So you're looking for a house plan to build your new home, right? Well, where do you even begin?! Building your own home is exciting, but you want to start things off right by getting the right house plan.
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.
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.