You might assume all homes are designed
similarly. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case.
Decades of working with builders taught us to design
with the framer in mind, ensuring the home’s buildability.
2) ADDITIONAL BUILDS ARE JUST $100 EACH
Many designers charge 50% or more
of the original plan price for each subsequent build.
3) COPYRIGHT PROTECTED
We federally copyright our
plans— your assurance you are not violating any
copyright laws when purchasing direct from Design Basics.
We protect your interests, too. If you believe someone
has copied a home you built from one of our plans,
we’ll investigate and take action when warranted.
4) NEW PLANS DEBUT ON OUR WEBSITE
For 12 months after their release, the only place
to review all of Design Basics newest
plans—is on our web site.
OUR CUSTOMER SUPPORT
5) KNOWLEDGEABLE STAFF
Design Basics highly trained staff
has all the necessary resources to answer your Questions.
And because there’s no untrained middleman, your
questions/issues are dealt with promptly.
6) TECHNICAL SUPPORT
When you’ve bought your home
plans directly from Design Basics, eliminate any guesswork
and avoid costly mistakes by contacting us for technical
support throughout construction.
7) WE’RE HERE FOR YOU
Design Basics has been in business for more than 30
years. We’re not merely a web site, here today
and… Lose a page from a set of construction drawings
purchased 10 years ago? We can verify the plan order
and send a replacement immediately.
8) SPEED OF PLAN DELIVERY
The quickest way to receive your plans
is to buy them directly from Design Basics.
9) WE ALLOW YOU TO MAKE PLAN ALTERATIONS
Unlike some design firms, if you have the expertise
to make changes to the plans we send you, this is allowed
under our Construction License.
10) WE’LL MODIFY OUR PLANS FOR YOU
With modified by the our designer,
you can be 100% confident in the quality of your plan
. Our fees are quite competitive - and when
Design Basics modifies the plan, you are still eligible
for full technical support throughout construction.
11) WE OFFER FOUNDATION OPTIONS.
Some designers don’t, and your own.your
12) WE OFFER NUMEROUS WALL FRAMING OPTIONS.
We can provide 2x4", 2x6",
SIP, ICF and even log home exterior wall framing for our
home designs (plan alteration fees may apply.)
13) FULL (RIGHT-READING) REVERSE PLANS.
Our home plans are drafted as illustrated
on our website and in our publications. Most of our plans
can also be ordered in full reverse, where all of the
rooms are “flipped” right to left and all of the lettering
and dimensions read correctly on those reversed prints.
DEDICATED TO YOUR SUCCESS
14) CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT MATERIALS
Our Materials List helps deliver
an accurate construction bid. If the roof will be hand-framed
(in lieu of roof trusses) our Roof Construction Package
provides all the details you need.
15) PROVEN MARKETING MATERIALS
16) PLAN SELECTIONS
We know what today’s buyers are looking for.
Talk to us about your next project and we’ll
tailor a portfolio of plans for you.
17) WEBSITE LINKS
Builders who have purchased and
are familiar with Design Basics plans can be listed
on DesignBasics.com’s “Find
a Local Builder
18) E-NEWSLETTERS AND SPECIAL
You’ll receive email newsletter
with emerging design concepts before they become trends, plus special deals!
19) MEMBERSHIPS, AFFILIATIONS
We belong to numerous business, design and home building professional organizations/associations
to keep Design Basics products and services at the forefront of the industry.