to Planshouse - and thanks for spending some time with us.
We publish an original and
impartial building products guide designed to de-mystify the question of who
makes what - and how you can buy it.
We also publish a small
but growing library of homebuilding "how-to" stories. And, as our name might
suggest, we sell house plans.
We're here to help.
Buying plans for a new house is a big
step - and we recognize that you may have questions. With
that in mind:
How to contact us by e-mail and
Of course, many of our
customers want to
talk with someone before placing an order.
- Feel free to call our fulfillment center, toll-free at
1-877-835-5094 with questions. Our fulfillment center representatives are
friendly and helpful. They'll find answers to your questions. They also can
take your order by telephone. Our
fulfillment center's business hours are Mon.-Fri., 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
(Central Time) and Sat.-Sun., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Central Time).
- Alternately, feel free to email
us with questions about our house plans. We'll try to provide you with
an answer in 24 hours or less.
- Finally, don't hesitate
to contact our editorial staff
email or, by phone, at 207-430-0267. We're friendly folks - and
we're here to help.
Our story: Who
is based in historic Gardiner, Maine. The site is produced by the same team that
launched and formerly published The
Old House Web, a Forbes Magazine "Best of the Web" selection.
after launching The Old House Web in 1999, we discovered that many old-house
lovers live in places where historic houses are in short supply.
help, we began offering plans for traditionally-styled houses -- Cape
Victorians and other
historically- grounded housing
is an outgrowth of that work.
Planshouse connects you instantly and electronically with
a library of more than 10,000
blueprints from the world's leading residential architects and home designers.
also find collections our favorite house plans, handpicked by
editors Deb and Ken Holmes. This mini-library now includes more than 500
houses that we believe are the cream of the crop within our databases.
also offer plans and blueprints for garden structures,
playhouses, garages and decks.
also added stories to Planshouse.com that we hope will make your homebuilding project easier: Our editors have
written stories about new and innovative products to use in your new home -- as
well as stories about the homebuilding process itself.
goal is simple: To help you find the perfect house plan.
No more thumbing through musty magazines. No more frustrating trips to
the bookstore. We're trying to lead you quickly and efficiently to the house of your
partnered with Homestore
Plans and Publications to bring you the plans that we offer on these pages.
Plans and Publications has been in
the house plans business since 1946. From its base in St. Paul, Minnesota, the
company has provided hundreds of thousands of quality home plans.
with our friends at Homestore, we offer safe and secure shopping - along with
full customization services for the plans we sell.
Thanks again for visiting
Planshouse.com - and best of luck with your search!