Standard Features

Concrete  |  Rough Framing  |  Exterior Material  |  Exterior Windows & Doors
Utilities, Plumbing, Wiring & HVAC  |  Insulation  |  Interior Doors
Cabinets  |  Baths  |  Flooring  |  Miscellaneous Features




  • aBuilding footers are to be poured 8" thick and 20" wide. They shall contain 2 rows of 1/2" steel rods. #3000 PSI cement mix.
  • 3" drain tile around inside and outside edge of foundation with pea gravel.
  • Foundation poured 8" thick, between 7' 8" and 7' 10" high, containing 4 rows of 1/2" steel rods. Water-proofed with tar below grade.
  • 18 steel I-beams and 4" steel posts as shown per plan.
  • Garage floors poured 4" thick with 1/2" steel rods placed 3' on center, crossed both ways. #3000 PSI cement mix.
  • Basement floors poured 4" thick. No steel required. #3000 PSI cement mix.
  • Sidewalks poured 4" thick, 3' wide from front entry slab to driveway. 2 rows of 1/2" steel rods. #4000 PSI cement mix.
  • Front porch slabs poured 5" thick, per plan. #4000 PSI cement mix.
  • Driveway poured 4" thick, per plan, with 1/2" steel rods placed according to width of drive. #4000 PSI cement mix.
  • Concrete patio, 12 X 14.



Rough Framinga

  • All 2" X 4" construction on outside and inside walls build 16" O. C.
  • All individually sitck built construction.
  • 2" X 10" floor joist with 1" X 3" bridging.
  • 3/4" tongue and groove plywood sub-floor glued and screwed.
  • 1/2" Tuff-R R-3 on outside walls in living area.
  • All wood truss systems placed 24" on center, with 7/16" strand board and metal H-clips.





Exterior Materiala

  • 25 year fiberglass seal down 3 tab shingles.
  • 12" wood or vinyl overhang around entire house.
  • Pre-finished, baked on aluminum gutters and downspouts.
  • All brick fronts.
  • Vinyl siding per plan.





aExterior Windows & Doors

  • Insulated metal garage doors, per plan.
  • Marvin wood insulated integrity double hung windows with low-E glass.
  • Insulated steel exterior doors.
  • All wood windows are trimmed on the interior with primed colonial casings.





Utilities, Plumbing, Wiring and HVAC

  • All utility lines are placed according to code by Board of Health, state inspections and utility company's specifications.
  • Electric furnace with heat pump or gas furnice with air conditioning; sized to house square footage.a
  • All copper house wiring.
  • All copper water pressure lines throughout.
  • P.V.C. drains and vents.
  • All electric installed according to state code and inspections.
  • Electric service outlets in basement and garage.
  • House pre-wired for telephone outlets.
  • Electric wiring to be 200 AMP service, unless otherwise noted.
  • Light fixtures installed as shown on plan for placement.
  • Electric doorbells and smoke detectors.
  • Two waterproof outside electric plugs, front and rear.
  • Outside water faucets in the front and rear.
  • Water heaters are to be 40 gallon if gas, and 52 gallon if electric
  • Laundry area as shown on plan with single stationary tub, dryer vent, washer and dryer connections.




  • Insulation package consisting of R-Factors (resistance to heat loss):
    • Ceilings: R-38, 14" blown in
    • Sidewalls: R-13, 3 5/8" batting.
    • Cathedrals: R-30, 10" batting.
    • Additionally, all sidewalls are specially sealed with caulking to reduce air infiltration.
    • R-19 Garage ceiling in basement.
    • 2" X 4" exterior walls covered with R-3 1/2" Thermax or equal.



aInterior Doors

  • All doors are primed 6 panel colonist including closets.
  • Colonists double hung or single closet doors, no sliding interior closet doors.
  • Primed wood casings on all windoes, doors and openings without doors.
  • All doors and trim painted.







  • Professionally designed Marsh Oak or Maple kitchen cabinets with raised panel doors.
  • Recessed lights in soffits over cabinets or crown moldings on open cabinets.
  • Hotpoint or G.E. appliances.
  • Formica countertops.
  • Stainless steel double bowl sink with Delta washerless single lever faucet.





  • White steel bathroom fixtures.
  • Ceramic tile around all tub walls 5' high with 1/2" cement board.
  • Ceramic tile shower with door.
  • Choice of cultured marble or formica vanity tops with white steel bowls.
  • Half bath has choice of vanity or standard white pedestal sink.
  • Delta single lever chrome faucets.
  • Cultured marble or ceramic tile whirlpool or garden tub and shower on allowance.





  • Hardwood entry foyers are unfinished select white oak, stained to match interior cabinets and trim.
  • Upgraded 7/16" Liberty #6 super step pad.
  • Shaw or Mohawk, medium grade, stainguard trackless plush carpet.
  • Portico Berber allowed in Great Room.
  • Armstrong or Domco no wax vinyl flooring in the kitchen and bath.




Miscellaneous Features

  • Brick gas fireplace with raised hearth and custom crafted mantle.a
  • One piece crown molding and chair rail in dining room.
  • Smooth drywall ceiling in main living area.
  • Textured ceilings on cathedral ceiling and foyer if desired.
  • Interior painting has 2 coats of quality Porter latex paint.
  • Custom contrasting color schemes for ceiling, walls and trim.
  • 3 different colors allowed for walls in home if desired.
  • Vinyl coated steel wire closet shelving.
  • Landscaping to include seed and straw for the yard, whenever disturbed by construction.
  • Final cleaning of your new home before the Walk-Through Inspection, prior to closing.



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