SOURCE: Home Design Alternatives

July 31, 2009 23:22 ET

HDA Redesigns Project Plans Area of Web Site

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2009) - HDA, Inc., a St. Louis-based home plan publisher, is redesigning their web site featuring their collection of do-it-yourself project plans. In addition to over 17,000 best-selling house plans, it 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 market struggles, homeowners are looking to do-it-yourself projects to enhance their existing homes rather than looking to buy new ones.

The new, streamlined search for project plans can make consumers' dreams a reality. With more sub-categories than ever, HDA makes it easy to find just the plan you are looking for with categories including garages, sheds, decks & gazebos, buildings, home additions, backyard/indoor projects and yard art. Plus, these categories are divided into even more specific sections including 1-car, 2-car and 3-car garages; or under "sheds" look for children's playhouses, garden sheds or barns. These sub-categories will keep the consumer from scrolling through the hundreds of projects available.

"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. Equipped with an abundance of new advanced search features, finding your dream home has never been easier. These home plans are also sectioned into categories to aid the search, ranging from Ranch home plans to Luxury and Traditional to Contemporary house plans, 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 or house plans, please visit or For corporate information, please visit

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