Many projects require modifications to the house plans. What if I need the help of a professional draftsman or architect? What do I order when I need to make several and/or big changes? You, my friend, need a CAD file.
It's amazing what trying to save a buck can cost you. Here are a couple of examples of DIYers I have met that [I'm sure] paid much more than they had to just because they wanted to save a buck on house plans.
There are many factors to consider when it comes to choosing a basement, crawl space, or slab foundation. One important question - what do your neighbors have?
Building spec homes over custom can be much easier and more profitable. However, it can be risky. The best thing to do is start with a good floor plan and build it in a good area.
Engineering - What is it, and why is the city asking for it? These are questions that we get asked quite frequently here at The Plan Collection.
Some of the house plans on our site already have the image of the rear elevation. If you would like to see the rear elevation of a house plan, please contact us.
Once you’ve picked your perfect house plan, it’s time to decide whether you should invest in 2x4 or 2x6 home construction. Do the benefits of using 2x6 wall studs outweigh the additional cost? We’re here to lay out the pros and cons of this crucial decision.
I have admiration for those who try and general their own home construction. However, I have seen very few people save money. There are many secrets to making the building process run smoothly.
Building an indoor court for home can be a challenge but worth the effort. Activities in home gyms range from basketball, volleyball, raquetball and golf. Before you delve into our house plans with indoor basketball courts, it’s important to understand some nuances and specifics about them.
Well, each city enforces requirements and codes differently. If we do have to have it engineered, we take it to a local engineer. Your builder should have an engineer that he recommends.