Tub Buckets: Attention to Detail Matters (even with a bucket…)

When we work together to build that new home you’ve been dreaming of, my team guides you through every phase of the process. The last thing anyone wants is to overlook an easy opportunity to further care for their new place and the loved ones living in it. Attention to detail matters. With each new […]…

6 Problems That Come With Leaks In Your HVAC System

  We work hard to build every house to high standards.  Sealing your home to ensure it’s energy-efficient is an essential piece of this process. It takes time and effort for your builder to design this into your home (but it’s worth it).  We work to have every house built by us reach that coveted […]…

Post Tension Cable Systems: The concrete slab you need when soil conditions are poor

It’s exciting to pick out fixtures and finishes for your remodel project or home you have been dreaming about for years. It’s fun to see the effect in your home! However, your concrete slab doesn’t typically get that same kind of fanfare. This isn’t surprising. In fact, it’s completely understandable if construction projects aren’t what […]…

Our Preferred Method of Supporting Your Foundation’s Cables

Too many builders cut corners. Inferior products and careless installation almost always lead to problems in the long run. Every homeowner deserves to have confidence in the team building their dream place. Take cat heads for example. We install them on every job site as they are designed to work in conjunction with your foundation […]…

3 Reasons Your Home Needs a Radiant Barrier

Every homeowner wants to save money. It’s a terrible feeling to know your utility costs are higher than they need to be. Over the long haul, those monthly expenses add up. I feel your pain. I’m a homeowner too. That’s precisely why we go the extra mile to outfit your home with building materials that […]…

Make Sure Your Home Builder Doesn’t Cut This Corner

>Ever seen cracks in the concrete along the corner of a friend’s home? Perhaps you’ve even had the very edge of your home’s concrete slab fall off? This is an unfortunate problem we see all the time. Building your dream home can feel overwhelming when you’ve heard tales from friends and family of projects gone […]…

Installing A Brick Ledge: Another Protective Measure Against Moisture

You deserve a building partner who will take every precaution they can to protect your new home. The last thing anyone wants is to see the dream home they designed incur damage because their builder cut corners. Plus, if you are paying a contractor for a job, you want the job done right! One of […]…

6 Reasons Energy Efficient Windows Will Save You Money

When building your new dream home, it’s easy to overlook the importance of investing in the right windows. There are so many decisions to make, after all! Here are six reasons why it’s a win-win to install ENERGY STAR efficient windows in your home: Reduced Condensation- These styles of vinyl, double-pane windows utilize Low-E glass. […]…

Vapor Barriers: Your Invisible Line Of Defense Against Moisture

You deserve to have a dream home that’s built to last. This place, after all, will serve as the main ingredient for some of your favorite memories with loved ones and friends. At Design Tech Homes, we construct your house so that it’s shielded from the elements. Even though you’ll never see it on a […]…

1 Simple Tip To Protect Against Lightning

If you are preparing to build that new dream home, let’s make sure you are protected against lightning strikes. The last thing anyone building a new house wants is to overlook an easy opportunity to further care for their new place and the loved ones living in it. With all of the homes we build, […]…

Are your energy bills going through the roof?

Building or remodeling a house can feel like an overwhelming task at times. We get it. There’s a number of factors to consider. Unfortunately, attic ventilation rarely makes the cut as a high priority item on anyone’s list. Let’s cover some reasons why addressing your home’s attic ventilation is basically a no brainer. Roofs are […]…

Ditch Your Incandescent Bulbs for Home LED Lighting 4

It’s hard to change. Innovations in technology often lead to resistance among shoppers, where long-formed habits are concerned. The notion of paying extra for a light bulb can also be a deterrent, but over the course of the lifespan of an LED bulb, mixed with the number of bulbs in your home, making the switch […]…

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Designing (& Building) Your Own Home

Owning your own home has always been part of living the American Dream. In fact, in a recent analysis by Nerd Wallet, 32% of Americans said they plan to purchase a home in the next five years, and 15% have purchased a home in the past five years. It looks like the American trend of […]…

James Hardie® Products Prove to be Tougher than the Elements

The last thing you need is anxiety about how your siding is performing. Reliability is crucial. That's why Design Tech Homes chooses James Hardie siding and trim. James Hardie® products grace the sides of more than 8 million homes across North America. They've won over the press, the remodeling industry, and most importantly, our customers, with the beauty and durability of our products. Whether your dream house is a classic Colonial, ladylike Victorian or handsome Craftsman, their diverse and detailed siding options allow builders to create a historically accurate, architecturally correct and flat-…

Energy Efficiency Made Easier with Radiant Barrier

Radiant Heat And Your Design Tech Home When the sun beats down on your home, heat builds up in the roofing materials. Some of this heat is transferred into your attic and eventually reaches your indoor living areas. This type of heat transfer, known as "radiant heat," is as natural as the seasons. But it can create temperature variations inside your home and cause your cooling system to work harder. That's a heavy price to pay in lost comfort and wasted energy dollars. What Is A Radiant Barrier?
A radiant barrier is a layer of reflective material installed in a home to redirect the radiant heat cre…