Building a Home VS. Remodeling – The Ultimate Question Answered!

If you aren’t satisfied with your current home, you typically face three options:  Buy a new home  Remodel your current home Build a new home It’s relatively simple to buy a home and move in, and most people understand the pros and cons of this first option. However, it’s a bit more complicated to remodel […]…

Top 9 Floor Plans For Texas (plus 5 tips for finding the perfect floor plan)

Building a new home can be incredibly exciting, but there are quite a few details to consider before construction can begin. Before one scoop of dirt is moved or one nail is pounded, you need a blueprint for your house.  In order to build the home of your dreams, it is critical that your floor […]…

5 Tips On Buying Land To Build A House On In Texas

Do you ever daydream about designing and building your own home?  Most people do.  You have probably envisioned the pillars on the front porch, the big windows, the beautiful landscaping, and the patio in the backyard.  But, before you start building you have to buy a lot to build on, which often feels overwhelming.  There […]…

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 your own home for a long time. The picture in your mind is clear – a home on your own land that is designed uniquely for you. But the harsh truth is that building a home on your own lotis a long and difficult process. There are so many unanswered […]…

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 […]…

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 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. 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 […]…