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House Plans

 

Search 1000’s of Canadian house plans to find a design that fits your lifestyle.

 
Our house plans are created “in-house”, so feel free to contact us anytime to speak with one of our designers. Our toll free number is 1 866 474 4320.
 

How our house plans are designed:

 
When you purchase house plans from Nauta Home Designs, we can assure you the highest quality available. We draft our house plans using CAD software to ensure accuracy and ease of reading; this helps to avoid frustration and errors on the job site. In addition, our 25+ years of experience ensure that each of our designs are thoughtfully and strategically drafted.
 
 

What we include with our house plans:

 

1. Detailed Foundation and Basement Plan

 

  • Drafted at 1/4″ scale, this plan shows the concrete walls and concrete footings.
  • This plan provides all required dimensions, notes, structural members, stairs, cold cellars, crawlspaces, windows, doors etc.
  • Any finished rooms are drafted and located.
  • All unfinished basements are designed for future finished rooms and spaces.
  • Every basement plan is designed with an exterior perimeter “pvc” water barrier system, interior perimeter 2×4 strapping, R20 batt insulation, and a vapor
    barrier system.

 

2. Detailed Floor Plans

 

  • Drafted at 1/4″ scale, the first and/or second floor plan is shown, using your requested construction method and exterior wall finishes.
  • The floor plans provide all required dimensions, notes, structural members, stairs, windows, doors, kitchen layout, kitchen appliances, plumbing fixtures, built in fixtures, Gas
    fireplaces, sloped ceilings, coffered ceilings, possible floor finishes, and more.
  • All structural members are sized and located to support upper floors and or the roof system.
  • All different wall types are noted, located and itemized.
  • Every floor plan is designed with 2×6 exterior walls, R24 batt insulation (added R value for Canadian weather), an exterior air barrier system, and an interior vapor barrier system.

 

3. Cross Sections

 

  • Drafted at 3/8″ scale, these sections show the assembly of building materials for the construction of the home.
  • The cross sections are cut from the center of the home (from the footings to the roof surface) showing and identifying all assemblies for the footings, foundation walls, basement
    floor, structure, floor systems, exterior wall systems interior wall systems, ceiling systems, roof systems and eave/fascia assembly.
  • The cross section identifies different roof structures, truss configurations, and floor structures.
  • The cross section also dimensions and identifies the required elevations for the construction of the home.
  • Each home is designed with R50 insulation in the attic and the cross section shows the extent to where it is required, along with ventilation methods.

 

4. Exterior Elevations

 

  • Drafted at 1/4″ scale, the exterior elevations show the size, style and shape of the finished home in detail.
  • The front, rear, right and left exterior elevations are all included.
  • The elevations show the wall finishes, wall heights, roof finishes, roof pitches, finished grade lines, window and door styles, covered decks and porches,  and steps and railings.
  • Each exterior elevation also shows the foundation and footings; drafted to the required limits and depths.

 

5. Construction Details

 

  • Drafted at 3/8″ or 1/2″ scale, these details provide further clarity as to the construction of certain components of the design.
  • Examples are dormer details, brick work, steel beam connections, and beam supports.

 
 
Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or inquiries regarding our house plans. We have designers ready to assist you.

 

 

 

 

"Thank-you so much for the help and expertise on the new blueprints. It was very convenient for us to be able to work over the internet with you on our changes to the floor plans. Your web-page service is very easy to utilize. Thank-you for the many email communications and phone calls when needed. It was very reassuring to us that everything was being done to clarify issues or changes. The house plans look wonderful, concise ,easy to read and understand. But most importantly, they are everything WE wanted in our new home plans. Thank-you for turning house plans into home plans."
- Wayne & Rhonda R. Spiritwood, Saskatchewan
"Cathy and I could not be more satisfied with the professional service that we received from Hank Nauta. Nauta Home Designs has architecturally transformed our simple cape cod house into the home of our dreams. We cannot recommend highly enough the professional services offered.”"
- Gary & Cathy, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
"We are so happy with our decision to work with you and the Nauta Team on our recent renovation project. Nauta Designs has truly unlocked the full potential of our home while respecting our budget by offering creativity and expertise while ensuring we maximize our return. My wife and I are sincerely grateful for your onsite support while dealing with the Halton Conservation Authority.Your experience and depth of knowledge during our discussion with them made the world of difference in getting the design approved. We would have been so disappointed otherwise. Thank you! True believer that the greatest compliment you can offer a service provider or sales individual is a referral. We have shared our positive experience with various acquaintances and loved ones who can't wait to see the final transformation; a few of which are looking to renovate their homes and plan to give you a call. I am confident that you will take great care of them as you have us!"
- Robert Waslyk, Burlingotn, Ontario
"Thank you for our wonderful house plans! We are very excited to build our new home, and we truly appreciate your professional and personal approach…..we look forward to sending photos of our completed house! Thanks again!"
- Cheryl & Pete D.
"Michelle and I would really like to thank you, and your team for your expertise, thoughtfulness and patience! In a time when good products and services are becoming increasingly harder and harder to find, there you were with a great service at a great price! We couldn’t be any happier with the finished product and truly do appreciate everything you’ve done for us. I will highly recommend you to anyone in need, and can assure you that you will be my first stop if we ever build again."
- Jim and Michelle C. Ridgeway, Ontario