Plans include detailed front, sides, and rear exterior drawings. These drawings give notes on all exterior materials and finishes (siding, brick, stone, etc).
Dimensioned exterior and interior wall framing along with labeled windows/doors sizes in each room of home. Wall heights are indicated for each level. Room sizes are indicated and any beams, posts and structural bearing points are called out.
Foundation Plan and Footings
The foundation page shows concrete walls, footings, pads, posts, beams, bearing walls, and any retaining wall info (schematic only). Typical wall section details are shown for various footings. On plans drawn as walk out basements, if you choose the optional Slab foundation, the slab foundation will not be reflected in the exterior elevations.
Roof plan showing all hips, ridges, and valleys along with slope directions are indicated. Structural members are sized and called out if applicable.
Building Sections & Details
Building sections show changes in floor, ceiling, or roof height, and the relationship of one level to another. Some plans will have additional cross–section and details as needed for displaying any special framing details applicable to the design.
Notes and Details Page(s)
The floorplans include an electrical legend, electrical fittings, lights, and outlets are shown. Plans meet the requirements of the ‘International Residential Code’. Compliance with further standards may need to be incorporated into your plan set, depending the requirements of your local/state building department — these typically are done locally.
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Note: - a sketch of the changes or the website floor plan marked up to reflect changes is a great way to convey the modifications in addition to a written list.
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Cost To Build
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Cost report for your zip code. (the zip code can be changed after you receive the online report)
Estimate 1, 1-1/2 or 2 story home plans. **
Interactive! Instantly see the costs change as you vary quality levels Economy, Standard, Premium and structure such as slab, basement and crawlspace.
QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates have the following assumptions:
QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are available for single family, stick-built, detached, 1 story, 1.5 story and 2 story home plans with attached or detached garages, pitched roofs on flat to gently sloping sites.
QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are not available for specialty plans and construction such as garage / apartment, townhouse, multi-family, hillside, flat roof, concrete walls, log cabin, home additions, and other designs inconsistent with the assumptions outlined in Item 1 above.
User is able to select and have costs instantly calculate for slab on grade, crawlspace or full basement options.
User is able to select and have costs instantly calculate different quality levels of construction including Economy, Standard, Premium. View Quality Level Assumptions.
Estimate will dynamically adjust costs based on the home plan's finished square feet, porch, garage and bathrooms.
Estimate will dynamically adjust costs based on unique zip code for project location.
All home plans are based on the following design assumptions: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.
Summarized cost report will provide approximately 70 lines of cost detail within the following home construction categories: Site Work, Foundations, Basement (if used), Exterior Shell, Special Spaces (Kitchen, Bathrooms, etc), Interior Construction, Elevators, Plumbing, Heating / AC, Electrical Systems, Appliances, Contractor Markup.
QUICK Cost-To-Build generates estimates only. It is highly recommend that one employs a local builder in order to get a more accurate construction cost.
All costs are "installed costs" including material, labor and sales tax.
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Q & A
Previous Q & A
Q:We need the pdf to be right reading reverse?
Does the CAD file need to be right reading reverse also? In other words, can we get the PDF in RR and the CAD regular?
What CAD programs work with your CAD file?
A:If you order the right reading reverse CAD file, it will also have the original version.
The CAD file was drawn in Autocad and will include both DWG and DXF file types. The DXF file type works with multiple CAD software programs.
Q:My client wants to purchase the CAD. Will you include the PDF in the purchase at no additional charge?
A:Yes. I always include a courtesy PDF with CAD orders.
Common Q & A
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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