Typically, floor plans on blueprint construction drawings are an overhead view of each floor of the completed house. Note parallel lines that scale at whatever width the walls are required to be. The dimensions are drawn between the walls to specify wall lengths and room sizes. Note the locations for fixtures such as water heaters, sinks or furnaces. Along the walls and dimensions there are often notes that specify the construction method, or finish and symbols to reference cross sections and electrical.
Don't be shy! Choosing – and maybe tweaking – the right house plan for your forever home comes with a LOT of questions. Here are 10 of the most frequently asked home plan modification questions – and answers to help you get closer to your dream home!