Homes are all made with specific floor plans. Some homes are designs with a cookie-cutter or generic floor plan that is similar to most other houses made from the same construction company, while other homes are made with a custom floor plan and design. Anyone thinking of making a custom home can benefit from working on the floor plan's design beforehand. With the Internet, there are now free programs and websites that allow floor plan designing.
Select a floor plan design website. Floorplanner.com is a site that offers free home designing options. Another option is downloading the free design software, which allows the use of the software at any preferred time. Free downloadable software is more common and is available on websites such as Gliffy.com TechMixer.com.
Open an account. If using the online program at floorplanner.com, the account is free to open. Upon opening the account, the online floor planning design software is available for use. If downloading, an account is not necessary.
Design the floor plan. Floor plan designs can differ by any personal preferences. The software provides tools to make the floor plan and to design the rooms, including the addition of furniture.