Free Live Training Webinars

Our Home Designer webinars are a quick and easy way to learn more about our software. Through the chat option new, intermediate, or soon-to-be users can ask questions throughout the hour long class. All webinars are taught using Home Designer Pro.*

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, or would like to review the full list of recorded webinars, visit our YouTube Channel.

Landscape Design

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

This webinar focuses on the terrain and landscaping features in Home Designer Software. This webinar will demonstrate how to create a plot plan using CAD tools, managing the elevation of your terrain, and creating a deck while manually controlling the framing. We will also cover how to build a pool, driveway, and fence. Lastly, the demonstration will go over the landscaping tools to add plants.

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Landscape Design

Bathroom Design

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

This Bathroom Design webinar will focus on creating a master bathroom including a custom double vanity and glass shower. We will also demonstrate how to customize lighting, materials, and molding using smart design tools to visualize our project.

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Bathroom Design

Beginning Roof Design

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

This webinar will focus on Home Designer's automatic roof tools, and will go through the basic concepts behind designing a roof in Home Designer Software, and how to create simple roof styles, such as hip, gable, gambrel, and shed roofs. It will then cover how to apply these concepts to some more complex or unusual styles.

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Beginning Roof Design

Quick Start

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

The Quick Start webinar is a quick and easy way to get started or learn about our software. You'll learn the elements of design and how to take advantage of the building and design tools. It will take you through a home design from drawing walls all the way through the construction documents. In addition, you will learn about design defaults and additional resources to further your knowledge. The webinar is intended for new, intermediate, or soon-to-be users.

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Quick Start

Kitchen Design

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

This Kitchen Design webinar will demonstrate how to create a kitchen layout with custom cabinets, appliances, an island, and lighting. We will also use tools to create a custom ceiling, apron sink and floating shelves to finalize the design.

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Kitchen Design

Advanced Roof Design

This webinar will focus on the manual roof building tools in Home Designer Professional. We will go through drawing roof and ceiling planes manually, and design several different roof styles including a Dutch Gable, a Clerestory, and manually creating dormers. Lastly, we will cover the roof framing options available in Home Designer Professional.

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Advanced Roof Design

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Requirements

* Not all Home Designer products have the same features as Home Designer Pro, but this seminar should provide a good understanding of how to use all Chief Architect products. Click here to view our full product comparison chart

Questions?

Please call Training Services at 800-482-4433 or 208-292-3400 or e-mail training@chiefarchitect.com if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions.