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.
As we close in on the last several weeks of 2017, we can’t help but wonder what the new year will bring in home décor trends. What will be the popular paint colors? How will kitchen finishes change next year? What hot item will you see in all the home design stores?
Have you been hearing about the “tiny movement”? Want to learn about the differences between tiny houses and small homes, the benefits of each, and which option might be right for you? If you’ve been dreaming about a minimalist lifestyle, then a small or tiny house might just be your “right” next move.
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When you purchase house plans, it’s probably motivated by the search for your dream home or the ideal kitchen that exactly suits your needs. What you might not be thinking about as you nail down your perfect plan are building codes and permits. Here’s what you need to know.
Looking for a new home and curious about Southern style homes? Love large wrap-around porches, spacious rooms, high ceilings, and a comfortable living style? Then a Southern home design with two stories is perfect for you. We take you on a tour of the style and show the details of every room.
Features such as high ceilings, an expansive master suite, home office, media room, or separate guest space can easily fit in a mid-sized home plan. Many luxury home features are added during construction, such as upgraded bathrooms, custom kitchens, and upgraded flooring or lighting. With well-designed floor plans and wonderful interior finishes, many of today's luxury homes are in the 3000-3500 square foot range.
With the trend shifting away from the excess and toward living in just the space you need, the appeal of tiny homes and charming bungalows has begun to outweigh that of sprawling mini mansions and 5-bedroom suburban builds. But how much space do you really need?
Not a tiny house or a McMansion, a five-bedroom house plan is designed to accommodate the lifestyle and needs of a growing family. With styles that range from Colonial, Country, Craftsman, European, and Mediterranean, these plans are trendy and appealing, and offer the ultimate in space and versatility.
For traditionalists who want a modern twist to their home design and still hold on to the familiar elements of their Colonials, Victorians, or Farmhouses, the transitional style is the perfect compromise. A fusion of the classic and contemporary, transitional design provides clean, minimalist, sophisticated lines that are increasingly popular today.