Just like architectural styles, there are unique and out-of-the-ordinary home foundations that may be more intriguing than basements, crawl spaces, and monolithic concrete slabs. It may be time to consider elevated foundations that are common in coastal and beachfront homes. Think piles, piers, and screw pile foundations that can be as versatile as the customary types.
If you own a lot with a great view, you’ll need a special house plan to really appreciate it. Whether your view is the mountains, a lake, or the city skyline, you’ll be able to enjoy the view no matter where you are in the house with our plans.
Garages with loft spaces are one of the unsung heroes of the home world. Adding a loft to your garage, or revamping the existing space, is one of the best things you can do for your home’s overall value, but also for yourself.
Thinking about building a house at the beach or, as they say in New Jersey, down the shore? Living next to the ocean is great, but for the safety and integrity of your home, you have to plan for flooding, high winds, and erosion. The solution? An elevated beach house.
From smart technology to skylights for stargazing, mudrooms with pet washing stations, dual kitchen workstations and accent walls, there are so many cool features that you can include in your new home. Imagination and creativity are crucial but ultimately, your design should reflect who you are and your lifestyle.
When building your own house, it’s normal to want to cut down on the cost, but it can be tricky to do this without also sacrificing the quality of your home. You can build the home of your dreams without breaking the bank by following these top 10 tips.