House Plans and Home Building Plans for Custom Homes and Home Additions

House Plans, Blueprints and Home Design Topics

House plans are essential for building a home or home addition. House plans provide the blueprints for building the home. Home building plans are two dimensional drawings of the interior and exterior of the home.

If you have plans for building a home, or home addition, it is imperative to have a set of house plans, or home building plans. House plans provide you with an idea of what the finished home or home addition will look like.

Home plans also enable home building contractors to quote the home building costs and build schedule. See our new home construction and home addition bid sheets for hiring building contractors.

In the past house plans were exclusively created by architects. Today, there are many house plan software packages available that allow homeowners and builders to develop their own home building plans. Also as an alternative, there is thousands of existing house plans that you can buy online today.

Included in the articles below is helpful information on house plans and house plan software packages. The articles cover topics on buying house plans on line, home plan styles, and where to begin in the home design process of building a new custom home or home addition.

House Plans and House Design Software Packages

For more help on building a new custom home, see’s New Home Construction Bid Sheet. The New Home Construction Bid Sheet provides you with the knowledge on how to plan a custom home building project, and what to look for when hiring contractors for your new home construction. It also includes a detailed cost breakdown table and spreadsheet for estimating your own new home construction building costs.

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