Home Designer Training Webinars

Home Designer webinars are a quick and easy way to learn more about our software. They are offered live or recorded. In the live webinar, we offer chat where you can ask questions throughout the webinar. All webinars are taught using Home Designer Pro.*

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, or would like to review it, you can watch the recording below.

Bathroom Design

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT

This demonstration will go through the process of creating a master bathroom design. This includes drawing a floorplan, editing cabinets, designing a custom shower, and making a custom backsplash. We will also show how to utilize the material tools for applying tile, river rock, and more. Then we will finish by putting together a layout sheet.

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Bathroom Design

Remodeling Project

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT

This project will go through the process of remodeling from beginning to end. The project will start by capturing as‑built measurements using the Room Planner app and importing them into Home Designer. Next, the project will cover documenting project changes, expanding the garage, adding a master suite, adding a second floor, roof design, 3D rendering, and construction documents.

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Remodeling Project

Kitchen Design

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT

This demonstration will go through the process of creating a kitchen from beginning to end. We will review how to fully edit and customize cabinets and a kitchen island. A pantry will be created within the room with a parametric barn door. You will also become familiar with the electrical tools, lighting options, materials, and various 3D rendering options available within Home Designer.

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Kitchen Design

Quick Start

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT

The Quick Start demonstration is a quick and easy way to get started with or learn about the software. In this demonstration, we will go through the complete process of drawing a plan, including walls, dimensions, doors, windows, floors, and foundations. We will also touch on kitchen design, roof design, framing, generating a materials list, and creating a layout sheet. The webinar is intended for new, intermediate, and soon‑to‑be users.

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Quick Start

Beginning Roof Design

This webinar will focus on Home Designer's automatic roof tools and will go through the basic concepts behind designing a roof, and how to create simple roof styles such as hip, gable, gambrel, shed, and more. We will then apply these concepts to a sample plan.

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Beginning Roof 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

Landscape Design

This webinar will go through the process of creating a landscape design. This demonstration includes how to position a house on a lot, adjusting terrain elevations, and adding a setback. We also show how to build a fence, driveway, sidewalk, deck, and swimming pool. We will then add plants, trees, and outdoor furniture.

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Landscape Design

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* 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


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