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Standard Features


DISTINCTIVE EXTERIORS

  • Outstanding architectural features incorporating CLAY BRICK, STONE, STUCCO, VINYL, BANDING, SILLS & DECORATIVE COLUMNS.
  • Maintenance Free LOW “E” ARGON – STUNNING Casement WINDOWS & TRANSOMS with decorative mullions. All operating windows have screens. French Patio doors with screens, as per plan.
  • All two-storey walls use superior MICROLAM STUD TECHNOLOGY to resist movement and shrinkage.
  • Homes by DeSantis exterior STURDY WALL SYSTEM utilizes 2” x 6” wall studs sheathed in water-resistant rigid exterior sheathing upgraded party wall system. STC rating above O.B.C. Standards
  • COVERED FRONT ENTRIES, PORCHES & BALCONIES as per plan.
  • DESIGNER painted Metal-insulated Front Entry Doors including ½ GLASS PANEL with a MODERN GRIP SET and PUSH BUTTON DEADBOLT LOCK.
  • STRIKING EXTERIOR LAMPS or potlight as per plan, adjacent to rear and/or front exterior door as per plan
  • Pre-finished maintenance-free aluminum soffits, fascia, eavestroughs, downspouts and ceiling of covered front porches.
  • PROFESSIONALLY LANDSCAPED COMMUNITY, including plantings, walkways, COMMUNITY ENTRY FEATURE and enhanced exterior spaces as per the municipally approved site plan.
  • Poured concrete front porches as per plan.
  • Waterproof electrical outlet, at front of house, entry or balcony as per plan
  • Self-sealing waterproof membrane with low-albedo properties

GRAND INTERIORS

  • NINE (9’) FEET HIGH CEILINGS THROUGHOUT Main Floor
  • DESIGNER INTERIOR PASSAGE DOORS with brushed aluminum interior LEVER and hinges.
  • 2 3/8” SQUARE STYLE CASING on DOORS and WINDOW FRAMES as well as 4” WIDE Colonial STYLE BASEBOARDS throughout, PAINTED WHITE.
  • OAK RAILINGS in Natural finish, 2 ¾” NEWELL POSTS, 2 ½” HANDRAIL, 4” NOSING, to finished areas, as per plan.
  • CALIFORNIA KNOCKDOWN ceilings in all rooms except Kitchen, Bathrooms and Laundry Closet which have easy-maintenance smooth ceilings.
  • Ceiling drywall is installed over FLOATING METAL RESILIENT CHANNELS on specific area of trussed ceilings for straighter ceiling finishes.
  • All drywall applied with screws, using minimum number of nails.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY-SMART FEATURES

  • R-31 ROOF INSULATION and R-22 to all exterior walls.
  • All windows fully caulked on exterior.
  • Gas forced-air HIGH-EFFICIENCY AIR HANDLER and SLEEVE AIR CONDITIONING. TANKLESS HIGH-EFFICIENCY GAS-FIRED HOT WATER HEATER. Complete HRV system to clean and circulate air. All equipment on a rental basis & power vented to exterior.
  • ECOBEE SMART Thermostat centrally located on main floor.
  • All wall framing members to be spaced not more than 16 inches apart.
  • XPA Composite pipe & ABS plumbing throughout.

SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY – Control your Home from your PHONE or TABLET

  • Ultra Sync Smart Panel
  • Kwikset Dead bolt door lock
  • 2 Single Smart Light Switches
    • Ecobee Smart Thermostat

A CHOICE OF FLOORING

  • Vinyl Plank flooring in ALL non ceramic areas including Kitchen, Living/Dining, Bedrooms, Hallways, Utility/Laundry Rooms (as per plan)
  • 35 OZ. BROADLOOM (or equivalent) with 3/8” UNDERPAD ON STAIRS (as per plan)
  • 5/8” TONGUE AND GROOVE SUB-FLOORING throughout.
  • ALL SUBFLOORING, SANDED, SCREWED AND NAILED to minimize floor squeaks.

