Standard Material Packages

Panelized Building Material Package Specifications

Structural Floor Deck Framing:

  • Styrofoam sill seal 5 1/2"

  • 2x8 or 2x10 PT sill plate; dimension consistent with foundation thickness

  • Wood I-joist, shipped in even lengths as required per plan; all accessories as required per plan

  • 3/4" T&G high Performance sub-floor with sub floor adhesive

  • 3" diameter round single piece steel basement posts per stamped foundation plan

  • KD Basement stairs with 2x10 treads, stringers and plywood risers; handrails and brackets

  • upgrades available

Exterior Walls & Interior Partitions;

  • Standard wall height is 8' 1-1/8"

  • 2x6 studs; 16" OC at exterior walls

  • 2x4 studs; 16" OC at interior partitions; 2x6 studs at plumbing walls

  • 2x4 studs; 16' OC at garage walls

  • Minimum 2x8 headers on bearing walls; 2x10 headers for additional loas

  • Single bottom plates and double top plates

  • 7/16" OSB sheathing at all exterior walls; other sheathing options available

  • Infiltration barrier (house wrap) including taping system

  • 2x6 partition cap for sheetrock nailer on 1st and 2nd floor partitions

Trusses & Roofing:

  • Truss system designed for installation on 24" centers; roof pitch & design per plan; 12" rake & eave overhangs per plan

  • 2x4 lateral bracing supplied to tie roof truss system together per local code

  • 6" or 12" nail-on rake system; field constructed and supplied

  • 5/8th OSB sheathing with H-clips; other sheathing options available

  • 15lb felt paper, ice & water guard (2 rows at Eaves, 1 row at Valleys, 2 rows at Rakes), pre-finished metal drip edge (standard colors), aluminum flashing, Lifetime architectural shingles in standard colors; upgrades available

Decks & Porches; Included unless marked "optional" on the plans

  • PT joists, decking, railings & balusters per plan

  • Vinyl soffit ceiling on covered porches

  • Upgrade decking & railings available

Exterior Trim

  • Vinyl siding in Double 4" or Double 5" in standard colors; siding upgrades and options available

  • 4" wide vinyl corners, j-channel, vinyl vented soffit (standard colors), 8 J-blocks, 1 dryer vent

  • Pre-bent aluminum fascia in standard colors

  • Vinyl louvered shutters per plan, standard colors; upgrade styles and colors available

Exterior Doors & Windows;

  • ThermaTru SmoothStar fiberglass 3068 entrance system with thermal threshold applied. See standard door selection. Includes thumb latch hardware with dead bolt.

  • All ThermaTru exterior doors are assembled in a primed frame with brick mould applied

  • ThermaTru SmoothStar fiberglass 2868 service doors per plan, standard styles

  • RSP steel 3/4 hour fire-rated 3068 house-to-garage

  • Windows and patio doors are "Encompass" by Pella, per plan; Energy Star qualified; grills between glass, extension jambs and screen; upgrade styles, features and colors available

  • Automatic garage overhead doors per plan; installed on site by the Overhead Door Company; prefinished in standard colors; fully insulated with metal backing/ Standard: 194 series, 9x7 or 16x7 with remote opener for each door. Other options are available.

Interior Trim;

  • hollow core, primed, smooth or textured molded doors throughout; several standard styles to choose from; sizes per plan

  • Triple hinge swing doors with matching finish door handles; door stops and sash locks provided as necessary

  • Bypass and Bi-fold doors per plan (usually at closets) with matching hardware

  • All interior doors are pre-hung in primed jambs; upgrade options available

  • Schlage passage and privacy locksets available in satin nickel, oil-rubbed bronze, antique brass or bright brass finishes

  • Casing and baseboard trim are primed, Colonial style, MDF, 2-1/4" casing and 3-1/4" baseboard are standard; other sizes and styles available

  • Closet Maid (or equivalent) shelving with hardware and support brackets enough for one shelf at all closets, 3 shelves at Pantry and Linen closets

  • Two-story homes include fully assembled closed pine staircase (yellow pine risers, stringers and treads) per plan; stair parts included per plan; standard newels, balusters and handrails are poplar (or equivalent) per plan; upgrades available

Insulation;

  • R13 Basement wall blanket

  • R21 Exterior 2x6 framed walls

  • R49 Exterior ceilings

 

 

STANDARD KITCHEN PACKAGE SPECIFICATIONS

Kitchen & Bath Cabinets & Countertops:

  • Kemper Cabinetry, Echo Series, standard finishes; upgrade options available

                  3/4" solid hardwood dovetail drawer box

                  Full extension undermount soft-close drawer guides

                  Concealed adjustable Soft Close door hinges

                  Adjustable wall and base cabinet shelving, 3/4" thick                            furniture board (plywood available as an upgrade)

                  Natural Maple wood grain interior finish or White laminate, depending on door style

                  3/4" solid wood face frames with 3/8th laminate substrate end panels )plywood end panels available as an upgrade)

                  Cabinet door and drawer hardware included;, standard styles

                  Many cabinet styles and features are available; upgrades are available

  • Kitchen countertops are post form laminate in a wide variety of standard colors; upgrade countertop materials are available

  • Bathroom vanity tops are cultured marble with integrated sink(s) in a variety of standard colors; upgrades available

Log Building Material Package Specifications

Structural Floor Deck Framing:

