STANDARD HOME CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS
(Included In Base Price)

BASICS

  • 10 year structural warranty provided
  • Professional decorating assistance included
  • Manufacturers warranties on equipment and appliances
  • Local building permits included
  • Sewer and water connection fees (allowance $2000)
  • In-house custom architectural design, drafting and certification of Sweetwater model home plans at no additional charge
  • Custom exterior elevations included with 6:12 roof pitch (per plan)
  • All Sweetwater homes meet Duke Energy’s ACT program for efficiency
  • Bonded Builders warranty program

SITE WORK

  • Site clearing, fill dirt and grading for standard homesite (allowance $5000)
  • Up to 8500 sq. ft. of Floratam sod included with home (Enough for a 100'x120' homesite)
  • Automatic irrigation system (Enough for a 100'x120' homesite)
  • Landscaping (Allowance $800)
  • 4" concrete walk and driveway reinforced with fibermesh (Enough for a 50' x 16’ driveway)
  • Concrete pads for pedestrian doors and air conditioner, including underground garbage cans at garage
  • Concrete Slab Pumping
  • Soil pre-treated for subterranean termites
  • Poly-visqueen moisture barrier below slab

STRUCTURE

  • 3000 psi concrete slab on grade
  • 16"x16" poured monolithic footing reinforced with two #5 steel bars
  • Masonry block construction with steel reinforced concrete filled cells maximum spacing not greater than 6’-0” apart and at all corners and openings
  • Dur-O-Wall horizontal steel at alternate block courses
  • Pre-engineered lintels and headers spanning all openings
  • 4-ply ½” CDX plywood roof sheathing with radiant barrier
  • Pre-engineered roof trusses 24" on center
  • Trussed roofs over porches
  • Fiberglass fungus resistant dimensional shingle roof with limited manufacturer’s lifetime warranty
  • Tech Wrap Ultimate 100% polypropylene roof underlayment or the equal
  • Pre-finished aluminum drip edge, fascia and vented soffits over 2"x6" sub-fascia
  • Concrete block columns at veranda with cementitious texture
  • Aluminum ridge vent for attic venting area per code
  • All venting to outside of home at rear roof line where possible
  • Interior walls  2"x4" studs at 16"
  • Pressure treated lumber where wood touches masonry
  • Wood blocking for drapes

INSULATION

  • 1" high –R rigid insulation board over exterior cement block walls at living areas
  • R-30 batt and/or blown fiberglass attic insulation over living area
  • Insulated polycell caulking around doors and windows

WINDOWS AND SLIDING GLASS DOORS

  • Choice of white or bronze anodized aluminum
  • Argon Low-E insulated sliding glass doors
  • Argon Low-E insulated single hung windows with screens and security locks

WALL FINISHES AND PAINTING

  • Medium texture cementitious finish on exterior walls
  • Smooth texture cementitious finish on veranda and inside walls of garage
  • Interior walls ½” drywall with orange peel texture
  • Ceilings ½” drywall with spanish lace texture
  • Moisture resistant cement board behind wall tile in baths
  • Round corner bead at drywall corners
  • Drywall secured with screws and nails
  • Sherwin Williams A-100 exterior grade vinyl latex at exterior cementitious walls
  • Sherwin Williams flat latex (two coats) at interior walls
  • Sherwin-Williams primer and oil-based enamel at interior woodwork
  • Finished garage with painted walls

INTERIOR TRIM

  • Interior doors - Masonite panel doors
  • Pocket doors with double overhead rollers (per plan)
  • Colonial trim molding
  • Vinyl coated closet shelving - white (per plan)
  • Kwikset door hardware
  • ThermaTru Smooth Star Fiberglass exterior doors
  • Three (3) hinges on all doors.
  • Volume ceilings (per plan)
  • Lever interior door handles
  • Metal re-enforced heavy duty overhead garage door
  • Built-in shelves at garage (per plan)
  • Pull-down ladder at attic access in garage

SILLS, WALL TILE, MIRRORS

  • Marble window sills throughout
  • Wall tile at tub and shower wet areas
  • Tile bench seat in shower (per plan)
  • Full size wall mirrors at bath vanities (per plan)

