Vintage Historical House Plans

 

Plan Contents

 

A set of plans includes all exterior elevations, floor plan (s), your choice of foundation, crawlspace or basement, or slab foundation plan (on some designs options may vary), any necessary cross sections and details, suggested electrical layout plan (s), roof plan, and interior elevations.

 

Shipping

 

Download options of PDF files are available on our site.  Physical orders of hardcopies of the Licensed Product will be filled and delivered as soon as possible.

 

Credit Card Information

 

We accept Visa or Master Card.

 

Order by mail

 

Plans may also be ordered by mail using a business or personal check.  The documents to download and fill out for this type of order are on the website.

 

Plumbing, Electrical, and HVAC

 

There are an array of regional practices, local codes, and individual preferences that make up the typical mechanical and electrical installations of any area.  Piedmont Dwellings plans only show the location of certain mechanical and electrical fixtures. Various Choices of duct work, venting and other details will vary depending on the type of heating and cooling system and the type of energy that you use.  Plumbing and electrical also have too many options and local requirements for our designs to dive too deep into those areas.  The details and specifications of your desired construction location are easily obtained from your local builder, contractor, and/or suppliers.  Your local HVAC contractor, plumber or electrician can determine the best layout for your new home.

 

Foundation Options:

 

The option of slab, crawlspace and standard basement foundations are offered with some designs.  If the option exists for a certain plan, your choice of one is provided with each order.

 

Important Copyright Notice

 

All home plans sold by publication of this website and by Piedmont Dwellings, Inc, are protected by copyright. Reproduction of these home plans, either in whole or in part, including any form of copying and/or preparation of derivative works thereof, for any reason without prior written permission, is strictly prohibited. The purchase of a set of home plans in no way transfers any copyright or other ownership interest in it to the buyer except for a limited license to use that set of home plans for the construction of one, and only one, dwelling unit. The purchase of additional sets of that home plan at a reduced price from the original set or as part of a multiple set package does not convey to the buyer a license to construct more than one dwelling.  Please Contact Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. for information regarding a reduced license fee for building a certain plan more than one time.

 

Similarly, the purchase of reproducible home plans (vellums) carries the same copyright protection as mentioned above. The purchaser is allowed to print or make additional hard copies of the Licensed Product for the construction of a single dwelling only. To use any plan more than once, and to avoid any copyright/license infringement, it is necessary to contact Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. to receive a release and license for any extended usage. Whereas a purchaser of reproducibles is granted a license to make copies, it should be noted that as copyrighted material, making photocopies from blueprints is illegal.

 

Copyright and licensing of home plans for construction exists to protect all parties. It respects and supports the intellectual property of the original architect or designer.

 

Copyright law has been reinforced over the past few years. Willful infringement could cause settlements for statutory damages up to $100,000 plus attorney’s fees, damages and loss of profits

 

Additional Sets

 

Additional sets of a hardcopy order of plans of the Licensed Product may be ordered within 60 days from the original order.  Please contact Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. for pricing.

 

Returns Policy

 

Unfortunately construction house plans may not be returned for credit and/or refund under any circumstances. Please double-check your selection before ordering.  Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including merchantability or fitness of purpose.  Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. is not liable for incidental, special, consequential, or indirect damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, loss of anticipated profits, business opportunity or other economic loss arising from the use of services or any construction plans received from Piedmont Dwellings, Inc.   It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure the accuracy, compliance with applicable stature(s) or regulation(s), fitness of purpose of any plans or construction information received from Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. prior to the use thereof.  In the event that any liability is imposed on Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. Piedmont Dwellings, Inc.’s liability to you or any third party shall not exceed the price paid for the Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. product.

 

Can I make copies of these house plans?

 

No, it is illegal. All house plans are copyrighted. Making copies of these house plans will violate copyright laws!  If purchasing PDF files of a Piedmont Dwellings plan, you may have multiple sets printed by a blueprint shop for the purpose of constructing one single dwelling from the documents.

 

Are the house plans copyrighted?

 

Yes. All illustrations and plans contained on this site are the exclusive property of Piedmont Dwellings, Inc.

 

How do local building codes affect my plan?

 

If you are planning to build in an area with unique specifications such as high wind/snow loads, coastal areas, earthquake zones, substandard conditions, or extreme grades; local authorities may require an engineer’s report. If an engineer’s stamp is required, you will need to have the house plans stamped on your local level.  Contact your local building departments for a listing of all the items needed to submit for a building permit.

 

Can I build the home multiple times with a single purchase?

 

No.  A single purchase, no matter how many sets, only licenses the buyer the right to build one single dwelling. To build the home multiple times another set package or license has to be purchased.  A reuse license for additional homes is offered at a discount.

 

All house plans present on this site are protected by copyright. Reproduction of these house plans, either in whole or in part, including any form and/or preparation of derivative works thereof, for any reason without prior written permission is strictly prohibited. The purchase of a set of house plans in no way transfers any copyright or other ownership interest in it to the buyer except for a limited license to use that set of house plans for the construction of one, and only one, dwelling unit. The purchase of an additional set (s) of that house plan at a reduced price from the original set or as part of a multiple set package does not convey to the buyer a license to construct more than one dwelling.

 

Similarly, the purchase of reproducible house plans carries the same copyright protection as mentioned above. It is generally allowed to make up to a maximum of 10 copies for the construction of a single dwelling only. To use any plans more than once, and to avoid any copyright licenses infringement, it is necessary to contact the Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. to receive a release and a license for any extended usage. Whereas a purchaser of reproducible is granted a license to make copies, it should be noted that as copyright material, making photocopies from blueprints is illegal.

 

Copyright and licensing of house plans for construction exist to protect all parties. It respects and supports the intellectual property of the original architect or designer. Copyright law has been reinforced over the past few years. Willful infringement could cause settlements for statutory damages up to $100,000.00 plus attorney fees, damages and loss of profits.

 

Making multiple changes to a plan by using an outside designer does not relieve you of the responsibility to first purchase the plans from Piedmont Dwellings, Inc.  Modified plans are considered derivatives of the original and receive the same protection even if the Plan is completely redrawn. Unauthorized use or duplication of the Plan is a violation of Federal Laws and may result in punitive damages, stop construction or seizure or destruction of any buildings constructed in violation of Piedmont Dwellings Inc. rights.

 

Piedmont Dwelling Plans

Piedmont Dwelling, Inc. plans are created to meet average conditions and codes in the state of Georgia at the time they were drawn.  Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. does not guaranty that the plans meet any Federal, State, or Local code.  The plans were designed with a background of reference from the designer’s experience in the State of Georgia.  Our plans have not been checked for compliance with particular codes or conditions.  Because codes and requirements can change, and may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, Piedmont Dwellings, Inc, cannot warrant compliance with any specific code or regulation.  Piedmont Dwellings, Inc. plans can be adapted to the local building codes and requirements by professionals who are versed in the local codes of your desired construction location.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or builder of each plan to consult with local professionals and local building officials to see that the structure is built in strict compliance with the governing municipal codes (city, county, state or federal).