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SPECIFICATIONS AND ALLOWANCES FOR NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION

SPECIFICATIONS LISTED HERE ARE GENERAL; ALL ALLOWANCES AND SPECIFIC SPECIFICATIONS, ARE BASED ON EACH INDIVEDUAL SET OF PLANS AND SITE.

 
EXCAVATION, BACKFILL, AND ROUGH GRADE TO ACHIEVE POSITIVE DRAINAGE AWAY FROM FOUNDATION. (Does not include off site fill or removal of excess dirt from jobsite.)

FOUNDATION
*  8” X 24” FOOTINGS 
*  8”X 8’ WALLS 
*  8”x 9’ WALLS OPTIONAL BASEMENT
*  TILE AROUND OUTSIDE TO DAYLIGHT
*  4” WASHED GRAVEL UNDER FLOOR
*  3 ½” POURED CONCRETE FLOOR
*  EGRESS WINDOWS OPTIONAL
*  NUMBER OF BASEMENT WINDOWS PER THE DRAWING

FRAMING
*  PRESSURE TREATED SILL PLATE
*  #2 YELLOW PINE 2X10 JOISTS 16” OC
*  TJI SILENT FLOOR MANUFACTURED JOISTS ENGINEERED FOR LOAD OPTIONAL
*  ¾” T&G ADVANTECH FLOORING 50YR , GLUED AND NAILED
*  DOUBLE DIMENSION LUMBER JOIST UNDER WALLS
*  2X4X8’ EXTERIOR WALLS W/ ½” OSB SHEATHING
*  2X4X8’ INTERIOR WALLS
*  2X4X9’ EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR WALLS OPTIONAL
*  TYVEK (OR EQUAL) AIR INFILTRATION BARRIER
*  2”X8” STICK BUILT ROOF SYESTEM
*  ½” ROOF SHEATHING (NAILED)
*  2X6 DOUGLAS FIR SUB FASCIA
*  TREATED WOOD DECK AND RAIL PER THE DRAWING

ROOFING
*  30# ASPHALT SATURATED FELT
*  THREE-TAB STYLE 25/30-YR ASPHALT SHINGLES (NAILED)
*  ARCHITECTURAL STYLE SHINGLES OPTIONAL
*  RIDGE VENT FOR PROPER ATTIC VENTILATION

EXTERIOR
*  BRICK
*  ALL NECESSARY CORNER POSTS & TRIM
*  OPTIONAL VINYL IF DESIRED
*  VINYL VENTED SOFFIT ON ALL FASCIA
*  VINYL SOLID SOFFIT ON ALL GABLE ENDS
*  ALUMINUM PVC COATED FASCIA
*  ALUMINUM SEAMLESS GUTTERS & LARGE DOWNSPOUTS 3”X4”

WINDOWS
*  DOUBLE HUNG AND/OR CASEMENT, BOW, BAY, AND CIRCLE TOP
*  ATRIUM ALL VINYL WINDOWS
*  INTERIOR WOOD WINDOWS W/ MAINTENANCE FREE EXTERIOR OPTIONAL
*  INSULATED LOW-E GLASS WITH ARGON GAS
*  GRILLS INSIDE THE GLASS
*  FULL SCREEN ON ACTIVE DOUBLE-HUNG SASH
*  MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY

INSULATION
*  R-15 HIGH DENSITY FIBERGLAS IN EXTERIOR SIDEWALLS
*  R-19 HIGH DENSITY FIBERGLAS IN RIM JOIST AND BAND JOIST
*  R-30 BLOWN FIBERGLAS IN ATTIC
*  R-30 FIBERGLASS BATTS IN VAULTS
*  VENT CHUTES BETWEEN RAFTERS TO PROVIDE FREE AIR MOVEMENT
*  POLY ON INSIDE OF EXTERIOR WALLS FOR VAPOR BARRIER
*  INTERIOR INSULATED WALLS OPTIONAL
*  GARAGE CEILING AND WALL INSULATION OPTIONAL

TRIM
*  BASE MOLDING 5 ¼” PAINT GRADE
*  CASING, 3 ¼” PAINT GRADE
*  ADDITIONAL TRIM SIZES OPTIONAL
*  6 PANEL MASONITE DOORS
*  SOLID OAK HANDRAILS AND SPINDLES PREFINISHED
*  BATH ACCESSORIES (TOWEL BARS, PAPER HOLDERS., CONTRACTOR WILL INSTALL OWNER SUPPLIED BATH ACCESSORIES
*  PLATE GLASS MIRROR ABOVE VANITIES (ALLOW. PER THE DRAWING)

EXTERIOR DOORS
*  MAIN-STEEL INSULATED W/ 1 OR 2 SIDELIGHTS & ½ OR FULL LITE ($1,200)
*  REAR-STEEL INSULATED WITH ½ LITE OR ¾ LITE ($200 ALLOW.)
*  SERVICE-STEEL INSULATED SIX PANEL ($150 ALLOW.)
Allowances for doors includes prefinished charges
*  GARAGE- 9X8 AND/OR 18X8 WHITE STEEL RAISED PANEL, INSULATED, WITH OPERATOR AND ONE REMOTE PER DOOR
*  WINDOWS IN GARAGE DOORS OPTIONAL