PLUMBING AND FIXTURES

  • Three (3) exterior hose bibs
  • Moen plumbing trim
  • Moen Arbor high arc faucet at kitchen sink
  • Elongated water closets
  • Steel tub/shower per plan
  • 50 gallon energy miser hot water heater.
  • Drop-in laundry tub with built-in cabinet (per plan)
  • Washer and dryer hook-up with single lever faucet shut-off
  • Garden tub at master bath with ceramic tile trim and step and Moen deck faucet (per plan)
  • 40'-0" of water and sewer lines

ELECTRICAL

  • Minimum 200 AMP service panel
  • Copper wiring throughout
  • Exhaust fans at all baths
  • Combination hard-wired smoke alarm & carbon monoxide detector with battery backup
  • Three (3) television outlets using RG-6 satellite dish cable ready wire
  • One (1) telephone jack
  • One (1) HDMI in wall loop for connection of peripherals to wall mounted TV location
  • Pre-wiring and switches for five (5) ceiling fans
  • Three (3) weather proof exterior outlets provided
  • Door bell with chime provided
  • Lighted house number
  • Outside lights at all pedestrian entrances
  • LED lighting in all bedroom closets
  • Recessed LED lights above tubs and showers
  • Recessed LED lighting at kitchen
  • LED light fixtures at garage and laundry room
  • Decora rocker switches
  • Garage door opener with two (2) remotes
  • GFI receptacles in garage, kitchen, laundry and all baths
  • Air switch for garbage disposal (per plan)
  • Decorative light fixture (allowance $1200) includes customer selected lighting at entry, dining room, kitchen bar, breakfast, bathroom vanities and coach lights on garage

HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

  • Insulated flex ducts
  • Minimum of four (4) air returns
  • Electrical strip heating (auxiliary)
  • Energy saving 14.00 SEER System
  • Air conditioner supply in all walk-in closets
  • Master filtering system with Honeywell media filter at air handler
  • Programmable thermostat

KITCHEN APPLIANCES

  • GE radiant top range
  • GE multi-cycle dishwasher
  • GE 25 cubic foot side-by-side refrigerator with water &  ice dispenser in door
  • GE over-the-range microwave oven vented with metal ducting through roof
  • All GE appliances come with extended 5 year warranty
  • Insinkerator Pro Series 333 ¾ HP garbage disposal or equal with four year warranty

CABINETS AND COUNTER TOPS

  • Granite or Pompeii quartz counter tops with stainless steel under- mount sink at kitchen
  • Granite or Pompeii quartz counter tops with porcelain under-mount sinks at baths
  • Oak and Maple wood Legacy cabinets
  • One stepped-up, bumped-out upper cabinet with crown molding in kitchen
  • All cabinet drawers are full extension, solid wood frames with dovetail joints and soft close feature
  • All cabinet doors are solid wood with soft close feature
  • Choice of hardware
  • Kitchen pantry with roll out shelves and vertical tray storage (per plan)
  • Cabinets in laundry room (per plan)
  • Beveled edge counter top at laundry
  • 36" high vanity cabinets at baths
  • Recessed medicine cabinets at bathrooms

FLOOR COVERING

  • Floor tile included at all floor areas except bedrooms (per plan)
  • All standard floor tile is grade 3 or higher
  • Shaw stain resistant carpeting installed at all bedrooms and bedroom closets
  • Textured acrylic finish over concrete at entry and veranda

Rev. 2/13/19

Wall Construction

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HOME FEATURES
Standard at Sweetwater Homes
OtherBuilders
1. Dur-O-Wall construction
2. Citrus County Impact Fees
3. Customizing of home with scale drawings
4. Screened veranda with acrylic finish at floor
5. Professional decorating assistance
6. Landscaping package
7. Automatic sprinkler system
8. Floratam sod lawn
9. All major kitchen appliances
10. 14 SEER Master A/C filtering system with Honeywell media filter
11. 4 Ply 1/2” CDX Plywood Roof Decking w/Radiant Barrier
12. Custom in-house design and architectural specialists
13. Ceramic tile with underlayment per plan
14. Argon insulate Low “E” windows and sliding glass doors
Rev. 12/15

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