Standard New Home Features

Site Improvements

  • Building Permits
  • Survey and Erosion Control
  • Excavation, Trucking, Backfill, and Grading
  • Stripping of Top Soil
  • Drive and Garage Stone
  • Water and Sewer Laterals
  • NOTE: Site improvement costs may vary per lot or municipality 

Foundation Specifications

  • Footings and Post Pads 8” thick x 20” Wide Continuous Concrete, Unreinforced, Perimeter Footings.
  • Solid 8″ Thick x 8′ Tall Poured Concrete Basement Walls
  • Steel Beams to be W8x18 and Columns to be Standard Tube Columns
  • Full 8′ High R5 or R7.5 (per plan) Insulation and Top Cover
  • Foundation Drain Tile System
  • Standard Basement Window with Wells that Drain to Foundation Drain Tile
  • Sealed Sump Crock for Quieter Pumping and Radon Protection

Floor and Wall Systems

  • Engineered Floor Joist System, 3/4″ Tongue and Groove OSB Subflooring, Glued & Nailed
  • Engineered Wall System Complete With 2 X 6 Studs at exterior walls and 2 x 4 Studs at interior walls, 16″ O.C., 1/2″ OSB Sheathing, And House Wrap To Seal It All Up Tight
  • Engineered Roof Trusses

Interior Features

  • Award winning Joseph Douglas Homes Interior Styling
  • 9′ First Floor on all 2 Story Plans and 10’ on all Ranch Plans
  • Stone or Brick Fireplace Surround to Mantel Height
  • Moen® Eva Pullout Kitchen Faucet with Stainless Steel Finish
  • Moen® Eva Bath Faucets with Brushed Nickel Finish
  • Generous Allowance for Dishwasher, Range Hood, & Microwave
  • Badger® Garbage Disposal
  • Water Line to Refrigerator
  • Norcraft® Cabinets in Maple featuring Staggered Heights & Depths, Crown Molding, Roll Out Shelves, Dovetail Drawers, Soft Closers on Drawers & Doors, Raised Panel Doors & Cabinet Pulls
  • Whirlpool Tub in Master Suite if Shown on Brochure
  • Fiberglass Tub and Shower Modules in Baths
  • Two Sinks in Master Bath
  • Granite Countertops in Kitchen, all Baths, and Laundry
  • Undermount Sinks in Kitchen and all Baths
  • Choice of Stained or Painted Colonial Trim
  • Windows are Cased and Jambed in Wood
  • Choice of Raised 6 Panel Pine or MDF White Doors
  • Upgraded Wood Stair Railing Components
  • Hardwood Flooring in Foyer, Kitchen, Dinette, and Mudroom
  • Ceramic Tile Flooring in Laundry and Baths
  • Generous Allowance for Carpet Flooring Elsewhere
  • Bullnose (round) Drywall Corner Treatment
  • Custom Interior Painting on Walls
  • Custom Interior Staining or Painting of Trim and Doors
  • Ventilated Closet Shelving
  • Moen® Bath Accessories for all Baths
  • Glass Shower Door in Master Bath

Exterior Features

  • Classic Joseph Douglas Homes Architectural Styling
  • Hardiplank® and LP Smartside Siding with Custom Paint Colors
  • Treated Exterior Composite Fascia and Exterior Trim
  • Shutters or Window Wraps on all Windows
  • 5” Aluminum Gutters and 4” Downspouts
  • Cultured Stone or Cultured Brick (per plan)
  • Professional Exterior Painting and Caulking
  • GAF® Timberline 240# Dimensional Shingles w/Ridge Venting and Lifetime Warranty
  • Lindsay® Earthwise Series Vinyl Single Hung Windows
  • Architectural Smooth Fiberglass Front Entry Door per Plan
  • 8′ Tall Insulated Overhead Garage Doors
  • Waterproof GFI Electrical Outlets
  • 2 Frost Proof Hose Connectors

Equipment Highlights

  • 200 Amp Electrical Service
  • Quiet Submersible Sump Pump and Sealed Crock
  • Generous Light Fixture Allowance (Per Plan)
  • Overhead Light Fixtures in all Bedrooms
  • On Q® Structured Wiring System
  • Interconnected Electrical Smoke Detectors on All Levels
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector in Basement
  • Electric or Gas to Clothes Dryer and Range
  • Microwave, Dryer and all Quiet Bath Fans Vented to Exterior
  • Future Plumbing in Basement
  • Overhead Door Opener

Energy Saving Features

  • Energy Star® Certified by Third Party
  • Built to Green Built® Standards
  • Armstrong® 95% Efficiency Gas Furnace
  • Armstrong® 13 SEER Air Conditioning
  • Efficient Honeywell® Programmable Thermostat
  • Energy Efficient Low E, Neat 366 glass Technology in Windows
  • Superior Tyvek® House Wrap
  • R-21 Exterior Wall Insulation and R-50 Ceiling Insulation
  • Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation at Foundation Box Sill
  • Full 8′ High Foundation Insulation
  • Heatilator® Direct Vent ND4236 Gas Fireplace w/ Logs
  • Rheem® Power Vented Water Heater
  • Advanced FlowGuard® Quiet & Non-Corrosive CPVC Plumbing
  • Water Saving Toilets
  • Insulated Entry and Garage Doors w/ Weatherstripping

Additional Features

  • Professional Interior Cleaning and Construction Site Cleanup
  • One Stop Selection Studio with Professional Interior Designer
  • In-House Customer Service
  • Extensive Warranty Package
  • Plan Modifications and/or Custom Designs

Most Commonly Requested Upgrades

Here are some popular upgrades we find many customers consider adding to their home:

  • Add a Screen Porch and/or Deck
  • 3 Car Garage and/or Expanded Garage
  • Stairs from Garage to Basement
  • Chefs Kitchen with Built-In Oven and Cook Top
  • Raised Panel Ends and Undercabinet trim for Kitchen Cabinets
  • Ceramic Backsplash and Undercabinet Lighting in Kitchen
  • Ceramic Tile Shower in the Master Bath
  • Dog Shower in Laundry Room
  • Increase Size of Trim around Windows and Doors and for Baseboard
  • 3 Panel Poplar or Maple Doors
  • Heat Recovery Air Exchanger

Building specifications may change from time to time.  Please refer to a JDH sales associate for current specifications.

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