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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.
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:Is balloon framed? The cathedral ceiling, does it use timbers? What type of materials does roof call for? What type of insulation? Can I purchase materials list before I purchase the plans? Do you have any photos? Is this plan a perimeter foundation? Is it sheet rocked inside or a type of wood that you would use inside? Is the cathedral roof tongue and groove? What year and building codes do these plans meet?
A:1. This is not balloon framed.
2. The catherdral ceiling does not use timbers, it is comprised of 2x10 rafters and a glu-lam. ridge beam.
3. #1 med. cedar shake shingles.
4. Fiberglass batt.
5. Yes you can purchase a materials list before ordering the plans.
6. existing photos are on website.
7. This design has both a crawl space foundation & monolithic concrete slab foundation available..
8. The plan calls for sheet rock, you can finish the interior any way you wish.
9. The plans call out sheet rock for the ceiling, again you can use any finish material you wish.
10. The design has been updated to comply with the 2015 IRC.
Date Posted: 02-Oct-19
Q:Does the materials list have the inside and outside materials? Does the plan show specs for the interior other than the framing. Does plan call for sheetrock or wood? Are there foundation specs? Does the plan include roofing specs?
A:1. The material list contains both interior and exterior materials.
2. The plans show contain all information to construct the project.
3. The plans call out both wood and sheetrock.
4. The plans contain foundation design based upon a stable 2000 psi soil condition, the foundation should be confirmed by a building offical or a structural engineer.
5. The plans call out the roofing material system to be used.
Date Posted: 07-Aug-19
Q:If this home were built on a full foundation, where, inside the home could a stairway, with access to the basement below, be constructed?
A:The stairs would be located where the washer/dryer, furnace, and water heater are located. The mechanical and laundry equipment would be moved to the basement.
Date Posted: 16-Oct-14
Q:where does the refridgerator go?
A:Next to the sink on the left side
Date Posted: 27-Dec-10
Q:Are the nominal lumber sizes listed for live load and dead loads ? beam sizes?
A:Yes they are.
Date Posted: 17-Dec-10
Q:do you have any immages of this house plan (94307) all the way around, I would like to see the windows and the lay out of them. Thank you
A:Elevations are attached.
Date Posted: 06-Nov-09
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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