House Plan Modification and Construction Tips
Here we discuss house plan modification and construction tips help you.Many times, people pass on a house plan design because it does not meet their exact needs. What they may not have known is how easy it would have been to modify those plans. Here are some useful tips to help build your dream house.
Create a budget to purchase your house plan, modify and build it.
This is the essential step. That will give you a great idea how much you can spent to create your dream home.Have a clear idea of what you want.
When you talk directly with a designer, they will ask many, many questions.
Do you want to change roof lines? Do you want to add or delete exterior features like brick, siding, porches or patios? Do you want to change the orientation of the garage? If you want to add depth or length, where; on each end, one end or in the middle?
Don’t be afraid to ask if something can be done. Try to be as clear as possible to communicate in writing to the designer.
Designers love to chat with potential customers.They do need, however, a starting point in writing.You have several options:
Create a list of changes. You can use our on line form to provide the designer with general ideas.
Another option is printing the exterior and interior artwork off HousePlansPlus.com to draw changes and write notes.
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Understand the process
Most designers will get back to you in one business day. Sometimes, during the busy season, it may take two days. Designers handle a request in the order they are received.
It will take about a day or so for the designer to develop a written proposal for your approval. It will include the work to be done, time to do so and costs.
If you accept the proposal, you will be required to purchase a PDF of the unmodified plan before work will begin. That will be sent to you as a basis to discuss your changes with the designer.
The designer will later submit artwork of the modifications. That will include sketches of the front, side and rear elevations. That also will include outlines of the floor plans and new foundation if requested.
Upon final approval by you, the designer will send the final working drawings in a PDF format to you. That will allow you to email the prints to builders, banks, and tradesmen.
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