Dealing with Architects - Contractor Secrets - I have been dealing
with home designers and architects for quite some time and when it comes
to protecting their business, there's some things that these people will
never say. Personal liability has become a big problem in the home
building business, and architects are not immune to large lawsuits.
Three Home Building Planning Tips - There is probably over a
thousand home planning tips that I could produce, but here's three that
I have thought about and they might not be the most important, but they
could make the biggest difference, while you're working on your new
Building Today's Dream Home - Building Fees - Hopefully you haven't
bought the property yet, if you have, make sure that you read the rest
of this article, you might want to sell the property. Building today's
dream home can be a daunting task, there’s building permits, planning
departments and nowadays you might have to deal with the fire and police
departments in your communities.
Construction Design Education - Most people have no idea the amount
of time it takes to design a home. Most people have no idea how long it
takes to to become an architect, engineer or building contractor. There
is a lot of time spent by these building professionals, after they have
acquired the original knowledge and skills, to continue their education.
Advanced Stair Building Tips for Builders and Architects - If you're
a licensed architect or a professional homebuilder, I would recommend
that you send this article to all your friends or anyone who is
interested in advancing their education towards becoming a better home
Design Secrets -Ask Your Self One More Question after the Plans Are
Complete - Here's some questions you need to ask yourself, you
designed the house, it looks good, makes sense and now you're ready to
build. Are you really done? Is everything really how you want it? Can
you clearly see how the home is going to function? And last but not
least, have you allowed any money in your budget for changes
Bathrooms Do You Really Need? Building New Homes - When my dad was a
kid, they lived in a two bedroom house with one bathroom and the family
consisted of him, his two brothers and his mother and father. When I
grew up, we have it a little bit better. We had the same sized family as
my father did, but we lived in a three-bedroom house with two bathrooms.
How Big Should My Garage Be? Home Planning Advice - The minimum size
required for any garage is usually 18 feet long by 11 feet wide. Now
with that said, it is extremely difficult to park a midsized car in this
garage. If you own a motorcycle, or one of the new Smart cars, this
garage would probably work out okay.
Door Planning - How Tall and How Wide - Your standard sized single
car garage door is usually eight or 9 feet wide and 7 feet tall. Even a
9 foot wide garage is difficult to park a mid-or large sized car in on a
regular basis. Most of the time, there is relatively little that you can
do about the width or the height of these garage doors.