Project Specifications

Generations strives for higher standards, and consistency in the homes we build.  By offering consistent baseline standards, and always pushing our standards higher, Generations brings you many options that are well above local building codes.  This protects your investment, adds efficiency to your home, and increases both initial and long term quality of your house.

Framing

  • Floor joists; engineered wood I-beam silent floor.
  • 3/4″ tongue and groove floor sheathing. (Glue & Screw application)
  • 2 x 6 exterior walls (16″ on center).
  • 7/16″ roof sheathing.
  • 3/8″ wall sheathing.
  • Engineer approved roof trusses.
  • 4″ basement frost walls

Cabinets / Flooring

  • Shaker panel or flat panel white cabinets.
  • Soft-close hinges and drawer slides
  • Quartz or Granite counter tops in Kitchen.
  • Full height tile on kitchen back splashes.
  • 40 oz. stain guard nylon carpet over 9 lb. underlay.
  • Luxury vinyl plank (or optional engineered plank) flooring in common areas.
  • Bathtub ceramic tile to ceiling height.

Insulation & Drywall

  • R22-Exterior walls w/ formaldehyde-free fiberglass.
  • R50-Upper most ceilings insulated with loose fill fiberglass
  • R40-Vaulted Ceilings
  • C10+R12 Basement walls, full height.
  • Low visibility R-28 PVC attic hatch.
  • Windows and doors sealed with expanding foam.
  • Ceilings boarded with CD board and finished flat or textured.
  • Bath/Shower enclosures boarded with Denshield tile backer.
  • Attached Garage insulated and boarded

Plumbing

  • Water lines: 1/2″ PEX run from distribution manifold.
  • On-demand hot water tank (gas fired).
  • Bathroom sinks with single lever tap.
  • Kitchen sink: Silgranite (if granite counters selected) double stainless steel with single lever tap.
  • Shower taps are pressure balanced.
  • Low Flush toilets

Concrete

  • Footings & Foundation walls: 25 MPA type 50 concrete (rebar reinforced).
  • Garage pad, Driveway & sidewalks 27.5 MPA type 50 concrete (rebar reinforced).
  • Floor slab: 25 MPA type 50 concrete.
  • Weeping tile continuous at base of footings and connected to sump pit.
  • Sidewalk: 4′ wide concrete to driveway.
  • Driveway: poured concrete width of standard garage (plan dependent).

Exterior Finishes

  • Walls and corners covered with vinyl siding (customer choice of colour)
  • Roof eaves, eavetroughing and window trims are pre-finished aluminum.
  • Garage door is sectional metal insulated. (colour to match siding pallet)
  • Shutters, accents and stone as per architectural controls.
  • Lifetime fibreglass backed asphalt shingles.
  • Windows double glazed (tri-pane optional), Low-E with argon gas, picture or slider (casements optional)
  • Bedroom windows are oversized from code for increased safety
  • Decorative grills on street elevations
  • Exterior doors are durable fibreglass & insulated

Electrical

  • 100 amp service electrical breaker w. 48 circuits.
  • Chime kit, programmable thermostat,
  • Bath fan timers (where there are showers)
  • Fashion light fixtures
  • Exterior boxes are energy efficient PVC / Neoprene enclosures.
  • Rough in for food disposal unit.
  • Exterior soffit plug and hidden switch for Holiday lights.
  • Garage door opener & two remotes.
  • White semi silent switches.
  • Central Vacuum roughed in. (outlets/drops only)
  • GFI: bathrooms, bedrooms and exterior outlets.
  • Smoke detectors/Carbon Monoxide detectors as per code.

Mechanical & Heating

  • One 96 % high-efficiency gas fired furnace with pleated media filter.
  • ERV
  • All heat runs sealed with aluminum tape.
  • All duct work power vacuumed before occupancy.
  • One bath fan per bathroom with timer switch
  • Fireplace: As per plan-optional

Paint / Stain & Interior Finishes

  • Interior drywall surfaces painted with two coats good quality latex paint over primer coat.
  • Woodwork painted or stained.
  • Painted doors and mouldings.
  • Black or chrome hardware.
  • French door comes with pantry.
  • Weiser or Schlage door hardware – 3 hinges per door

Please Note:

Production based on guidelines and provisions set out and enforced by the ONTARIO Building Code.  Specifications may vary based on community chosen, conflicting  selections made by purchaser or availability of materials. GENERATIONS will provide all specifications in full to purchaser before construction begins.