NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION

Home Builders Berks County PA

Home Builders Berks County PA

 

 

Specs for MKS New Homes

 

The following specs are standard, but of course all homes can be customized.

 

 

Foundation, Concrete floors and Walls

  • Concrete footers 8 inches by 20 inches with rebar in the footers
  • Superior walls are an option.
  • Poured concrete walls 8 or 10 inch.
  • Install radon loop under basement floor and vent to the roof.
  • Perimeter foundation drains with sump pump tub installed.
  • Deco 20 Damp proofing below grade.
  • Steel reinforcing 2 foot checkerboard pattern in garage concrete floor for added strength.
  • Perimeter foundation drains with sump pump tub installed.

 

Framing

  • Engineered roof trusses set at 24 inch on center.
  • Engineered beam in garage. Beam is designed to eliminate posts.
  • 2"x6" Pressure treated plates with sill sealer.
  • 2"x10" Floor joists 16" O.C. with bridging.
  • Sub floor: 3/4" OSB T & G that is glued and nailed.
  • All framing is done on 16" O.C.
  • 2"x6" wall studs with OSB sheathing and house wrap.
  • 2x4 interior wall studs 16 inch on center.

 

Insulation

  • Super Seal Air Infiltration Insulation Home Package System with fire caulking and fire stopping.
  • Exterior walls rated at R-21
  • R-50 blown in insulation in the ceiling.
  • Window tape on exterior for air filtration.

Windows and Doors

  • Simonton-Profinish vinyl energy star rated windows with full screens.
  • Vinyl sliding doors with screens.
  • Insulated fiberglass exterior doors.
  • Insulated garage door.

 

Kitchen and Bath

  • Quality kitchen & vanity cabinets. Dishwasher
  • Kitchen stove
  • Microwave
  • Mirror above each vanity.

 

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Trane heating and cooling heat pump.
  • ½ inch lead free water lines with shutoff at each fixtures
  • PVC waste line
  • 50 Gallon hot water heater
  • 200 amp service
  • Washer and dryer hook ups.
  • Dryer vented to the outside.
  • 2 exterior outlets
  • TV and telephone rough in.
  • 2 frost free exterior faucets.
  • Direct wired smoke detectors with battery backup on all floors as per code.

 

Exterior

  • Synthetic underlayment on the roof.
  • GAF lifetime shingles. (50 yr.)
  • All aluminum drip edge.
  • Ridge vent as per code.
  • Maintenance free vinyl siding.
  • Aluminum seamless gutters and downspouts.
  • Mid- American raised panel shutters.
  • Quality stone veneer is available
  • Macadam drive way.
  • Lawn is raked and seeded.
  • Flower beds are mulched.

 

Interior

  • ½ inch drywall glued, screwed, taped and sanded to level 4
  • Entire garage dry walled and finished.
  • All drywall is painted with off white flat latex painted.
  • Paint grade trim install and painted with semi-gloss off white.
  • Interior doors with 3 hinges and painted with semi-gloss off white.
  • Interior of house is cleaned and will be free of all construction debris before settlement.

 

Flooring

  • Quality grade carpeting and padding
  • Stairs covered with carpet
  • Hardwood flooring is available.
  • Tile flooring is available.

 

 

 

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