RJ Hirsch Builder
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Standard Features

Standard Construction Features

Each R J Hirsch home is built to meet the individual needs of your family. We pride ourselves in quality construction and offer the following standard features with each home. Feel free to contact us to go over the details!

 

PERMITS

  • All required building permits

EXCAVATING

  • Skim top soil
  • Dig Basement
  • Backfill and rough grade

FOUNDATION

  • Poured concrete footings and walls
  • Basement walls, 7' - 10" high
  • 2" Styrofoam sheathing on outside of basement walls to footing

INTERIOR CONCRETE FLATWORK

  • Basement floor - 3" thick with vapor barrier under
  • Garage floor - 4" thick with fiber-mesh

EXTERIOR CONCRETE FLATWORK

  • Service walk - 3' wide, front porch to drive
  • Stoops and porches as indicated on plan

SITE WORK

  • Sub Grade
  • Spread top soil
  • Finish grade and seed disturbed ground
  • Erosion control measures as required
  • Road rock construction drive
  • Cost of hauling fill to or from lot
  • Cost of hauling black dirt to lot if needed
  • Drain tile if necessary
  • Site work allowance

FRAMING

  • Sill sealer insulation
  • Treated sill plate
  • Floor joists, 2 X 10 Douglas fir select structural, 16" o/c
  • Exterior wall studs, 2 X 6 - 16'" o/c
  • Interior wall studs, 2 X 4 - 16" o/c
  • Garage wall studs, 2 X 4 - 16" o/c
  • Exterior wall sheathing, 7/16" OSB
  • Tyvek house wrap
  • Roof trusses, 24" o/c
  • Sub floor, 4 X 8 – 3/4” T & G fir plywood
  • Roof Sheathing, 4 X 8 - 5/8" CD fir plywood
  • Aluminum fascia & aluminum ventilated soffit

SIDING / ROOFING

  • Double 4” vinyl siding
  • 15 lb. roofing felt
  • 90 lb. rolled roofing in valleys
  • Ridge vents
  • Certainteed Landmark 30 year shingles

WINDOWS – ANDERSEN 400 SERIES

  • Andersen Perma Shield TW windows with combination storm & screen
  • High performance Low E insulating glass
  • Andersen wood grills in all windows

EXTERIOR DOORS

  • Steel insulated exterior doors
  • Dead bolt locks

INSULATION

  • 5 ½” fiberglass batt insulation in exterior walls
  • 6" fiberglass batt insulation in exterior House ceilings – R19
  • 12" fiberglass blown insulation in exterior House ceilings –R30
  • 6" fiberglass batt insulation in box sill area

INTERIOR WALLS AND CEILINGS

  • 1/2" wallboard on walls
  • 5/8" wallboard on ceilings
  • Thin coat plaster walls and ceilings - sand finish

DOORS AND TRIM

  • Interior doors – flush oak solid core
  • Interior trim – 9/16” X 2 1/4” colonial oak casing 7/16” X 3” colonial oak base

CABINETS & VANITIES

  • Merillat, Seneca Ridge Oak - Square
  • Laminate counter tops

BASEMENT STAIRS

  • 2 X 12 stringers
  • Pine treads & risers
  • Oak exposed stringers

DECORATING

  • One coat primer and one coat paint on exterior unfinished surfaces
  • Two coat eggshell latex paint on interior walls (five different colors are allowed)
  • Inside of closets painted white
  • Stain & lacquer interior trim and doors
  • Antique inside of exterior steel doors

FINISH FLOORS

  • Underlayment under carpet – 1/2" particle board (nailed to joists)
  • Underlayment under vinyl – 1/2" underlayment plywood (screwed to joists)
  • Allowance for finished floors

BATHS

  • Mirror over each vanity with wood frame
  • Install Buyer’s towel bars and paper holders

HEATING & VENTILATING

  • Lennox Elite Series EL195 constant torque 95% high efficiency furnace – natural gas forced air heat
  • Lennox high efficiency air filter
  • Cold air returns in all Bed Rooms
  • Lennox central air conditioning

ELECTRICAL

  • 200 AMP service
  • 220 wiring for range and/or dryer (only if electric)
  • Range hood vented to exterior
  • Doorbell with buttons at front & back door
  • 110V smoke detectors as required by dwelling code
  • Carbon monoxide detectors as required by dwelling code
  • Exhaust fan in each Bath
  • Light fixture allowance

PLUMBING

  • SEWER & WATER LATERALS (25’ Setback)
  • 4” PVC sewer piping
  • 1” PVC water piping
    • BASEMENT

    • PVC drain, waste and vent piping
    • Back water valve in sewer pipe
    • PEX water piping
    • Drain for future stool, shower and lav
    • Floor drain
    • Two exterior hose bibs
    • Single laundry tub
    • A O Smith 50 gallon power vent water heater - natural gas fired
    • Water softener by-pass only
    • FIRST FLOOR LAUNDRY

    • Hot & cold hose bibs for washer
    • Stand pipe for washer drain
    • Gas pipe or 220 wiring for dryer
    • KITCHEN

    • Install Buyer’s dishwasher
    • Kohler cast iron two compartment Kitchen sink - white
    • Delta 400 chrome faucet
    • Water line to refrigerator
    • ISE Badger #5 garbage disposer
    • Gas pipe or 220 wiring for range
    • MAIN BATH

    • white fixtures
    • Gerber Viper stool
    • Gerber 19” round china lav
    • Delta 520 chrome lav faucet
    • Aker GB-60 fiberglass tub with cap and shower
    • Delta 13240 chrome tub/shower faucet
    • MASTER BATH

    • white fixtures
    • Gerber Viper stool
    • Gerber 19” round china lav
    • Delta 520 chrome lav faucet
    • Aker S48 fiberglass shower with cap
    • Delta 13220 chrome shower faucet