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Q:Need to know height from ground level to ridge if NOT a walkout basement. Thanks.
Sorry but we don’t have this information seeing as the plan has never been in only basement foundation
Date Posted: 01-Oct-20
Q:Please tell me the R value of the ceiling insulation.
A:The insulation for the ceiling is R-40
Date Posted: 23-Sep-20
Q:Need to see schematic of trusses to see if the amount of insulation they can take will meet the IRC building codes here in New England.
I cannot send this but I can confirm that our plans meet the ICR 2012
Date Posted: 22-Sep-20
Q:On plan 76407, what is the size of the house exclusive of the decks? I am looking for similar design at 24 x 28 to 32. Thanks, John
The dimensions of this house do not include the decks/porches
Date Posted: 18-Sep-20
Q:What is the ceiling height of the basement
The basement is approx 8’-0’’
Date Posted: 14-Sep-20
Q:What do your plans cover in the way of foundation. Where I am constructing it will need to be elevated for snow and will be on pier foundation. What is the wall thickness and R value?
For this plan, the foundation is a walkout basement so the pier foundation would have to be done via mods
The exterior walls are in 2x6 and the R value for the mis R-24
Date Posted: 12-Aug-20
Q:What is the height from the walk out basement to the top of the roof? My HOA states the house can’t exceed 2.5 stories and 35 feet.,
It is 39’-6’’ from the highest point to the ground level of the walkout foundation
Date Posted: 20-Jul-20
Q:Could you provide me with the overall dimensions of the home excluding the deck?
For this house you can add the deck that is 36’ x 10’
Date Posted: 28-Apr-20
Q:Is the bill of materials for this plan a pdf format or spreadsheet format?
The material list is sent in .pdf format
Date Posted: 11-Nov-19
Q:Do you happen to have any actual interior photos of this house I could see ?
Actually no, we unfortunately have no interior photos for this house plan.
Date Posted: 10-Oct-19
Q:what are the dimensions of the walk out basement? There wasn't a floor plan for it on this site.
The basement is the same dimension as the main floor but with no divisions.
The square footage is 893 square feet.
Date Posted: 16-Sep-19
Q:Were are the hot water heater and furnace/AC supposed to be located in this plan?
The hot water heater is located in the basement.
For the furnace and AC, the customer will need to decide where they want it but it can quite easily be planned in the basement.
Date Posted: 16-Sep-19
Q:So can you tell me if the trusses are in sections to be assembled at the site, or if it one unit. if so it seems they would be difficult to transport. I am in preliminary stages of budget prep and to be able to get a ballpark quote from a truss manufacturer would be ideal. there is nothing you can provide?
Here is the answers for this customer :
The trusses in this particular case comes in 2 separate sections with a beam to attach the 2.
However, it is better if he checks in locally with a truss manufacturer.
The truss diagrams we provide are only shown for schematic purpose. It is the manufacturer’s responsibility to design and conceive the trusses to meet and comply local and code regulation.
Date Posted: 06-Sep-19
Q:Hello: If I were to purchase the bill of materials for the plan, would it include enough detail on the trusses so as to get a price quote from a local truss manufacturer? Also, are they build as one unit, or are they in sections to be assembled at the site?
Unfortunately the truss information is on the plan only and it’s with the plan that the truss manufacturer can quote.
We specialize in house plans only and therefore there is no assemble for our plans.
Date Posted: 05-Sep-19
Q:Can you tell me what the wind load calculation is for this plan, and the height from the lowest point of a walk out basement to the peak of the roof (or perhaps the fireplace chimney)?
Our plans do not include wind load calculation, this would have to be checked into locally with an engineer.
Here are the measurements requested :
Top of ridge to walkout foundation(lowest point): 38’-10’’
Top of ridge to finish grade : 39’-6’’
Top of chimney to walkout foundation : 41’-10’’
Top of chimney to finish grade : 42’-6’’
Date Posted: 26-Aug-19
Q:I understand that he ceiling on the second floor is 8’-0’’ and starts sloping where the dotted lines are, but I want to make sure I have good understanding of the plan. So, if the dotted line represents the start of the slope, how tall is the wall that the beds are up against?
The lowest height of the sloped ceiling is approximately 4’-6’’
I hope this helps!
Date Posted: 22-Aug-19
Q:Do you know what the roof snow load calculation on this plan would be?
The snow load for this plan is 75 pounds per square ft.
Hope this helps!
Date Posted: 20-Aug-19
Q:What is the exterior pitch of the roof, and what is the interior pitch? I am assuming the trusses are some type scissor truss?
The roof pitch for this plan is 14/12.
The trusses are manufactured trusses.
Hope this helps!
Date Posted: 12-Nov-18
Q:Thanks for the response, however I don’t believe that is correct. The “roof type” in the description says “unknown”. It clearly is not a truss. It is some type of “open beam” construction, using large beams, either glue lam of solid wood with an unknown type of insulation on top of likely 2x6 T&G ceiling boards. Can you see if you can get the details as it makes a big difference in construction costs. Thank you, Doug Bishop
The exterior beams are decorative only but the roof is really manufactured trusses.
Date Posted: 21-Feb-18
Q:What is the roof construction type?
Our roof structures are manufactured trusses.
I hope this helps!
Date Posted: 19-Feb-18
Q:What are the room ceiling heights of this house plan
The ceiling height on the first level is 8’-0’’except the cathedral part in the kitchen, dining room and living room that is ±25’-7’’
The second level is 8’-0’’
Date Posted: 09-Oct-17
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