HOME PLAN 1416 – NOW AVAILABLE!

NOW AVAILABLE!

The Nelson – Home Plan 1416

Tapered columns frame this country porch and a front-facing dormer accents the roof. The kitchen is the center of this design and overlooks the dining room. The great room is cozy with a fireplace and coffered ceiling and opens to the rear porch. Positioned for privacy, the master suite is located away from high traffic areas. A three-car garage and large utility room appeal to modern homeowners.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1416, The Nelson.
4 beds, 3 baths, 2294 sq ft

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Fire Prevention – Protect Your Dream Home and Your Family

Whether you are just beginning to shop for your home plan or you are already living in your dream home, it’s never too late to protect your family with properly placed and installed smoke alarms.

Remember, smoke alarms are only designed to last 7-10 years. If yours are over 10 years old, it’s time to replace!

Help increase awareness in your community about the life-saving benefits of smoke alarms.

Protect your dream home and your family

Statistics to share

  • Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms
  • More than one-third (37 percent) of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present.
  • The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms.

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Dream Home Plan: Kitchen Sink Styles

You’ve picked out your dream home plan and now it’s time to get down to the details.

Picking a kitchen sink can be a difficult decision with all the options that are on the market. Some people opt for one large sink. Others prefer a double. Some homeowners add a secondary sink to the island for added convenience for multiple cooks. Here are some of the most popular and stylish choices on the market today.

dream home plan the carrera kitchen sink
The Carrera #1178

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Xeriscaping and New Houseplans

By: Danielle Hegedus and The Plan Man

New Houseplans and the Benefits of Xeriscaping

Rear exterior of houseplans #1190 - The Andalusia
Rear exterior of Home Plan #1190 – The Andalusia

As many homeowners seek to reduce their environmental impact when purchasing new houseplans through energy efficient appliances, solar panels, and utilizing eco-friendly building materials like bamboo, sustainable landscaping is also gaining popularity. Xeriscaping is a type of landscaping and gardening that reduces or eliminates the need for supplemental water from irrigation. Pronounced “zeer-i-scape,” it’s a combination of two Greek words: “xeros” (dry) and “scape” (view). At Modernize , they love the benefits of xeriscaping and how you can incorporate elements of this ecologically sustainable landscaping into the outdoor space of houseplans.

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HOME PLAN 1427 – NOW AVAILABLE!

NOW AVAILABLE!

The Oliver – Home Plan 1427

A rustic-style exterior meets a modest and open floor plan in this thoughtful, Craftsman design. The kitchen cooktop-island overlooks the great room and the spaces share a cathedral ceiling. A luxury screened porch enjoys a fireplace for year-round enjoyment and is topped with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. A mud room, oversized utility room, and walk-in pantry provide added functionality.

Check out the front rendering of home plan 1427, The Oliver.
3 beds, 2 baths, 2000 sq ft.

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