Building a house is a major investment. Prospective homeowners who want to shave costs wherever they can often look in the wrong places. If you’re tempted to buy “stock plans” online from one of the many companies who offer these plans at low prices, beware that the base cost does not tell the whole story.
Passive solar design principles can dramatically increase the energy efficiency of a home with almost zero extra upfront construction costs.
There are many different reasons why a person should hire an architect for any type of building project, whether it is a new building or remodeling. Many people make the mistake of taking on building projects that are beyond their scope of skills and understanding. Below are nine reasons why you should hire an architect for your next building project.