Planning for the construction of a new home can be a fun opportunity. Your imagination can have almost no limits! But when it comes to the point where the plans must become more practical, a floor plan can be a great starting point. Find out what you've learned about various types of floor plans by taking this quiz.
What is the difference between a floor plan and a blueprint?
A blueprint is more detailed.
A floor plan shows furniture placement as well.
They are essentially the same thing.
What should be a major contributing factor to your thought process when planning your home's floor plan?
your family's lifestyle
the software you are using to design the floor plan
the floor plans of similar houses in the neighborhood
In addition to the placement of its windows, what else can affect your house's privacy?
the outside color
how many internal rooms you have
How will interior design affect your floor plan decisions?
The floor plan must accommodate your furniture choices.
Different sized rooms work better for different wall colors.
Carpet works better in smaller rooms; hard flooring is better in larger ones.
What is not included when the square footage of your house is calculated?
What special needs are required of design for a mobile home?
connection to sewers
multiple sleeping spaces
How must a designer plan for waste water in a mobile home?
with drainable tanks
with drainage pipes to the outside
with a hookup to the sewer system
What is the central draw of building a modular home?
speed of construction
efficient usage of space
What specific need does a designer of a modular home need to consider when creating the floor plan?
the ability to easily split the house into movable sections
internal traffic flow
Due to the specific constraints of modular construction, what is a common feature of most modular homes?