Standard Construction Specifications

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INTERIOR

    • 8 foot ceiling height
    • Smooth 1/2" drywall throughout all rooms (including closets)
    • Smooth 5/8" drywall ceilings throughout
    • Painted drywall walls and ceiling (one coat primer)
    • Drywall ceiling to sidewall (no cove molding)
    • White colonial 2-1/4" case molding at windows and doors
    • White colonial 3-1/4" base molding throughout
    • White wood window and door jambs
    • 30" interior passage doors, 32" interior door at utility
    • Cabinet pulls, Tier 1, in kitchen, utility and per bath
    • "Athens" Brushed Nickel or Bronze interior locksets
    • Brushed Nickel or Bronze door stop bumpers on all doors
    • 25oz FHA grade carpet throughout (excluding wet areas)
    • Stain protected carpet with 5.5lb Rebond carpet pad
    • Tack strip carpet installation
    • Vinyl floor coverings in foyer entry
    • Vinyl floor coverings in kitchen, morning rooms, baths and utility
    • Armstrong Rockville vinyl flooring for all 26' and 28' wide products
    • "Easy Glide" wire shelves in all closets
    • Tight mesh shelves (3) in pantries and linens
    • Brushed Nickel (8654NI) or Bronze (8654TZ) interior lights
    • Brushed Nickel (2702NI) or Bronze (2702TZ) light in breakfast nook and dining room (includes J-Box and switch)

    KITCHEN

    • KCMA approved 5-pc shaker oak or maple cabinets available in 3 colors each featuring:
      • 2-5/8" stained cove molding (matches cabinets)
      • 3/4" thick adjustable shelves in base cabinets
      • 1/2 depth adjustable shelves in base cabinets
      • Dovetail hardwood full extension drawer boxes
      • Soft-self close undermount drawer guides
      • Soft-self close hinges on cabinet doors
      • 100lb static load rating
      • Concealed hinges on cabinet doors
    • Broan ventless range hood
    • Laminate countertops with self edge and 4" backsplash
    • 8" deep double-bowl Stainless Steel sink
    • High arch Stainless Steel or Bronze faucet with spray pull-down spray faucet
    • 36" wide refrigerator openings
    • GFI wired kitchen receptacles
    • Brushed Nickel (8654NI) or Bronze (8654TZ) ceiling light in center of kitchen and above kitchen sink

    BATHS

    • Fiberglass tubs and showers in all baths
    • 60" fiberglass tub/shower in main bath
    • 60" fiberglass tub/shower in master bath (some models)
    • Fiberglass garden tub w/ walls (some models)
    • Fiberglass corner tub w/ separate shower stall (some models)
    • KCMA approved 5-pc shaker oak or maple cabinets available in 3 colors each
    • Comfort height 36" tall height vanity in Master
    • Butt-style doors in all baths
    • Laminate countertop w/ self-edge and 4" laminate backsplash
    • Pfister Series Single lever Brushed Nickel or Bronze lav faucets
    • Pfister Series Shower and tub faucet in Brushed Nickel or Bronze
    • Pfister Series shower faucet in Brushed Nickel or Bronze
    • Pfister Series tub in Brushed Nickel or Bronze
    • Porcelain vanity bowls in all baths w/ pop-up drain assemblies
    • GFI wired bath receptacles
    • Power vent ceiling fans w/ lights
    • 1-3/4" wood mirror frame above vanity bowls (matches vanity cabinets)
    • Brushed Nickel (5337NI) or Bronze (5337TZ) vanity lights
    • 1.6 gallon porcelain elongated bowl toilets
    • Drywall flange around tubs and showers

    UTILITIES

    • Ten-year structural warranty
    • Door chimes at front and rear entry
    • HVAC boots and registers only
    • Full size 200amp main service with circuit breaker protection
    • GFI protection for two exterior receptacles (one front and one rear)
    • ABS drain lines and PEX water lines stubbed through floor
    • Plumbing for washer and wire for dryer
    • (2) USB charging/receptacle combination outlets
    • (3) multi-media port locations (face plate and conduit stub; no wire)
    • AC/DC smoke detectors in all bedrooms (ship loose for basement)
    • Audio/visual CO2 detectors outside bedrooms
    • 110V and 220V range and dryer circuits
    • Water shut-off valves throughout
    • Bi-fold doors in washer dryer area (some plans)
    • 'Touch Tone' style switches and receptacles throughout
    • Water hole line covers all plumbing base cabinets
    • "Easy Glide" vented wire shelf in utility
    • HRV Prep (includes finished grill and duct stubbed under floor with individual controls at Kitchen, Baths and Utility Rooms)

