Our Specs 2016

Foundation & Concrete:

  • All Concrete @ 20MPA
  • Garage Floor and Frt. Step @ 25MPA
  • Sidewalk & Driveway @ 30MPA
  • Concrete piles under Garage Floor
  • Continuous weeping tile covered with crushed rock-provided it’s a requirement by city, town or rural municipality
  • Asphalt damproofing below grade on exterior foundation walls
  • Parging applied to exposed foundation walls and steps
  • All Concrete work is to confirm to engineer’s drawings.

Framing & Roof:

  • Pre-engineered Floor Trusses @ 19.2” o.c.
  • 3/4” OSB T & G floor- glued, nailed and screwed
  • Exterior house walls-2×6 @ 24” o.c.
  • Interior house walls-2×4 @ 16” o.c.
  • 3/8” OSB Wall & 7/16” OSB Roof sheathing
  • 3/8” OSB sturdi-wood on common wall between house and garage
  • Pre-engineered Roof Truss System @ 24” o.c. by Truss Manufacture.
  • CertianTeed-LANDMARK Series Shingles w/Roofers Select Underlayment

Exterior Windows & Doors:

  • All Windows-APEX ALLOY 9100 Series(HS5-Sunstop/Clear/Clear/Argon filled)by All Weather or Equal as per plan (picture, awning & casement).
  • WeatherGard1000-Fiberglass(smoothie) Naples(106-366-2) door units as per plan
  • Screens on all venting windows
  • 3@PVC-HS4A(Dual Low E, Sunstop, Clear, Argon Filled) Awning Basement windows, 1@ R.O.-54 1/8” wide
  • Deadbolts to all exterior house doors
  • Garden door to kitchen/dinette area
  • Insulated Steel garage door –#8300(R12)

Insulation & Poly:

  • Exterior house & basement walls-R20 batts-CMHC approved
  • Ceilings-R40 blown in or batt
  • 6 mil poly -CGSB, frame caulked, poly pans and vapor caulked
  • Caulking on all required exterior locations

Electrical:

  • 100 Amp.Service-64cct breaker panel located in furnace room
  • Doorbell with standard chime
  • Smoke/CO Alarms as per code (2-3)
  • Light Fixture Allowance of $1.50/sqft (Gst paid)
  • Light over Kitchen Sink
  • GFI plugs in all bath areas & exterior locations
  • Decora plugs & switches throughout-white
  • Dryer & Washer receptacles
  • Dishwasher hook-up(Dishwasher Optional)
  • 3-Telephone & 3-Cable TV outlets
  • Roughed In Central Vac Outlets (2-3) as required and stubbed into basement joist space
  • Arc Fault protection on all bedroom outlets as per code
  • Kitchen and island plugs as per code

Heating:

  • High eff Energy Star gas furnace, forced air c/w fresh air inlet
  • Dryer vent from laundry room to the exterior
  • Hot air ducts with dampers to balance the heat distribution
  • LifeBreath Max Energy Star HRV Exhaust System, with outlets in kitchen and bathrooms
  • Ductwork for vented range hood to exterior
  • Heat /Cool Auto Setback Thermostat
  • Fireplace:(s per plan) Heatilator (Rave Wide Screen-26,000 BTU’s/Hr or Heat-N-Glow(Pier TRC-23,000-37,800 BTU’s gas fireplaces by Northern c/w Thermostats

Plumbing:

  • 50 US gal.(Power Direct Vented)series gas hot water heater
  • Wirsbo Aquapex water lines thru-out
  • 2- 3/4” lawn services
  • 3-pce roughed in plumbing in basement
  • All faucets to be chrome Delta-single lever
  • Kindred (Steel Queen) double S/S kitchen sink
  • Cultured marble vanity tops
  • Mechanically pop up wastes in sinks & tubs
  • Dishwasher hookup(Dishwasher Optional)
  • Kohler “Wellworth toilets(6 L.) or Equal
  • Fiberglass shower unit c/w shower door & cultured marble trim
  • Hytec Fiberglass bath tub c/w shower overhead & cultured marble surround & soap/shampoo holder or Hytec 3-walled fiberglass
  • 1-set of hot & cold water taps c/w stand pipe in basement
  • Basement floor drain

Drywall & Interior Finishes:

  • ½” Drywall on all walls
  • ½” CD Board on insulated ceilings
  • ½” Aqua Board in Bathroom Areas as required
  • Rounded drywall corners
  • All ceilings painted & finished in spandex
  • Heritage MDF doors & bifolds as per standards
  • MDF trim package w/mitered corners and corner blocks
  • MDF cold air Registers
  • Maple wall caps as per plan, Railing OPTIONAL
  • Chrome latch sets thru-out with privacy on all bathrooms
  • Maple raised panel vanities & cabinets c/w crown mouldings –custom design as per plan and budget pricing
  • Cabinetry to have bank of drawers-total 3 and Vanities to have 2-drawers if plan allows
  • Cabinet Countertops-Arborite Bevelled edge
  • Mirrors in all bathrooms, length of vanity, with exception of main bath or ensuite to have length including banjo over toilet
  • Wood or Wire Rack Shelving in all closets and pantry as per standards-NO ORGANIZERS
  • Fireplace Finishes to be Maple Mantle & pillars as per standard design with cultured marble surround
  • 3/8” Fiberflor (Premium) underlay for all lino areas and 3/8” spruce plywood for all ceramic tile areas(OPTIONAL)

Painting:

  • 3-coats of latex paint thru-out(eggshell)
  • 1-primer and 2-finish coats, staining as req’d

Flooring:

  • Flooring Allowance of $4.80/sqft (Gst paid)
  • Carpet Areas 52-62 oz(100% Polyester)
  • Carpet Underlay-7.5 lb(3/8” chip foam)
  • Lino Areas 10-12 mil(PVC/Urethane coating)

Exterior Finishes:

  • 2-layers of Tyvek Wrap(1-layer of Drain Wrap & 1-layer of Regular Wrap). Weather Protection System-up to 12 months of protection from UVdegradition from the sun for Stucco Applications and (1-layer Regular Wrap) for Siding Applications or Equal Building Wrap(air barrier)over 3/8” OSB Sheating on Walls
  • All Exterior Windows,Doors Flashings,Mid-Floor Seams and Rim Joist are Sealed by Tyvek (Weather Wrap System)and embeeing Tyvek Full System Wrap directly into the product
  • 7/16” OSB Sheathing on roof
  • Siding or Arcylic Stucco as per plan and standard color choice
  • Pre-finished Aluminum trim around garage doors as per standard color choice
  • Pre-finished Aluminum fascia, vented soffits, 5” eavestroughs and downspouts as per standard color choice
  • Poured in place concrete step c/w pile at front entry as per plan

Site Development:

  • All lots to be leveled and graded on completion of construction with soil that was originally stripped from lot and left at rough grade
  • Homes with Attached Garages to have Exposed Aggregate Driveway–width of garage and a max. length of 25ft
  • Exposed Aggregate Sidewalk from front entry to driveway to be max of 48” wide on homes with Attached Garages

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Home is Certified & Covered by NEW HOME WARRANTY PROGRAM OF SASK.
  • Home will be Insured by VARSITY HOMES until Occupancy Date
  • Property Taxes paid by VARSITY HOMES until Occupancy Date-unless the Purchaser/s Own Lot
  • Home also includes Building Permit and Surveyor’s Certificate
  • Honeywell Alarm System by RMD Security with agreement signed with RMD
  • Duct Cleaning at Occupancy Date