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Mudroom Designs | Tips for Utility & Laundry Room Layout

Mudroom and utility room layout : Tips For Organizing A Useful Space In Your Home

Room layout - utility room of The Sutton #1261

The Sutton #1261

When building a home, one of the features that you will find in many new home plans is a utility room or mudroom.

These rooms can be a great asset to your home, but they can quickly turn into a catchall for clutter. Intelligent, clutter-free utility room designs can help you make the most out of this area, turning it into a valuable storage room for your family.


New Home Plan on the Drawing Board 1439 lives large for it’s modest square footage!

Home Plan 1439 - Front Elevation

3 beds, 2 baths, 1793 sq ft

Conceptual House Plan 1439

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Home Plan 1439 is an updated version of The High Pointe home plan 713. This home features a rustic exterior with wooden brackets adorning multiple front-facing gables. A dormer and metal roof add character along with stone skirting.

Pet Friendly Homes: Best House Designs for Dogs, Cats & More

Pet Friendly Home Ideas

When you build a home, one of the benefits is the fact that you can tailor the home to meet the specific needs of your family members. Yet if you have a pet, it’s easy to overlook the design elements that make a home pet friendly as well as people friendly.

Pet Friendly home plan - The Rockledge #875-D

The Rockledge #875-D


New Home Plan on the Drawing Board 1440 is perfect for families with small children – all bedrooms on one side!

Home Plan 1440 - Front elevation

3 beds, 2 baths, approx. 1923 sq ft

Conceptual House Plan 1440

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Home Plan 1440 is a modern update to The Dewfield home plan #1030. Starting with the exterior, a shed dormer and arched windows and garage doors add Cottage charm. Cedar shakes and timber wood accents enhance this designs  curb-appeal.



The Porter – Home Plan 1400

This home plan offers an Old World, European exterior. The modern floorplan features a single dining area, ideal for rear views. The great room, kitchen and dining room are open for exceptional traffic flow. A spacious storage closet in the garage is perfect for outdoor equipment and the nearby utility room has a sink for easy cleanup before entering the main house. The outdoor enthusiast will also enjoy porch access from the master suite and great room and a screened porch with summer kitchen. Secondary bedrooms share a full bath and the study/bedroom has a full bath for guests.

Home Plan 1400 - Front Rendering

4 beds, 3 baths, 2557 sq ft