Quality Features 2017-03-09T14:38:24+00:00

Quality Features of our Standard Homes 

Exterior 
Subdivision services including:
• paved roads and curbs, sidewalks
• storm and sanitary sewers
• municipal water
• fully sodded lot and boulevard
• natural gas all single family detached homes
• two exterior frost free hose bibs
• pre finished metal insulated garage door
• crushed stone gravel walkway and driveway
• exterior colour schemes controlled by vendor

Construction 
• genuine clay brick exterior
• maintenance-free aluminium soffit, fascia, eaves trough, and downspouts
• poured concrete basement walls with waterproof membrane
• wood and steel beam construction
• 2×6 exterior wall construction, 8’-0” ceiling height (bungalows), 9‘-0” ceiling height (two-storeys)
• 5/8” t&g fir plywood for sub floor, glued and nailed
• self-sealing high-grade fibreglass architectural shingles with a 30-year manufacturer’s warranty
• tyvek wrapped exterior walls
• r 22 wall insulation
• r 50 ceiling insulation
• basement: exterior walls strapped with 2x4s, insulated with r12 and covered with 6 mil vapour barrier; 2-3 slider windows (grading permitted); rough-in for future bathroom
• sump pump supplied and installed with check valve

Interior 
• premium porcelain tiles in front entry, laundry, kitchen and bathrooms
• premium 3-5/16” mirage engineered hardwood flooring in main areas
• quality stainmaster carpet in remainder of house (bedrooms, flex rooms, and dens), and main staircase in bungalows
• two-storey main staircase to be oak; staircase to basement to be unfinished
• three coats of quality paint on walls
• two coats quality paint on woodwork trim
• rough-in central vac. (on two-storey models) (partial rough in on bungalows)
• rough-in cable television outlets (3)
• rough-in telephone outlets (3)
• space age ‘free slide’ closet shelving

 

Kitchen 
• quality décor kitchen cabinets with choice of solid wood or mdf doors with crown moulding (as per plans and builder’s supplier’s samples)
• soft close cabinet doors
• solid wood, full-extension, soft close drawers with dovetail corners
• pot and pan drawers
• double stainless steel kitchen sink with single lever faucet
• rough-in for dishwasher
• heavy duty receptacle for stove installation

Bath 
• quality american standard white plumbing fixtures in all bathrooms
• china basins • right height elongated rim toilets
• acrylic 1-piece tub and shower unit with pressure-balanced valves in main bath (as per plan)
• custom tiled shower with glass door in ensuite bath (as per plan)
• select homes may be built using 1-pc acrylic or fully tiled tub and shower enclosures.(see staikos for details)
• standard single lever faucets in all bathrooms
• quality décor vanity cabinets with choice of solid wood or mdf doors (as per plans and builder’s supplier’s samples)
• soft close cabinet doors
• solid wood, full-extension, soft close drawers with dovetail corners
• mirrors above vanities • brushed metal towel bars and paper holders

Laundry 
• single poly laundry tub with deck faucets (space permitting)
• heavy duty receptacle for dryer hook-up
• 4” dryer vent ducted to exterior

Doors, Windows, Trim 
• dashwood maintenance free white vinyl clad “low e” argon thermo-pane casement windows
• dashwood maintenance free white vinyl clad “low e” argon thermo-pane slider windows in basement
• operating windows to have screens
• white vinyl sliding glass patio door where shown
• fiberglass insulated entry door(s)
• contemporary style doors and paint grade trim
• 2-3/4” casing with window sills and 5-1/4” baseboard

Heating and Cooling 
• gas fired high efficiency 2-stage forced air furnace
• central air conditioning
• natural gas tank-less water heater (rental supplier: enercare)
• air exchanger heat recovery ventilation system (hrv)
• programmable digital thermostat

Electrical 
• 200 amp. Service with circuit breakers and copper wiring throughout (as per ontario hydro standards and builder’s specifications)
• four receptacles in unfinished basement
• standard door chime kit
• front and rear exterior ground fault receptacles
• smoke and carbon monoxide detectors (as per municipal requirements)
• 100amp sub-panel in basement for future expansion
• up to five (5) interior pot lights
• light fixture allowance (see staikos for details)

Customized Features 
•colour choices from available samples of the following (unless already ordered or installed):
• exterior colour package including: brick, shingles, aluminum colour, garage door, front door
• kitchen cabinetry and counter tops

  • Hardwood flooring – Maple or Oak
    • Carpet – 2 colours from our selections
    • Paint – 3 colours from our selections
    • Porcelain Tiles
    • Hardware

Optional Upgrades 
These are a few of our available options:

  • Taller ceilings
    • Raised front entrances
  • Stone on exterior
    • Gas fireplaces
    • Granite or quartz countertops
    • Upgraded kitchen layouts and islands
  • Under cabinet lighting
  • Tile backsplash
  • Heated floors in bathrooms
    • Oak staircases
    • Finished basements
    • Wood decks
  • Whirlpool tubs
    • Upgraded carpet and pad
    • Coloured exterior windows and doors
    • Higher basement walls
    • Heated floors in bathrooms
    • Dual-zone heating system
    • Many more!

These are a few of our available upgrade options, though this is in no way a complete list of what could be possible. If you have questions about any others, please ask.