5 Tips on Buying Land to Build a House

You want to build a custom home but still haven’t found that perfect lot? Deciding which lot to buy is an important decision that requires careful and thoughtful planning. But don't let the idea of buying property intimidate you! By following the tips provided below, you can make the process easier and complete the first […]…

3 Reasons to Build a Custom Home

3 Reasons to Build a Custom Home There is no place like home. It is a gathering place, a sanctuary and a shelter, a place where you get to escape from your busy and otherwise stressful life. Today many people are working from home and need more space. Most often people decide to look […]…

14 Things To Know When Building On Your Lot In Texas [particularly Houston & San Antonio]

You’ve been dreaming of building and owning your own home for a long time. The picture in your mind is clear – your home, built in your unique style, on your own land. But the harsh truth is that building a home on your own lot can be difficult. There are so many unanswered questions […]…

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. 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 get you out of bed in the morning  The […]…

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 […]…

5 Benefits You Receive From an Energy Star Certified Home

Sealing your home is one of the most critical pieces to ensure it’s energy-efficient. This leads to a tight building envelope that provides a clear separation from the conditioned and unconditioned sections of your home. We work hard to build every house to these high standards. It’s why we have been awarded “energy star partner […]…

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 to protect your new home. The last thing anyone wants is to see the dream they designed incur damage because their builder cut corners. One of the many ways we set your new place up to be protected from the elements is the installation 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. This […]…

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, […]…

Home Energy Efficiency – Everything You Need for an Efficient Home in 2020

How much do you enjoy paying your monthly utility bill? Probably not much at all! Thankfully, as technology and construction methods keep improving, new homes are becoming more energy efficient, and existing homes are receiving efficient upgrades. In the United States, one of the leading agencies for home energy efficiency is the Energy Star Program. […]…