ELECTRICAL
*  200 AMP ENTRANCE SERVICE (SQUARE D OR EQUAL)
*  ALL WIRING PER CODE
*  2 CEILING FANS WITH LIGHT KITS
*  1-MASTER BEDROOM
*  1-LIVING ROOM
*  CHANDELIER IN DINING ROOM
*  2ND & 3RD BEDROOMS-BRASS AND GLASS FIXTURES
*  2ND & 3RD BEDROOMS WILL BE FRAMED FOR CEILING FANS
*  EXTERIOR LIGHTS AS NEEDED
*  HALL LIGHTS AS NEEDED
*  CAN LIGHTS IN GREAT ROOM (4)
*  SWITCHED CEILING LIGHTS IN WALK-IN CLOSETS
*  FOYER LIGHTS AS NEEDED
*  ELECTRIC STOVE HOOKUP
*  ELECTRIC DRYER HOOKUP
*  GAS HOOKUPS OPTIONAL
*  PHONE OUTLETS (3) ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL
*  CABLE OUTLETS (4) ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL
*  4” DRYER VENT TO EXTERIOR
*  FIXTURE ALLOWANCE-(PER PLAN)-(1,500.00)?

PLUMBING
*  ALL PLUMBING PER CODE
*  ½” & ¾” SOLDERED (LEAD FREE) COPPER SUPPLY
*  1 ½”, 2”, 3”, 4” SCHEDULE 40 PVC WASTE
*  SHUT-OFFS ON ALL SINK & STOOL SUPPLIES
*  ELJER (OR EQUAL) TANK & BOWL
*  1-PIECE TUB FIBERGLASS SHOWER UNIT  
*  WHIRLPOOL IN MASTER BATH OPTIONAL
*  CUSTOM TILE SHOWER OPTIONAL
*  1-PIECE SHOWER UNIT W/SEAT
*  DELTA (OR EQUAL) SINGLE HANDLE FAUCET (TUB/SHOWER)
*  DELTA (OR EQUAL) SINGLE HANDLE FAUCET (VANITY)
*  50-GAL ELECTRIC WATER HEATER
*  CLOTHES WASHER HOOK-UP
*  COUNTY APPROVED SEPTIC SYSTEM WITH PERC TEST WHERE APPLICABLE
*  3 OUTSIDE FROST FREE HOSE BIBS, FRONT,SIDE AND REAR
*  STAINLESS STEEL DBL BOWL MIRROR FIN. KITCHEN SINK
*  SINGLE HANDLE FAUCET WITH SPRAY
*  UNDERFLOOR PLUMBING FOR BASEMENT BATH ROUGH-IN
Shower doors and/or rod and curtain not included
*  FIXTURE ALLOWANCE-(PER PLAN)-(2,500.00)

HVAC
*  GOODMAN (OR EQUAL) HIGH EFFICIENCY AIR
*  FURNACE
*  GOODMAN (OR EQUAL) HIGH EFFICIENCY A/C
*  FIREPLACE (GAS LOG) (ALLOWANCE (1,500.00)
*  LP TANK TO BE RESPONSIBILITY OF HOMEOWNER WHERE REQUIRED

CABINETS
*  ALLOWANCE PER THE BLUEPRINTS (15,000.00)

FLOORCOVERINGS
*  FLOORCOVERING ALLOWANCE PER THE BLUEPRINT, GENERALLY,
$2.50/FT., IE: 2000SQ.FT. HOME=$5000.00 ALLOWANCE

DRIVEWAYS, SIDEWALKS, PATIOS
*  POURED CONCRETE PER PLAN
*  Exposed aggregate, stamped and colored concrete (optional)

LANDSCAPING
*  ALLOWANCE PER THE LAYOUT
*  SEED
*  SHRUBS AND MULCH IN FRONT OF HOUSE
*  HOMEOWNER RESPONSIBLE FOR MAILBOX

DRYWALL
*  ½”  ON ALL CEILINGS
*  ½” DRYWALL ON INTERIOR HOUSE WALLS
*  ½” DRYWALL ON GARAGE WALLS L
*  CEILINGS AND WALLS TO BE SMOOTH
*  TEXTURES- KNOCK DOWN, ORANGE PEEL, SKIP TROWEL, OPTIONAL
*  ALL WALLS AND CEILINGS PRIMED
*  CEILINGS TO BE CEILING WHITE
*  ALL WALLS PAINTED TO COVER, TWO COLOR SCHEME

HARDWARE
*  PRIME DOORS ALL KEYED ALIKE ($130.00 FOR ENTRY, $35 FOR SERV.)
*  PRIVACY LOCKSETS ON BEDROOMS & BATHS ($16 ALLOW.)
*  PASSAGE LOCKSETS ON CLOSETS & PASSAGE DOORS ($14 ALLOW.)

 APPLIANCES
*  APPLIANCE ALLOWANCE PER PLAN (2,000.00)
*  DISHWASHER
*  RANGE
*  OVER RANGE MICROWAVE
*  INSINKERATOR DISPOSAL (OPTIONAL)

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