Construction details

Take a deeper dive into how we build our homes from the ground up.

Exterior construction

Walls: 2 x 6-in. studs


Roof: 30-lb. design load, reinforced trusses with R-22 insulation, weatherproof electrical junction box, conduit running from main floor, 30-year IKO architectural shingles with reflective sheathing


James HardiePlank® fiber cement class A fire-rated lap siding with 50-year limited warranty


Front and rear overhangs and sidewall eaves


8-in. hardboard fascia, 5.5-in. hardboard corner and window trim


WUI-compliant Kinro vinyl windows

Bathroom features

60-in. fiberglass tub/shower


Vanity with square undermount lavatory sink and widespread lavatory faucet in antique bronze


Matching antique bronze towel bar, toilet paper holder, and shower faucet


Dual-flush, ADA-height, low-flow elongated toilets


Ceiling vented exhaust fan system

HVAC and water

200-amp electrical system


15kW electric furnace


40-gallon water heater


PEX water lines

Interior construction

Walls: 2 x 3-in. studs, ½-in. drywall, R-19 insulation


Floors: 2 x 6-in. joists, steel I-beam support, R-22 fiberglass insulation, ¾-in. OSB subflooring; choice of Shaw vinyl plank flooring, carpet, or linoleum


Ceilings: ⅝-in. drywall, R-22 blown insulation


Kiln-dried structural lumber throughout


Wood window casing throughout, except shower area


2-in. white window blinds

Kitchen features

Laguna-style MDF wood cabinets, primed and painted, with oil-rubbed bronze pulls, soft-close drawer guides, and hidden hinges


Nonporous Wilsonart® countertops


White porcelain undermount 30-in. x 18-in. x 10-in. sink


Whirlpool® stainless steel 30-in. four-burner electric radiant range with 5.3-cu. ft. oven


Whirlpool® stainless steel 25-cu. ft. fridge


Whirlpool® stainless steel 24-in. full-console 3-cycle dishwasher


Whirlpool® stainless steel 30-in./1.8-cu. ft. combination 1,100w microwave/range hood


GE® 4.5-cu. ft., 28-inch front-load washer and 7.8-cu. ft., 28-inch high-efficiency electric dryer; stacking kit available


LED can lighting in the kitchen, hall, and utility closet


3-light antique bronze sconce above bathroom sink

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