Install ice and water at all valleys, drip edges of roof and install metal flashing pans at critical and higher risk leak areas.
Install foam sheathing at knee walls in attic for air sealing/energy performance to prevent air infiltration into home
Built-in humidistat in all bathrooms with tubs/showers to regulate humidity in one of the most moisture prone areas in a home to aid in maintaining good indoor air quality.
Installed under tiled shower floors and critical areas beneath shower seats to prevent water leakage.
Advantech brand subfloor for exceptional performance provides the highest strength and exceptional moisture performance during construction. Minimized floor squeaks and maximum nail retention and performance.
Special application flashing to prevent water infiltration at one of the most prone areas in the home – the front door.
Setback thermostats included to put greater heating and cooling control in our customers' hands providing for increased energy efficiency and cost savings on utilities.
All site-built homes allowing for a perfect fit, customization, and the highest structural integrity. All OSB wall sheathing for superior structural bracing.
Lennox 93%+ efficiency furnace(s), 13 SEER AC(s) to provide excellent energy performance by name brand reputable mechanical equipment. Sealed duct work throughout for energy performance and comfort to distribute conditioned air where intended. Humidifier(s) with automatic sensor to adjust to outside ambient air temperature changes. Eliminates time consuming and frustration in making ongoing manual adjustments throughout the winter while offering higher indoor air comfort.
Measure air leakage with the home under pressure to insure we are exceeding building code; our homes perform significantly better - usually ½ of what is allowed by code.
Insulation blanket with fire retardant backing installed in all unfinished basement areas for energy performance and comfort.
Oversized escape windows (4’x4’) with insulated vinyl windows and oversized white well to meet egress requirements with an aesthetically pleasing option while providing good energy performance.
Best practices utilized with approved flashing materials to prevent water infiltration and maximize the performance and durability of the home.Watch Video 1 Watch Video 2
Rubber flashing installed and tarred to foundation to prevent water infiltration behind/under brick. Appropriate weep system to allow any water that gets in brick a means to get out.
Waterproofing membrane applied to exterior foundation walls to prevent damp and bulk water infiltration into basements. Includes warranty against leakage.
Removal of water around foundation while preventing any silt and/or debris entry into the tile for maximum longevity.
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