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November 9, 2018 

Beautiful and Convenient Skylight Options

Beautiful and Convenient Skylight Options

Skylights aren't limited to fixed windows in vaulted ceilings—they can be installed on flat ceilings, open and close at your command, and come in more varieties than you think. Learn about the possibilities in our article, Sunny Lighting Solutions for Your Home.

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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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Affordable Lake Homes Worthy of a Water View

Affordable Lake Homes Worthy of a Water View

It’s a dream that so many people share—the dream of waking up to the beautiful sight of the sun rising over waterfront property. For many, it takes years to find the perfect piece of land, on the perfect lake, with the perfect view. So, when you finally find your slice of heaven, finding the right home to build on it can be made easier by searching for house plans online. We’ve gathered a ...

House of the Week: Sandy Hook Lane 9629

House of the Week: Sandy Hook Lane 9629

Sandy Hook Lane (House Plan 9629) has made the cut for house plan of the week! Deservingly so, this charmingly traditional one-story abode is merely 1,892 square feet and has amenities typically found in larger homes. It offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a powder room, and a rear 2-car garage. A front porch with classical style and cozy rear porch accent the design, but it’s what’s inside ...

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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.