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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:What are the ceiling heights, and are they vaulted anywhere? Or any tray ceilings?
A:The Ceiling hright is 8', all ceilings are flat however they are framed with pre manufactured trusses so the ceiling can be modfied foe cathedral and trayed ceilings,
Date Posted: 06-Jan-20
Q:What is the roof pitch? Are the rough openings and sizes of the windows dimensioned? Where is the basement located?
A:1. Roof is 6/12
2. The sizes of the windows are called out, rough openings are determined by which window manufacturer you choose to obtain your windows from.
3. The basement stairs are located where the furnace/laundry area is with the non-basement design.
Date Posted: 17-Apr-19
Q:What type of ceilingis are in the livingroom and diningroom?
A:The ceilings are 8'-0" flat, they are framed with pre-manufactured trusses so they could be vaulted if desired.
Date Posted: 06-Nov-17
Q:What are the garage door dimensions.
A:The garage door is 16'-0" x 7'-0"
Date Posted: 03-Jul-17
Q:I understand the list will not detail every little thing needed for construction. But will it list the the major items and quantities such as 2x4, floor joists, and roof sheeting material? My inspector told me I can build without the plans but if it details the major things I need it would be worth the money.
A:The list contains the major framing and sheathing materials along with casework, windows, doors, and water heater.
Date Posted: 22-Jun-17
Q:Hi I was wondering does the plans list a quantity on every material required for construction? I am planing to build it myself and I feel the cost sheet is a little high and probably includes labor. If I knew the quantity on every material I think I could get accurate material cost. Also on the plan what is the box with the X in the master bath across from the toilet? A shower possibly? Thanks, Jon
A:The material list is for an estimate only and may not list every material used in the building of the building. The symbol in the master bath toilet room is a shower.
Date Posted: 16-Jun-17
Q:Where would stairs be added if this were put on a basement?
A:Where the mechanical room and the laundry is located now.
Date Posted: 13-Apr-17
Q:Can I make modifications to this plan?
A:Yes you can! Please click the "Modifications" tab above to get more information.
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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