Specifications

Foundation & Framing

  • 3,000 psi concrete walls, footings, and slab. 4,000 psi garage slab.
  • Concrete walls are reinforced and waterproofed.
  • Bulkheads and interior metal door at base of bulkhead steps.

Framing & Roof

  • Exterior walls 2x6 @ 16’ o.c. garages 2x4 @ 16’ o.c.
  • Wall and roof sheathing oriented strand board.
  • Floor joists 2x10 @ 16’ o.c. or engineered wood per plan.
  • Decking ¾’ tongue & groove
  • Ceiling joists 2x6 & 2x8 @ 16’ o.c.
  • Rafters 2x10 @ 16’ o.c. or Engineered Roof trusses.
  • Interior Partitions 2x4 @16” o.c.
  • Architectural shingles. 36” course of ice & water shield. Rain diverters.
  • Ridge vent & continuos soffit vent.

Insulation

  • Exterior Walls (R-21) fiberglass insulation w/vapor barrier.
  • Attic ceiling (R-49) blown-in cellulose on flat ceilings. (R-38) Batt in Sloped Ceilings.
  • Basement Ceiling (R-30) fiberglass insulation.
  • Bathroom Walls 3-1/2 (R-11) fiberglass insulation installed

Mechanical/HVAC

  • High efficiency direct vent forced warm air natural gas
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Two zone system for two story One zone for single story.
  • Programmable Thermostat
  • Rinnai natural gas tankless hot water heater.

Plumbing

  • Sinks white porcelain under mount unless pedestal.
  • White fiberglass Tub or Shower per plan.
  • Shower 4’ or 5’ (per plan) fiberglass one-piece with one seat
  • White Kohler Elongated toilet with seat cover
  • Faucets will be chrome
  • Kitchen sink double bowl undermount stainless steel
  • Ice maker line included

Electrical

  • Outlets, switches, and GFI installed per code.
  • Each bedroom, living room, and family room will have one half-switched outlet.
  • Wiring for a fan/light combination on switch when a cathedral ceiling is offered for living room.
  • Cable TV jack provided in family room and master bedroom.
  • Phone jack installed in kitchen and master bedroom.
  • Surface-mounted light centered in each hallway and mudroom.
  • Four recessed Can lights for kitchen.
  • One surface-mounted light over kitchen sink.
  • Range and dryer to be wired for a “4-wire” connection.
  • Door chimes located in corner of hallway wall.
  • Wiring for future chandelier in dining room.
  • Exhaust fan with light installed in bathrooms.
  • Vanity lights in bathrooms.
  • Only walk-in closets receive a surface-mounted light with switch.
  • Basement receives one switched porcelain light at top of stairs and one at furnace area. One outlet is included.
  • Garage wired for door openers. Two porcelain lights included.
  • Exterior lights included for front garage and front entry. One light included for each additional exterior door.
  • Two exterior GFI outlets.
  • One hard-wired smoke detector with battery backup installed on each floor level and one in each bedroom, according to local codes.

Exterior Finish

  • Vinyl siding “Certainteed Mainstreet”. Vinyl louvered shutters, if shown on plan.
  • 6” vinyl corner boards. Aluminum-wrapped rakes and fascia.
  • Front porch (if shown on plan) composite decking, white vinyl rail and balusters if needed.
  • Rear deck pressure treated includes stairs if at grade level. Not painted.
  • Double hung Vinyl windows w/ screens & grills
  • Vinyl easement windows over kitchen sink
  • Front entry door is ThermaTru insulated door, with insulated half or full sidelites.
  • Side/back door ThermaTru 9-light insulated door
  • Sliding glass doors are vinyl w/screens & grills. Refer to plans.
  • 2 Vinyl foundation tilt windows for basement.
  • Garage: Two 9’ x 7’ steel insulated overhead doors installed, one uninsulated double hung window. Side entry option provides two double hung widows with shutters.
  • Driveway paved. 22’ wide at garage doors tapered to 10’ – 12’
  • Loam & seed disturbed areas
  • Six to eight shrubs provided bark mulch spread around
  • Concrete front walkway. Broom finish.
  • Pre-cast concrete step with iron rails at front entry or wood front porches as indicated by the plans.
  • Granite post for mailbox.
  • Two frost free silcocks (front and back)

Interior Finish

  • Doors: six panel Masonite hardboard.
  • Trim: Baseboard moldings 3 ½” colonial. Window and door casing 2 ½” colonial.
  • Stairs: Oak newel posts, oak rails with 2 coats clear poly, baluster painted white
  • Fireplace: natural gas direct vent with Prefab mantle surround
  • Paint: Walls to have on prime coat and one finish coat of Benjamin Moore Regal latex paint flat finish. Bathroom & kitchen areas receive eggshell finish.
  • Trim is pre-primed and will receive two coats of finish semi-gloss
  • Ceilings to have a random roll finish.
  • Flooring: Tile for bathrooms, mudroom and laundry area.
  • Hardwood: Kitchen/eating area, dining room and living room
  • Carpet: All other finished areas of the house including the stairs.
  • Bathroom Mirrors 42” rectangular or oval over pedestal

Kitchen/Cabinets/Counters

  • Contractor’s Choice Cabinetry; Raised panel Oak, Maple, Hickory and white Thermofoil
  • Granite Counter Tops
  • Stainless Steel General Electric Range, microwaves and dishwasher include.

Utilities:

Notes

Please note these specifications are subject to change. A more detailed list is available. Not all house plans receive all items listed. Buyers must refer to their specific house plans.

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