Construction Features:

  • Custom “stick built” construction
  • Engineered roof truss system at 24” on center
  • Kiln dried, top quality lumber
  • Pressure treated foundation sill plates
  • 2×4 wall construction at 16” on center
  • 2×10 floor joist at 16” on center
  • ¾” tongue and groove sub-floors glued, nailed and screwed to joists to prevent squeaks
  • Tyvek® home wrap entire house
  • High strength 3000 psi footings, foundation walls, & slab
  • Flash and seal system to protect against leaks
  • Double coated waterproofing on foundation walls with drain tile
  • Sump pump with storm water drainage tile or natural footer drainage
  • CPVC non-corrosive hot-cold water distribution system
  • PVC non-corrosive waste drain system with clean outs
  • Frost-free exterior water bib on front & rear of home
  • Passive radon mitigation sump pit

 

Energy Saving Features:

  • Insulation: R-50 Ceiling & R-13 (kraft faced) exterior walls
  • Foundation sill plate rolled insulation
  • Silicon caulking of outside air infiltration areas
  • Steel insulated exterior door system
  • Simonton® Low E  insulated vinyl windows with screens
  • Vinyl basement windows with screens
  • Continuous ridge vents for attic ventilation
  • Pre-finished, color coordinated, perforated gable & soffit overhangs for attic ventilation
  • High efficiency Bryant® or Trane® gas furnace
  • Central air conditioning system
  • Programmable thermostat
  • Cold air returns throughout
  • Insulated, quick recovery, 50 gallon gas water heater
  • Energy efficient direct vent gas fireplace

 

Electrical Features:

  • Circuit breaker panel with main breaker disconnect
  • Solid copper interior electric wiring throughout (except 220 volt)
  • AC wired smoke detector with battery backup on each level
  • Pre-wired cable TV jacks in great room & all bedrooms
  • Pre-wired phone jack in great room
  • Install ceiling fans in great room and master bedroom and pre-wired for fans in all other bedrooms
  • Ground fault circuit interrupter outlets in kitchen, baths, garage, basement, & all “wet” areas
  • All weather exterior electrical outlet at front porch and rear patio
  • Front door chime
  • Professional lighting selection assistance and a $1,300 lighting allowance

 

Interior Features:

  • Painted or stained interior trim package
  • Painted 6 panel masonite or stained smooth birch interior doors (per trim package)
  • Satin Nickel interior & exterior door hardware
  • Custom stained, solid oak, floors in foyer
  • Plush wall to wall carpet with high density pad
  • “No wax” premium vinyl flooring in kitchen, laundry & bathrooms
  • Laundry area with washer/dryer hookups and laundry tub (most plans)
  • Textured drywall complete garage
  • Smooth drywalled interior walls with textured drywall ceilings
  • Choice of over 100 colors from Porter® Paints
  • Stained oak handrail system with painted spindles
  • Ceramic tile hearth & surround at fireplace
  • Custom stained or painted wood mantle surround
  • Carbon monoxide detector in all homes

 

Kitchen Features:

  • Aristokraft® maple wood cabinetry
  • Formica® or Wilsonart® rolled edge countertops
  • Stainless steel double bowl sink with garbage disposal
  • Moen® single-handle, washerless sink faucet
  • Frigidaire® stainless steel appliances including: dishwasher, smooth-top electric range and microwave
  • Ice maker water line

 

Bathroom Features:

  • Aristokraft® maple wood cabinetry
  • Cultured marble tops on all vanities
  • Moen® washerless vanity faucets
  • Moen® “Scald Guard” tub and shower faucets
  • Shut off valves at all sinks and toilets
  • Fiberglass safety bath tubs and shower bases
  • Hand-set ceramic wall tile at tub and shower areas
  • Ceramic towel bars and fixtures
  • Full vanity mirrors

 

Exterior Features:

  • Brick wrapped first floor
  • Maintenance free vinyl siding
  • Seamless aluminum gutters and downspouts
  • Solid color, louvered, vinyl shutters
  • Embossed steel insulated overhead garage door
  • Electric garage door opener
  • Owens Corning® 25 year roof shingles
  • Metal valley roof flashing
  • Poured concrete walkways, driveway, & patio
  • Finish grade, seed, straw, & fertilize yard
  • Professional landscaping design & installation

 

Warranty and Service:

  • One year materials & labor warranty per the guidelines of the “Home Builder’s Association” of Greater Cincinnati
  • Full manufacturer’s warranties
  • 30 day & one year service request forms
  • In-house service department
  • In-house drafting professional to help customize plan