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Building Criteria for Custom Homes

Each of our custom homes have the following building criteria, or “specs,” which follows all regulations and best safety measures any home builder can provide.

Floor Systems

3/4″ Tongue and groove Edge Gold floor decking

Floor decking glued and screwed to joists

Engineered I-Joist Floor System

Rim Joist with 2” Rigid foam insulation of R-10 value

Wall Systems

2×6 Spruce walls studs at 16” OC

R20 Fiberglass wall insulation

7/16″ OSB sheathing

½” Drywall interior walls

½” Water resistant drywall on bath walls

6 mil CGSB Poly vapor barrier

Wall sheathing glued & nailed to exterior studs

Typar exterior house wrap

Vinyl siding exterior

Roof Systems

Engineered truss roof system

GAF Timberline HD decorative fiberglass shingles

7/16” Roof sheathing c/w Ply Clips

R50 Blow in fiberglass ceiling insulation

7/16” OSB ceiling sheathing6 mil Poly vapor barrier

5/8″ Drywall ceiling

Prefinished vented soffit and aluminum fascia

Continuous ridge venting

Base price includes up to three gables (peaks)

Windows and Doors

White PVC windows in casement & awning styles as per plan

All windows are tri-pane, Low-E & argon filled sealed units with PVC frames

Window sizes included: Each Bedroom, 64” X 48” casement; Ensuites, 28” X 40”

Casement; Living room, 84” X 60” casement/picture/casement; Kitchen, 40” X 40”

Awning; Dining room, 36” garden door; Garage; 2 – 10’x8’ dual pane sliders

Walk-in, 2-32” 6-panel; 1-9’x7’ overhead door per stall

Front door; 36” 6-panel c/w decorative sidelight; Garage to house, 36” 6-panel, Garage

All jamb extensions are PVC

Insulated steel doors with frames, including all hardware and weather-strip

All locksets and deadbolts are keyed alike

Interior

Painted walls – smooth wall finish; all walls to get one coat of primer and two coats of paint

Textured walls are optional6-Panel hollow Core Colonist Doors or flat panel oak doors

Wire mesh closet shelving.2-1/4” Flat Painted Casings & 3-1/4” Flat Painted Baseboards, all painted casings in Poplar

Door Knobs to match interior finish

Floor Covering

Floor covering allowance is included for complete house

¼” Pro-board underlay included for all linoleum areas

Many types and options of flooring available in sheet vinyl, carpets, laminates, luxury vinyl plank (LVP), luxury vinyl tile (LVT), tile and hardwoods.

Cabinets and Vanities

Décor brand cabinets in a wide variety of styles and colors

Melamine under wrap counter tops by Flo-Form

Many styles of cabinets available, some at additional cost

Matching vanities available for all cabinet styles

All cabinetry hardware to be soft close

Plumbing

One-piece 5’ tub/shower in main bath with faucet options available

All toilets are 6 litre flush with lined tanksBath sinks are porcelain with single lever faucets

Kitchen sinks are stainless steel with single lever faucets

One-piece shower included in all plans showing three piece ensuite

Ducting for bath fans or air exchanger

Electrical

Decora style outlets and switches placed as per local code

All rough in wiring above floor joists

Breaker panel included

Package includes 2-TV outlets, 2-Phone outlets, 2-Ceiling fan boxes

Light fixture package included

200amp Service Panel included

Your Dream RTM Home Awaits