Ordering Plans

HOW TO ORDER ONLINE

STEP 1: FIND A PLAN

View any of the individual designs and click on the blue “Purchase This Plan” button.

STEP 2: SELECT OPTIONS

Select your desired options for
-“File Type”
-“Foundation”

Then, add the plan to your cart.

STEP 3: CHECKOUT

Review your entire order. When you’re ready, click “Proceed to Checkout.”

STEP 4: CREATE ACCOUNT

You’ll be asked to create an account and to enter your billing information.

With a free account, you can review past orders and track the status of your order. Don’t worry, all of your information is kept private.

STEP 5: COMPLETE YOUR PURCHASE

You will then be redirected to Paypal to complete your transaction.

No Paypal account? That’s ok! You can use any major credit card to complete your order.

STEP 6: CHECK YOUR EMAIL

Your order will be emailed to the address you provided. If you make modifications, additional time will be required to complete your order.
Lead timeframes are approximately 5-7 days.


ADDITIONAL WAYS TO ORDER

House plans can also be ordered by calling our office 800.620.6370 (office hours 8am-5pm EST) or click on the link below to send us an email. Please include your phone number in the email and a Distinctive House Plans, Inc. representative will contact you to complete your order.

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MODIFICATION PROCEDURES

Most of our plans can be modified to reflect your personal taste and lifestyle. To request a free quote, please contact us and a quote will be forwarded to you. In your email, please include the plan name, plan number and a specific list of changes you are requesting.

PLAN SET CONTENTS

When you order a house plan for a selected design, the following documents are typically included:

Elevations:
Drawn at 1/8″ to 1/4″ = 1’0″ Scale and Includes:

  • Material Labels
  • Floor-To-Floor Heights
  • Roof Slope Indicators

Floor Plans:
Drawn at 1/8″ to 1/4″ = 1’0″ Scale and Includes:

  • Door and Window Sizes
  • Completely Dimensioned Floor Plan
  • Room Labels and Interior Room Sizes

Electrical Layouts:

  • Building Section Markers
  • All Electrical Outlets, Fixtures and Switching

Foundation or Slab Plan:
Drawn at 1/8″ to 1/4″ = 1’0″ Scale and Includes:

  • Floor and Deck Joist Sizes, Spacing and Direction
  • Rough-In Plumbing Location (if applicable)
  • Mechanical Equipment Locations (if applicable)
  • Electrical Locations (if applicable)

Roof Design Plan:
Drawn to 1/8″ to 1/4″ = 1’0″ Scale and Includes:

  • All Beam and Header Heights and Locations
  • All Hips, Gables, Ridges and Valley
  • Building Section Markers

Building Sections:
Drawn to 1/8″ to 1/4″ = 1’0″ Scale and Includes:

  • Floor Joist Size and Spacing
  • Floor-To-Floor Heights
  • Non-Typical Plate Heights Indicated

Typical Wall Sections:
Drawn at 1/8″ to 1/2″ = 1’0″ Scale and Includes:

  • All Labels Indicating Wall Construction
  • Foundation Wall Thickness and Reinforcing
  • Insulation Type and Thickness

Miscellaneous Notes and Details:

  • Miscellaneous General Notes
  • Stairway Details (if applicable)

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Structural drawings, as well as heating and plumbing details, will not be included in your plan sets due to a variety of factors which include local codes, installation methods, personal preference, etc.  Your building professional (contractor/builder/supplier) can, without difficulty, supply these details and specifications on your behalf.

ADDITIONAL WAYS TO ORDER

Please note that all sales are final. No refunds or exchanges can be given once your order has been fulfilled or once we have begun to modify a plan to your specifications. All orders are fulfilled within 1-2 business days after confirming your order unless modifications have been requested. All plans are designed in accordance with applicable local codes in affect at the time of the creation of the designs. The codes under which the plans were designed are those in force in the designer’s local region. The customer is responsible to ensure compliance with local building codes. Local building jurisdictions may require Lateral Analysis or other engineering services. These services are often best handled by those familiar with your local codes and requirements. Only qualified personnel should undertake any revisions. Distinctive House Plans, Inc. assumes no liabilities for changes or modifications made to plans by others.

All house plans ordered through Distinctive House Plans, Inc. are provided as-is and Distinctive House Planss disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including merchantability or fitness of purpose. House plans may not be returned for credit and/or refund under any circumstances. Distinctive House Plans, Inc. is not liable for incidental, special, consequential or indirect damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, loss of anticipated profits, business opportunity or other economic loss arising out of the use of services or any construction plans received from Distinctive House Plans, Inc. even if Distinctive House Plans, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damage. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure the accuracy, compliance with applicable statute or regulation, and fitness of purpose of any plans or construction information received from Distinctive House Plans, Inc. prior to use thereof. In the event any liability is imposed on Distinctive House Plans, Inc., Distinctive House Plans, Inc.’s liability to you or any third party shall not exceed the price paid for Distinctive House Plans, Inc.’s product.



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