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“Must-Have” Trends for New Smart Homes

If you want something done right - as the old saying goes - you have to do it yourself. If you come to the table prepared and with the right professional help, you’ll have much better success in finding a home plan that is tailored specifically to your preferences. While a lot of thought and [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Home Tech Tools – Energy Edition

Home technology is always moving forward, and new innovations in this space help everyone up the ante when it comes to efficiency, connectivity, and safety around the house. Not only are these new tools and devices encouraging individuals and families to get “smart” with their day-to-day tasks, they’re bringing down long-term costs on a variety [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Home Improvement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make Your New House Feel Like Home to Your Family Pets

(BPT) - Moving into a new home is exciting - for the humans in the family. It can be less comfortable for pets who need time to adjust to a new environment, learn their way around and discover the best nap spots in their new home. As a loving pet parent, you want every member [...]

By |January 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Celebrate National Fire Safety Week

This year’s National Fire Prevention Week theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.” Take this week to educate yourself and your family on how to fireproof your home, while minimizing the odds of injury or death should a fire occur. Avoid Becoming a Fire Statistic In 2013, U.S. fire departments responded to nearly 370,000 [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Home Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Mediterranean House Plan

We are drawn to Mediterranean House Plan 71540 by the arched entry which is topped by a round tower. The gracious semi-circle of steps invites you onto the porch as you take in the handsome façade of red clay tiles and arched windows.   Total Living Area: 5126 sq. ft. Bedrooms: 4 Full Baths: 5 Half [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Home Styles, House Plans, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smarter Homes for Better Health?

A confluence of new and less expensive technology resources is transforming a niche market in home automation and remote security into a burst of new smart home devices and capabilities. Drops in the cost of broadband and more intelligent, lower-cost embedded chips are enabling more devices, sensors, appliances, and displays to interact within a mesh [...]

By |May 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

House Plans with Safe Rooms

Safe Room Our team at Family Home Plans is located on the East Coast in Beaufort, SC. We worry more about hurricanes with flooding than we do about tornadoes, but the recent outbreak of tornadoes in the Midwest has us thinking about other types of violent storms. Home plans with abundant windows are [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Mediterranean Luxury House Plan

Boasting luxurious proportions with 5445 square feet of living space, 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and Spanish Revival Style Architecture, Mediterranean House Plan 55779 brings to mind the balmy breezes and salty surf of the states lining the Gulf Coast and the Pacific Coast of California. Maybe you picture yourself in the Florida Keys holding the [...]

By |April 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New House Plans for April

Check out some of our newest designs in this selection of April home plans: House Plan 74732 Traditional House Plan 74732 is perfect for the average size family at 1687 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. A front facing two car garage is paired with an arched entry porch situated within [...]

Country Craftsman House Plan

Stormy gray shake siding and stone masonry gives Craftsman House Plan 55603 a weathered, welcoming appearance. Under sheltering gables we see decorative brackets, and exposed rafters peek out from under the shingles. The freshly painted white garage door with strap hinges reminds us of a country carriage house. Deep turquoise blue Hardi Board siding makes [...]

By |January 31st, 2014|Home Styles, House Design, Uncategorized|9 Comments