?
2018 IRC is used on the plans.
Date Posted: 08-Oct-20
Q:I am wondering how many piers are required for the crawl space option?
A:There are 11 piers in the crawl space
Date Posted: 01-May-20
Q:Could that wall between the breakfast and dining be removed to just make it a large dining?
A:Columns are structural. Subsequently, some restructuring would be needed. But it is certainly feasible.
Date Posted: 09-May-19
Q:Could the living room have a cathedral or vaulted ceiling?
A:A cathedral vault could be done for the family room. Vault would slope front to back with the ridge running side to side.
Date Posted: 09-May-19
Q:What is the cad file format
A:DWG format – saved down to AutoCAD 2004
Date Posted: 09-Jan-19
Q:Does the slab option include the plumbing plans?
A:The slab plans show the fixture locations with dimensions. However, it does not show the underground plumbing pipes. Those will be designed based on where the plumbing comes up to the house
Date Posted: 16-Nov-18
Q:What is the additional charge to get both slab and crawl space plans.
A:$250.00 if PDF is ordered.
If prints are ordered, $250 + $45 per set additional of optional foundation.
Please note that if they plan to build both options, an additional license to build is also required.
Date Posted: 06-Sep-18
Q:Plan number 92377. Does this plan come with both slab and crawl space when purchased? Is this truss or stick roof.
A:Design comes with either the slab or crawl. Basement is also available for $250.00. Roof is framed utilizing rafters.
Date Posted: 06-Sep-18
Q:I plan to build on a slab where would the mechanicals be located
A:Workshop or attic.
Date Posted: 09-Mar-18
Q:Can you explain the dining room to me? It looks like it has pillars but not sure
A:Correct, there are columns at each corner with a dropped header going from one column to the next.
Date Posted: 24-Jul-17
Q:Re: Porches: does screened porch have a step down on the lawn area? Can front porch be constructed to have more than the one step up? Do the plans provide trim directions for the ornate front window moldings? Does kitchen have cabinets over the bar opening into family room? and.. Could a ceiling beam or two be added in the family room? Thanks so much!
A:Steps can be added anywhere on the porch down to the grade. Yes, the home and front porch can be constructed to have more steps up to the porch. No specific detail is provided for the window/door head molding on the exterior. However, it is pretty common molding for above windows and doors. There are no cabinets above the peninsula in the kitchen. But they can easily be added with your cabinet contractor if it is desired. Yes, decorative beam molding can be added to the ceiling of the family room.
Date Posted: 19-Jun-17
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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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