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User is able to select and have costs instantly calculate for slab on grade, crawlspace or full basement options.
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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 the roof line one continuous line or is there some sort of drop or separation in the roof line between the actual house and the garage? Thanks.
A:It is a continuous roof line.
Date Posted: 02-Jul-20
Q:If I choose the crawlspace option, what happens to the area under the staircase? Does it become a closet? Does anything else on the floor plan change? Is there a suggested location for mechanicals?
A:It would become a closet. Typically the mechanicals are done on site and provided through the builder's recommendations.
Date Posted: 12-Sep-19
Q:Plan 86344. What is the cost to reverse image the plan?Can the measurements and writing be readable? Where is the access to the attic? Thank you--Rob
A:We have added a new plan which is the readable reverse. Please see 86351.
Date Posted: 25-Feb-19
Q:What is the total square footage under roof?
A:The total is under roof 3815 sq. ft.
Date Posted: 17-Jul-18
Q:On plan # 86344 there appear to be " columns" from floor to ceiling surrounding the dining room . Looks like they straddle from dining room , foyer , and great room . " Columns " aren't " acceptable " to my eyes. I don't care for their appearance . I want to know that if these are some type of support /load bearing columns ; can they be encased in ( dry ) wall ?
A:Oh yes. They can be completed to your liking.
Date Posted: 20-Jun-18
Q:Is their a ‘piling’ plan that goes with these plans. Also, it says the main area of the house is 2010 s.f. What about the upper loft? Is that part of the house added to the 2010 or part of it? Thanks, Paul
A:This would have to be engineered to include any additional plans such as piling plans. The house is 2010 sq ft.. There isn't a 2nd floor at this time.
Date Posted: 18-May-18
Q:Is the attic open area located above the garage?
A:It is. Please look at the stair location near the laundry to see stair detail
Date Posted: 31-Jan-18
Q:Where do the furnace and water heater go?
A:This is something the builder and engineer would decide based on the code for the area to which the home is being built
Date Posted: 29-Jan-18
Q:Is cathedral ceiling in living room only?
A:The foyer ceiling would be as well.
Date Posted: 16-Jan-18
Q:The windows in the gable and on the front dormer indicate a lighted space on the second floor of the main building. How is this explained?
A:Through the paladin window.
Date Posted: 11-Jan-18
Q:can I see photos or CAD Drawings of this home with loft; cathedral ceilings?
A:I don't currently have the CAD available.
Date Posted: 02-Jan-18
Q:what are the ceiling heights? Can the entire house including great room have 10ft ceilings?
A:They are currently 9'
But yes they can be modified but must be engineered properly if the client wishes to modify them.
Date Posted: 21-Jul-17
Q:What is the roof pitch on this home?
Date Posted: 15-May-17
Q:Can the great room ceiling be vaulted with exposed beams?
A:Yes it can.
Date Posted: 01-May-17
Q:Hi, I'm in south Florida and would do this home on a slab with Masonry walls rather than stick built. Is this home ok for that type of construction?
A:The plan design would need to be reviewed by a local engineer so that they are bought to the code requirements but this should not pose any issue.
Date Posted: 24-Apr-17
Q:In the laundry room, next to the washer and dryer is that a utility sink? In the breakfast room are those cabinets on the wall all the way down? Where can I see the basement floor plan?
A:Yes, that is a sink. Yes, the cabinets are all the way down.
Date Posted: 30-Mar-17
Q:is the great room 20'-10" including the fire place? Can u get the plan with a slab foundation?
A:No, the fireplace will add 2'2" to the overall dimension.
The foundation can be changed on site to accommodate the home owner.
Date Posted: 20-Mar-17
Q:What is the line through the middle of the great room that says "line of wall above"? Thanks!
A:It is related to the tray ceiling
Date Posted: 03-Jun-16
Q:Hi! Can the columns around the dining room be removed to make it all one large space? And what is the line through the middle of the great room that says "line of wall above"? Thanks!
A:It can be with the proper adjustments. There would need to be something put into place for the removal of the wall support. That is the tray ceiling.
Date Posted: 02-Jun-16
Q:Hello, What are the dotted lines and posts in the dining room? Are these pillars? Is the space open w/out walls? Also, is the plan available w/ a basement? Thanks!
A:The black dots are columns and the dotted lines connecting them are the beams above defining the space. It automatically comes with a basement and a crawlspace foundation. They can chose to build whichever one.
Date Posted: 03-Dec-15
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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