Construction Features

“Quality materials and superior design make dreams last a lifetime.”

Whether you are remodeling, building a simple lake cottage, or your grand dream home, using quality materials and superior design and construction techniques will ensure that your building project is not only beautiful, but long-lasting and solid. We begin with Standard Construction Features that are a step above most builders. From there, your choices will guide the project. No matter what your building needs, we can help you choose materials and features that will not only reflect your style and tastes, but will also maximize your budget.

Designing Innovations - Standard Construction Features

FOUNDATIONS & FLAT WORK

  • CONCRETE POURED SLABS
  • 9′ BASEMENT WALLS
  • 30″ MINIMUM CRAWLSPACE WALLS
  • CONCRETE DRIVEWAY
  • 4′ WIDE SIDEWALKS

FRAMING

  • 2X6 EXTERIOR WALLS AT 16″ o.c.
  • 2X4 INTERIOR WALLS at 16″ o.c.
  • FINGER JOINTED STUDS
  • 3/4″ T&G WEATHER PROOF SUB-FLOOR

EXTERIOR

  • 40 YEAR DIMENSIONAL SHINGLES
  • QUEST MAINTENANCE FREE VINYL SIDING
  • 4′ X 6′ COVERED ENTRY WITH COLUMNS (PER ELEVATION)
  • 3 1/2″  VINYL TRIM AROUND WINDOWS AND DOORS
  • AZEK OR BRAZILIAN HARDWOOD DECKING
  • COMPOSITE OR CEDAR RAILING

WINDOWS

  • PELLA, PRO LINE
  • CASEMENT

ELECTRICAL

  • CEILING FANS IN ALL BEDROOMS
  • 4 EXTERIOR PLUGS
  • INTERIOR & EXTERIOR CAN LIGHTS
  • AT LEAST 2 CABLE & PHONE (SEE EACH PLAN)
  • PREWIRE FOR SOUND & SECURITY (Audio Video Systems, Inc)

PLUMBING

  • GARBAGE DISPOSAL
  • MOEN OR DELTA FAUCETS
  • WATER LINE TO REFRIGERATOR
  • 2 SINKS AT MASTER BATH
  • FIBERGLASS TUB/SHOWER COMBINATION
  • INSULATED WHIRLPOOL TUB
  • 70 GAL WATER HEATER
  • 2 OUTSIDE FAUCETS

HEATING

  • 90% EFFICIENT GAS
  • CENTRAL AIR
  • GAS LINE TO FIREPLACE, FURNACE, RANGE, DRYER, WATER HEATER
  • FLUSH MOUNT THERMOSTAT

FIREPLACE

  • DIRECT – VENT GAS FIREPLACE
  • MASONRY FRONT
  • WOOD MANTEL
  • RAISED HEARTH

INSULATION

  • 1/2″ FOAM SPRAYED IN ALL EXTERIOR CAVITIES
  • R-19 WALLS, R-38 CEILINGS

DRYWALL

  • SPANISH LACE CEILINGS
  • GARAGE IS FINISHED

TRIM

  • SOLID CORE MASONITE DOORS
  • POPLAR TRIM, STAINED OR PAINTED
  • 5 1/2″ BASE & 2 3/4″ CASEMENT
  • STEP CEILING WITH 2 PC CROWN IN MASTER
  • CROWN MOLDING IN DINING

CABINETS

  • ALLOWANCE FOR CABINETS & COUNTER TOPS
  • CUSTOM LAYOUT WITH RAISED BAR OR ISLAND
  • ACCENT TRIM AT UPPER CABINET

GARAGE

  • PAINT GARAGE
  • INSULATE GARAGE
  • INSULATED, RAISED PANEL, STEEL GARAGE DOOR
  • GARAGE DOOR OPENER

FINISH ITEMS

  • MIRRORS AT ALL VANITIES, TOWEL BARS, PAPER HOLDERS & TOWEL RINGS
  • SCHLAGE DOOR HARDWARE IN A OIL RUB BRONZE FINISH
  • DEAD BOLT AT ALL EXTERIOR DOORS
  • CLOSET CONCEPTS LAMINATE SHELVING SYSTEM

APPLIANCES

  • ALLOWANCE FOR D/W, RANGE, MICRO HOOD AND REFRIGERATOR

LANDSCAPE

  • ALLOWANCE FOR LANDSCAPING

DESIGN FEATURES

  • LARGE ENTRY FOYER
  • 9′ 0″ CEILINGS ON MAIN LEVEL
  • HIGH OR VAULTED CEILINGS IN LIVING ROOM
  • LARGE MASTER BEDROOM
  • WALK-IN-CLOSET IN MASTER RM
  • PRIVATE TOILET IN MASTER BATH
  • LARGE DECK
  • BUILT IN IRONING BOARD
  • COLUMNS INSIDE AND OUT
  • PLANT SHELVES
  • TRAY CEILINGS
  • LOTS OF STORAGE AND PERSONAL AMENITIES DESIGNED FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE
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