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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:What are the ceiling heights?
A:The main roof bearing is 8’-0” for bedrooms and smaller rooms. The den is 11’4 tall and the kitchen, dining, and family are volume ceilings, starting at 8’ and sloping up to a height of 12’8 (using the truss profiles shown, but they could be less or maybe a bit more depending on the requirements of the building codes in your area.) the peak of the volume runs east to west so the high point is roughly in the middle of the house.
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Date Posted: 01-Oct-12
Q:how much sq.foot under entire room
A:If you are asking for the total square footage under roof, it is as follows. Living (or air-conditioned space) is 2,000 square feet, Entry is 35 square feet, Garage is 548 square feet for a total of 2,583 square feet. The patio or optional covered patio is 220 square feet. If you are asking about individual room sizes let us know which room or rooms you are interested in. There is always variation in actual built square footage versus the numbers quoted above.
Date Posted: 23-Sep-09
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Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
A:The national average for a house is running right at $125.00 per SF. You can get more detailed information by clicking the Cost-To-Build tab above. Sorry, but we cannot give cost estimates for garage, multifamily or project plans.
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