Main Floor Information

Main floor living area:

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Enter the square footage of the living area on the main floor. The living area does not include areas such as garages, porches or decks.

Main floor ceiling height:


Enter the main floor ceiling height. This is the distance in feet from the floor to the ceiling. The standard ceiling height is 8 feet, but they are often upgraded to 9' or 10'.

Slab on grade:


Will this be a slab on grade home? If you select "No" the program will calculate your home assuming it will have a crawl space or a basement. Slab on grade will calculate your main floor as concrete.

Covered porch area:

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This is the total area of all the porches on your home which will not have usable area underneath it. Porches are covered exterior areas which have a concrete floor. Deck area will be entered later.

Covered Porch w/ Cold Storage Under:

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This is the total area of all the porches on your home which will have usable area underneath it. Often times the area underneath will be used for cold storage.

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