Homeowner Tips

  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,...


  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...


Your First Step in Building Your Home FREE CONSTRUCTION FINANCING SEMINAR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 10 AM - NOON COLONIAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE AT MAINSTREET AMERICA 18750 I-45 NORTH, SPRING, TX 77373 There’s no better start than a crash course at our free, no-obligation seminar. We’ll have experts in attendance to cover any questions you have – starting with down payment options all the way to move-in. It might sound intimidating, but we will walk you through every step of the process. You’ll feel like a home construction financing pro in no time. We’ll show you every step...


Homes are a place of safety, security, and refuge. The place where we can come after a long day and relax. There’s a big problem then when outside elements like hurricanes mess with our homes. In those moments it is easy to feel panicked. After all our homes are our safe places. Because hurricanes seem to only be intensifying in their severity it is important to ensure that your home is safe before a hurricane is on the radar. Here are eight ways to ensure that your home, at a foundational level, is prepared for the next big storm. 1. ROOF WITH INTENTION To protect your property both from...


From home additions and expansions to high-end kitchen remodels and luxury bath renovations, DTH Restoration & Remodeling can create custom spaces that reflect each homeowner’s unique style and functional demands. Developed as a natural extension to our custom home building business, DTH Restoration & Remodeling is professionally staffed in Houston to make the design and construction of your remodeling project go as smooth and seamless as possible.   Our Kitchen Expansion Project The floor plans below show the BEFORE and AFTER layouts of a...


  Take a look around at the roofs in your neighborhood. Are there dark streaks or discolored patches on the shingles? It’s not dirt—it’s staining from airborne algae. Commonly (but incorrectly) called fungus or mold, algae is a common eyesore on roofing throughout North America. Design Tech Homes has teamed up with CertainTeed to provide the best solution for this unsightly problem by installing StreakFighter® algae-resistant shingles. UNDERSTANDING ALGAE STREAKINGStandard roof shingles are quite susceptible to the unsightly black staining, smears, blotches, and streaks caused by...


  The 2018 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award recognizes the important contribution and commitment Design Tech Homes has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection. Collectively, all DTH ENERGY STAR® certified homes built in 2017 benefited the environment in the amount equivalent to reducing CO2 emissions by 116 metric tons, or in comparison: growing 2,960 tree seedlings for 10 years, avoiding the consumption of 269 barrels of oil and removing 25 passenger vehicles from the road. DTH is proud to be the ONLY custom home builder in Texas whose homes...


  If your home was flooded you may be facing critical decisions about which structural components in your home can be saved and which should be replaced.  In order to help answer many of these questions, we have compiled information that addresses a list of eight specific items in your home:     1. Wiring If your home was built between 1965 and 1972, there is a possibility that aluminum wiring was used throughout the home. Aluminum is no longer used for general wring today because it was deemed a fire hazard. If your home contains aluminum wiring and the floodwater...


If your home was flooded, Mike Feigin, Owner/CEO of Design Tech Homes and DTH Restoration & Remodeling, shares helpful information you need to know before you put up new sheetrock.


All New Homes Built by Design Tech Feature Smart Home Technology Leading Houston area home builders, Design Tech Homes includes the latest in smart home technology as standard features in all new homes built. A custom home built on your lot in a Houston or Central Texas area will feature easy, automated security, lock, lighting and thermostat control for your convenience and peace of mind. The Smart Security System with Home Control Whether you are building a home on a lot in a Houston area suburb or on several acres of land in Central Texas, you want to equip your new home with a...