What is the difference between A/C- Living Space square feet and Total square feet?
A/C space, also referred to as Living Space, is the total square footage of space that is air-conditioned, such as bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and basically where you come and go daily. Total square footage would include A/C or Living Space plus everything else, such as garages, porches, closet areas; basically, the concrete footprint.
What is the typical driving force of price per square foot?
The typical driving force of price per square foot would be such items as lineal cabinet space, flooring, fixtures, and other finish out items. Everything has a cost of course but the finish out items typically make the square footage price compound quickly. In other words, the more expensive your inside furnishings, the higher your square foot price.
What is the minimum door width for Living Space?
The minimum door width for Living Space, the square footage of air-conditioned space, to be wheelchair accessible is 32" however the preferred width is 36".
What is roof slope?
The roof slope of a house really depends on the floor plan and roof layout. Roof slope is the rise over run of the roof. For example, if your roof slope is 4 over 12, this means for every 12 feet run horizontal, the vertical rise is 4 feet.
Do you provide material sizes needed for joists and rafters?
No, we provide the information needed for a qualified contractor to determine the materials needed based on applicable codes for the project location. If this information is required, we can refer you to an architect or engineer.
What do I get for your services?
With our services you get peace of mind that your thoughts and concerns are being heard and will be met. We will provide floor plans, all four elevations and plumbing plans for our base price. Electrical plans and plot plans can be provided for an additional cost. We can also provide you with printed copies of the plans along with a pdf version emailed to you so you can print at your convenience.
Do you have any recommended contractors?
We work with several contractors and we support all of them, however we do not recommend one contractor over the another. We can supply contact information for contractors but ultimately it is the owner's decision to choose a contractor they can work with best.