Standard Features

December 2003 Sheet

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Exterior Features
  • Wide white trim or vinyl louvered shutters, choice of colors, front windows, per plans
  • Aluminum overhangs and trim, white or clay
  • Seamless aluminum gutters and downspouts with enamel finish
  • Concrete drive, street to house, 1020 sq. ft. allowance, based on 50' setback
  • Concrete walkway from drive to house
  • 25-year roof shingles, variety of colors
  • Roof overhangs all around
  • Three garden hose connections: front, back, and garage
  • Two weatherproof GFI exterior outlets: front and back
  • Raised panel, baked enamel steel, white garage door, others available
  • Garage door opener with 2 remotes
  • Brick or Stone veneer on front of foundation, above grade, choice of styles and colors (per sq ft)
  • Maintenance-free vinyl siding, double 4/5, standard or dutch lap styles, in choice of many colors

Energy-Saving Features
  • Maintenance-free solid vinyl windows, double-hungs, sliders and picture units, in white with thermal insulated glass, top and bottom tilt-in for easy cleaning, full screens, colonial grids on front windows. Lifetime limited warranty on frame and sash, 20 year warranty on insulated glass. Transferable warranty
  • Insulated solid vinyl basement windows with screens. Glass block available
  • Insulated Steel, 6-panel, front and garage entrance doors. Others available.
  • All exterior corner cavities and basement joist ends packed with fiberglass
  • Exterior seams are sealed before drywall for minimal outside air penetration
  • Exterior cantilevers sealed with sheathing and insulated with R-30
  • Shim spaces around windows and doors are packed with fiberglass
  • Roof vents and fully vented overhangs
  • 80% efficiency gas furnace and 10 seer efficiency Central Air Conditioning both sized for maximum efficiency
  • R-13 insulation in all exterior walls
  • R-30 insulation in heated cathedral ceilings
  • R-38 insulation in heated flat ceilings

Bathroom Features
  • Gas 40 gal. quick recovery water heater
  • Separate garden tub and shower in master bath, most plans. Ceramic tile around garden tub with your choice of styles and colors
  • Shower door in master bath
  • Vanity cabinets in all bathrooms, same styles available as kitchen
  • Plate glass mirrors or tri-view recessed medicine cabinets
  • Moen chrome bath fixtures throughout. Other styles and colors available
  • Chrome tissue holders and towel bars in all baths. Others available
  • Choice of countertops in a variety of colors.
  • Mansfield drop-in porcelain white sinks
  • Mansfield porcelain white toilets
  • Individual shut-off valves on all water supply lines
  • Bath fans, vented, in all baths
  • Recessed lights or fan/lights as needed per individual plan

Kitchen Features
  • Recessed light above kitchen sink
  • Dishwasher allowance of $250
  • Kitchen range allowance of $350 (gas or electric, buyer's choice)
  • Range hood with vent fan and light, your choice of color
  • Built-in desks, per individual plan
  • MidContinent cabinets, choice of 5 shades of oak wood "Bayfield" style, "Entre" style in white or almond, or "Dover" style
  • Island or Peninsula cabinets, per individual plan
  • Pantry cabinets with roll-out trays or Walk-In Pantries and Lazy Susans per individual plan
  • Saco cabinets, with choice of 3 shades of ash wook in "Aurora cathedral", "Aurora Square" or a raised panel while thermofoil cabinet in the "Cierro" style
  • Choice of standard laminate square edge counter tops in a wide variety of colors and styles
  • Stainless steel double bowl sink with vegetable sprayer and garbage disposal
  • Most plans can be built with or without soffits above cabinets, your choice
  • Legacy cabinets with 4 oak color in "Plantation" oak, others available

Structural Features
  • 12" wide, 12 course, block foundation. Re-bar and durawall reinforced, sealed with parging, thuroseal and tar
  • Rigid footer drains outside with clean-outs and inside footer drains
  • Storm sewers for footers and gutters
  • Sump pump supplied, if lot requires
  • High quality lumber used throughout
  • 10 year limited structural warranty transferable if home is sold
  • 16" on-center framing throughout, 24" on-center pre-engineered roof trusses
  • Steel support I-Beams
  • 3/4" tongue and groove flooring, glued and nailed with underlayment
  • 7/16" wood sheathing on walls
  • 7/16" wood sheathing on roof with H-support clips
  • Solid 2x10 or larger headers throughout

Interior Features
  • Gas direct-vent or woodburning (if code allows) fireplace with ceramic tile face and hearth and deluxe wood mantle. Choice of colors
  • 1% of base price allowance for your choice of lighting fixtures
  • $18.00 a square yard flooring allowance for your choice, throughout house
  • Laundry hookups, with dryer vent (gas or electric, buyer's choice)
  • Laundry tub, most plans
  • Home digital connection center, with four CAT5 phone jacks and three RG6 cable jacks, your choice of locations, expandable for future jacks
  • Security system pre-wire
  • Central vacuum system pre-plumb
  • Smoke detectors on all levels, 110volt, linked with battery backup for maximum safety
  • CO detector(s), per local codes
  • Colonial style poplar wood trim and railings, stained or painted, your choice
  • Wood trimmed around all windows, all doors, and baseboards throughout
  • 6-panel masonite doors, painted buyer's choice
  • Painting of interior walls, choice of colors
  • Painting and/or staining, varnishing of all woodwork, your choice of color
  • Garage and closets completely textured
  • White wire shelving in closets
  • Polished brass door handles, exterior locks and deadbolts, all keyed alike
  • 150 Amp main underground electrical service, (200 amps on houses 3,000 sq. ft. and over)
  • Doorbell system, garage opener wiring
  • Numerous electrical outlets and wall switches, in and out, per code, your choice of white or ivory
  • GFI outlets in bathrooms, kitchen, basement, and garage
  • Floor drain in garage and basement
  • Sound system, pre-wire, for one room
  • Sunburst "swirl" design in Dining Room ceiling

All features above included in base price. Features subject to change with local building codes.


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