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Twin Builders Building Specifications

  

SITE PREPARATION:

-Remove all necessary trees and stumps for driveway, foundation area, 15’ around home and clearing for septic and well.

-Any other trees cut more than the allowed area is at Homeowner’s expense.

-Excavate land for foundation, back-fill and grade with existing material/dozer finished. No landscaping.

ANY SETTLING AROUND PROPERTY AFTER C/O IS ISSUED WILL BE HOMEOWNERS RESPONSIBILITY. 

-Driveway to be 50 x 15 with 1 course of rip-rap or equivalent, and 1 course of 2b stone.

WELL AND SEPTIC ALLOWANCES:

-Well allowance – 250 ft. drilling with 50 ft. casing.

-800 sq. ft. Septic System.

-Allowance price for septic system and access road is $10,500.00. Additional costs will be paid by Homeowner. 

**ANYTHING THAT GOES OVER OUR ALLOWANCE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL COST TO THE HOMEOWNER**

Contractor recommends that homeowner buy and run a dehumidifier in basement or crawl space for the first full year, to reduce the humidity.

CRAWL SPACE AS FOLLOWS:

-XI Superior Walls.

-Crawl space floor shall have a moisture barrier over crushed stone base with 2” concrete floor. 

-Anchor bolts shall be set in top course every 4’.

-Treated sill plates shall be firmly secured to foundation by anchor bolts with fiberglass sill seal.

-Sub-pump in crawl space and/or perimeter drain.

-One (1) Sub-pump supplied by builder if needed, It is owners responsibility to maintain and make sure the pump functioning properly.

-Bilco door entry.

FULL BASEMENT:

-XI Plus Superior walls.

-R-21 wall insulation.

-Two (2) anchor bolts shall be set every 4’ side by side.

-Treated sill plates shall be firmly secured by anchor bolts with fiberglass sill seal.

-Perimeter drain to daylight or sub-pump.

-One (1) Sub-pump if needed will be supplied by builder. It is the responsibility of the Homeowner to maintain and make sure pump is working properly.

FRAMING:

-All lumber to be kiln dried at construction grade.

-All exterior wall framing to be 2 x 6 16” O.C. 

-Interior walls to be 2 x 4 16” O.C. 

-Floor joists to be 2 x 10 16” O.C. 

-Roof rafters to be 2 x 8 16” O.C in flat ceiling area and 2 x12 in cathedral ceiling.

-Flooring shall be 3/4 Advantech nailed, screwed and glued.

-Roof sheathing and exterior wall to be 7/16 OSB covered with synthetic felt and 25yr warranty shingles, ice and water shield on first 3’ of roof.

-All exterior box joists will be pressure treated lumber for crawl space application.

-National Shelter House wrap to be used for house wrap.

-Ridge and soffit vents installed.

-Mastic Ovation or Summit Manor Vinyl siding on exterior walls-See Blue Prints.

INSULATION: 

-All exterior walls will have R-21 insulation, R-30 in box joist in crawl space, R-49 in cathedral ceilings and R-49 in flat ceilings (all with proper vents and vapor barrier).

PLUMBING: 

-50 Gallon hot water heater installed in utility room, crawl space or basement.

-Two (2) hose-bibs with frost free spigots.

-Faucets. (Moen brand)

-Water saving toilets with shut off valves.

-Vanity and vanity tops to be cultured marble in bathrooms with shut off valves.

-Fiber glass one piece tub/shower.

-Light with exhaust fan in all bathrooms.

-Medicine cabinet with mirror and light bar.

-All water supply lines to be ¾” Pex tubing with feeder lines to be 1/2” Pex tubing with shut off valves.

-Washer/dryer hook-up.

All plumbing to meet or exceed code.

KITCHEN:

-“Woodstar” cabinets (6 choices of wood color, white is additional cost).

-Formica counter top with 4” or full Back Splash.

-Stainless steel sink - single or double bowl, your choice.

-Electric range, microwave hood, dishwasher, and 18 cubic ft. Refrigerator.

INTERIOR:

-1/2” Sheetrock screwed, glued, taped, spackled and sanded with a smooth finish.

-Water proof sheetrock in bathroom.

-Paint walls all one color (flat white).

-Passage doors to be flush birch or white 6 panel doors.

-All entry doors to be Stanley Steel or equivalent (Twin Builders are not responsible for painting exterior doors).

-All closets to have a minimum of one (1) shelf and pole with bi-fold flush door.

-All trim to be colonial or ranch casing, stain grade your choice of color.

FLOORING:

-Wall to wall carpet, 7/16” top bond padding with Plush, felt with Berber.

-No wax vinyl flooring in kitchen and bath.

ELECTRICAL: 

-200 Amp with circuit breakers; 40 breaker panel.

-All copper wiring to outlets and switches.

-Two (2) outside weatherproof electric receptacles with ground fault circuit interrupters.

-Electric baseboard heat.

-U.L. approved AC/DC smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

-Standard light package: This includes all rooms getting a ceiling fan with lights.

-All Bathrooms to have exhaust fan with lights. 

-Receptacles every 12 feet throughout house. 

-Two (2) Telephone and Two (2) cable jacks.

All electric to meet or exceed codes.

EXTERIOR WINDOWS:

-All windows are white Silverline by Andersen single hung that meet and exceed new energy codes. Picture frame window trim in your choice of color.

FIRE PLACE: 

-Twin Builders will supply fire box and log set, customer is responsible for gas line hook-up and any charges incurred from Gas Company.

-Zero clearance style.

-5’ Tall Eldorado stone facing (choice of color).

-8” Lime Stone mantle with 12” Lime Stone hearth.

DECKING: 

-All pressure treated lumber, 16” on center with 6 x 6 posts on concrete piers.

-5/4” decking boards, with 2”x8” joist with 2”x10” box joist. With 2”x2” wood stock railing 4” apart and 36” high.

-House does include gutters.

*OWNER MAY FEEL FREE TO UPGRADE ANY OF OUR PACKAGE ITEMS AT AN ADDITIONAL COST OF MATERIAL AND LABOR*

ANY CHANGES OR ALTERATIONS DONE TO HOUSE AFTER START OF CONSTRUCTION WILL BE ADDITIONAL CHARGES TO HOMEOWNER

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