Home Planning Blog

Whether you are having your dream home designed to be built or improve your current home, our house planning blog articles will provide answers to many of your questions. Feel free to check out our many blog posts by going to our house plans blog for more content.

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Choose A House Plan Style That Reflects You

Searching for the right plan can be a lot of things to a lot of people. Some people prefer house plan styles that are modest or restrained, while others prefer to have a more elaborate and flashy design. Often times this is a direct reflection of who the homeowners are. As a new homeowner, you should choose a house plan style that reflects you. We are not just talking about the interior, we are are talking the home’s exterior as well. The facade of your home design should reflect your personality, style, and taste.

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Perfect House Plans To Build Your Dream Home

We can all agree that there is no such thing as a perfect house plan. Now that we have established that fact, lets discover how you can find your perfect house plans to build your dream home. It sounds contradicting, but when I say there is no such thing as a perfect house plan, I am saying that there is no one plan that will satisfy everyone the same. Each person has an idea of what a perfect house design is for their taste and that’s where finding the perfect house plans to build become attainable for so many people.

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Home Planning Checklist to Design & Build Your Home

There is a lot of preparatory work involved with the design and construction of your home. Like everything else in life, organizing this task can make the process more manageable and less stressful. Creating a home planning checklist will help you complete your mission. In addition, you will realize your dream home from the design phase to the final walk through of construction.

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Planning A Remodel Checklist

So, you’ve been in your home for some time now. It feels as if you’ve outgrown it, but you wish to expand the space and/ or update it. Living in a home for many years often requires remodeling or even an addition. Planning a remodel checklist is essential to making that home remodeling project a winning success! In order to be successful in your home remodel planning, there are a few things that need to be on your home remodeling checklist.

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House Plans Blog Topics

Our house plans blog post are organized in specific categories to make it easy for you to find information. We cover topics on home design, home building, home improvement, house plan questions, ready-made house plans, and residential architecture. In addition, we also post any important company news that we have to offer on our blog.

Home Design

In this group of post, we provide information to help you with home design and planning. At some point you will need architectural design services. Will you be using the services of a design professional to create a custom home design? Or, are you considering the use of a stock house plan? If you are considering a custom design, interviewing Building Designers for home design services should be on your list

Find out if you need a Home Designer or Architect to design your house. No matter which professional you choose, make sure they skilled at designing homes from the inside out. You want someone who is able to draw floor plans with the qualities indicative of good house designs and create a perfect set of house plans for you and your family.

Home Building

This category of our home planning blog involves post dedicated to the home building process. Building a home can be intimidating and stressful, but it is a manageable task. However, before you even get to the construction phase, find out what you should know before buying land to build a home. This will help you greatly in selecting a suitable building lot for your home.

Knowing when is the best time to build a home can make the construction of your dream home a memorable experience. Staying on schedule is the biggest hurdle in building a home. However, to make sure things go smoothly, organize a checklist to build your own house and avoid major mishaps that may arise.

Home Improvement

This section of our house plans blog is for current homeowners who are planning a home improvement project. Improving your home makes it more comfortable to live in and increases the value at the same time. However, things like bad home additions can adversely affect your property value. So be careful on how you make improvements.

Consider doing energy saving home improvements that will save you money. You may be wondering when is the best time for home improvement projects. We can answer that for you as well. If you are operating with limited funds, perhaps a custom closet system on a do-it-yourself budget is the right project for you at this time. We cover all of these topics and more in our home improvement category.

House Plan Questions

In this section of our house plan blog, we answer questions as they relate to house plans in general. The most common of the questions have to deal with whether or not a state requires architect stamped house plans in order to build a home. Potential homeowners also wonder about many other things as it relates to house plans. How to find the perfect home plan is always at the top of that list of questions.

Ready-Made House Plans

This blog category focuses on the use of stock house plans. You will find that ready-made or pre-designed house plans are not new as Sears Roebuck help to pioneer stock plans. In general, this section will enlighten you on the pros and cons of ready-made house plans. These blog posts are written to help you understand the purpose of inventory plan designs and perhaps give you a reason to choose a stock home design for you next home building project.

Residential Architecture

In this portion of our house plans blog, you will find post about residential architecture in America. This section mainly focus on architectural styles as it relate to residential design.

You will also discover that meeting the requirements to be an Architect is not necessary in most states to practice residential architecture.