You will agree that custom home building involves getting floor plan matter right. For every house you’ve ever admired, there was a decent floor plan behind it. This tells you that floor planning is something that needs to be taken seriously. A floor plan plays a major role when it comes to visualizing how your living space will be like. Truth be told, identifying an appropriate floor plan is no walk in the park especially if you are doing this for the first time. Asking yourself essential questions is crucial lest you end up going for the wrong choice!
What is the best floor plan for you?
The market today has a lot of options to choose from explaining why the better part of consumers are unable to pinpoint the best option. Something could seem generally good, but this doesn’t mean it is the most suitable for you. The principle of one size fits all shouldn’t apply when it comes to floor plans and it’s on this basis that experienced floor planners ensure that they have their client’s needs in mind. The secret to getting the best custom home building result lies in never making a final decision before seeing yourself in each spaces allotted in the floor plan.
Does the floor plan wipe out all dead spaces?
Changing a completely constructed space is almost impossible, right? If you want to change it, you must do it on the floor plan and not on the constructed structure. Most people are never aware of the dead spaces that goes to waste in their homes. Any serious custom home building expert is able to identify any dead spaces with one look at the floor plan and make the needed adjustments before construction begins. Just like the word suggests, dead spaces means some areas in your custom home are “dead” and of no good use!
Does the plan indicate the door size and its opening direction?
It is obvious that your custom built home will have doors, but have you asked yourself how big or small they need to be? Do you have in mind the direction in which the doors will open? Until you answer these questions, you have not fully addressed all your floor plan needs. Ensure the door size offers ample space to bring in any form of furniture. Some people have struggled to move their readymade or factory-made furniture into their custom built home after overlooking the importance of the right door size. Confirm from the floor plan that the door opening direction won’t disturb other functions in the house.
Getting an appropriate floor plan isn’t so hard after all. These questions will help you get the best result!