  • Styrofoam sill seal 5 1/2"

  • 2x8 or 2x10 PT sill plate; dimension consistent with foundation thickness

  • Wood I-joist, shipped in even lengths as required per plan; all accessories as required per plan

  • 3/4" T&G high Performance sub-floor with sub floor adhesive

  • 3" diameter round single piece steel basement posts per stamped foundation plan

  • KD Basement stairs with 2x10 treads, stringers and plywood risers; handrails and brackets

  • upgrades available

Exterior Walls & Interior Partitions; TWO DIFFERENT PACKAGES ARE AVAILABLE

TRADITIONAL LOG PACKAGE

  • 1st floor exterior walls are 8x8 cant, full timber "D" log. Dovetail, Swedish Cove, or any other profile available by request

  • Precut Notch & Pass corners upgrade available

  • 2nd floor exterior walls are 2x6 studs, 16" OC with 7/16th OSB sheathing; T&G log siding; 1x8 T&G pine on the interior of all exterior walls;, 2nd floor exterior corners and dormers will have corner boards unless directly over a 1st floor corner, where they will be crisscrossing log corners.

       FRAMED Log Package

  • 1st and 2nd floor exterior walls are 2x6 studs, 16" OC with 7/16" OSB sheathing

  • Standard wall height is 8' 1-1/8"

  • 1st and 2nd floor exterior walls have T&G siding; 1x8 T&G pine on the interior of all exterior walls

  • 1st floor has crisscrossing, round-round log exterior corners; 2nd floor exterior corners and dormers will have corner boards unless directly over a 1st floor corner, where they will be crisscrossing log corners

Interior Walls, both packages

  • Panelized 2x4 studs; 16" OC; 2x6 studs at plumbing walls and bearing walls where required

Trusses & Roofing:

  • Truss system designed for installation on 24" centers; roof pitch & design per plan; 12" rake & eave overhangs per plan

  • 2x4 lateral bracing supplied to tie roof truss system together per local code

  • 6" or 12" nail-on rake system; field constructed and supplied

  • 5/8th OSB sheathing with H-clips; other sheathing options available

  • 15lb felt paper, ice & water guard (2 rows at Eaves, 1 row at Valleys, 2 rows at Rakes), pre-finished metal drip edge (standard colors), aluminum flashing, Lifetime architectural shingles in standard colors; upgrades available

Decks & Porches; Included unless marked "optional" on the plans

  • PT joists, decking, railings & balusters per plan

  • 1x6 T&G pine ceiling on covered porches, covered porches have 12' or 24' overhangs per plan

  • Upgrade decking & railings available

Exterior Trim

  • 2x4 pine window and door casing; round log or 2x6 pine corner trim, per plan; log trusses and other accents per plan

Exterior Doors & Windows;

  • ThermaTru SmoothStar fiberglass 3068 entrance system with thermal threshold applied. See standard door selection. Includes thumb latch hardware with dead bolt.

  • All ThermaTru exterior doors are assembled in a primed frame with brick mould applied

  • ThermaTru SmoothStar fiberglass 2868 service doors per plan, standard styles

  • RSP steel 3/4 hour fire-rated 3068 house-to-garage

  • Windows and patio doors are "Encompass" by Pella, per plan; Energy Star qualified; grills between glass, extension jambs and screen; upgrade styles, features and colors available

  • Automatic garage overhead doors per plan; installed on site by the Overhead Door Company; prefinished in standard colors; fully insulated with metal backing/ Standard: 194 series, 9x7 or 16x7 with remote opener for each door. Other options are available.

Interior Trim;

  • 6 panel pine doors with clear veneer pine jambs throughout; sizes and styles per plan

  • Schlage passage and privacy locksets available in satin nickel, oil-rubbed bronze, antique brass or bright brass finishes

  • 1x4 Pine casing and 1x6 Pine baseboard trim

  • Closet Maid (or equivalent) shelving with hardware and support brackets enough for one shelf at all closets, 3 shelves at Pantry and Linen closets

  • Two-story homes include fully assembled closed pine staircase (yellow pine risers, stringers and treads) per plan; stair parts included per plan; standard newels, balusters and handrails are poplar (or equivalent) per plan; upgrades available

Insulation;

  • R13 Basement wall blanket

  • R21 Exterior 2x6 framed walls

  • R49 Exterior ceilings

 

 

STANDARD KITCHEN PACKAGE SPECIFICATIONS

Kitchen & Bath Cabinets & Countertops:

  • Kemper Cabinetry, Echo Series, standard finishes; upgrade options available

                  3/4" solid hardwood dovetail drawer box

                  Full extension undermount soft-close drawer guides

                  Concealed adjustable Soft Close door hinges

                  Adjustable wall and base cabinet shelving, 3/4" thick furniture board (plywood available as an upgrade)

                  Natural Maple wood grain interior finish or White laminate, depending on door style

                  3/4" solid wood face frames with 3/8th laminate substrate end panels) plywood end panels available as an upgrade)

                  Cabinet door and drawer hardware included;, standard styles

                  Many cabinet styles and features are available; upgrades are available

  • Kitchen countertops are post form laminate in a wide variety of standard colors; upgrade countertop materials are available

  • Bathroom vanity tops are cultured marble with integrated sink(s) in a variety of standard colors; upgrades available