Inclusive Features and Amenities

General & Lot

  • Over 30 years experience, spanning 3 generations of building quality homes with care and excellence
  • Professional site management throughout construction process with a minimum of 1 daily site visit
  • Finish/contoured grading completed, spread any available topsoil from lot


Foundation & Structural

  • 24” concrete footings
  • Foundation walls: 13 courses, 12-inch thick block with durawall and no. 8 rebar installed
  • Tall Foundation Walls back-filled with 3’ of stone
  • R-7 insulation on rear foundation under basement floor
  • Backplaster and dampproofing tar on exterior of basement walls
  • Plastic vapor barrier installed under concrete floors, bleeder hose from under concrete floor to rear lot line
  • Select Structural floor joists with ¾” LP® TopNotch® 450 Series Sub-Flooring (LP’s Best Product), glued and nailed
  • Exterior walls framing 2”x6”, 16” O.C.
  • Extensive use of tornado strapping far exceeding building code requirements
  • ZipSystem™ Structural wall panels, taped at seams


Energy Efficiency

  • R-19 exterior wall insulation
  • R-60 insulation: all flat ceilings
  • R-19 insulation: basement joist ends
  • R-11 insulation: finished basement walls and garage walls
  • Bottom plates caulked to flooring to reduce air infiltration
  • Energy Star® rated vinyl windows w/ LoE glass in living areas, white


Exterior Features and Finishes

  • Front Entry Door: Simpson® solid fir or ThermaTru® fiberglass door system
  • Aluminum storm door for front entry door (full view with interchangeable screen)
  • Mid-America Vantage, 8 foot tall, insulated aluminum garage doors (factory-finished) with electric garage door openers, remotes, and exterior access keypad
  • Real Trim™ factory-primed soffits and trim boards
  • James Hardie® (Hardi-plank) 7¼” factory-primed cement-board siding
  • Painted with Hallman-Lindsay or Sherwin-Williams paints
  • Maintenance-free aluminum seamless gutters with 4” downspouts
  • Extensive use of ice and weather shield with synthetic roof felt


Interior Features and Finishes

  • Drywall with knockdown spray-texture and rounded corners on interior walls
  • Priming and painting on all interior walls and ceilings (single color)
  • Custom premium cabinetry, painted maple or stained cherry
    • Solid wood doors and cabinet faces
    • Dovetail drawers with premium soft-close drawer system maple melamine inside cabinets
    • Crown and lower light-shield moulding on upper cabinets (kitchen and laundry)
  • Solid granite countertops in kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry
    • 1¼” nominal thickness
    • “Level 1” for Kitchen, “Remnant” for other rooms
  • Full height tile backsplash in kitchen (from countertop to bottom of cabinets)
  • Energy-efficient, Heatilator Novus NXT see-through natural gas fireplace with remote
  • Custom fireplace mantel, wood with tile surround
  • Tile flooring in full bathrooms, laundry and mud room
  • Casabella 3/8” Countryside Birch, hand-scrapped engineered wood flooring, per plan
  • Stained or Painted trim including casing around doors and window extension jambs
  • Solid-core interior doors, molded with satin nickel or black hinges
  • Schlage® accent lever locksets and door handles, satin nickel
  • Schlage Touch™ keyless touchscreen deadbolts on exterior doors
  • Stained maple handrails & stair rails with forged iron balusters
  • Stained maple turned newel posts
  • Closets with white solid melamine shelving and wood closet poles
  • Hardware package including cabinet hardware & bath hardware, satin nickel



  • Artisan AR3118-D9 16 gauge stainless steel undermount sink in kitchen
  • Kohler® Simplice K-596VS kitchen faucet with pullout sprayer in vibrant stainless
  • Insinkerator™ 1/3HP garbage disposal at kitchen sink
  • Recessed water/icemaker line to refrigerator
  • Kohler® undermount sinks in bathrooms
  • Master Bath
    • Kohler® K-2210-0 Under-mount lavatory sinks
    • Moen® Brantford™ MT6620C Widespread Lavatory sink faucet
    • Moen® Brantford™ MT5152C Single Handle Shower Trim and Showerhead
  • Other Full Baths
    • Kohler® K-2209-0 or K-2210-0 under-mount lavatory sinks
    • Moen® 6610C Lavatory sink faucets
    • Moen® T2153C Tub and Shower valve trim
  • Powder Room
    • Kohler® K-2210-0 under-mount lavatory sink
    • Moen® 6610C Lavatory sink faucet
  • Kohler® K-3978-0 elongated toilets with Kohler® K-4712-T-0 elongated toilet seats
  • Tiled shower and pan with shower door in master bathroom
  • Fiberglass shower and tub modules in other full bathrooms
  • Shut-off valves to all water fixtures
  • Bradford White 75 gallon gas water heater with power vent
  • CPVC waterlines with insulated brackets where needed
  • Submersible sump pump sealed and vented to exterior thru 2nd floor roof
  • 2 frost-free hose bibs
  • Gas lines for: furnace, range, water heater



  • 200 Amp Electric Service
  • Exterior GFCI outlets (per plan)
  • 110v and 220v electrical connections for range/oven
  • Smoke detectors with battery backup, per code
  • Carbon dioxide detectors with battery backup, per code
  • Ceiling fans with light kits in all bedrooms, dinette, great room
  • Lighting fixtures and recessed cans, per plan
  • Under and over cabinet lighting with adjustable high/low light levels on upper kitchen cabinets
  • Structured Wiring Package
    • Cable (RG6) and network (cat5e) wiring – all bedrooms, great room, lower level theater/rec room
  • Multi-zone Audio Pre-Wire
    • 16-gauge “oxygen-free” copper speaker wire to 4 locations for in-ceiling and outdoor speakers.
    • Speaker wires fed to centralized location for connection to a future audio & control system
  • 1 surround sound pre-wire in lower level, if applicable



  • Bryant™ Legacy Line 90 high-efficiency gas furnace with programmable thermostat
  • Central Air-Conditioning



  • Sharp (KB-6524PS) slide-out microwave drawer
  • GE® stainless steel interior dishwasher, GDT580SSFSS
  • Zephyr Sienna 30” SS Wall Hood, vented to exterior




All features and specifications are subject to change and may vary from plan to plan.  Perthel Homes, Inc. reserves the right to make substitutions to features and specifications.