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Un dessinateur en bâtiment qui travaille sur un plan de maison ou de rénovation


First free consultation with a house designers to validate the feasibility and the cost of your project

At Plan Maison Quebec, our house designers have fully awareness of the importance of your project. Indeed, our entire team knows to what extent your construction or renovation project represents a major investment. 

In addition, our house designers demonstrate a lot of lucidity and take your projects to the heart. They know full well that they are creating much more than just technical drawings for you. Beyond a banal construction, your house or renovation plan is the transcription of your needs, your lifestyle and your personality.

From simple and modest construction projects to high-end and complex projects, we will know, at Plan Maison Quebec, to meet your expectations and requirements.

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What is a house designer?

A house designer is a professional responsible for producing technical drawings and plans in the field of construction. The building designer plays a primordial role in the implementation of your projects. Usually, the tasks of this professional may include: 

  • Analyze plans and specifications provided by architects or engineers

  • Prepare technical sketches, general plans
    and specific details

  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create and modify sketches based on project changes. 

  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure sketches meet technical and regulatory requirements

  • Carry out field surveys to collect additional information needed to produce sketches

  • Develop bills of materials, drawings and specifications for materials and components

In short, the assignment of the house designer is transversal and crucial in the construction process. His drafts, will serve as a guide for contractors, workers and other professionals involved in your projects. 

What is a house designer?
How much does it cost to hire a house designer?

How much does it cost to hire a house designer?

At Plan Maison Quebec, the first date with your house designer is free.


Then, regarding the price of designing your plans, several factors influence this price: your level of preparation, the quality of the information provided, or even the complexity of the project. 

Therefore, it is in direct collaboration with you, during a meeting by videoconference, by phone or on the spot, that your house designer can make you a proposal at the right cost. 

The price is calculated based on projected working hours for the design of your plans, which may vary depending on the following factors:

  • The complexity and particularities of your projects

  • The number of plans to produce

  • Traffic during the production of plans (spring and summer periods being busier)

  • The time required for approval of plans by the client(s)

  • Modifications required during production by the customer(s)

  • Modifications required during production by your municipality

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6 good reasons to hire a house designer

Why you should hire a house designer for your project?

Hiring a building designer offers several important advantages when starting a construction or renovation process. Here are some reasons why it is useful and beneficial to call on such a professional: 

A precise design: A house designer has the skills to translate the ideas and concepts of architects and engineers into precise and realistic drawings. These, highly detailed, provide a clear visual representation of the structure and elements of the building. This therefore makes it easier to understand and precisely execute your projects.

Compliance with regulations: house designers are familiar with the regulations and current construction standards. Therefore, they can ensure that the sketches meet certain legal and technical requirements. This ensures that the home complies with standards safety and quality.

Effective communication: technical drawings designed by a house designer facilitate communication between the different stakeholders in your projects. This includes both architects, engineers, contractors and workers. In fact, the sketches serve as a common visual reference. Therefore, this reduces the risk of misunderstandings or misinterpretations.

Optimize costs: the house designer helps to minimize execution costs. Indeed, by creating precise and detailed drawings, it helps identify and resolve potential problems before work even begins. This reduces the risk of costly modifications during construction. 

Better monitoring of planning: Thanks to detailed sketches, it is easier to follow and coordinate the different stages of construction. The sketches therefore also serve as a reference for the progress of your projects and make it easier to meet planned deadlines.

Have lifetime technical documentation: once the work is completed, the technical sketches of the house designer represent important documentation. Indeed, they provide precise information on the structure and installations. This therefore facilitates potential future maintenance operations, subsequent renovations and possible extensions.

Finally, hiring a house designer contributes to ensure the quality, safety and efficiency of the construction process. His skills, knowledge and cross-disciplinary communication make him a valuable professional for carrying out your projects.

A housedesigner 100% dedicated to your project

​* The first consultations and discussions with our professionals to validate the feasibility of your project are without cost or commitment.

A house designer 100% dedicated to your project

At Plan Maison Québec, we are committed to offering you the best possible professional services. This is why our tailor-made plan design service is provided exclusively by expert and competent building designers. A perfect marriage combining technicality, functionality, aesthetics and personalization, this is the promise of Plan Maison Québec.

In addition, with Plan Maison Québec, not only do you benefit from the strength of a team, but you also benefit from personalized support with a building designer entirely dedicated to your project. This represents a considerable advantage since if you encounter any hesitation or if you have a question, you can contact your representative directly. At Plan Maison Québec, we place superior quality of service and fluid communication at the center of our concerns.

Prepare your meeting with an house designer

The first meet with your house designer

First, before starting the process of creating your house plan, a work of reflection on your part is necessary. 

We therefore invite you to list the essential elements, which we divide into 4 categories: 


  • Personal factors: Clarify your ideas, your objectives, your desires, your expectations, your constraints, your budget and your financial limits.

  • Architectural factors: Think about your aesthetic preferences, your preferred architectural style, your requirements for materials, functionality or special features.

  • Technical factors: If you have any, gather any relevant documents (plans, sketches, photographs, surveys, etc.) or any other existing documentation.

  • Administrative and financial factors: If you are aware of specific legal or regulatory constraints related to your projects, share this information with your house designer from the start. Also identify important deadlines and schedule (deadline to respect, development of phases, etc.).

By preparing all of these elements in advance, you will be able to provide relevant, detailed and useful information to your referent. As a result, this will have the effect to facilitate communication, to create a productive and efficient collaboration, and therefore, speed up the process of your projects. 

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Make an appointment to start your project

Like you, we want to approach your project calmly and with certainty.


This is why the first discussions with our architectural technologists and construction estimators to validate the feasibility of the project and your budget are free and without obligation.

Our professionals will also be happy to offer you valuable advice and guide you according to the stage of progress of the project, even if plans are not necessary at the moment.

Ready to get started? Make an appointment online:

*No fees or commitment

(Meeting with a technologist and a construction cost estimator with ZOOM

*$180 + taxes

(only available in the

province of Québec)

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