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Are all plans here all drawn by E-Designs?

Every plan on our website has been drawn by E-Designs only. Most home plan websites online today are brokers for designers who are spread across the country(s). When you call us for an answer, you speak directly to the designer, no middleman.  So if you have a question, feel free to contact us.

How do I order Stock Plans?

All pricing is shown under "Select and Purchase a Plan Package".  Check off the "Plan Package" you want, Insert the "Plan Number", Check "Reverse Plans" (if required) and simply click on the "Purchase" button. Canadian and US pricing is available. You will be taken to "PayPal" where you can pay securely with any major credit card.

Location of homes built from this site?

We do not keep any information as to where a home plan was built. We respect the privacy of all our customers and do not reveal names nor locations of where a home has been built.

Make a Plan into a Walkout Basement?

Just about any plan can be made into a Walkout or Daylight Basement. If you don't have enough slope on your grade, maybe you can use a retaining wall to accommodate an exterior entrance to the basement. Give us a call to discuss.

Cost to build a home from these plans?

Because of different labor and material costs from region to region, it is impossible for us to give you a projected cost for your new home. Your best resources are your local building contractors and realtors who can give you a per square foot cost to help with your construction budget. Check with building material supply stores to get a cost per square foot for the material package. Check with friends and neighbors who may have built as to what it may have cost them. Also get some recommendations as who or what subtrade to get. It's not a difficult process, but it is best to do some research before you commit to building.

Do plans need an Engineer's stamp?

As a rule you do NOT need a Engineer's report or seal on our plans. Your local building authorities may require this if your building has some non-standard building conditions such as: extreme site conditions (steep grades, or poor load bearing soil), pressure treated wood foundations, 2 foot grade beam on pilings, etc.  It is the responsibility of the plan purchaser for any costs incurred for any engineering reports required by the local building authorities.

How is the total square footage calculated?

The square footage is calculated using the outside dimensions of the heated portion of the house only. Areas such as garage, decks, verandas, unfinished basements, are not included in the total square footage.

Do your plans meet the Building Codes?

Our home plans are designed to meet National Building Codes as close as possible, but as plans are sold throughout Canada and the USA, it would be impossible to ensure that all plans meet your Local building codes. Things such as snowloads, winds, soil conditions, etc., can play a huge role in design.  When you order your Roof and Floor system, the supplier will supply you with a compliance letter and shop drawings (which is usually needed when applying for a building permit) indicating that their product(s) and design(s) have been engineered to meet your local specifications. Local building practices vary from area to area, but at the end of the day, it is the responsibility of your builder(s) and subtrade(s) to complete their work in accordance with Local and National Building Codes. They must satisfy the expectations of the expert Building Inspection Services in your area.

Do your plans meet the new Energy Codes?

All our home plans meet the Alberta Energy Code 2014. The rest of the provinces have very similar energy codes that follow the Canadian National Energy Code. Canada and the USA are divided into climate zones and, as such, the requirements vary from zone to zone. While every attempt has been made to meet your local province, state, county or city energy codes, some changes may be required.

Do these plans come with a BCIN number?

As Ontario is the only province or state to require a "BCIN" on drawings we have not found a need to provide it. We have many plans sold in the province of Ontario. Be sure to check with your local building authorities if you require a BCIN number if you plan on being the general contractor.
Another option that will save you money and time are our AutoCAD files. CAD files can be use by most architectural design software to make changes without redrawing the complete set of plans from scratch. With the CAD file you can have a local designer, engineer or architect review and if necessary, make quick changes that might be required. They would then apply their BCIN to the drawings to meet the building permit requirements.

Which Plan Package should I purchase?

We have 6 different house plan packages to choose from:
       * - Study Set
       * - 5  Sets of House Plans
       * - Builders Package 8 Sets + PDF
       * - PDF File Full Size (single use)
       * - PDF File Unlimited Use Full Size
       * - AutoCAD File

Click Here for a complete detailed description of our Plan Packages.

Can I buy a Study Set?

