Standard Specifications

INTERIOR
  • 8 foot ceiling height
  • Smooth 1/2” drywall throughout all rooms (including closets)
  • Smooth 5/8” drywall ceilings throughout
  • Painted walls and ceiling (3 color option)
  • 32” interior solid core passage doors
  • Cabinet pulls
  • Interior locksets
  • 25oz FHA grade carpet throughout (excluding wet areas)
  • DuPont® stain protected carpet w/ 5.5lb Rebond® carpet pad
  • Vinyl floor coverings in foyer entry
  • Vinyl floor coverings in kitchen, morning rooms, baths and utility
  • “Easy Glide” wire shelves in all closets
  • Tight mesh shelves (3) in pantries and linens
  • Kichler Brushed Nickel or Bronze interior lights
  • (2) USB charging/receptacle combination outlets
  • (3) multi-media port locations

KITCHEN
  • KCMA approved cabinets featuring:
  • All wood construction (no particle board)
  • 2-5/8” stained cove molding (matches cabinets)
  • 3/4” thick adjustable shelves in base cabinets
  • 1/2 depth adjustable shelves in base cabinets
  • Dovetail hardwood full extension drawer boxes
  • Soft-self close under mount drawer guides & door closers
  • 100lb static load rating on drawers
  • Concealed hinges on cabinet doors
  • Broan ventless range hood
  • Laminate countertops w/ self-edge and 4” backsplash
  • 8” deep double-bowl Stainless Steel sink
  • Brushed Nickel or Bronze pull-down spray faucet
  • 36” wide refrigerator openings
  • GFI wired kitchen receptacles

BATHS
  • 60” fiberglass tub/shower in main bath
  • 60” fiberglass tub/shower in master bath
  • Laminate countertop w/ self-edge 4” laminate backsplash
  • Brushed Nickel or Bronze faucets
  • Brushed Nickel or Bronze shower & tub faucet
  • Porcelain vanity bowls in all baths w/ pop-up drain assemblies
  • GFI wired bath receptacles
  • Power vent ceiling fans w/ lights
  • 1-3/4” wood mirror frame above vanity bowls (matches vanity cabinets)
  • 1.6 gallon porcelain elongated bowl toilets
  • KCMA approved cabinets
  • Comfort height (36”) tall height vanity in Master Bath
  • Drywall flange around tubs and showers
UTILITIES
  • HVAC
  • Full size 200amp main service w/ circuit breaker protection
  • GFI protection for two exterior receptacles (one front and one rear)
  • PVC drain lines & PEX water lines
  • Plumbing for washer & wire for dryer
  • Combo AC/DC smoke/CO in all bedrooms & basement per code
  • Water shut-off valves throughout
  • Water hole line covers all plumbing base cabinets
  • “Easy Glide” vented wire shelf in utility

EXTERIOR AND CONSTRUCTION
  • Floor joists w/ bridging
  • 1st floor-2x10 floor joists @ 16” O.C w/ double perimeter end walls
  • 2x6 exterior walls @ 16” O.C.
  • 7/16” OSB sheathing on sidewalls and end walls
  • Sub-floor 3/4” (nominal) T&G OSB floor decking 1st and 2nd floors
  • 2x4 interior wall partitions @ 16” O.C.
  • 7/12, 9/12 & 12/12 pitch roof trusses 50lb @ 24” O.C.
  • 7/16” OSB roof sheathing w/ H-clips
  • 15lb felt underlayment w/ ice & water protection at eave
  • 30-year architectural shingles
  • Shingle-over ridge vent
  • 12” vented overhangs on front and rear w/ vinyl soffit
  • 12” vented overhangs on gable ends w/ vinyl soffit
  • 6” aluminum fascia over 2x6 for easier gutter mounting w/ drip edge
  • Energy Star approved vinyl thermal pane double-hung windows w/ screens
  • 6-panel 3/0 x 6/8 insulated fiberglass front door w/ peep & PVC jambs
  • 6-panel 2/8 & 6/8 insulated fiberglass rear door w/ PVC jambs
  • Brushed Nickel or Bronze exterior locksets & dead-bolts
  • Door pans on all exterior doors
  • Hard-wired exterior door bells (front & rear)
  • 6/0 x 6/8 vinyl sliding patio door
  • Stainless Steel or Bronze Kichler exterior lighting
  • Vinyl siding installed over air infiltration barrier wrap
  • 2x6 headers over windows and doors
  • Stair handrail, hardware (per plan) and carpet
  • Foam insulated structural headers
  • Foam gasket at top and bottom plates of exterior walls
  • 24’ x 24’ attached 2-car garage
  • 8’ poured wall basement or 4’ crawlspace

INSULATION
  • R-41 ceiling insulation on one & two-story
  • R-30 fiberglass batt insulation on story & a half homes
  • R-19 fiberglass batt insulation (6”) w/ vapor barrier in sidewalls
  • Basement entry walls standard w/ R-11 insulation
  • Foam gaskets on all exterior wall receptacles and switches
  • Sealed around windows to stop air infiltration
  • Spray foam around windows to stop air infiltration
  • Caulked seams on exterior sheathing

MISCELLANEOUS
  • Kitchen touch-up kits included (matches finish)
  • All countertops are covered w/ cardboard for protection
  • Panel box is dropped to basement
  • Panel box is installed first floor on crawl space models w/ door cover
  • 2008 NEC Compliant 200amp panel box w/ choice of 110V or 220V range and dryer circuits
  • Two-year contractor warranty
  • Ten-year structural warranty

At Newcastle Custom Homes, we are constantly searching for new and better ways to build homes. We therefore reserve the right to change product specifications, plans & prices without notice and without incurring obligations.