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Log Home Designs

Check out this overview of a number of our lovely log house plans that customers seek out for their rustic dream home ambitions. We have the perfect designs for individual getaways, families, and large lodges.

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Are the usual options failing to grab attention? Do you want your floors to make a bold design statement? With all the types and styles available, you may have overlooked a special category: colorful flooring. Diverse in tone, these options provide an unexpected pop of saturation well beyond the normal tans and browns you usually see. Here are some of our favorite looks!

What's Up with Blueprints and Why Do We Need Them?

If you build anything that requires a permit from a building jurisdiction, you will need construction documents also known as blueprints for the project. Architectural blueprints are a type of construction drawing that shows how a building is designed so a professional knows how to construct and finish it. A blueprint shows how the frame of the building goes together. It also shows the ...

Cabin House Plans - Are They Right for You?

So, you want to build a cabin! You'll find that cabins come in all shapes and sizes, including everything from tiny to luxury designs with simple to rustic schemes. So, depending on what you're looking for, cabin house plans could make great year-round or vacation homes. Remember to consider your wants and needs to find the perfect home plan in any case. All of our cabin house plans are ...

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Step-By-Step Building Guide

Direct From The Designers™ understands how exciting it is to build a new home! In an effort to make the process easier, we have put together this step-by-step home building guide to help you understand the different building phases and how it all comes together.

Reasons to Love Solar-Powered Skylights

Skylights can completely change the feel of a room by adding natural light from above, just as nature intended. The effect is stunning in living spaces, bedrooms, bathrooms, and bonuses alike, but did you know that the appeal goes beyond harnessing sunlight? Operational skylights up the game by airing out your house, contributing to better air quality and a healthier home environment. If this piques your interest, here’s why solar-powered skylights would make an awesome addition to your build!