Looking at a floor plan can feel like trying to read a language that you don't understand. Learn the difference between the various lines, dashes, and abbreviations here.
Make your sloping lot work for you with a plan that maximizes the space. Explore house plans with lower-level garages, recreation rooms, and patios galore.
Here's what you need to know about different foundations...and which one is right for you.
It can be hard to visualize living in a home that is only a floor plan on your computer screen. Where do you look first? Here's your step-by-step guide to help you orient yourself to any layout.
Building your dream home takes time, effort, and probably more money than you anticipate. These tips from experts can help you stay on budget.
Experienced designers know when to cut corners. That is, they can trim square footage from places you won't notice. Or make an office pull double duty. It's all about making the most with what you've got to stretch your budget and enhance livability.
Here's what you need to know about modifying your dream home.
Tiny homes and mansions are fun to look at, but the most popular size range is actually quite sensible.
Chances are you won't always need the same number of bedrooms. Children grow and leave (and sometimes come back), working from home may become a possibility, or maybe you just need more room for stuff. These layouts are ready for whatever life brings.
11 things you should know about house plan modifications.
You see a beautiful home. Your house builder sees a complex design that will take lots of money and labor to build. So what should you look for to maximize your budget?