Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2019

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a house. Architects, designers and builders have actually found a way to transform big boxes of steel into beautiful and fully-functional homes. With proper planning, you can endeavor to design and build a [...]

By |2019-02-17T06:05:07+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Architecture, Home Designs, Shipping Container Homes|14 Comments

How to Build and Place a Simple Shed on your Property

There are 10 steps to building a shed on your property. Choose your shed design Acquire a permit if needed Order materials Install the foundation, if needed Frame the shed – Floor, walls and roof Install the door and windows Wire the shed (optional) Install roofing and siding Build a shed ramp (optional) Finish your [...]

By |2019-02-17T06:05:08+00:00November 25th, 2018|Sheds|0 Comments

How to Build a Custom Home: Step by Step Guide

Building a house tailored to your vision of what a home should be won’t be as intimidating when you understand the process, plan thoroughly and enlist experienced professionals. This step-by-step guide to custom home building walks you through the process from planning your dream home to moving in! The guide begins with an outline and [...]

By |2019-02-17T06:05:08+00:00November 24th, 2018|Home Construction|0 Comments

Architectural Site Plans vs. Static Plot Plans

There are many types of site plans, also called plot plans, with varying levels of detail. They can depict a single-family residence (SFR), a neighborhood or a multi-family dwelling such as condos or an apartment complex. This guide explains the difference between two common types of site plans: Static: A plot plan representing property as [...]

By |2019-02-17T06:05:09+00:00October 12th, 2018|Plot Plans|0 Comments