How to Bring Floors to Life with Colored Concrete

By Anne Balogh If your home plans call for concrete floor slabs, don’t automatically assume you need to hide them under other flooring materials. Why waste resources and money to add another layer of flooring when you can simply leave the concrete exposed? With the multitude of products available today for coloring concrete, it’s possible […]

Smart Home Tech You Can DIY

by Robert Kociecki Smart home technology has opened a whole new world to homeowners. Everyday home appliances now connect to the internet and each other, giving these devices new capabilities and giving us more control. High-tech home additions once cost hundreds or thousands of dollars (plus installation), but you can now hook them up yourself […]

4 Things You May Forget in Your Kitchen Remodel Plans

By Abigail Sawyer Your kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where you cook meals big and small for everyday and special occasions. You need it to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. For your kitchen remodel, you’ve picked out the perfect countertops, stunning new floors, top-of-the-line appliances and elegant cabinets. However, you may […]

Southgate 4308: A New Mediterranean House Plan

The House Designers is excited to present our latest America’s Choice House Plan: Southgate Mediterranean Style House Plan 4308. This 2,766 square foot abode draws inspiration from one of our best-selling Mediterranean plans, the Westover House Plan 4093. The exterior maintains a modern, clean aesthetic; accented with half-round louvers, columns, keystone detailing, beautiful gables, and […]

5 Tricks to Hanging Blinds Perfectly the First Time

By Abigail Sawyer When it’s time to add all the finishing touches to a room I’m working on, I’m so excited to decorate the completed space that it’s like putting candles on a birthday cake. I find it so easy to imagine enjoying the finished space that I’m anxious to get it all done. That’s […]

Small Affordable House Plans Our Customers Love

by Terri Connett, Contributing Writer for The House Designers “Dream Big, Build Small” The trend toward smaller, more efficient housing began before the financial crisis of 2008, but the lessons from that rocky period certainly reinforced the movement. Whether you’re empty nesters, on your own for the first time or newly retired, many of today’s […]

5 Tips for a First-Time Homeowner Searching for House Plans

Are you an aspiring first-time homeowner looking to create your dream home? It may seem impossible to know where to begin, with numerous sources telling you to do this and that. But it doesn’t have to be that difficult at all, actually. The House Designers has simplified the process to search for house plans with […]