SOURCE: Home Design Alternatives

October 29, 2008 22:51 ET

HDA Offers Over 800 Project Plans

HDA's Do-It-Yourself Project Plans Are an Easy Way to Modify and Enhance Your Existing Home

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - October 29, 2008) - HDA, Inc., a St. Louis-based home plans publisher, has redesigned their web site,, featuring their collection of do-it-yourself project plans. This web site showcases more than 800 projects ranging from fully equipped garage apartments to decorative yard art.

With the downturn in the current housing market, project plans sales are surprisingly on the rise and HDA, Inc. is meeting the needs of consumers by offering great-looking easy-to-build plans for garages, decks, sheds and more. As the housing struggles, homeowners are looking to do-it-yourself projects and additions to enhance their existing homes rather than looking to buy a new one.

The new, streamlined home page on makes it easy to find just the project plan you are looking for with categories including garages, sheds, decks & gazebos, buildings, home additions, backyard/indoor projects and yard art. Many of these plans come equipped with step-by-step instructions and materials lists to make the project even easier.

"Do-it-yourself project plans are a simple way to enhance the beauty and functionality of your home, plus increase the value," says Lagaila Baalman, HDA Manager of Design and Designer Relations. has something for everyone, whether they are looking for a sunroom add-on, poolside structure, vacation cabin, birdhouses, patio furniture, or toy chests. The thorough instructions and material lists help customers to create their project plans with ease, but HDA goes a step further with a fully staffed technical assistance line available to answer any questions that may arise while building.

In addition to their project plans, HDA also offers more than 17,000 home plans available for purchase on Equipped with an abundance of search features, finding your dream home has never been easier. These home plans are also sectioned into categories to aid the search, ranging from a small cottage house plan to a luxury home plan, and everything in-between.

HDA also publishes nearly 30 custom home plan books available nationwide at home improvement stores. For more information on their project plans, please visit For corporate information, please visit

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