    EXTERIOR AND CONSTRUCTION

    • 2-ply 9-3/4" LVL floor beam at marriage of all modules
    • 1st floor 2x10 floor joists @ 16" OC with single perimeter end walls, NLGA stamped (28' wide)
    • 1st floor-open web truss 16" OC (30' wides)
    • OJ 2000 floor truss @ 19.2" O.C. in all modules w/ plumbing (2nd floor of two-story)
    • 2x6 exterior walls @ 16" O.C., NLGA stamped, 16" OC, double top plates; includes 5MM luan & 6 MIL overlapped vapor barrier
    • 7/16" OSB sheathing on sidewalls and end walls
    • Sub-floor 3/4" (nominal) T&G OSB floor decking 1st and 2nd floors
    • 2x4 interior partitions @ 16" O.C., NGLA stamped
    • 2x4 marriage walls NLGA stamped, 16" on center
    • 7/12 pitch roof trusses @ 24" O.C. (16" O.C. opt) on one & two-story
    • 9/12 pitch roof trusses @16" OC STD with some bonus ranch plans
    • 12/12 pitch roof on story and a half plans @ 16" O.C. with 2x12 bottom cords
    • 41' wide designs have plan specific room pitches
    • 6/12 pitch roof truss @ 40lb @ 24" OC ext and int walls on 26' wide only
    • 10/12 pitch roof truss @ 16" OC on 26' wide story and half plans only
    • 15lb felt underlayment w/ ice & water protection at eave
    • 30-year IKO architectural shingles
    • Rolled roof vent (shipped loose) ranch, cape & two story
    • 12" vented overhangs on front and rear w/ vinyl soffit
    • 12" vented overhangs on gable ends w/ vinyl soffit
    • 6" aluminum fascia over 2x6 for easier gutter mounting w/ drip edge
    • PlyGem 1500 Series white, single-hung, vinyl windows w/ "low-e" clear glass (no grids)
    • Smooth-panel 3/0 FG ThermaTru front door w/ peep & PVC jambs
    • Smooth-panel 2/8 ThermaTru rear door w/ PVC jambs
    • "Cove" Brushed Nickel or Bronze exterior locksets w/ deadbolts
    • Door pans on all exterior doors
    • 6/0 x 6/8 vinyl sliding patio door (some models)
    • Stainless Steel (9618SS) or Bronze (9618OZ) Kichler exterior lighting
    • Royal 'Estate' 4x4 vinyl siding installed over vapor barrier wrap
    • 2x6 headers over windows and doors
    • Stairs (1st & 2nd floor) w/ or w/out landings (per plan) supplied by Ritz-Craft, including: handrail, hardware (per plan) and carpet

    INSULATION

    • Air infiltration barrier (house wrap)
    • R-50 Blown-in w/ 6 MIL CAN/CSBS51.34-M86 vapor barrier, single floor & second floor models (fiberglass batts optional)
    • R-31 (fiberglass) CAN/ULC-S702-97 batt insul. on one & a half story plans
    • R-24HD fiberglass exterior wall insulation, CAN/ULC-S702-97
    • Basement entry walls standard w/ R-11 insulation
    • Foam gaskets on all exterior wall receptacles and switches
    • Sealed around windows to stop air infiltration
    • Spray foam around windows to stop air infiltration
    • Caulked seams on exterior sheathing
    • Foam insulated structural headers
    • Foam gasket at top and bottom plates of exterior walls

    MISCELLANEOUS

    • Kitchen touch-up kits included (matches finish)
    • All countertops are covered w/ cardboard for protection
    • Panel box is dropped to basement
    • Panel box is installed first floor on crawl space models w/ door cover

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