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, November 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM PST

This bathroom webinar will demonstrate how to design a master bathroom. The webinar will focus on creating a custom vanity, glass shower, and windows. We will use custom materials and add various bathroom accessories throughout the webinar.

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Bathroom Design

Quick Start

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 at 12:00 PM PST

The Quick Start webinar is a quick and easy way to get started or learn about the software. In this demonstration we will go through the complete process of drawing a plan, designing a kitchen, adding a roof and framing, and producing construction documents. Additionally you will learn about additional resources to further your knowledge of the software. The webinar is intended for new, intermediate, and soon-to-be users.

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Quick Start

Kitchen Design

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM PST

This webinar focuses on how to create a kitchen layout from beginning to end. We will demonstrate how to fully edit and customize cabinets, appliances, and a kitchen island. We will also use tools to customize materials and create a custom ceiling design.

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Kitchen Design

Beginning Roof Design

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM PST

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

Remodeling and Manual Roof Design

This remodeling webinar goes through the process of adding a covered patio and entry way to an existing home. The project covers capturing as-built measurements, removing walls to create an open design, changing ceiling heights, and using the Manual Roof tools to tie the new roof into the existing roof as they will do in the actual remodel project.

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Remodeling and Manual 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 focus on using Home Designer’s terrain and landscaping tools to create a sloped terrain for a walkout basement. In addition to adding elevation information, the webinar covers various exterior features such as deck design, navigating the plant chooser tool, creating garden beds, and building a custom pond.

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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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