Choosing the Best Lot for Your Custom Home

A favorite view or great location is often the original inspiration for those who decide to build their own home. But a great view won't save you if it happens to be from a plot of land with major problems. Following these guidelines can help you make sure you're choosing the best lot for your dream home:…

Why Your Soil Matters in the Home Building Process

When you think about it, does soil really have much to do with your home? If soil is tracked into the house, it is quickly swept out or vacuumed. Good soil is commonly thought to be only ideal for planting a garden, bushes, flowers and trees. But did you know that the richness of your soil has a lot to do with how your home will be built and not simply how well your grass will grow?…

3D Look: Get Started Before You Get Started

Every person whose ever bought a home wishes they could have seen the finished product before they went forward with building it. At Design Tech Homes, we have just about fulfilled that wish…

Why Personal Design Plays a Huge Role in Custom Homebuilding

As more and more people continue to move to Texas, more and more homes are being built. Many of these homes are cookie-cutter with very little personality, leaving the homeowner with much to be desired and much to improve upon. Continuing to improve on a home can definitely cause headaches, especially when those improvements could be the personal standard when buying a custom home like at Design Tech Homes…

Shortages Causing Major Delays in Houston Home Building Processes

Houston has a great problem. The fourth largest city in the nation is in the midst of a business boom and the continual highway and building construction is proof thereof. The problem, however, is that supply is struggling to keep up with demand…

Details Matter: Frequently Overlooked Issues to Consider When Building Your First Home

You've done it — you've decided to build your first home. Congratulations -- building your own home can be rewarding and exciting! But we've all heard the horror stories of first-time builders who neglected to consider key issues that later came back to haunt them. Don't let that happen to you! You want to avoid these painful — and often costly — regrets. So what should you be paying attention to as you put together your plans? Here are a few important considerations that can sometimes get lost in the excitement of building design…

Join DTH at the New Home & Remodeling Show | June 7 & 8



Join Design Tech Homes at the New Home & Remodeling Show at the Reliant Center on Saturday, June 7th and Sunday, June 8th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more information, to view the show schedule, or to purchase tickets…

Homebuyer Seminar May 31st | FREE to the Public


You're Invited to Attend a Seminar - Register Today to Reserve Your Seat Are you thinking about building a home but you're not sure where to start? Join Design Tech Homes' CEO, Mike Feigin, for our FREE Homebuyer Seminar as he shares his knowledge and expertise on how to prepare to build on your lot! Gain information about site planning, green construction techniques and more. Our casual setting allows you to sit back, relax and ask as many questions as you want! Our next seminar takes place Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. To learn more and to reserve your spot today, click HERE for…

Design Tech Homes Recognized with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award


Houston, Texas (May 2, 2014) — Design Tech Homes is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader. This award recognizes the important contribution Design Tech Homes has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by building more than 92 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2013. Collectively, these homes will save homeowners approximately $27,600 on utility bills and reduce 342,608 pounds of carbon dioxide each year. The environmental benefits of these ENERGY STAR cert…