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Punch! Home & Landscape Design Essentials v18

Punch! Home & Landscape Design Essentials v18

Design The Home of Your Dreams!
Download - Windows -  $49.99 
USB Flash Drive -  $59.99 
DVD in Sleeve - Windows -  $49.99 



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Build the Home of Your Dreams!

Punch! Home and Landscape Design software is now better than ever! Design and remodel your home and landscaping with Punch Home and Landscape Design Essentials 18, the most full-featured version yet. Drag and Drop rooms to create your space. Add furniture, floors, window coverings, accessories, plants and more with just a mouse click. Then explore your plans in 2D and 3D to create the home of your dreams!

  • Create your dream home today!
  • No design experience required using our simple to use interface, drag and drop features and one mouse click design features!
  • It's easy to get started! Create your own plan or use our editable floor plans and templates.
  • Includes thousands of materials, furnishings and accessories and over 1200 paint color choices to finish your designs
  • Save money and the environment with “Building Green” tips that include a selection of green objects and materials.
  • Just in case you need it, we've added an all new integrated interactive help system to make finding and using the right tool easier than ever. Includes training center video tutorials and free technical support.
  • Perfect for the DIY person who wants to create, design, and visualize their home projects

Which Punch! Product is Best for Your Design Project?

Project

Architectural Series

Professional

Premium

Essentials

Interior

Landscape Deck & Patio

Home Design

Best

Best

Better

Good

N/A

N/A

Landscape Design

Best

Best

Better

Good

N/A

Best

Decks and Patios

Best

Best

Better

Good

N/A

Best

Remodeling

Best

Best

Better

Good

Good

Good

Kitchens and Bath

Best

Best

Better

Good

Better

N/A

Interior Design

Best

Better

Better

Good

Best

N/A

Basements / Media Rooms

Best

Better

Better

Good

Good

N/A

Presentation

Best

Better

Good

Good

Good

Good

DESIGN IT

Three ways to start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  • Professionally Designed Plans: Need inspiration or an instant starting point? Utilize our editable house plans to fast track your design or browse them for room layout ideas.
  • Floor Plan Trace: trace a favorite floor plan, or use one you've sketched

DETAIL IT

Auto Framing

  • Select metal, wood or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.

Auto Roof Gables

  • Instantly add gable walls and roof panels

Windows, Doors & Walls

  • Select from an extensive library of door and window styles. Customize the size, grille style, and other parameters to fit your plan.

Add rooms and decorate with one mouse click!

  • Drag and drop room creation
  • SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room or you entire house with one mouse click.
  • Includes HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing Tools
  • Over 4870 3D furnishings and over 7640 materials plus textures and paints

VISUALIZE IT

DESIGN IT

Start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.

DETAIL IT

Object Library

  • Thousands of objects for every part of your design, inside or out. Remodel with new fixtures, lighting, ceiling fans, sinks, and more. Use as is or edit with 3D Custom Workshop™.

Flooring Carpets & Rugs

  • Try tile, carpet, wood, stone, and other materials including brand name, real-world products.

Furniture Showcase

  • Add predesigned furniture groups with simple drag & drop. Easily arrange or edit your selections to suit your design.

Brand Name Product Libraries

  • Thousands of possibilities! Faux finishes, interior and exterior paint, wood floors, solid surfaces, blinds, stone, and much more. Nationally-recognized decorating materials you can try before you buy.
Brand Names
Cabinets

Cabinets

Precision Lighting Planner

  • Add functionality and drama to your design. Works with exterior and interior designs. Precision controls for ambient light, shadows, fall off, radius, and more. Drag & Drop landscape light fixtures.

Cabinet Designer

  • Customize your cabinets with shelving, pantries, drawers, and appliances. Also perfect for media centers, bathrooms and garage organization.

Storage Design

  • Gain more closet space by planning an inexpensive wire shelving system or lay out a garage that makes the best use of space, yet keeps things organized and within reach. Drag & drop shelving, workbenches and cabinets are included in the library.

VISUALIZE IT

DESIGN IT

Start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.

DETAIL IT

Planting Library

  • Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your own favorite plants to the database!

PlantFinder

  • PlantFinder™ searches plants for your area, using parameters you specify, ensuring growing success.
  • Sorting feature lets you select growing parameters, international zones, sunlight, climate, water, and soil conditions.
  • Photo-realistic images of real-world plants that can be viewed from any angle.
  • Color-coded zone maps make plant selection easy and foolproof. Over 10,000 plants in 10 zones.
  • Get complete information about every plant in the database with the Plant Details dialog.

Plant Growth

  • Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.
Planting Templates

Planting Templates

Hardscapes

  • Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.

Auto Edging & Planting Templates

  • Zone specific plant groupings with simple drag & drop placement. A variety of shapes for freestanding, corners, and more.

VISUALIZE IT

DESIGN IT

Start your project:

  • QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.

DETAIL IT

Deck Templates

Deck & Patio Templates

  • Predesigned, drag & drop, editable designs you can use as is or customize to your personal style!

Outdoor Living

  • Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.

VISUALIZE IT

Tools for easier and faster designing

NEW Auto Roof Gable

  • Instantly add gable roof panels

Design Phase Tabs

Design Phase Tabs
  • Easy tabs organize your project into foundation, floor, electrical, plumbing, roof, etc. creating all the steps needed for your design

Brand Name and Object Library

  • Endless possibilities! Thousands of 2D and 3D objects to choose from! Choose entire furniture groupings with simple drag and drop
  • Choose from thousands of nationally recognized decorating materials including faux finishes, wood floors, counter tops, blinds and much more!
  • NEW and improved library is easier to use and faster to search.

Simple Drag and Drop Tools

  • Add rooms, paint color, furnishings, landscape plantings and more!
3D Custom Workshop
3D Custom Workshop

3D Custom Workshop

  • Build virtually any object or modify existing objects from the library. Use photo-realistic materials including wood, fabric, paint colors, stone, brick, and more.
Build Green

Build Green

  • Go green in one click; watch your design go green with design tips and objects; recycled glass counter tops, bamboo flooring and more! Make your home more energy efficient with new appliances or update your windows, doors and more!

SmartWand™

  • SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room, or your entire house, with one mouse click!

Cost Estimation & Mobile Landscaping Quote

Instant 2D/3D views plus the ability to create
templates for a 3D model of your design

Print blueprints of your designs

Print Blueprints of Your Designs

NEW Intuitive Interactive Help

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

Windows® Vista or higher¹, Intel® or compatible 1.0 GHz processor or higher (multi-core processor supported), 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB or more recommended, 3 GB of Hard Disk Space, VGA Video Card displaying at least 1024x768 with 32-bit color, DVD-ROM drive for media installations only, Mouse with wheel recommended, 256 MB Video Card Memory, Internet access and Internet Service Provider account required² ¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows® Vista or higher. ²User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.