Drafting Services

Merickel Lumber has computer-aided design services to better serve you, our customer.


For this service, the charges are as follows:


New Home

Up to 3,000 sq ft $2,500.00 (plus tax)
Over 3,000 sq ft $5,000.00 (plus tax)


Up to 1,200 sq ft $800.00 (plus tax)
Over 1,200 sq ft $1,200.00


Plans $800.00 (plus tax)
Modifications to plans $500.00 (plus tax)

Fees refundable with shell material purchase.


Designs Include:

  • Main Floor Plan and Upper Floor/s
  • Foundation Plan
  • Four Exterior Elevations
  • 3-D Perspectives


Payment Terms

  • Payment must be made in full before any drawings will be started. However, a full refund will be credited to your account upon final payment on shell materials from Merickel Lumber
  • Drawings will be completed in the order they are received.  Preliminary drawings will be completed within approximately three weeks after full payment has been received.
  • Merickel Lumber reserves the right to refuse service at any time or to terminate the plans supplied by the homeowner or contractor due to complex design or ability to properly ensure the strength of design. Plans furnished by Merickel Lumber are drawn by a draftsperson, not a certified professional engineer or architect.


Blueprint Terms

  • Full-scale final blueprints will be made available only after downpayment is made on materials.
  • Additional design fees will apply if square footage changes by more than 20% of the original drawing. Square footage based on the main floor, upper floor/s and garage.
  • Final blueprints will include four copies of large-scale final plan.

Virtual Home Demo Available

500.00 (non-refundable)

  1. Virtual Demo with exterior and interior decorating ideas
  2. Furniture placement, wall & floor finishes, cabinet styles, and trim styles


Plans may be faxed to 218-631-3572 or emailed to bschmid@merickellumber.com


Plans and/or payments are to be mailed to:

Merickel Lumber Mills

PO Box 471

Wadena, MN 56482


If you have any questions please call 218-631-3570 or toll-free 1-800-225-3570.