Designer Specifications & Features

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  • 8′ Poured concrete with anchor bolts or straps
  • Basement floor to be poured concrete with wire mesh
  • Waterproofing to include exterior concrete walls painted, water plug tie holes, and an exterior perimeter drain of 4″ perforated pipe laid in stone


  • 2″x6″ #2 or better studs spaced 16” OC
  • Zip System sheathing and tape
  • Vinyl clapboard siding (Monogram, or equal)
  • Corners to be vinyl
  • Vinyl Shakes as pictured (front of home only)
  • Soffit and gable trim wrapped
  • Vinyl shakes as pictured (front of home only)


  • 2″x10″ /2″x12″ Rafters (per code) with 2″x12″ Ridge
  • 5/8” OSB sheathing
  • Ice and water shield 3′ up and at valley’s
  • Asphalt roof shingles (Slate color IKO Cambridge Architectural / Builders Selection)
  • Perforated vinyl soffit
  • Continuous ridge vent (or comparable)


  • 2″x10″ /2″x12″ floor joists 16″ OC
  • Bridging where needed
  • ¾” Advantech T&G board, glued and nailed to joists


  • 2″x8″ joists 16″ OC
  • Wood strapping and ½” drywall
  • Smooth flat finish – standard


  • Exterior walls to be fiberglass or per city requirement (per code) R-21+
  • Shed roofs R-38
  • Upper floor ceiling – Blown-in insulation (R-49)
  • Fiberglass insulation in stairwells (basement)


  • Silverline (or equal) double hung vinyl exterior insulated windows with screens and 6 over 1 grill pattern
  • Shutters as pictured (front of home only)


  • Front door – (1) 3’ ThermaTru or equal Insulated fiberglass with hardwood/ metal sill
  • Side entrance – (1) 2’-8” 9 lite insulated fiberglass with hardwood/metal sill
  • Walkout entry in basement (if applicable) (1) 2’-8” fiberglass or metal bulkhead unit (to be determined by contractor per site)
  • Overhead insulated steel garage doors with openers


  • All necessary piping, venting, etc. for kitchens/baths indicated on plans. Jacuzzis, wet sinks, etc. are extra
  • Copper water piping / or PEX system (builders’ choice)
  • PVC/ABS drainage
  • Delta faucets or equal
  • Domestic hot water system fueled by propane gas
  • (2) Exterior hose bibbs


  • York (or equivalent- builders choice) Forced Hot Air fueled by propane gas power vented – 2 zones
  • Full house central air system


  • 200 Amp underground service
  • Switched outlets in living room and all bedrooms
  • 4 cable jack, 4 telephone jacks
  • (2) exterior outlets
  • Electric dryer hook-up – (gas dryer upgrade will need to be requested prior to drywall
  • Smoke and CO detectors per code


  • 2″x4″ #2 or better 16″ OC except as needed for plumbing
  • 4 mill poly on exterior walls
  • ½” drywall
  • 1 primer coat, 2 finish coats of Sherwin Williams (or equal) Dover White flat paint
  • Garage drywall per code requirement


  • 12’x12′ open rear deck with stairs and railing (unless plan includes a rear porch)
  • Optional screen porch available
  • All rear decks & railings to be built from pressure treated wood
  • Poured concrete step at base of stairs
  • Poured concrete supports (sona tubes or buried supports) where 4″x4″s meet the ground
  • Built per site conditions
  • Front porch and steps to be composite decking (builder’s discretion)
  • Vinyl Railings are optional and only included if required per code


  • All groundwork (locating home on site, clearing, sloping, drainage areas, retaining walls, landscaping, etc.) is to be performed at builder’s discretion
  • All disturbed areas will be loamed, raked, seeded
  • Plantings per standard builders’ package
  • Driveway will be paved with base binder coat
  • Front walkway to be slate stepping stones or equal
  • Granite mailbox post with bracket provided by builder (mail box provided by home owner)


  • Raised 3 panel
  • Choice of brushed nickel (standard) or oil rubbed bronze (Choice must be provided to builder at the time the house is being framed.)


  • Base Allowance – Carpet $30 per yard
  • Hardwood (red oak)2 ½” in kitchen, dining room, and living room (included in price)
  • Tile on bathroom floors
  • Carpet in bedrooms and 2nd floor hallway
  • Stairs from 1st floor to 2nd floor are oak treads (polyurethane) with pine risers (painted white)
  • All flooring options are available to be viewed at Cadieux Flooring


  • Interior door and window trim will be 3 ½” Windsor/Stafford
  • 5 ¼” baseboard
  • Painted white semi-gloss
  • 1st floor to 2nd floor stairway – Oak treads, hand rails and newel posts – natural (polyurethane) with beech balusters and pine risers painted white.
  • Stairway to basement – treads / risers to be plywood/Advantech
  • Closet shelving – Closet Maid ventilated shelving


  • Allowance depends on selling price of home
  • Base Allowance – $2,500 per home
  • (10) Recessed lights included in standard package


  • Allowance depends on selling price of home
  • Base Allowance – $3,500 Stove, Dishwasher, Range, Hood
  • Other appliances available at builder’s cost (installation extra)


  • Allowance depends on selling price of home
  • Base Allowance – $15,000 includes kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, countertops and installation (house plans may not reflect the standard kitchen – some options shown may be upgrades)
  • Optional soffits
  • Hook-up for dishwasher
  • Double bowl stainless steel sink with spray nozzle


  • See Base Allowances under Kitchen for bathroom vanities
  • Full baths to have sinks per plan
  • Comfort height toilets
  • Fiberglass tub/shower unit (standard is white)
  • Tile shower in master bath (white subway tile)
  • Half bath to have (1) drop in sink or pedestal sink (based on plan)
  • All baths to have exhaust fan units
  • Mirrors – Plate glass mirrors (up to 48” wide) provided by builder who will determine size and location in each bathroom


  • The above-mentioned specifications are not meant to include all materials in the home, but simply a summary of comparable features.
  • Also, the contractor must take into consideration applicable codes and regulations as well as construction practices for the area when ordering/designing/laying out for the exterior and interior of the home and reserves the right to make substitutions/changes as needed.
  • Any changes by customer during construction must be agreed to and approved in writing by builder prior to execution.
  • Options are available to standard specifications but must be requested in writing from the customer prior to construction.
  • Builder is not responsible for verbal changes and will not modify free of charge after construction regardless of verbal agreements.
  • Any changes to agreed upon to the plan should be done in a timely fashion.
  • No blasting or ledge removal included.
  • The potable water provided is considered free from bacteria.
  • Under no circumstances is builder responsible for water/air filtration for any other condition.
  • Credit will not be issued if customer does not want an item listed in standard specs.
  • Under no circumstances is the customer to perform any work on the home without prior written approval from the builder.
  • Specification details available upon request.
  • Room sizes specified on house plans are approximate dimensions
  • In case of a discrepancy between house plans and the contract and this bill of materials with its addendum, the contract and bill of materials shall hold precedence
  • Change orders signed by both the buyer and seller would prevail after construction has begun.