You will receive one full size set of construction drawings, normally 18x24, or for some larger homes, 24x36, printed on bond paper and mailed to you. They are watermarked "Not For Construction". This Study Set is mainly used to work with when you are in the planning process. You cannot get a building permit with these, but you can use this set for many things like verifying that the house will fit on your lot, figuring out a proposed budget, contemplating any changes you may wish to make, etc.

Can I order Stock Plans reversed?

Yes, most plans can be ordered reversed and are right readable (not backwards).  It is important to order a plan the direction it will be built as using a plan that has everything backwards can cause major problems like door and window openings ordered wrong, roof system ordered wrong, and more.

How many copies of a Plan will I need?

We normally supply 8 Sets with your order (depending on which package you purchase). There are many different suppliers and trades involved in building your new home. For example, your local building authority will require 2 sets for building permit at application time (one will be returned after construction), the surveyor will require one, your truss and floor supplier will require one, as well, you should get two estimates from building suppliers, and you should get at least two estimates from all the subtrades involved (Cribber, Framers, Plumbers, etc.)  If you require more sets than 8, just let us know at the time you place your order. See our Plan Packages for more options.

Can I buy the Plans in PDF format only?

Yes we have a couple of different options for you to choose from. For more information see "Plan Packages"                                                                                                                         

What is included in Plans from E-Designs?

You will receive the following, which is typical in all our Custom and Stock Plans.

Foundation Plan:
Floor Plans(s):
Four Elevations:
Building Cross Section(s):
General Notes &Details:

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Does a material list come with the Plans?

No, at this time we do not supply a building material list. If you are planning on being your own general contractor, you will need to get a cost from building suppliers and all the subtrades. Try and get at least two different quotes for every subtrade and supplier you will need. Some plan sites offer a material list but from my experience using them they are very inaccurate because they are computer generated. The lumber yards do them for free.

Regulations for Duplex, 4-Plex, 6-Plex?

Most regulations regarding building a duplex, triplex, and 4-Plex are basically the same. They all require separate mechanical rooms, separate entrances and fire-rated separation walls; and the best part is you DO NOT need any Engineered drawings in most localities. As for anything larger than a 4-Plex, these are considered a commercial building, therefore, the rules change. Some of the requirements for these types of dwellings are Engineered Drawings for the Building, Heating, Plumbing, Electrical, etc. The best advice we can give you is before you invest a lot of time and money, check with your local Building Inspection Agency. They should be able to give some very important information as to what will be required to build your project.

Can I make copies of the Plans?

The answer is No. All plans, drawings and anything on this website is all copyright and protected under the Canadian and United States Copyright Acts. It is a common misunderstanding that it is permissible to copy, adapt, or change a floor plan or design found in any media. It is not. Simply put, it is illegal and more importantly... it's Unethical.  If your builder is willing to use or provide you with an illegal copied set of plans, what else would they be unethical about? Whether you get your home plans from us or another reputable website, the cost you pay for plans that you will build your complete home from will more than likely be less costly than your bathtub.   See the COPYRIGHT link for more infomation.

How many times can I build this Plan?

With most Plan Packages you are given a licence to build one home only. The only exceptions are the following:

Study Sets:         More information

PDF File Unlimited Use:  More information

CAD Files:           More information

Are Mechanical Drawings included?

No, our Plans do not include mechanical plans or schematics as many different systems are available. Your heating contractor must submit a detailed drawing with duct design and heat loss calculations. For hydronic/geothermal installations, the homeowner needs to provide a site specific drawing and a heat loss and equipment list from a certified installer. For residential plans, no electrical or plumbing drawings are needed for your building permit as they have to be completed to National and Local Building Codes.

"Engineered" Roof and Floor Systems?

Requirements for a Roof Design and an Engineered Floor System depend on many different variables such as snow loads, live loads, wind, etc. How it is designed can make a big difference in cost. They do have to be engineered, but, the best part is that they will be provided for you Free of Charge when you order your Roof and Floor Systems from the supplier. You will need their Letters of Compliance and Shop Drawings when you apply for a building permit.

Use 2 Stock Plans to make my final design?

