Best Ways to Change a Floor Plan | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

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How to Customize Your Floor Plan from a Raleigh Custom Home Builder:

There are many reasons home buyers customize their favorite floor plan, including:

  • Adding or removing sq ft
  • Moving a room
  • Changing the dimensions of a room
  • Adding or removing walls

Floor Plan Modification #1: Move the Laundry Room Upstairs

If most of your bedrooms are upstairs, you’ll want to consider also moving the laundry room upstairs.

In this red-line floor plan, the laundry room takes the place of the two story foyer ceiling, which some home buyers consider “wasted space” in a floor plan.

Best Ways to Change a Floor Plan | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

Floor Plan Modification #2: Add a Hallway Drop Zone

By moving the laundry room upstairs, you’re able to add a mudroom style drop zone off the garage.  See the best sizes for a mudroom, here.

Best Ways to Change a Floor Plan | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

Floor Plan Modification #3: Turn a Two Story Great Room into a Bonus or Media Room

Adding a bonus room can be a great way to increase sq ft in homes with a two story great room, like this:

Best Ways to Change a Floor Plan | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

Raleigh Custom Home Builder Ideas:

No matter how much you love a floor plan, there is always SOMETHING that can move, change, be added, or be eliminated to meet your dream layout, features, and style.

See a few more ways to modify your favorite floor plan, to get the exact home you’re looking for:

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