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Material/Service Package

Your home deserves only top quality materials and products, a standard in our material package.

FLOOR DECK FRAMING (installed)

Styrofoam sill seal 5-1/2".

2x6 pressure-treated wall plate.

Built-up laminated veneer lumber girder, as required.

Floor joists (conventional 2x, I-joists, or floor trusses) as required.

3/4" T&G plywood sub-floor with sub-floor adhesive or required by customer and plan.

3" diameter round one-piece concrete filled steel basement posts, where necessary.

Finished basement stairs; 2x10 treads and stringers, handrail and brackets.

Cross bridging, wood 1x3.



EXTERIOR WALLS, INTERIOR PARTITIONS (installed)

Wall Panel heights ranging from 8' 1-1/8" up to 14' 1-1/8" or as required by plan.

2x6 studs, 16" OC on exterior walls.

2x4 or 2x6 studs, 16" OC on garage walls as required by plan.

2x4 studs, 16" OC on interior partitions.

2x6 studs , 16" OC on plumbing walls.

2x8 or 2x10 headers on bearing walls as necessary.

Single bottom and double top plates.

Corner and partition backers installed in panels.

1/2" OSB sheathing on all exterior walls or as required by customer and plan.

Housewrap, air infiltration barrier under siding.

Crane Market Square wood grain vinyl siding "double lap," extra thick at .044mm.

Siding and accessory upgrades, including brick and cultured stone are additional.

Gable end framing, stud nailer for siding 16" OC.

Gable end sheathing to be 1/2" OSB.

Partition caps for sheetrock nailers where required.



ROOF & CEILING FRAMING (installed)

2x4 or 2x6 top and bottom chord roof truss system, 24" centers.

Truss spans and configurations vary with plans.

2x4 lateral bracing supplied to tie roof truss system together correctly.

Felt paper, snow and ice shield, pre-finished metal drip edge, and aluminum flashing.

30-year architectural roof shingles in various colors with 6-1/8" exposure.

30 year warranty on roof shingles. Upgrade 40- and 50-year available.

Nail-over ridge vent with nail-on 6" or 12" ladders.

3/4 " roof plywood.

Hurricane clips, metal strapping and bracing supplied if in high wind zone.

 


EXTERIOR TRIM & GUTTERS (installed)

Aluminum fascia and vinyl soffit in white or brown as standard colors. Azek trim extra.

Colors to match siding are an additional option.

Decorative trim (shutters, windows heads, door surrounds, columns, and stone accents).

Seamless gutters in white, installed using hidden hangers, colors available.

 


EXTERIOR DOORS & WINDOWS (installed)

Exterior doors assembled in primed frame with primed brickmould applied.

Main entrance and utility doors are 6-panel insulated fiberglass.

Upgraded Schlage security locksets for exterior doors in standard knob or upgraded lever styles.

One deadbolt for front entrance and one keyless electronic lockset are standard.

Garage-to-house doors are fire-rated, metal clad, insulated, with thermal break threshold.

Simonton vinyl windows, styles per plan. All windows are Energy-Star rated, low-E, Argon gas, factory mulled, fused frame, with extension jambs. Marvin Integrity windows with primed wood interior and high performance Ultrex exterior available as upgrade.

Garage overhead doors are Hampshire Series Model 175 1-3/4" thick, R-16, and interlocking panels. Glass available as an upgrade. Door sizes per plan. Door opener is a Premium Series 1/2 HP belt drive with remote.

Vinyl patio sliding or French doors, low-E glass, fused frame, with extension jamb. Or, Marvin patio and French doors as an upgrade.

 


INSULATION (installed)

Certainteed fiberglass insulation or equivalent quality with R-19 for exterior walls and garage (R-21 also available) and R-30 (R-38 also available) between roof trusses or ceiling joists/rafters of highest finished floor level and crawlspace areas. Ventilation baffles included. Blow open-cell and close-cell insulation are available options as an upgrade.

 


INTERIOR TRIM (installed)

Interior doors are 1-3/8" Masonite hollow or solid core, primed, choice of panel design.

Pine and other styles are available as upgrades.

Door widths and heights per plan.

Closet units are Masonite hollow core by-pass or bi-fold with jambs per plan.

Solid core, pine and other styles are available upgrades. Door widths per plan.

All units are pre-hung in finger joint clear pine veneer jambs.

Primed case and base molding. Base molding is wide 5 1/4". Window and door trim are wide 3 1/2".

All trim are of colonial design and primed for painting.

Crown molding and chair rails available as upgrades.

Closet shelving is vinyl white wire with supports as necessary.

Custom closets in maple or cherry available.

Door stops, sash locks included.

Upgaded Schlage bedroom and bath privacy locksets, as well as closet passage hardware included.

 


FIREPLACE AND MANTLE (installed)

Lennox or Heat 'n Glo Gas Fireplaces.

Stone or brick fireplace (wood burning).

Paint grade poplar mantels with 6 design options, 4 piece marble or stone surround with choice of 5 stone types.

 


INTERIOR STAIRS (installed)

Installed assembled stairs, closed treads for two-story, splits, etc. Yellow pine risers,

stringers, and treads. Oak risers, stringers, and treads if plan requires upgrade.

Stair parts, i.e. newels, balusters, and handrails, where designated.

Installed finished basement stairs; 2x10 treads and stringers, handrail and brackets.

 


KITCHEN CABINETS, VANITIES & COUNTERTOPS (installed)

Solid wood Maple or Walnut cabinetry in various finishes and stain colors from which to choose.

Countertops are custom laminated with square edge or upgrade to Silestone or granite

Vanities, same style as kitchen cabinets, to include cultured marble counter top and bowls.

Birch and Cherry cabinet upgrades, as well as dovetail drawers, undermount hardware, and crown molding.

 


EXTERIOR DECK (installed)

Pressure treated deck and railings, size as per plan.

Upgrade to composite decking and railings per customer request.

 


DESIGN, FRAME COMPONENT FABRICATION, and TRANSPORTATION

Design and structural engineering services, including construction documents and certifications.

All exterior wall panels assembled with sheathing applied at the factory.

Interior partitions assembled at the factory.

Floor joists pre-cut at the factory to correct lengths.

All roof trusses manufactured to plan specifications.

All interior doors pre-hung in veneer jambs.

Material delivered to job site on a prearranged schedule.

Transportation included

 


PROJECT SUPPORT SERVICES

Project Management Services available.

Coordination of subcontractors.

Design services and building plans.

Assistance with preparation and review of the construction budget.

Arranging for the purchase and delivery of materials and services associated with the Material & Service Package.

Arranging for access to our subcontractors, laborers, and vendors.

Reviewing, approving and submitting draw requests to lenders.

Technical assistance during framing.