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Building Standard Features

Insulation and Energy Efficiency

  • R25 exterior wall system.
  • R50 blown fiberglass insulation in ceilings.
  • R17 below grade insulation, basement floor to ceiling, sill gasket installed between foundation and sub floor.
  • Energy Star thermal pane, Low-E Argon filled PVC casement windows except pour in place and some decorative windows.
  • Insulated steel exterior doors with weather-stripping.
  • Complete air barrier perimeter construction.

Interior Features

  • Jeld-Wen raised panel interior doors.
  • Colonial style pre-primed MDF casing.
  • Colonial style pre-primed MDF baseboard.
  • 2 slab closet doors with roller ball catches.
  • All door openings trimmed both sides, not drywall returned on the inside.
  • 1 row of vinyl coated wire shelving in all closets.
  • Hardwood newel posts and handrails with powder coated metal spindles where required by building code. Factory pre-finished interior and exterior hardware.
  • Deadbolt locks on all exterior doors, keyed alike, except sliding patio doors.
  • Purchaser's choice of cabinet and countertop colours from Builder's standard samples.
  • Interior wall paint eggshell finish 1colour.
  • Trim and doors painted with semi-gloss finish 1 colour.
  • Knockdown texture ceilings in living room, dining room, hallways and bedrooms with a trowelled border.
  • Metal resilient channel on insulated ceiling areas.
  • 1/2" gypsum board with rounded drywall corners.

Exterior Features

  • Quality Shouldice Antique Stone with sills and soldier courses where applicable.
  • Engraved civic address stone.
  • Maintenance free Energy Star Low-E Argon filled White casement PVC vinyl windows, with muntin bars on front elevation, pour in place and specialty windows excepted, muntin bar pattern selected by builder.
  • Casement windows on all elevations except pour in place and windows set in concrete foundation walls.
  • Screens provided on all operable window openings, operable windows and widow swing selected by builder.
  • Pre-finished maintenance free vinyl siding as per architectural plans.
  • Insulated embossed steel roll up garage door(s) installed with weather-striping.
  • Pre-finished aluminum soffit, fascia and eavestrough.
  • Limited lifetime warranty High Definition self-sealing fiberglass shingles.
  • Poured concrete front steps and front porch.
  • Insulated wood grain fiberglass or steel front door with sidelights as per elevations.
  • Colour matched exterior caulking around windows and doors.
  • Nursery grown sodded lot.
  • Asphalt driveway.

Framing

  • Exterior walls 2 x 6 kiln dried studs at 16" centers with 1" foil faced insulated exterior sheathing or 7/16" OSB.
  • Minimum 2 x 8 kiln dried floor joists at 16" centers.
  • 5/8" plywood subfloors glued and screwed.
  • Engineered roof trusses installed on 24" centers. Basement strapped floor to ceiling with 2 x 4 studs at 24" centers, ready for future finishing.
  • 2 x 6 kiln dried interior support walls where applicable.
  • 2 x 6 engineered exterior load bearing walls where required.
  • Tyvek homewrap installed as continuous air barrier on header joists.

Foundation and Basement

  • Foundation walls are 8" poured concrete poured to approximately 8' high.
  • Optional 9' high foundation walls available.
  • Perimeter drainage system connected to municipal storm sewer or sump pump.
  • 3" thick concrete basement floor, power trowelled finish.
  • Steel beams with adjustable steel load bearing posts.
  • Code Blue rubber copolymer liquid applied waterproofing membrane below grade waterproofing.

Electrical

  • 100A 32 circuit electrical service panel with Arc Fault breakers.
  • All copper wiring throughout.
  • Smoke alarms with strobe lights on all levels interconnected.
  • Carbon monoxide detector on each floor interconnected.
  • Electrical outlet(s) in garage for future garage door opener(s).
  • Door chime at front entrance.
  • Decora style switches finished in white.
  • 2 cable, telephone and network connections wired and terminated ready for use.
  • Ceiling outlet in dining room capped.
  • Heavy duty outlets for stove and clothes dryer.
  • Weatherproof electrical outlet at front and rear of house.

Heating and Ventilation

  • High efficiency, 96% AFUE minimum gas fired forced air furnace with electronic ignition and ECM circulating fan motor.
  • All ductwork taped and sealed for increased efficiency.
  • Ductwork and furnace sizing calculated by a certified HRAI consultant.
  • Duct work sized for future central air conditioning
  • White coloured warm air & cold return duct covers.
  • Dryer vent connection vented to outside.
  • Fully ducted Heat Recovery Ventilation System (HRV) with individual timer switches in served spaces.

Plumbing and Fixtures

  • White porcelain bathroom fixtures.
  • Double stainless steel kitchen sink with single lever faucet.
  • Chrome finished single lever faucets on all basins and tubs.
  • Pressure balanced faucet for tub(s) and shower(s).
  • One piece acrylic tub-shower in main bath.
  • Pedestal sink in powder room.
  • Optional ABS rough-in for 3-piece bathroom in basement where elevations permit.
  • Low-flush water saving toilets with insulated tanks.
  • Connections for washer and dryer.
  • Two exterior lawn service faucets.
  • Plumbing and electrical rough-in for future dishwasher.
  • Gas fired on demand hot water heater (rented) where unit venting is possible.

Warranty

All homes are covered by Selkirk Lifestyle Homes 7 Year New Home Warranty as provided by the Ontario New Home Warranty Act.
All Tarion New Home Warranty Program fees are at the purchaser's Expense. Limited Lifetime Warranty provided by Advanced Coatings on foundation water penetration. New Home building location survey prepared by an Ontario Land Surveyor. Purchaser shall have choice of colours and materials from Vendor's samples and standard suppliers except where selections have already been ordered. Variations from Vendor's samples may occur in finished materials, kitchen and vanity cabinets, floor and wall finishes due to normal production processes. Imperfections and variations in colour, grain and finish may occur in natural products selected from Vendor's samples. Flooring may be seamed at the builder's discretion. Specifications and pricing subject to change without notice. Oral representations of the builder's agent(s) cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the builder. For correct representations, make reference to your purchase and sale agreement. E&OE, Effective February 2017