Building Specifications

FOUNDATION
Designed Sealed by Civil & Structural Engineer based on Soil Test performed by Geotech Engineering. Foundation location Checked by surveyor at Builder’s expense Engineered foundation Conventional 4000 psi concrete to be utilized as foundation Dirt pad 30 loads included on the Budget for house pad only-Owner responsible for the rest of the property.
FRAMING
Ceiling- Tray Ceilings in Living area and master/Barrel ceilings in two hallways Main floor ceilings to be 9’ in height (living Area and Master 10 and 11 FT) 2x4 Exterior and interior walls ½ INCH M4 Panels for Sheathing and Decking-Exceeds code All studs to be stud grade # 2 (Olshan Lumber) All first floor walls to be held down with anchor bolts at 4 OTC Joist hangers to be used under all unsupported joists “hardiplank” fascia board and trim “hardiplank” soffit and ceiling porches Continuous soffit vents on all soffits except in front of the house.
ROOFING
30 Year warranty, dimensional shingles Ridge Vents throughout 15# Roofing felt.
ELECTRICAL
All wiring past breaker box to be copper wiring per N.E.C. Service to be 120/240 volt, single phase, three wire Overhead services included underground is not part of budget and can be done at 13.00 per foot. All switches to be “Decora” style Ivory Conventional style plugs See allowance for all light fixtures, fans, dimmers, and door bells-change order required if Fixture price exceeds allowance Recess lights to be generic recess “black baffle” style recess lights Recess lights are included in Electrical bid Ceiling fans are manufacturing warranty only-Not builder warranted. No low voltage lights included. Low Voltage and AV is additional House to have a hook up for the dryer (Gas Electric)
FLOORING
Tile Flooring will be Ceramic Except where otherwise specified Study to have 12 Mil Laminate flooring per allowance.
AIR CONDITIONING
SEER 16 A/C compressor to be electric / gas Gas Heating A/C Grills to be made of Plastic Return air grills to be made of sheet metal Flexible ducts to be used for supply air ducting Exhaust fan in each bathroom and utility room WIFI Thermostat Brand will be Rheem or American Standard .
PLUMBING
Gas to be piped to fireplace and dryer pipe to be used to bring water into house Plastic pipe to be used for the water and the sewer line Gas cook top connection included.
The pipe from the main gas line to the gas meter beside the home is to be run by Entex. All free standing ice machine must have a pump for drainage. Under no circumstances will contractor install ice maker with no pump nor Ice maker be provided. Contractor does not warranty any ice machine for installation or Longevity-Homeowner must use Manufacturer warranty. ALL PVC drain lines inside and underneath the home. Water Heater to be Tankless RHEEM. No septic included in the work Budget.

PLUMBING FIXTURES
Water Heater to be RHEEM Tankless or Hybrid. All toilets to be generic two piece elongated toilets /American Standard or Delta. All of the plumbing fixtures Moen satin nickel unless stated otherwise Stated-Oil Rubbed Bronze additional. All plumbing fixtures by allowance. Buyer will pay all fixtures exceeding allowance on Budget.

DRIVEWAY, AREA DRAINS & GUTTERS
Brooms finish concrete for all exterior paving. Number 3 Re-bar @ 18” O.C. to be imbedded in all concrete paving and sidewalks. Gutters in front of Home only. No area drains
Lot to drain the street by Gravity. Contractor will do all necessary grading only around the house. Driveway per plan and per budget.
INSULATION & SHEETROCK
Fiber R 16 in Walls Insulation on walls R16 , R 38 Fiber in Attic. 3 ½ insulation in exterior walls, R 16. All exterior openings to be sealed with polyseal sealant . All sheetrock will receive three finish coats and be lightly sanded. If walls are to have no texture and be “smooth” there will be no extra charge. ½ inch sheetrock throughout the house. 5/8” Sheetrock in attached garage painted and insulated; no texture. Sheet rock texture to be NUMBER 2 knockdown

ACCESSORIES
All windows and doors with contact points. Garage door opener included with 2 controls for a two car garage Standard Pricing for . Standard Garage door to be Steel Back with Insulation. Powder room stain cabinet and mirror included in price Mirror to have Frame. Anodized aluminum threshold in FRONT door and garage entryway door from house. Prefab thresholds on all other exterior doors. House to be clean upon completion. All windows to be washed upon completion. Standard attic door

EXTERIOR
One exterior coat of oil base primer soffit. One exterior trim color included. One exterior paint color included
FLOORING SCHEDULE

TBD/ Will vary per client

WOODWORK
One coat of lacquer sanding sealer on woodwork. One coat of lacquer undercoat. One Finish coat of semi glass enamel. White enamel paint. If any hinges are to be preserved unpainted there will be an extra charge. No Knobs will be provided. These are additional.

WALLS & CEILINGS
White Latex paint /TEXTURE. White latex paint in closets. One color of Promo 400 (ovation) SW Paint on Walls

COUNTER TOPS & TILE
Kitchen, Butlers pantry. Master and all other bathrooms Granite. Master bath- Travertine tile shower. Master Bath-Tub Surround-Travertine. Secondary Bath-Travertine tile surround on bathtub.

WINDOWS
Double glazed, insulated, energy efficient windows throughout. Screens included.

EXTERIOR DOORS & INTERIOR TRIM
Crown molding to be in Living Area only and Master 5 Inch 1x6 Base boards in Living Area only. 1x5 Base boards throughout. 1x4 Window Stools MDF w pm5 throughout
All cabinets will be built with stain grade Maple plywood and lip molding. Kitchen, Bar and Bathrooms. Any Cabinetry in Closet will be additional. Built in cabinets in Living area where needed. Spice Racks/Shoe Rack in Master. Custom Trim work throughout.

****All options such as Interior/Exterior color Schemes, Brick, Shingles, carpet, etc will be determined once the Site plan is completed by Architect and Loan is approved.


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David Alexander Homes, Inc is a Custom Home Builder in the Houston Area. We build Homes starting at 1400 FT. to 7000 SF. and work with you to design the home of your dreams.

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We have our own Architect or we have plans already available that you can modify at a fraction of the cost. Call us for pre qualification. Members of the GREATER HOUSTON BUILDERS ASSOCIATION, National Association of Builders and Texas Association of Builders.