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  1. As-Builts- Architectural 

    1. Structural As-Builts- Why should you hire a Structural PE First?
    2. BOMA As-Built - Can I field verify existing as-built plans?
    3. Do I need a Land Survey or an Architectural Site Survey?
    4. I am only Remodeling a small area. Can I get a partial as-built of my home?
    5. As-Built Survey to determine Sq. Footage of Commercial Space for Tenants
  2. AutoCAD Drafting 

    1. Is it OK to request DWG's in an older release of AutoCAD?
    2. What is a DWG or DWG file?
  3. General Questions  

    1. What is a Plan Check Set?
    2. Do I need a Drafter or a Designer?
  4. Mechanical-Product Development 

    1. Drawing Dimensions in Metric or US Customary System?
    2. CAD for Manufacturing, What type of File do I need?
    3. Solidworks Version Compatability
    4. Should I ship my small Parts to a Mechanical Designer to draw into CAD? Send Photos First!
  5. Plans to CAD - Conversion 

    1. Can I draw my plans in an inexpensive CAD software for home users?
    2. Old Blueprints - Convert them to Digital format before you work with them
    3. Plans on Paper - How to convert them to CAD - 1st Step - Scan them to PDF
  6. Remodel Projects: Planning, Proposals, Permit Plans 

    1. Planning to Build Your own Home? - Getting Started
    2. Remodel Tips-Share & Clarify project information with Photos
  7. Revit 

    1. Pros and Cons of using Revit
  8. All articles 

    1. Can I draw my plans in an inexpensive CAD software for home users?
    2. Is it OK to request DWG's in an older release of AutoCAD?
    3. Pros and Cons of using Revit
    4. Drawing Dimensions in Metric or US Customary System?
    5. What is a Plan Check Set?

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