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Donald Gardner Video Tutorials

Learn more about our website and the features and tools that are available through our video tutorials!

We’ve created some video tutorials to help you navigate our website. With 1100+ home plans on our website, it can be difficult to narrow your search down to just one design. When you create a myDAG account, you can save your favorite plans while you’re browsing our website to easily access at a later time. If you are trying to decide between two or more home plans, our “Compare” feature is a helpful tool that lets you view renderings and floor plans side-by-side. You can also download “Preview Packages” that will include front, rear, and side elevations and the floor plans for a particular design. Learn more about these and other helpful tools in the video tutorials below!

1. Getting Started – How to create a myDAG account

2. How to use myDAG Tools & Features

(Click on the tool bar at the top of the video to select which video you would like to watch. Or just click to play the first video and it will automatically continue to the second video.)

Contact us if you have other questions about the features of our website or about a particular house plan. We are happy to help!

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Home Plan 1528 | Now Available

The Sloan home plan 1528 is now available!

The Sloan house plan from Donald A. Gardner Architects is overflowing with curb-appeal, from the decorative wooden trusses adorning the gables to the metal roof accents. A country front porch greets guests and provides ample space for rocking chairs or a porch swing.

Front rendering of The Sloan home plan 1528.

See all the details of The Sloan home plan 1528 on our website!

Master Closet / Utility Room Connection

Simplify your laundry routine with direct access between the utility room and the master closet!

At Don Gardner Architects, we believe in an open-access design process. We release plans to our customers and builders from the conception phase, when they are nothing more than hand drawn sketches. This is done so that we may gather valuable feedback about what you, our customers, like or don’t like, and what features you are looking for in house floor plans. That feedback directly influences our existing plans and future conceptual plans.

One of the most requested features received has been the desire for direct access from the master bedroom closet to the utility room. In response, we have released a collection of house plans with this feature and we have even more that are in progress. View our selection of house plans with a master closet / utility room connection below!

The Jenkins – Plan 1496

The Jenkins house plan 1496 has direct access from the master closet to the utility room.

The Jenkins has dual walk-in closets in the master suite and one has direct access to the utility room. A secondary access door is convenient to the other bedrooms.

Paxton Plan 1510 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Paxton Plan 1510 is being built in Knightdale, NC!

Tingen Construction Company will soon begin construction of our Design in Progress Plan 1510, The Paxton. In this rendering-to-reality story, we will follow the entire building process – from pre-construction to move-in ready!

Update: Completed Photos!

Front rendering of The Paxton Plan 1510.

Don Gardner Rendering: 2833 sq ft, 4 beds, 3.5 baths