Specifications

Specifications

Foundation:

  • 8” poured concrete w/foundation drains
  • Basement insulated window (if a walk out no window)
  • Steel cement filled columns/steel plates
  • Anchor bolts in walls
  • “Watch Dog Waterproofing” foundation coating

Basement:

  • 2×12 bsm’t stairs w/treads
  • Sheetrocked stairwell walls taped & finished/primed
  • Main girders 2’x 12” or LVL Engineered Beams sized accordingly

Framing:

  • Sill plates 2×6 pt pressure treated
  • Sill insulation ½ x 6
  • Box sill 2×10, 2×12 KD or equivalent
  • Floor joists 2×10 KD 16” o.c. or Open Web Engineered Floor Trusses
  • Sub-floor ¾” tongue & groove Advantech glued & nailed

Exterior Walls:

  • 2 x 6 KD 16” o.c.
  • 2 x 6 KD top/bottom plates
  • 2 x 8 KD headers where required
  • 2 x 10 KD headers where required
  • LVL beams where required
  • Wall sheathing 7/16” OSB Zip panels

Second Floor:

  • 2 x 10 KD box sill or equivalent
  • 2 x 10 KD floor joists or equivalent 16” o.c.
  • Main girders/built up beams 2 x 10, 2 x 12, or LVL
  • Gang lam required for carrying loads
  • Sub floor ¾” tongue & groove Advantech, glued & nailed

Ceiling Joist:

  • 2 x 6 KD 16” o.c.
  • Furring 1 x 3

Roof:

  • Rafters 2 x 10 or 2×12 KD 16” o.c.
  • Roof sheathing ½ cdx fir
  • Ridge 2 x 10 KD or Engineered
  • Continuous vent pre-manufactured ridge vent
  • Ice & Water shield/ # 15 felt paper
  • 8” metal drip edge
  • Ice & Water shield in all valleys
  • 30-year warranty IKO roof shingles

Exterior Siding:

  • Certainteed Mainstreet D5 Vinyl siding
  • PVC frieze board & water table board, unpainted white
  • Garage door trimwork in PVC, unpainted white
  • Fluted corners
  • Vinyl shutters on the front of house , choice of color
  • All trim wrapped in aluminum
  • Carriage style garage doors w/decorative hardware & windows
  • Granite front steps

Electrical:

  • 200 Amp service dependent on sq ft
  • Bedroom lights on switched outlets
  • GFI outlets where required
  • Fan/Light combination in all baths
  • Switched outlet for light in living room
  • Hanging light in dining room/dinette
  • Strip light over door in laundry area
  • Wiring for washer/dryer, elec. range, dishwasher, microwave
  • All outlets & switches to be installed in proper locations—to code
  • Basement ceiling—standard fixtures with exposed bulbs
  • Hard wired smoke detectors with battery back-up—to code
  • Exterior lights: 1—front door, 1 flood light, 1 side light next to rear door
  • 2 GFI outlets exterior, 1 front, 1 rear
  • Garage door opener prewire
  • Cat 5 wiring for all phones

Light fixtures included:

  • Brushed nickel ceiling mount lights per code & plan.
  • Dining room light – brushed nickel
  • Recessed lighting in kitchen and up hall
  • Walk in closet ceiling light
  • Door chime with ringers by front door
  • 4 phone & 4 cable locations per electrical plan
  • (2) lantern style lights by garage doors

Plumbing:

  • Half Bath:
    • Water saving commode
    • Mirror over sink supplied by owner
    • Moen faucet
    • Laminate countertops in choice of color
    • Vanity cabinet to match kitchen
  • Main Bath:
    • Water saving commode/single bowl sink/Formica tops
    • Mirror over sink supplied by owner
    • Fiberglass tub/shower
    • Laminate countertop in choice of color
    • Cabinetry to match kitchen
    • Moen faucet
  • Kitchen:
    • Undermount kitchen sink
    • Moen Faucet
    • Level 1 granite kitchen tops
  • Master Bath:
    • Water saving commode Round
    • Mirror over sink supplied by owner
    • Fiberglass shower
    • Double Vanity if applicable to plan
    • Soaking Tub if applicable to plan
    • Laminate countertop in choice of color
    • Cabinetry to match kitchen
    • Moen Faucets

Note: All faucet drains & fixtures are Chrome unless otherwise specified

Heating:

  • High efficiency FHA. Single zone with adjustable flow registers
  • Central AC
  • Digital thermostats
  • Rinnai on demand tankless hot water heater
  • Direct vent gas fireplace w/white mantel & tile surround

Insulation:

  • R-21 walls 6” batts with poly
  • R-21 garage house wall 6”
  • R-30 in basement ceiling
  • R-48 in main ceiling 16” blown in
  • 2’ main ceiling perimeter 9” kraft faced fiberglass/ 4’ proper vents
  • Stairwell walls going to basement to be R-19
  • 9” kraft faced in sloped ceilings high energy

Interior Walls:

  • Sheetrocked, finished w/Atrium White Walls (eggshell) and trim painted white (semigloss)

Interior Trim:

  • 2½” casing, 5 1/4 ” base first & second floor
  • Choice of 6, 4 or 2 panel smooth colonist doors
  • Natural railings/white painted balusters
  • Natural Newell posts
  • Brushed nickel door hardware
  • Bathroom accessories are not included

Shelving:

  • All closets to have ventilated wire shelving
  • Wire shelf in laundry area
  • Kitchen Cabinets:
  • Maple Cabinetry in choice of colors & finishes
  • Staggered height and depth per plan
  • Raised breakfast bar
  • Level 1 granite from builder selections

Flooring:

  • Level 1 (Hardwood & Tile) and Level S (Carpet) selection from builders flooring supplier
  • Included in allowances:
    • Carpet Family Room, Study, stairwell and upstairs hall & bedrooms
    • Stairway to 2nd floor carpeted
    • Ceramic Tile in all bathrooms
    • Hardwood in Kitchen/Breakfast/Hall
    • Hardwood Foyer & Dining

Appliances:

  • GE Smooth top electric range, dishwasher, and self ventilating micro/hood fan

Exterior Deck:

  • 12’ x 12’ pressure-treated deck

Landscaping:

  • Loam & hydroseed of all disturbed areas
  • Front walkway to be loose, laid flagstone tablet
  • Stone drip edge, foundation shrubbery, & bark mulch

Driveway:

  • Asphalt Base/Top Coat
  • Well: Drilled well
  • Septic: 3 bedroom design to meet town & State standards

Special Features:

  • Addendum A of additional features shall list upgrades to these standards

Windows:

  • Vinyl insulated glass with tilt out sash and full screens by Plygem (Low E & Argon filled glass)

Standard Procedure:

  1. Building plan meeting for design standards & choices
  2. Pre-closing quality assurance walk through

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