Spec PlanS: Landscaping
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Spec Plan-S looks at the landscaping and other gardening needs. Points to consider are type of patio or deck, flower beds, irrigation systems, and any outside structures.
Spec Plan S: Landscaping
what you need to do —
Probably the most fun part of home construction design.
- Make your yard a showcase. Plan it accordingly by adding the right vegetation for your region and utilizing the sun where it crosses your property.
- Picking the right trees and shrubs can save energy costs and provide wind protection.
Visit our Home Product Showcase for complete landscaping and gardening information and ideas:
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Step 1: develop the plan
- take a completed draft of the spec sheet to your architect or planner, who will can customize a building plan or revise an existing plan that meets your specs.
Step 2: get required building permits
- It will either be up to you or the contractor to obtain each permit.
all about permits
lookup your local government for permit information
Step 3: find pre-screened contractors and other service providers