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ESTATE SERIES Construction Standards
 
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“ESTATE SERIES
Construction Standards

Foundation

·        Home warranty by third party:  Bonded Builder’s Warranty: 1 year workmanship, 2 years mechanicals, 10 years structural protection

·        Each lot is soil tested by a professional engineering laboratory to determine soil type.

·        A state licensed professional engineer designs all foundations based on soil test.

Flatwork

·        Minimum 4” thick with #3 Rebar criss crossed at 18” on center. No wire mesh.

·        2500-PSI concrete

·        Choice of finish and design (“Smooth”, “Broom”, “Picture Frame”)

Frame

·        All spacing is 16” on center, including studs, ceiling joists, and rafters, and all are #2 grade southern pine.

·        Spans and bracing follow the international building code.

·        1 1/8” tongue and groove floor decking on all 2 stories.

·        Hardi-Plank siding, Fascia, and soffit per plan.

·        7/16” OSB House Wrap

·        Radiant Barrier “Tech Sheild” sheathing for roof decking.

·        Tyvek or comparable home wrap.

·        All bottom plate on foundation is sealed with sill foam.

·        All penetrations are polysealed for energy efficiency.

Plumbing

·        PVC water lines

·        PVC supply line from meter, 1” or larger, depending on distance.

·        PVC waste and vents

·        Stainless steel under-mount kitchen sink

·        All fixtures are Price Pfister, with your choice of color finish

·        50 Gallon Water Heater-choice of gas or electric

·        Whirlpool tubs in master (per plan)

·        Elongated Toilets

·        Gas and Electric dryer connections

Electric

·        All copper wiring throughout home.

·        GFI plugs in garage, bathrooms and kitchen.

·        Arc fault breakers and "tamper-proof" outlets throughout.

·        RG-6 cable in all bedrooms with cat 5 phone outlets.

·        Décor switch plates

·        Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living room

HVAC

·        Goodman High Efficiency 14 SEER air conditioning units.

Insulation

·        R-30 Blown in ceilings

·        R-22 Batt insulation in slope ceilings

·        R-13 Batt insulation in walls

Shingles

·        30 year dimensional shingles backed by 15lb. felt paper with Ridge vents where applicable.

Paint

·        Sherwin Williams

Garage Doors

·        Choice of panel style

·        Smooth or textured

Windows

·        Double pane Low E

·        Choice of divided light or one-over-one.

Brick

·        Large selection from several companies

Interior Finish

·        Choice of Mahogany Front door with glass.

·        Choice of interior door style.

·        Rounded sheetrock corners throughout, excluding windows

·        Custom designed crown molding

·        Tall base boards

·        Ceramic tile in kitchen, breakfast, utility and all bathrooms.

·        Choice of granite countertops in kitchen.

·        Ceramic tile back-splash in kitchen.

·        Ceramic tile showers and tub surrounds.

Cabinets

·        Choice of Maple, Cherry, Oak or Paintable

·        42” upper cabinets in Kitchen.

·        Raised or Flat panel.



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