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The Sater Design Collection has been producing award-winning house plans for over 35 years. This blog is our way of sharing our knowledge with you. Our goal is to be a valuable resource to you in your search for that perfect home plan.

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Make it Your Plan

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What does it require to take a stock plan and make it your plan? It doesn’t always require major modifications in order to make your house plan uniquely yours! Here’s some information that will help you if you are interested … Continue reading

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Is that a Porch, Solana, Loggia?

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Have you wondered what the difference is between these terms – porch, solana, loggia? Lanai: is the Hawaiian word for patio or balcony.  It is a term used to describe a porch or outdoor living area. This area is often … Continue reading

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ICF Walls Explained

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Having been born and raised in Florida, I have seen first hand the devastation caused by hurricanes.  But no matter what part of the country you are from, sooner or later you could be the recipient of some kind of … Continue reading

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Total Area vs Living Area

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Did you know that whenever you are looking online, in a magazine or a book for house plans, it only gives you the “living square footage”? Understanding Total Area vs Living Area can be a little confusing at times. What … Continue reading

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Start at The Bottom!

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You gotta start at the bottom “I love this plan but I need a basement. Can you change this foundation?” Almost any house plan can have its foundation changed. It’s common for people to require a different foundation if the … Continue reading

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