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7 Steps to Selecting and Building Your Dream Home

Are you tired of searching for your dream home, and thinking about building a house yourself? If you're planning some new home construction, let us help! This comprehensive checklist walks you through every major step in the home building process. From estimating plan costs, to searching for builders and house plans, The House Designers can help!


March 22, 2019 

Quartz Countertops

Quartz Countertops

Whether you're shopping for your kitchen, bathroom, or elsewhere, your choice of countertops will make a statement. Learn why quartz makes an awesome choice from every aspect in our article, Durable and Sustainable Quartz Countertops.

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The Parkes Build a Craftsman Cottage on Cape Cod

The Parkes family was looking for the perfect two-story house plan that would fit a lot that they'd purchased on Cape Cod that would give them the one-story living they desired. They chose this plan because of its open living space, and after making a few modifications that turned it into the home of their dreams.

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Foundation Types - Choosing the Right Foundation
for Your Home

Foundation Types - Choosing the Right Foundation <br />for Your Home

Which foundation type should your new home plan have? Every great floor plan begins with a firm foundation, so build yours on the best option for your conditions! It's important to choose the right foundation type for your home - get a little guidance here, and we know you'll make the right choice! Let's dive deep and learn more about each type of foundation. House Plan 20472,397 Square ...

You've Decided to Build a House—Now What?

You've Decided to Build a House—Now What?

So, you've decided to build a house. How exciting! But right about now, your mind may be spinning with questions. There's so much to do before you break ground and begin building from that perfect floor plan. Do you know those first steps you should take, after you've decided to build? Don't worry, we've got your back! We've created a quick and easy guide that will get you on the right ...

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Step-By-Step Building Guide

The House Designers understands how exciting it is to build a new home! In an effort to make the process easier, we have put together this step-by-step home building guide to help you understand the different building phases and how it all comes together.

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms

You may have come across the term 'ICF' or 'Concrete house plan' in your search to find your dream home and may be wondering just what is meant by this term. ICF stands for Insulated Concrete Form and refers to an alternative to conventional timber framing construction.

How Many Trees Does it Take to Build a Home?

The first step to putting up the frame of a house is typically a trip to a lumberyard to pick up ready-cut pieces of wood, but that wasn't always the case. Back in the old days, when houses were usually built by the soon-to-be homeowners, people had to harvest trees themselves.