The location of a home’s garage can actually make or break a house plan for you. It comes down to your lot and access most of all, but also to style. If your lot allows, consider shopping house plans with an angled garage for the beauty and functionality that they offer! You’ll find that these […]
We’ve all been there. You’ve worked all day to make the perfect entrée, but there’s just not enough space—nowhere to entertain! How can you throw the perfect gathering if your house just doesn’t have the layout for it? Don’t go through this again. In your next home build, create the perfect entertainer’s kitchen that easily […]
Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or investing in your own vacation escape, you’ll want to make sure that you have the perfect space for a party.
by Kathy Ziprik, Staff Writer for DFDhouseplans.com All it takes is a spark. One ember carried on the wind that lands on a cedar shake roof. That’s when the troubles begin. A decade ago, homeowners outside of California probably would not have thought twice about selecting roofing materials that would resist the spread of wildfire. Not […]
In 1956, a 12-year-old boy wrote a letter to a world-renowned architect asking for a special type of building he hadn’t yet designed in his professional career—a doghouse. Inspired by this story, The House Designers are searching for a rescue dog that we can have the pleasure of designing and building a custom doghouse for […]
Are you excited for Halloween? Do you want to spread your enthusiasm for this fun holiday throughout your home, but don’t know how to do it justice? It isn’t as easy to decorate your interior as it is the exterior of your house, because you have already made so many design decisions that you don’t […]
For many modern families, the kitchen is the heart and hearth of a home, where food is prepared and quality time is shared.
Whether getting ready for work or brushing teeth before school, families inevitably spend a lot of time in front of the bathroom sink – making this an important decision when designing a home.
Pocket doors are a great way to maximize the space in floor plans.
Winter and summer mean higher heating and cooling bills, but fortunately, a well considered floor plan and house design can save you tons of money, as well as make for a more comfortable home.