Archive for the 'House-Plans' Category

How to Design a House

By Andrew Karundu Its important that the developer of a building have an idea of the various requirements of the building code if you are to design a house. The size of the rooms should be considered at the design stage so as not to have unnecessary waste of resources and materials. Most developers are […]

Southern Living Ranch Home Plans For Traditional Southern Comfort

By Alice Lane When one thinks of Southern style architecture, a number of motifs come to mind, such as a grand front porch flanked by white pillars and an elaborate staircase leading up from the front hall.  However, there are many styles of architecture associated with the America’s south, ranging from Spanish mission house plans […]

Farm Style House Plans Designing Your Dream Country Farmhouse

By Alice Lane If you are close to retirement or simply have too much money to throw around and you are looking on a piece of property to invest in, you should consider building a farmhouse. This nation thrives on its’ farmers hard work and devotion to feed millions of people each and every year. […]

Bungalow House Plans

By Peter Gitundu Shelter is an important basic need. It should be optimized to provide great comfort. Bungalow house plans are drawn to suit the customer and the location. Most are one storey. Others are two. The roof line is normally flared with a low slung roof. They are small in area and resemble warm […]

Drywall Finishing For All Homes

By Vince L. Paxton Drywall requires mud to finish it and make it look smooth just as many homeowner’s want. it is time consuming but well worth the wait. Once the drywall is installed and screwed to the wall, it is going to need some tape and compound. This is a very big step as […]

Colonial Home Plans Still the Craze After All These Years

By Alice Lane A little over a century ago – largely as a result of the American Centennial Exhibition in 1876 which reawakened the American people to its colonial past – there began a popular Colonial Revival craze in design and architecture. Colonial home plans follow the style of the Revolutionary War period, which in […]

Separate Garage Apartments

By Kenneth Wittels Most people hire the services of Architects or Engineers to design a garage plan for them. If you prefer to save money and design your own, coming up with a garage design idea is really not that difficult. While technical expertise is important, there are basic factors which should make things easy […]