Deciding to have a custom home plan designed can be an exhilarating experience. With proper knowledge of where to begin, your project can get off to a smooth and productive start.
It is always wise to work in conjunction with an experienced and reputable residential home designer. By doing so you ensure the safety and structural integrity of your new home plan as well as making certain that your design will meet all local laws and restrictions. Many unexpected issues can arise when you take on the task of designing and building a home on your own, these can quickly become extremely costly from construction drawing mishaps to improper permit acquisition. Working with a residential home designer benefits you since many expensive problems are caught well in advance saving you time, money and unnecessary headaches.
Once you select the residential designer, you will need to set an appointment so that together you can discuss initial home design decisions which will guide the further development of your home plan. Preparing for your first and second home design meeting does require a good amount of effort on your part; however the following advice will break each part down so that you will be properly prepared to begin designing your new home.
Here at Preston Wood & Associates we give you the option to send the following information ahead of time or just simply bring it along with you. Beginning with the most basic of information your designer will need is a Lot Survey