Standard Features


  • All homes individually crafted on site
  • All homes built to signed blueprint specs


  • All walls 2×4 16″ OC
  • All floor joist 2×10 16″ OC
  • Stick frame
  • All corners have 1/2″ OSB

Crawl Spaces

  • Block walls
  • Steel beams used for bearing walls sitting on piers
  • 24″ minimum crawl space with 2″ of chat
  • sump pump pit with gravity drain
  • 6 mill moisture barrier encapsulating the entire crawl space
  • Crawl space will have one 4×12 heat duct to provide conditioned air and no vents
  • 2″ styrofoam on all crawl space walls including garage walls
  • Interior drainage system ran in each crawl space to catch any water that may infiltrate through block or brick walls


  • Garage floors with 1-3″ fall to front
  • Concrete drive with exposed aggregate finish
  • Concrete patio with exposed aggregate finish
  • 4′ wide walks to front and side doors with exposed aggregate finish
  • Sidewalks 4′ wide along streets (front only)
  • All concrete flat work 4″ thick and patio, driveway, garage floors will have wire mesh
  • 15’x12′ rear patio


  • 2″ styrofoam insulation on exterior blocks
  • Band board insulation with foam
  • All penetrations in wall are sealed with foam or caulk
  • All joints and cracks are sealed with silicone prior to insulation
  • Blown in cellulose
  • Exterior wall has R value or R-15 or higher
  • R-38 insulation in living area ceiling–blown in where possible


  • Choice of hanging fixtures from allowance
  • Recessed lighting as per plans
  • 200 amp electrical service
  • 1 phone jack
  • Wired for wireless modem
  • 220 volt dryer hookup with air vent to outside
  • Exhaust fans in all baths


  • Two coats of interior flat wall paint
  • Two coats of white interior satin trim paint
  • Orange peel finish on all ceilings
  • Dark colors that require primer will cost extra–check with painter for details
  • House has three colors for walls and ceilings and trim work–no stained woodwork
  • Each additional room color is $150 per color change

Heating & Air

  • 93% or higher efficiency forced air furnace or 16 seer heat pump


  • Individual shut-off in all plumbing fixtures
  • 50 gallon electric water heater or gas tankless
  • Manabloc manifold water system
  • Schedule 30 plastic drains
  • Standard satin nickel finish plumbing package with 4″ centers supplied by Ferguson
  • 2 shower/tub units builder standard (white)
  • 2 outside water faucets
  • 1/2 HP disposal
  • 5′ or 6′ rectangular Whirlpool tub (optional)

Cabinets & Tops

  • Allowance item–see provided drawing
  • All cabinets are custom built

Floor Covering

  • See allowance–client’s choice
  • 6″ carpet pad
  • Superflex thinset used to lay all tile
  • All sub-floors are glued, nailed, and screwed down


  • 16’x7′ insulated double steel
  • 1/2 HP garage door opener–two controls and keyless entry


  • Masonite doors painted
  • 5 1/4 baseboard painted
  • 3 1/2 casing painted
  • Vaulted or tray ceilings as per plan
  • Smoke detectors in all bedrooms as per code
  • Wood shelving in all closets


  • Choice of brick–$330 per thousand allowance
  • Vinyl single hung windows–Energy Star rated
  • Steel doors (as per plan)
  • Vinyl double 4 siding and soffit panels–builder’s standard
  • Seamless aluminum guttering–builder’s standard
  • GAF or Tamko dimensional roofing–30 year limited warranty by manufacturer
  • Landscaping and yard allowance provided

Standard Products

Chad & Dad has selected our “Standard” products based on their performance and the manufacturer’s reputation for quality, value, and customer satisfaction. These products are used standard in all of our spec homes and are our starting price point on all bids.

Our customers may choose other products and manufacturers, but doing so can impact the cost of their new home, delay the construction, and modify the warranty.

GAF Materials Corporation

GAF Timberline 30 Shingle

Timberline 30 shingle features the distinctive Shadow Accent™ effect. 30-year ltd. transferable warranty with Smart Choice® Protection for the first five years.