Absolutely. We just need to know which plan you want to be your main plan and which part of the second plan you want to incorporate into your main plan. The best way to do this is print each plan off the website and mark what you would like done and send it to us by email or fax.

Can I make a House Plan smaller or larger?

Yes, but we need to know where you want to reduce or enlarge the square footage. The best way is print the floor plan off the website, mark what rooms you want reduced in size and a list of any other changes. The best way to do this is print each plan off the website and mark what you would like done and send it to us by email or fax.

Can I put an In-Law Suite in the basement?

Most of our plans include a full basement, so adding a basement suite is usually not a problem. Send us a sketch as to how you would like it laid out and where you would like an entrance to the suite added.

What's the cost to create a custom plan?

Just send us a simple, even hand drawn sketch of the floor plan(s), along with a list of what you are needing in your home plan. Also send any pictures you may have of what you would like the exterior to look like. Once we have all your information, we'll give you a quick call to confirm and clarify your list.  We'll then prepare a Free Quote on the cost for your home plans, including a proposed start date. Send it to us by email or fax.

Can I make modifications to Stock Plans?

We base the cost to make modifications to a Stock Plan on how much time it would take to complete all the changes you would like.  The best way is to print the floor plan off the website, mark the changes you want done, along with a written list of all your requested changes and end it to us by email or fax.

Can I change the type of Foundation?

Yes, we do this all the time, changing from or to Concrete, Pressure Treated Wood (PTW) and Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF).  Contact us as for a cost to modify a Plan to meet your needs.

Time Frame for Custom Designed Plans?

About 2 to 3 weeks is the approximate standard time frame, but it may take longer depending on the number of changes, complexity and your prompt response to the change orders. Call our office and we can give you a start date. Note:  Our work load at that time may have an affect on the time it takes to start and complete your drawings.        Click Here For More Information

Is my deposit refundable?

If we haven't started any preliminary drawings or consultation with you, yes, we will refund your deposit. Otherwise, the deposit is non-refundable.

Can my builder redraw these Plans legally?

It is illegal and highly unethical! Copyright infringement is a federal crime, punishable with up to a $250,000.00 fine plus legal fees. If anyone builds a house based on someone else's original design, even if it is modified, without the permission from the designer, you've broken the law. Our designers have invested a lot of time and effort in designing a home plan for our clients. If we could give you one piece of advice, it would be "If a builder is willing to be unethical by copying someone else's design without permission from the designer, then what else would they do that would be unethical?" Do you really want to have that person build a home for you?  See our Copyright page for more information.

Are Stock or Custom Plans returnable?

For Stock Plans once your order has been printed, they are not returnable for credit. For Custom Designed Plans, they are not returnable.

Is my privacy and credit card info secure?

When you place an order online with PayPal, rest assured that your information is secured. PayPal is one of the largest e-commerce businesses allowing payments and money transfer to be made over the Internet. Millions of buyers and sellers worldwide use PayPal.

As for your privacy, we do not give out any private information to anyone for any reason. You can read more about Paypal security and fraud protection by clicking these links.
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Are these Plans copyright protected?

Yes, all plans and any information on this website are copyright protected. For more information go to COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

Using ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms)?

Currently, about 80% of our Foundations are drawn in ICF. We do not do very many homes with ICF above the foundation. This is mainly due to the cost. Some people will frame the exterior walls in the conventional 2x6 R-20 walls with 1-2" Rigid Insulation panels on the exterior to achieve an R-30 wall. The best thing (in my opinion only) about using ICF for the foundation is that it is fast and simple to do (with training from your supplier) as cribbers (people who put in concrete foundations) are getting harder to find. In the cold, as long as the concrete people can transport cement without freezing, you can pour. There are many ICF manufacturers out there to explore.  Note: ICF blocks may vary in size, depending on the manufacturer.

I have a question that is not listed here?

No problem... We would be happy to answer any question you may have. Just give us a call toll free at 1-855-675-1800 or send us a quick email.  We will get an answer to you ASAP.  Or just "Contact Us"

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