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House Plan 1526 | Modest One-Story

The Rodrick house plan 1526 is now available!

This one-story modern farmhouse design is instantly appealing with an angled garage and rustic gable brackets. Inside, the floor plan is thoughtfully arranged with a cathedral ceiling adding visual space to the island kitchen and great room and an open dining room for family meals. A pantry and utility room are nearby, and a mud room is just inside the garage entry. The master suite enjoys access to the rear porch and a sun tunnel brings natural light into the master closet. Two additional bedrooms are downstairs, and a bonus room is upstairs for expansion as needed.

Front rendering of The Rodrick House Plan 1526.

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What to Consider Before Hiring A General Contractor

Building a new home requires that you find the right home plan and the right team to build the home.

That team will be led by a general contractor. Taking time to plan when hiring a general contractor will help ensure you get a good fit. Here are some hiring-a-contractor tips that will guide you in finding the right one.

1. Start With References

Asking for recommendations will help you start the search, but look for recommendations from people who have worked with a contractor. Has someone you know recently built a home or done a major remodeling project? Talk to this person about his or her experience. If he or she had a positive experience with a contractor, add that contractor to your list of people to call. Starting with vetted professionals endorsed by those you trust should cut your research time significantly.

Bluestone Plan 1302 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Bluestone Plan 1302 is being built in Chocowinity, NC!

Kidd Construction Group, LLC is currently building The Bluestone house plan 1302. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story!

Update: Completed Photos!

Front rendering of The Bluestone plan 1302.

The Bluestone home plan packs four bedrooms and loads of style into a modest footprint. With an open and efficient arrangement of the great room, kitchen, and dining areas, a deluxe master suite well separated from the secondary bedrooms, optional office/study or 4th bedroom, huge laundry room, roomy screen porch with fireplace, skylit porch flooding the interior with natural light, and enormous bonus room over the garage, the Bluestone home plan lives much larger than its square footage, and is the ideal family home plan.

House Plan 1457 – Two-Story Home

The Gatlin house plan 1457 is now available!

This two-story Modern Farmhouse creates instant curb-appeal with prominent gables and board-and-batten siding. With a front-entry garage and a width of only 50 feet, this design works well on narrower lots. The floor plan revolves around a gourmet kitchen with center island and additional counter space overlooking the great room. A breakfast nook and a spacious walk-in pantry are nearby while the dining room serves larger dinner parties. The great room creates a feeling of warmth with a fireplace and a coffered ceiling. Opening to outdoor living, find a porch, patio, and screened porch with its own fireplace. A bedroom and study complete the first floor. An upstairs loft features built-in shelves for an extensive book collection. The second-floor master suite offers a vaulted ceiling, two walk-in closets, and the master bathroom enjoys a freestanding bathtub. Two bedrooms are accompanied by two full bathrooms and a bonus room with closet provides the opportunity for an additional bedroom. The utility room is convenient to the upstairs bedrooms.

Check out the front rendering of The Gatlin house plan 1457.

3641 sq ft, 4 beds, 4.5 baths

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Kitchen Flooring | Pros & Cons

It’s no secret that the kitchen is the heart of a home — more than just a space for cooking, it’s the place where family and friends congregate, projects are finished and meals are shared.

Kitchen of The Celeste house plan 1323.

The Celeste House Plan 1323

Of course the kitchen needs floors that can stand up to the kind of ongoing use that the kitchen requires. How do you know which kitchen flooring options make the most sense for your kitchen? What is the best kitchen flooring for you?

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