Standard Features


  • Footings are to be poured 8" thick and 24" wide.  2 rows of 1/2" steel rods. #3000 PSI cement mix.
  • 4" drain tile around inside and outside edge of foundation with pea gravel.
  • Foundation poured 8" thick, 7' 10" high, containing 4 rows of 1/2" steel rods.
  • Waterproofing: Markote or equivalent on outside of Foundation. Guaranteed-No Leaks
  • 18# steel I-beams and 4" steel posts per code
  • Basement floors poured 4" thick. #3000 PSI cement mix.
  • Garage floors poured 4" thick with 1/2" steel rods placed 3' on center, crossed both ways. #3000 PSI cement mix.
  • Sidewalks poured 4" thick, 3 feet wide.  ½” steel as needed. #4000 PSI cement mix.
  • All Porch slabs poured 5" thick, per plan. #4000 PSI cement mix.
  • Driveway poured 4" thick, per plan, with 1/2" steel rods placed as needed #4000 special mix to prevent cracking and reduce maintenance.
  • 12x14 Patio at rear door of kitchen or at lower level for walk-outs.



Rough Carpentry

All homes custom framed.

  • 2" X 4" construction on all walls 16” on center.
  • 1/2" Sturdy R or Tuff-R R-3 on outside.
  • 2" X 10" floor joist with 1" X 3" bridging installed on both sides of all beams.
  •  3/4" tongue and groove plywood sub-floor glued with seams sanded and screwed. Optional plywood cap available
  • Engineered wood trusses placed 24" on center, with 7/16" oriented strand board and metal clips.

Exterior Windows & Doors

  • Therma-Thru or Jeld-Wen insulated steel or fiberglass exterior doors per plan and selection.
  • Insulated metal garage doors, per plan.
  • Pella or Marvin wood insulated double hung windows with low-E glass 


 Exterior Material

  • 30 year fiberglass shingles.
  • All brick wraps.
  • 12" wood or vinyl overhang and soffits ventilated around perimeter of home.
  • Pre-finished aluminum gutters and downspouts.
  • Siding, Hardi-board, or Azekl exterior trim per plan and customer selection.

 HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical Features

  • Carrier or Bryant electric furnace with heat pump or high efficiency gas furnace with air conditioning. Geo-Thermal option available
  • All copper house wiring.
  • Electric service outlets in basement and garage and storage areas.
  • Laundry with stationary tub, dryer vent, washer and dryer connections and shelving.
  • House pre-wired for telephone outlets.
  • All bedrooms pre-wired for coaxial cable for TV and Internet.
  • Home pre-wire to accept smart house technology.
  • Electric wiring to be 200 AMP service.
  • Light fixtures installed and placed by customer request.
  • Electric doorbells and smoke detectors.
  • Two waterproof outside electric plugs, front and rear.
  • All copper water lines throughout with  P.V.C. drains and vents.
  • Frost protected outside water faucets in the front and rear of the home.
  • High efficiency gas power vent water heaters. Heat pump and On Demand sytems optional.




  • Insulation package consisting of R-Factors (resistance to heat loss):

o Ceilings: R-40 blown in cellulose insulation

o Walls -  R-13 Blown in cellulose insulation. Superior to Batts.

o  Air infiltration package sealing all penetrations and joints of exterior walls.



    • We use the best kitchen designers in the area using top quality canbinets by Kemper, Omega and Dynasty.
    • Laminate and solid surface counters per customer selection.
    • Top quality appliances by LG, Samsung and GE
    • Abundant lighting
    • Stainless steel sinks with Kohler or Delta faucets per customer selection.


 Master Bath
  • Ceramic tile shower with designer door.
  • Garden Tubs or whirpool per customer selection.
Other Baths
  • Cultured Marble bowls or laminate tops with drop in sinks per customer selection.
  • Pedestal sink or vanity cabinet in 1st floor half bath.
  • Delta faucets
  • Hardwood floors in foyer and kitchen; stain color per homeowner selection
  • Shaw Desigh Scapes or Acclaim quality carpeting.
      • Carpet with 1/2" premium plushstep paddin
    • Premium vinyl in baths or Allure solid flooring per customer selection.
      Other Features
      • Masonry fireplace with raised hearth and handcrafted mantel
      • Unlimited choice of paint colors
      • Floors are covered during construction to limit dust grinding into floors
      • Smooth ceilings throughout the home.
      • Interior painting has 2 coats of quality Sherwin Williams or Behr Premium Paints.
      • Basic home security system.
      • Custom designed ventilated wire closet shelving.
      • Generous landscape allowances; all disturbed areas sowed with grass seed
      • Thorough final cleaning of your new home before move in.



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