Standard specifications in all Team constructed new homes.

All Team Homes Include These Standard Specifications

Team constructs high-quality homes built to industry standards for strength and durability. Below you’ll find a detailed description of our standard specifications.


Team's standard features for all of their new construction homes.

General

  • Provide Elkhart County building permit fee allowance
  • Provide waste removal for all construction debris
  • Provide final cleaning of entire interior of home
  • Stub gas & electric for connection by utility company
  • Provide temporary electrical service & usage

Site Work

  • Digging for the basement/foundation, backfill, and rough-grade lawn
  • Provide 50' of 3/4" water line and connection to city main
  • Provide 50' of 4" sewer line and connection to city main

Concrete

  • 8" thick 93" high poured basement walls, 4' for garage
  • 4" concrete basement and garage slab
  • 3' wide concrete sidewalk from the driveway to the front porch
  • Concrete front porch (per model/drawing)
  • 12'x12' concrete patio slab
  • Approaches at garage service door 3' x 4'
  • Damp-proof basement foundation walls
  • 16' 8" wide concrete driveway from the garage to the curb (A maximum of 45' )

Carpentry/Framing

  • SilentFloor I-joists, spaced per engineering requirements
  • 3/4" T & G OSB flooring glued & screwed
  • 2"x6" exterior walls @ 24" o/c, 2"x4" interior walls @ 16" o/c
  • Wood trusses with roof pitch (per plan)
  • 16" side overhangs, 12" gable overhangs for aesthetic appeal
  • Wood stairway with closed risers (all open stairways will be carpeted)
  • Owens Corning Oakridge Pro 30 fiberglass architectural roof shingles (30 year pro-rated warranty) with synthetic underlayment
  • 2"x4" stud wall on the perimeter basement walls
  • Code approved house wrap on all exterior walls

Thermal & Moisture Protection

  • R-40 cellulose in the ceilings above living areas
  • 7/16" OSB structural sheathing on all exterior house walls, garage walls, and gables
  • R-20 forma-batt cellulose insulation in all exterior house walls
  • Perimeter basement stud walls will be insulated with R-13 fiberglass batts & covered with flame proof PSK covering
  • Triple 3" or double 4" no maintenance vinyl siding
  • Triple 4" aluminum soffit, 6" aluminum fascia cover
  • Continuous aluminum gutters & down spouts
  • 15" shutters or window wraps on front windows (or per plan)

Windows & Doors

  • 3' 0" insulated raised panel front door
  • 2' 8" insulated flush service doors (for the other entry doors)
  • Front door to have a decorative handleset with deadbolt lock (standard selection)
  • Pella Encompass or Jeld-Wen premium sliding patio door ( includes sliding screen door)
  • Interior doors: Masonite, hollow-core, and painted (choose from standard selections)
  • Schlage interior door hardware (choose from standard colors/styles, all doors)
  • Pella Encompass or Jeld-Wen Builders Series vinyl double hung windows with insulated Low-E glass, fiberglass, screens & easy clean tilt wash sash feature, front windows will include traditional style grilles (GBG), casement window in the kitchen
  • Raised panel insulated overhead door with an electric operator & 2 transmitters
  • 28"x20" single pane basement window, one (1) is standard

Finishes

  • 1/2" drywall taped & sanded on walls
  • Walls to be painted with one (1) coat of primer and one (1) coat of Sherwin Williams Sherscrub latex paint (or equivalent) with an eggshell finish, 1 paint color is included (selection from standard colors)
  • Ceilings to be painted with one coat of flat ceiling paint (standard color)
  • Drywall garage ceiling & common wall unfinished
  • All base molding to be oversized 4-1/2" painted MDF colonial style.
  • All trim to be oversized 3-1/2" painted FJ pine colonial style with painted jamb extensions
  • All double hung windows to have painted window ledges (casement windows will be picture frame trimmed)
  • An allowance of $3.00/sf floor area for floor coverings & underlayment installed
  • All two stories have solid oak or Poplr angled railing with ballusters at the bottom (standard style & length per the plan)
  • 1/2" drywall taped and textured on ceilings

Furnishings

  • 36" high flush mirror approximate width of bath vanity
  • Pre-finished wood closet shelves & chrome rods
  • Linen closets shall have a stack of four (4) shelves
  • Kountry Cabinets group B as per the allowance for each model home design, includes laminated countertops in the kitchen and laundry room, bath vanities will have one piece Cultured marble countertops from standard selections.
  • An appliance Allowance of $1,500 for a Space Maker microwave, Dishwasher and Gas range. Microwave is planned for a ductless installation.

Mechanical

  • 40 gallon rapid recovery power vent natural gas water heater for 3 BR homes
  • 50 gallon rapid recovery power vent natural gas water heaters for 4 BR homes
  • Fiberglass one piece tubs & showers (white)
  • Two (2) exterior frost proof hydrants (plumbed hard)
  • 20" diameter sump pit with submersible sump pump
  • 1/2 hp Badger V high capacity garbage disposal
  • Ice maker line to refrigerator location (plumbed hard)
  • All water lines plumbed for water softener (except: kitchen sink-cold line, exterior hydrants, & refrigerator icemaker line)
  • Hook up for washer & dryer
  • Pex water lines with a Manna-Bloc manifold & PVC drain lines
  • Bathroom lav faucets: Delta 520 chrome
  • Bathroom tub & shower faucets: Delta 1748 chrome
  • Bathroom shower only faucets: 1724 chrome
  • Kitchen sink faucet: Delta 440 chrome
  • Kitchen sink: Dayton Elite 3322 stainless steel
  • Toilets: Gerber Maxwell 1.6 GF toilet with round bowl
  • Bryant or Amana gas fired high effiecency furnace (95% ) or equivalent
  • Bryant or Amana 13 SEER minimum central air conditioner or equivalent
  • Adjustable metal floor registers
  • Supply & return air ducts
  • Standard duct cutouts in the basement

Electrical

  • 200 amp service
  • Wiring in Romex
  • Two exterior outlets
  • Outlet & low voltage wiring for garage OH door operator
  • Standard receptacles never more than 6' to an electrical outlet
  • Smoke alarms as required by code.
  • One (1) POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) with cat 5 cabling
  • Two (2) LAN connections (network\ethernet\RJ45) with cat 5 cabling
  • Two (2) coaxial cable jacks with RG-6 wiring for cable/satellite TV
  • Option of up to two (2) pipes and plates for future cables (HDMI, etc.)
  • Allowance of $1.25/sf of living space for decorative light fixtures
  • Kitchen to have recessed can lights
  • Can lights for all front exterior front locations - typically one at the front door, one at each garage corner, and one or two at the porch (depending on size)
  • One (1) exterior flood light at each rear exterior door
  • One (1) door chime
  • GFI recepts as required
  • Great Room will have switched recepts and a paddle fan opening in the center (fan will be part of the lighting/fixture allowance)
  • One (1) outlet every 4' on countertops
  • One (1) outlet in the basement by service panel (other than required dedicated outlets)
  • Two (2) outlets in garage
  • One (1) switch and ceiling metal box per bedroom (includes fan pre-wiring), all fixtures from lighting/fixture allowance
  • One (1) exhaust fan and light in each bathroom
  • Other ceiling boxes and switches as per plan
  • Electric post light placement (20' from the house included), post & light are part of the decorative light package

Miscellaneous

  • Gas lines to the water heater, furnace, range, and dryer locations
  • One (1) towel bar and toilet paper holder in each bathroom (choose from standard selections)
  • One (1) 38"x30" steel area well for each basement window
  • Range hood shall be ductless installation unless specifically described otherwise

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