Designer Specifications

, Designer Specifications

Interior Finish

  • 4 1/4” base & 3 1/4” case poplar, finished in choice of stains
    (bleaching or painted/shaded trim is extra) with full jambs on
  • Poplar railing with glass inserts & brushed nickel clips or wrought
    iron spindles per plan
  • Vanity width sheet mirrors; towel bars & toilet paper holders in
    bathrooms per plan
  • Three panel mission style poplar doors finished in choice of stains
  • Tile Back splash included in kitchen & bar (If Applicable)


  • Custom cabinets per plan including dovetail drawer boxes. Many
    door style options & a variety of stain choices
  • Standard options included are:
    • Staggered heights of upper cabinetry per plan (42” +)
    • Solid wood lined drawer boxes
    • Dovetail joints
    • Full extension drawer glides
    • Soft close drawers
    • Built-in custom roll out with 2 garbage cans if plan allows
    • Cabinet hardware-array of options or finishes
    • Granite or Quartz counter tops throughout
    • Under cabinet lighting per plan

Hardware-Interior/Exterior Doors

  • Brushed nickel or chrome with choice of standard style passage sets on interior doors (levers)
  • Brushed nickel or chrome with choice of standard privacy locks in baths and all bedrooms (levers)


  • High grade stainless steel appliance package (verify allowance per plan with your New Home Specialist)

Floor Coverings

  • Ceramic tile in the master bath as per plan (certain tile request may be an upgrade)
  • Soft sensation frieze carpet in your choice of colors or pattern as per plan(certain carpet request may be an upgrade)
  • Carpet pad is 8 lb 1/2” thick with spill guard coating
  • Luxury vinyl tile in guest baths, laundry & back entry (per plan), choice of patterns & styles (certain tile request may be an upgrade)
  • Micro-beveled wood laminate as per plan in kitchen, foyer, dining & walkway (certain laminate request may be an upgrade)


  • 200 or 400 amp service installed per plan
  • Three weatherproof exterior outlets
  • Heated tile floor in the master bath with programmable thermostat
  • Ample interior & exterior recessed lighting as per plan
  • All recessed lighting are LED bulbs
  • LED stairway lights controlled by light sensors
  • Early warning smoke detectors direct wired with battery backup
  • Carbon monoxide detectors per code
  • 220 volt stove & dryer receptacles per plan
  • G.F.I outlets according to code
  • Decora rocker style light switches (white or black)
  • Holiday light receptacle under soffit on separate switch

HVAC Systems

  • High-effciency direct vent gas forced air furnace.
  • Trane Air Conditioner
  • Air exchanger supplied & installed
  • Galvanized heating ducts
  • Programmable thermostat
  • Bath & dryer vents to outside per code
  • 42”-60” Lineal gas fireplace (determined by available space) on 1st floor
  • Dual zone heating & cooling control on two story plans, single zone for all ramblers


  • 8” thick steel reinforced concrete foundation with water proofng
    (not damp-proofng) on exterior walls
  • 4” thick concrete floor over 4” pea rock
  • 9’ high ceilings as per plan
  • Drain tile system (FORMADRAIN) on exterior & interior of foundation & thru cross sections
  • Passive Radon Mitigation system installed


  • 3/4” tongue/groove subfloor glued & screwed down where applicable
  • Open web floor trusses per plan

Exterior Walls

  • 2” x 6” framed exterior walls 16” on center
  • 7/16” OSB sheathing
  • 2” x 4” framed interior walls (non-bearing) 16” on center
  • 2” x 6” interior load bearing & plumbing wall per plan

Exterior Doors

  • Front solid pre-finished fiberglass insulated door with metal clad frame
  • Front door Schlage handles with deadbolt locks
  • Fiberglass service door & entry door from garage to house
  • 8’-0” Tall patio door (Dependent on plan /options required) (Aluminum Clad)

Interior, Exterior & Ceiling Finishes/Insulation

  • Blown insulation on straight or vaulted ceilings per plan
  • Spray foam insulation in all rim joists
  • Fiberglass insulation on exterior walls per code
  • 4 mil grade CGSB poly on ceilings & exterior walls
  • 1/2” drywall on walls & 5/8” on ceilings
  • Choice of one paint color throughout which will go on both ceiling & walls. Darker paints may be extra due to number of coats needed
  • Rounded, square or chamfered corners throughout
  • Choice of texture on all walls & ceilings up to two textures (over two will be an upgrade)


  • Double bowl under mount 18 gauge stainless steel kitchen sink
  • Brushed pull down kitchen faucet with sprayer lever handle
  • 5ft. fiberglass base shower or tub/shower units with tile surround
    in guest bathrooms as per plan
  • Custom tile shower with full glass shower door as per plan
    with brushed nickel or chrome fixtures (Two shower heads: one
    fixed & one hand-held)
  • Brushed nickel or chrome single lever faucets in all bathrooms as per plan
  • Water softener included
  • Oval lavatory sinks 20-gauge stainless steel under-mount or porcelain under mount sinks
  • Elongated toilets with soft close seats throughout with brushed trip lever
  • 75 Gallon power vented gas hot water heater
  • Pex water lines throughout including 1 water line to refrigerator for ice maker
  • 2 frost-free exterior lawn services
  • 1 hot & cold frost-free water spigot in garage
  • 2 submersible quiet operation sump pumps installed with two sump pump pits. Sump Pump by-pass also installed for winter use (homeowner must get city permit prior to using)
  • Standard pipe drain & tap for washer located as per plan
  • Auto-closing sewer back-flow preventer
  • Main floor laundry or upper level laundry per plan with drain
  • 1/2 hp sink disposal with counter mount air switch
  • Fiberglass drop in laundry/utility sink per plan
  • High spout laundry/utility sink faucet as per plan


  • Pella Casement Proline (Aluminum Clad Wood)
  • Low maintenance exteriors in choice of standard colors


  • Steel reinforced concrete approach & driveway
  • Paver step with stamped & colored concrete center as per plan
  • Steel reinforced concrete sidewalk from front step to driveway
  • Lot is rough graded
  • Addition fill (in or out) or black dirt (in or out) if required to complete rough grade & any other unexpected construction related issues such as, locating & connecting sewer, water & gas lines above the normal span, the removal of trees, and any cost due to poor soil conditions that would require more sand and/or taller concrete wall are the responsibility of the buyer
  • Engineered roof trusses 24” on center per plan
  • 7/16” OSB sheathing with H clips

Exterior Finish

  • Combination of stone, dryvit & seamless steel siding according to
    your plan elevation with your choice of standard colors
  • Ice shield on all roof edges (prevents ice jams) per code
  • 30-year warranty asphalt shingles in a choice of standard colors


  • Pre-finished, continous venting aluminum soffit, fascia, eaves, seamless gutters & swing up downspouts in choice of standard colors
  • Lifetime manufacturers warranty against peeling and flaking


  • Minimum 4” thick concrete floor with sand base, leveled to foundation with steel reinforcement 24” on center
  • 8′ Insulated steel overhead doors
  • Two separate garage door openers with three premium controllers & keyless entry outside
  • 6” wall framing
  • Floor drains per plan
  • Direct vent natural gas heater with control thermostat
  • All walls & ceiling finished through tape, texture and paint. Both
    ceiling and walls insulated