2018 Specs

FOUNDATION & CONCRETE:

  • All Concrete @ 25MPA
  • Garage Floor and Frt. Step @ 32MPA
  • Sidewalk & Driveway @ 30MPA
  • Concrete piles under garage grade beam
  • 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
  • Furnace, HRV and Sump Pump Wiring
  • 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 Non 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 Non Energy Star HRV Exhaust System, with outlets in kitchen and bathrooms
  • Ductwork for vented range hood to exterior
  • Heat /Cool Auto Setback Thermostat

 

FIREPLACE:(as per plan-OPTIONAL)

  • 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 or EQUAL.
  • 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
  • Laminate Vanity tops w/Maxwell Lavatory Sink
  • 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 & ceramic tile trim
  • Hytec Fiberglass bath tub c/w shower overhead & ceramice tile 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
  • Little Giant Sump Pump c/w Discharge to home exterior

 

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
  • OPTIONAL- Fireplace Finishes to be Maple Mantle & pillars as per standard design with ceramic tile 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 UV degradition 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 embedding 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 or TREX-Select Decking 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
  • No Alarm System-Optional
  • Duct Cleaning at Occupancy Date

 

NOTE: Standard Specifications are subject to change without NOTICE.