A new school season is here, along with the new clothes, accessories, and school supplies that come with it. You need a place to put it all – and unorganized closets are disastrous. Check out our tips for organizing all of your school clutter at home so you don’t get overwhelmed!
Everything homeowners need to know to add a swimming pool to their new or existing home: What are some standard sizes? Where do pool designs come from? When should you dig; what permits are needed? We answer these questions and more so that you can install an aboveground or in-ground pool properly, safely, and legally.
The most inconvenient aspect of two-story homes – especially for retirees – is stairs. Climbing staircases simply isn’t possible for many people. The alternative for these seniors: single-story house plans that are less than 2,000 square feet. They give aging homeowners freedom and mobility without limiting the home’s scope and style.
Do you love the water – and long to have a beach in your backyard, with softly lapping waves? Then beachfront living – where every day feels like a vacation – is for you. From cozy bungalows to spacious two-story structures, you can choose a dream beachfront house plan that's stylish, comfortable, and sturdy.
From just a mere cabinet to hide pipes, house the sink, and give needed storage, the bathroom vanity – a simple standalone or a stylish split fixture in master suites – has evolved into a trendy centerpiece of the bathroom. Here’s a look at the split vanity’s various design configurations and benefits.
Looking to build an outdoor kitchen from the ground up? Simply searching for some DIY outdoor kitchen ideas to upgrade your current setup? We’ll show you our picks for the best outdoor kitchen appliances – and what to consider to create the best outdoor kitchen plans.
If you’re looking for a home plan that makes great use of big spaces and encourages a relaxed vibe for entertaining and family functions – all on a single level but with the appearance of a rural estate or Farmhouse – a Country style Ranch home could be right for you.
Stylish, versatile, and affordable, 1000–1500-square-foot home plans come with all the wonderful “big-home” elements that you can want – minus the huge price tag. From various architectural designs that feature open floor plans, vaulted and high ceilings, bonus spaces, and mudrooms, there’s everything to love about these smaller house plans.
Considered unnecessary during the Post-War building years, the walk-in pantry has staged a revival in kitchen designs. Today, homeowners want a walk-in pantry with floor-to-ceiling shelves, counter space, and enough room for some appliances. Whether your walk-in pantry is small or large, remember to design one that gives you optimal storage.
How do you find the ideal vacation home? Focus on the view. View lot house plans let you make the most of your natural surroundings by paying special attention to the beauty of the lot, giving you a home that will take your breath away every time you enter it.
Having enough space to accommodate your family (and belongings) is essential to enjoying any home. We discuss the areas to focus on when looking for additional storage in house plans, and how to ensure that your new home will keep up with you and your growing family for years to come.