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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:would this house plan have enough room under the rafters to have an open loft?
The roof pitch is to low.
Date Posted: 27-Jan-20
Q:What are the ceiling heights? Is it open beams?
A:The great room is vaulted with an exposed ridge beam and a wall height of 8'-0". The bedrooms & bath rooms are framed with roof trusses with a flat celing at 8'-0".
Date Posted: 22-Jan-20
Q:I am wondering first how small the shower stalls are, and also if there is a way to make one of the bathrooms bigger as this will be our retirement home by the lake.. Love the plan.......
A:The showers are 32"x34".
The furnace & water heater can be installed in the storage room and the washer and dryer can be stacked to allow the bath room to expand into that space to
add 3'-0" to the width of the room.
Date Posted: 06-Mar-19
Q:Does the plan show structural. Does it show LVL or steel beams?
A:The plan shows structural elements.
The beam is a W8x18 steel beam, a structural engineer can substitute a LVL beam.
Date Posted: 05-Jun-18
Q:Hello, do you have this plan without the garage? Thanks
A:See plan 94307.
Date Posted: 01-Jun-17
Q:Do you have this plan minus garage?
A:Please look at plan number 94307.
Date Posted: 01-Sep-16
Q:We are interested in this layout, but the numbers don't make sense to me. The dimensions on the living room seem way too small if the other numbers are right. Is there a mistake somewhere? -Jeanne
A:The Great Room is: 23'-4" x 11'-4"
Date Posted: 08-Mar-11
Q:here does the water heater and mechanical fit? does the plan come with stuctural drawings full to obtain a permit?
A:The water heater and furnace are next to the washer/dryer on the left side of the plan. The drawing contains all structural information, however the plans are not engineered for local site conditions such as soil, wind or snow loads. You will need to have a local building offical or structural engineer review the drawing to confirm that they meet the local codes and conditions.
Date Posted: 17-Dec-10
Q:What is the dimensions of the garage? thank you for your reply. Rebecca Haight
A:The garage is 12'-0"x20'-0"
Date Posted: 22-Feb-10
Q:I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHERE THE KITCHEN IS AND WHAT IS THE AREA USED FOR AS YOU WALK OUT OF THE BEDROOM THAT IS ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE GARAGE? LOVE THIS DESIGN. THANK YOU
A:The Kitchen is located along the wall that separates the bath rooms from the great room, and the space outside of the bedroom on the left side is the furnace, water heater, and laundry. The space between the garage and the hall on the right side is a storage area.
Date Posted: 30-Jul-09
Q:where does the clothes dryer vent to the outdoors? it seems to be hooked to an interior wall.
A:The dryer vents down through the crawlspace to the outside wall across the hall, if built with a concrete slab the vent would be routed through the ceiling.
Date Posted: 27-Apr-09
Q:Can this plan be designed with a daylight basement?
A:Yes, the stairs would be located where the washer/dryer, and the furnance is now located.
Date Posted: 23-Feb-09
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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