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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).
This charming traditional house plan is sure to be a welcomed addition to any subdivision. The Frahm two story home plan is sure to be a favorite of homeowners and builders alike.
A double set of slender posts frame the front door. Stepping inside the casual floor plan opens up the family room. The cozy entry has room for a bench and coat hook if desired.
The family room is completely open to the dining room and kitchen. An optional fireplace gives homeowners or builders the flexibility to add this feature if desired. Off the dining room, a set of barn doors open to reveal a pocket closet which could be used as a study nook. The kitchen offers ample work space plus a center island with eating bar. Access to the optional patio is from the kitchen making this space in the backyard ideal as a grill space. Laundry appliances are tucked away in a closet off the kitchen.
Down a short hall is the walk-in pantry plus the mud hall with drop zone and access to the attached two car garage.
For those with aging parents or who entertain long distance family and friends, the Frahm offers a guest apartment in the back of the home. With two, separate exterior accesses the in-law apartment provides a cozy great room with kitchen, a full bathroom, bedroom and mud hall with private laundry appliances and a drop zone.
This two story house plan has all three bedrooms in the main home on the upper floor. The owners’ suite is decorated with a tray ceiling and has a private bathroom with twin sinks and a large walk-in closet. The other two bedrooms share the second full bathroom on the upper level.
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