Imix Concrete, Stains, & Sealers

Imix Concrete, Stains, & Sealers

Irving Materials, Inc. supplies building materials and specialty products throughout the midwestern and southern U.S. IMI is a privately held, family-owned corporation with company headquarters in Greenfield, Indiana. They offer a large selection of high-quality specialized Imix® concrete mixes for a variety of applications, as well as their own formula of stains and sealers for protecting and finishing.

Boral Brick

Boral Bricks

When you’re building a new home you can choose from a variety of exterior sidings: vinyl, stucco, cement-based siding and wood composite siding, but none can match the beauty and long term durability of Boral Brick. Boral Bricks come in a variety of rough and smooth textures, in colors that range from nearly white to deep burgundy brown. You can select solid colors, color ranges, bricks that are made to look antique, bricks that are sharp and crisp. Add colored mortars and brick shapes for architectural interest to complete the picture.

MGM Industries

MGM Southern Rose Windows

The Series 6010 single hung is a new construction window able to meet higher building code requirements at an affordable price. The 6010 series has the strength required by homeowners at a price that everyone likes.

BIBS Blown-In Blanket System

BIBS® Blown-In Blanket System

The BIBS Blown in Blanket System provides a uniform density, eliminates any settling and shifting, and fills costly air gaps, voids and seams. This system uses the same blown fiberglass you have known and trusted for years. The unique BIBS® application process uses the same blown fiberglass you have known and trusted for years, blown into place behind a mesh fabric. Tests show that a mere 4% void area from a poorly installed batt, such as around an electrical outlet, causes a 50% increase in heat loss. The Blow-In-Blanket® System eliminates such voids by providing a custom fit and does not settle.


Interior Doors – Molded Panel Series

Over the company’s 75 years history, Masonite has evolved into a building products company recognized for innovative products and customer service. Masonite is committed to developing cutting-edge technologies, unique processes and unparalleled new products that are created with the ultimate customer, the homeowner, in mind.

Daltile Tile

Daltile Tile

As the country’s leading manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone, Daltile’s vast resources allow them to be a true single source supplier for the flooring industry and their amazing palette of products makes them a convenient and knowledgeable choice for any design. Combined with their parent company, Mohawk Industries, they manufacture nearly 700 million square feet of floor covering per year.

Carrier Heating & Cooling

Carrier Heating & Cooling Infinity System

The revolutionary Infinity™ heating and cooling system from Carrier is the ultimate comfort system of the future. The Infinity system is so advanced it automatically adjusts for peak efficiency and performance.

Napoleon Fireplaces

Napoleon Quality Fireplaces

Napoleon works with its customers designing and implementing features sought after by discriminating consumers around the globe. Time after time Wolf Steel has led the way with new and innovative patented technology: exclusive PHAZER® logs, luxurious Napoleon Gas Grills and some of North America’s most advanced state-of-the-art fireplace technology. Innovative engineering and design, advanced manufacturing techniques, dedicated customer service, outstanding product quality, and superior warranties distinguish Napoleon from its competitors.

National Wood Flooring Association

National Wood Flooring Association

Considering Hardwood Flooring? There is a lot of misinformation about wood flooring. The National Wood Flooring Association is here to answer questions and dispel many myths that consumers might have about wood flooring.

The Carpet & Rug Institute

Carpet & Rug Institute

Carpet – nothing looks like it, feels like it or performs like it. Carpet is a key decorative and functional element in a home. The Carpet and Rug Institute provides useful information and guidelines for selecting carpet for your new home.

General Electric Appliances

GE Appliances

GE’s tradition of innovation continues to bring good appliances to life. For decades, GE Appliances has been one of the largest manufacturers of major appliances in the world, introducing energy-efficient products to improve people’s lives every day.


Kwikset Tustin Handlesets

Tustin’s fashionable wave silhouette design is the perfect complement to homes with inspired style.