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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!


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January 20, 2020 
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Bathroom Design

Bathroom Design

Before you move furnishings and other personal touches into your brand-new home, the bathrooms are practically complete. Have you planned out what you want yet? It's a good idea to bring up your ideas with your builder early to ensure you love the final picture in the end. Here are some bathroom design basics to get you started!


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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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Retired Couple Finds Floor Plan & Forever Home

Retired Couple Finds Floor Plan & Forever Home

It's especially rewarding when retired couples find the perfect floor plans for their golden years. So, when a couple headed towards retirement contacted me a few weeks ago, I was eager to help! They explained that they were looking to downsize from their current home of 3,000 square feet and wanted a small one-story floor plan. It was important that they still have enough living space ...


Duplex House Plans for Any Lot & Budget!

Duplex House Plans for Any Lot & Budget!

Building a single family home is challenging enough, but some opt for the greater challenge of building multi-family or duplex house plans. From land considerations to budgets and must-have lists, you need to stay organized. Let's go over some of the issues that you may face when building a duplex home. Plus, you can check out some of our most lot- and budget-friendly duplex house plans ...


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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.