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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!

How to Design an Environmentally Friendly Home

If you are here, you probably want to know how to design an environmentally friendly home. Well, have no fear―with these simple steps, you can have one in no time! Here are some great ways you can upgrade your home to be green, all while saving some green in your wallet! House Plan 2432 1,580 Square Feet, 3 Beds 2.1 Baths Improve Your Insulation Everybody knows that better ...

The Best Home Plans for Kids

One of the top reasons people choose to build their own homes is for their families, whether they are complete or still growing. Sound like your situation? We're excited to show you some of the best home plans for kids! While no two families are alike, each of these homes has something special to offer. And with thousands to choose from, you'll see why Direct From The Designers is the way ...

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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!