GOURMET KITCHENS

  • CUSTOM DESIGNED KITCHEN CABINETS in a wide choice of styles from Builder’s standard samples.
  • DOUBLE STAINLESS STEEL “LEDGE BACK” SINK with SINGLE LEVER FAUCET.
  • Post-formed or square edge Arborite or Formica countertop.
  • STAINLESS STEEL exhaust fan with vent to exterior.
  • BREAKFAST BAR, as per plan.
  • ROUGH-IN ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING FOR FUTURE AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER, with open space in cabinetry.
  • Heavy-duty electrical outlet for future stove
  • Handy electrical outlets at counter level for small appliances.

BATHROOMS AND LAUNDRY ROOM

  • PREMIUM CHINA SINKS used in all bathrooms.
  • Imported Ceramic tiles in all bathtub enclosures up to ceiling in main bath and ensuite (as per plan).
  • FLOATING VANITIES with a Choice of QUALITY CABINETRY from Builder’s standard samples.
  • Post-formed or square edge Arborite or Formica counter top.
  • All white bathroom plumbing fixtures.
  • Quality plate mirrors in all bathrooms.
  • SINGLE-LEVER FAUCETS with POP-UP DRAINS THROUGHOUT except in laundry and oval tubs.
  • PRESSURE BALANCE TEMPERATURE CONTROL VALVES in all showers.
  • Ground fault interrupter protection in all Bathrooms
  • EXHAUST FAN VENTED to the outside IN ALL BATHROOMS
  • Heavy-duty electrical outlet and outside vent for future dryer

SECURITY AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

  • 100 AMP ELECTRICAL SERVICE with circuit breaker panel (labelled) and all copper wiring.
  • One (1) USB POWER PLUG for your SMART devices at Counter Level in Kitchen
  • White décora switches and plugs throughout.
  • MODERN LIGHT FIXTURES THROUGHOUT all Bedrooms, Family Room as Per Plan , UPPER, MAIN and LOWER HALL AREAS
  • Chrome “Hollywood” strip lighting in all Bathrooms
  • Capped outlet provided for future Dining Room light fixture as per plan
  • ROUGH-IN SECURITY SYSTEM.
  • Electric door chime installed.
  • INTERCONNECTED SMOKE DETECTORS, one on each floor and one in each bedroom, for your family’s added protection.
  • INTERCONNECTED CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS one on EACH FLOOR
    • Rough-in two (2) cable and two (2) telephone outlets and 2 CAT 6 wiring.

YOUR CHOICE

Purchasers shall have a choice of colours from the Builder’s samples for the following items: (provided that they have not already been installed or ordered at the time the agreement is signed).

  1. Kitchen cabinets and counter top.
  2. Vanities and vanity tops.
  3. Ceramic tiles
  4. Luxury carpet for Stairs *as per plan
  5. Paint for decoration of interior walls (2 colours maximum)
  6. Optional features list to customize your home at our DESIGN STUDIO.

DESIGN STUDIO

You will feel the difference that Homes by DeSantis offers when you visit our stylish Design Studio. Step inside and our in-house designers will open up a world of possibilities to help you personalize your home to suit your taste and lifestyle needs. Feel the difference of our custom-crafted quality features and finishes. With our design savvy and your flare – your Homes by DeSantis dream home will become a reality.

WARRANTY

Homes by DeSantis Inc.’s warranty is backed by the Tarion Warranty Program. Our outstanding service history has been acknowledged as an industry leader by Tarion. We guarantee the home is free from defects in workmanship and materials for one (1) year.   

TWO YEAR WARRANTY PROTECTION: The home is free from defects in workmanship including caulking, windows and doors so that the building envelope prevents water penetration.  Also covers defects in workmanship and materials in the electrical, plumbing and heating delivery and distribution systems. SEVEN YEAR WARRANTY PROTECTION: Covers major structural defects. From product and construction warranties to courteous service, you will experience satisfaction and enduring value through every step of the home buying process.

NOTES The vendor reserves the right to substitute alternative materials and fixtures of equal or better quality.  Specifications and conditions subject to change without notice, E. & O.E. May 30th  2018