Glossary Terms Archive

Butler’s Pantry

The butler’s pantry is typically between the kitchen and formal dining room, providing an additional counter space for staging meals, as well as storage for fine china and glassware. In our largest homes, a door conceals the butler’s pantry to enhance privacy while dining.

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A plan format where AutoCAD drawings are supplied on CD-ROM. This plan format makes all types of changes easier, from minor to major. When purchasing CAD plans, you will receive one copy of the disk and permission to make up to twenty copies.

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A cantilevered walkway between one side of the second floor and the other, typically adjacent to two-story living or great rooms.

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