house plans
FREE Shipping on All House Plans!
Question or to order
Home >> House Plans >> Article
Search entire site
DREAM. LEARN. DISCOVER... GET STARTED.
House Plans
House Plans

Deal with the Consequences

Tags :
Published On : 04-06-2005
Author : Steve Donegan
2266 Views
ShareThis

Its funny how one little decision can have such an impact on your home, and the costs of building it. I think a lot of people don't really think about what other things will need to be changed by simply choosing a different sink, faucet or doorknobs than usual.

For example, I'll use my own experience to illustrate my point here. In my case I don't regret making the choices I did as that is what I wanted in my home... but this is something to think about if you are making a choice that may or may not be really that important to you. I chose to use square vessel sinks in my master bath. Vessel sinks are basically like a bowl that sits on top of the countertop. When using vessel sinks, you either need a   faucet that will come up high enough from the counter to clear the sink, a facuet that mounts to the wall, or a single hole faucet that mounts to the sink itself. The problem is... all of these types of facuets cost significantly more. So, you end up paying more for the fancy sinks, then more for the faucet and possibly more for the plumbing to supply that facuet.

Something to think about as you decide on the materials you'll be using in your new home.

COMMENTS
RELATED ARTICLES
Here are 10 steps for hiring and working with a contractor
House Plans
Deal with the Consequences
House Plans
Spec Homes
Business
So How Much Will This Home Plan Cost to Build?
House Plans
Glazing
House Plans
Lock in your lumber prices
Business
Dealing with subcontractors
House Plans
Installling Doors in Your New Home
House Plans
Getting ready for the new year!
House Plans
How to get your the most out of your brick
House Plans

Search House Plans

Bedrooms
 1  2  3  4  5+
Bathrooms
 1  1½  2  2½  3  3½  4+
Stories Garage Bays
 1  1½  2  1  2  3+
Square Feet
to
View Results
Enter Plan #:
HOUSE PLANS 101
FAQ
Glossary of Terms
Understanding Blueprints
Understanding Copyright
What's included in a set of house plans?
Why pre-drawn house plans?
MOST POPULAR ARTICLES
Plans with Indoor Basketball Courts
House Plans
1. Building on slab vs. crawl space vs. basement? Advantages / disadvantage
House Plans
Building a home plan with an indoor basketball court
House Plans
Garage Plans with Shops, Mother In-Law Suites, Apartments and Bonus Square Footage
House Plans
Luxurious Mountain Craftsman House Plans
House Plans
XML Encoding Problems - Hexadecimal Value 0x1A, is an Invalid Character
Technology
Beachfront, Coastal and Key West Home Plans
House Plans
The Finest Duplex, Town House, and Multi Unit Home Plans
House Plans
European and Luxury House Plans, Large and Small!
House Plans
The In-Law Suite Revolution
House Plans
ARTICLES BY TOPIC
A Frame House Plans A Home Builders Opinion Air Conditioning Tips Architecture Beachfront Houseplans blueprints building log building lots building mistakes bungalow Bungalow House Plans Cape Cod House Plans celebrity home designs Coastal House Plans Color Photos Color Schemes Considerations for Building Foundations in a New House Plan Contemporary Style country house plans craftsman house plans Curb Appeal Custom vs Stock House Plans Customer Service Design
RECENT ARTICLES
Installing the Proper Insulation
House Plans 101
Considerations for Building Foundations in a New House Plan
House Plans 101
Award-Winning TV Celebrity Home Designs
House Plans
Avoid Costly Home Building Mistakes
House Plans 101
Single Level House Plans for Now and Your Future
House Plans 101
Country House Design: An Expression of Picturesque and Rustic Simplicity
House Plans
Incorporating a Smart Home in your New Home Plan
House Plans 101
Knowing Heating and Cooling Dos and Dont's in Your House Plan
House Plans 101
How to Make Modifications to a House Plan
House Plans 101
Floor Plans: How to Read and Build
House Plans 101
© 2014 The Plan Collection, LLC