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CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS (most plans)
Cover Page. Each home plan features the front elevation and informative reference sections including, general notes and design criteria*, abbreviations, and symbols for your plan.
Elevations. Scaled elevations for the front, rear, and sides are provided. All elevations are detailed and an aerial view of the roof is provided.
Foundations. Foundations are fully engineered for each design, whether slab or basement.
Main Level Floor Plan. The detailed drawings are fully dimensioned for ease of framing. Exterior wall thicknesses vary by plan. If necessary, contact Design Basics to clarify the standard exterior wall thickness for the plan(s) you are interested in.
Second Level Floor Plan. Dimensioned and drafted to the same degree of detail as the main level floor plan*.
Electrical and Sections. Illustrated on a separate page for clarity, the electrical plan shows suggested electrical layout for the main and second level floor plans. Typical wall and stair sections are provided to further explain construction of these areas.
Full technical support is provided to purchasers of each plan to answer your plan-related questions.
*Plans are drafted to meet average conditions and building codes in Nebraska, Ohio, and Texas at the time they are designed (contact us for more information). Because codes and requirements can change and may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, the designers cannot warrant compliance with any specific code or regulation. All plans can be adapted to your local building codes and requirements. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or builder of each plan to see that the structure is built in strict compliance with all governing municipal codes (city, county, state, and federal).
Gabel ends decorate the front of the Krebs Farm, a modern farmhouse plan. This home designs compact footprint of only 40’ wide makes it a great plan to consider when building on a narrow lot. For those looking to downsize, this small house plan could be for you.
Walking through the front door, the entry is cozy yet welcoming. To the left, a short hallway leads to two of the homes three bedrooms plus a full bathroom. If the homeowners’ do not need three bedrooms, these spaces offer flexibility and can be furnished as a den, home office, study, library, guest room, or whatever else. Back at the entry the hallway leading straight takes you past the staircase that leads to the basement. This unfinished spaces provides additional possibilities or storage.
Beyond the stairs, the floor plan opens up to the great room. This open concept has family room, dining area, and kitchen all open to each other. In the corner of the family room is a fireplace which can also be enjoyed from the kitchen. Providing some visual separation, the island with eating bar marks the boundary of the kitchen. Off the kitchen is the eating area which features access to the back covered patio.
A cased opening off the kitchen leads to the mud hall. Here there is a drop zone for organizing electronics, purses, wallets, and other need to have items before leaving the home. Across from the drop zone is a closet with the laundry appliances. The mud hall also provides access to the attached two car garage.
The Krebs Farm is completed with the owners’ suite. With a separate entrance off the family room the owners’ suite is a cozy retreat that features a private bathroom and walk-in closet.
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