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					Small House Floor Plans For Cottage, Ranch Or Vacation Homes
Choosing a plan and layout for your new home should be invigorating.
There are thousands of small house floor plans from which to base your
own home. Unfortunately, the sheer magnitude of architectural house plans
that are available can make the process confusing. But choosing a plan is
as simple as knowing what you want from your home. Whether you prefer a
one-story cottage or a 2-story log cabin, you can find house plans that
will satisfy your imagination.
Consider Usefulness Over Size
If you're considering using small house plans from which to base your own
design, your home will be 1,800 square feet or smaller. There are several
things you should consider before looking at plans. First, think about
the types of features in your current home or the homes of others that
you enjoy. The placement of rooms, fireplaces, patios and windows can
have a dramatic effect on how you feel about your house.
Second, consider what you'll do in each room of your home. If you prefer
to read in a particular room, you can focus on plans that provide window
space for the sun to enter the room. Third, understand how much room
you'll need. If you have a young child, consider how your child to roam
freely throughout your home. Fourth, consider the energy costs of
potential house plans. Some plans allow the use of solar energy to light
and heat your home, helping you to save money on your energy bill.
Finally, make sure that the house plans you're considering fall within
your budget for the materials and labor you'll need to have the house
Knowing What You Want
Choosing the right plan for your home is largely about knowing what you
want and planning ahead. Plans aren't inherently better than other plans.
They are either appropriate for your needs or not. Understand what you
want from your new home. Think about the placement of rooms, windows, the
fireplace and other elements. Consider how you and your family will
adjust to your new home's layout. Think about the cost of materials and
your potential energy bills. By knowing ahead of time how you'll use your
home, you can choose a house plan with confidence.
To get a guide to architectural house plans, visit our free 3d house
design software site.

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