What’s the Difference: Fiberglass vs. Mineral Wool Insulation

By Joseph Truini For nearly 80 years, fiberglass insulation has been the most popular type of home insulation, and it’s easy to see why: Fiberglass is affordable, easy to install, readily available in a wide variety of sizes and, most importantly, an excellent insulator. Fiberglass insulation is composed of fine glass fibers that are woven, […]

Create Your Dream Home Kitchen Design

Creating your dream home kitchen starts with a well-designed plan It’s no secret—the kitchen is now the heart of the home, where friends and family gather to eat and mingle. As the use of this space has transitioned from purely functional to this sort of social environment, designers have had to try to adapt their […]

Finding the Perfect House Plan Just Got Easier

The House Designers’ offers a fresh and innovative house plan search experience with its’ newly designed responsive website. Features include a mobile friendly format, interactive modification tools for customizing floor plans and a personalized customer dashboard to save plans, estimates and favorite home products. For most individuals and families, building a new home is the […]

What to Look for in 2016 Kitchen Design

By Rachel Lyons, Contributing Writer for The House Designers As we enjoy new streamlined gadgets and fashions, so do we move toward the same modern ideals in other parts of our lives. In a similar way, we are seeing a shift toward merging sleek design with enhanced functionality as the kitchen has become a more […]

The Boy, the Dog, and the Architect

In 1956, a 12-year-old boy wrote a letter to a world-renowned architect asking for a special type of building he hadn’t yet designed in his professional career—a doghouse. Inspired by this story, The House Designers are searching for a rescue dog that we can have the pleasure of designing and building a custom doghouse for […]

Evolution of Doghouses

By Miles Hurley, The House Designers’ Contributing Writer Dogs have always been, and continue to be, one of our most loyal companions, providing help and comfort in so many ways. In many places, they are hunters, tracking through forests with the keenest senses. Other places, dogs are rescue and guard animals, by the sides of […]