Custom Homes

Our main focus in building is to ensure that our customers have the best solution that is right for them at the right price.  Quality and transparency are major pillars to success and we cherish our customer relationships as we help them navigate through their custom projects.

Our Custom Home “Design + Build” Process
  • Define concept and requirements for house design
  • Site documentation, zoning and building code research
  • Project budget criteria discussion
  • Review of design development: floor plans and elevations
  • Final design approval
  • Development of drawing set for permit submission
  • Distribute drawings to necessary engineering sources (structural, civil, etc.)
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing design, as necessary
  • Construction documents


  • Preparing applications, neighbor letters (if necessary) and drawings sets
  • Coordinating with external permit expediter and couriers
  • Initial submittal to jurisdiction

Tracking and Obtaining

  • Coordinating all shut off (demolition) letters, request, and paperwork (for new construction only)
  • Tracking and monitoring progress and comments
  • Completing revisions to plans as needed and coordinating with external resources
  • Re-submitting revisions
  • Procuring building permit for the project
  • Dispersing to necessary parties/resources

Selection Process

  • Finalize any additional design changes and/or updates to drawings
  • Review and complete selections checklist
  • Meet with designer to determine specific design features, selections, and finishes
  • Review scheduling time frames for construction activities
  • Establish the clients time frame for project completion

Construction Schedule of Values

  • Distribute construction drawings to multiple subcontractors for pricing
  • Analyze bids for selection
  • Assemble bid packages with allowance options (if required)
  • Generate construction project schedule
  • Deliver project Construction Agreement
  • Update, provide support to retrieve permit revisions to prevent job delays
  • Surveys – coordinating and submitting progression survey for project (wall check, final survey, etc.)
  • On-site preconstruction meeting with client, project designer, and field superintendent
  • Review of daily activities performed (clean-up, noise, etiquette, occupancy, etc.)
  • Walk client through scope of work reflected in construction documents
  • Review of finish selections and showroom visits (if required by client)
  • Pre-dry wall site walk to verify layouts and all trade works has been completed per drawings
  • Evaluate client’s satisfaction and address problems and/or concerns
  • Substantial completion site walk with client to generate remaining work punch list
  • Final meeting on site to give client an orientation of new products and features
  • 120 day check-up review, followed by a punch list walk after a full seasonal cycle, typically 1 year
  • 2×6 house exterior wall with R-19 kraft faced fiberglass batt insulation
  • R-38 blown insulation in attic
  • R-13 basement wall Insulation
  • Siding: vinyl or low maintenance hardie siding and thin stone water table at front. brick veneer front elevation per design, if applicable, for additional cost
  • Pre-engineered roof trusses
  • 30 year architectural style roof shingles
  • Double hung (or fixed), double pane and LoE glass windows (MI or Pella or JELD WEN or SIMONTON)
  • Insulated exterior entry door with choice of brushed nickel or oil rubbed bronze door hardware
  • Walk up or walk out basement exit with french door or double swing door (if applicable), per permit plans
  • Air seal package (seals gaps and penetrations in exterior walls)
  • Tyvek house wrap (acts as air and moisture barrier to protect home from mold)
  • PVC fascia board and frieze board throughou
  • 10 feet ceiling at main Level and 9 feet ceiling at second floor level and basement
  • Min. 3 1/4″ wide x 3/4″ thick prefinished oak hardwood at main level and second floor hallway
  • 12×12 ceramic tile in laundry room
  • Designer carpet with upgraded carpet pad at all bedrooms and basement
  • Direct vent gas fireplace with stone backsplash full height at family room
  • 2 piece crown molding at living room, dining room, entry foyer, second floor hallway and master bedroom
  • 5″ baseboard throughout
  • Chair rail and shadow box trim at foyer, living and dining room
  • Stairs: oak hardwood steps with white risers and 1″ SQ white wood balusters
  • 2 or 6 panel interior doors with choice of brushed nickel or chrome finished hardware
  • 2 tone interior paint
  • 5 light brushed nickel (or chrome) chandelier at dining and 9 light brushed nickel (or chrome) chandelier at front double story foyer per design
  • finished basement per plan with carpet flooring
  • Wet bar NOT included. However, rough-ins for wet bar is included
  • Sub-flooring: glued, nailed and screwed
  • Drywall: glued, screwed and nailed
  • Engineered exterior and interior foundation drainage system
  • Designer wood cabinets with dovetail drawer construction and soft close drawer/door
  • Granite countertops with stainless steel sink and faucet
  • Stainless steel appliances (GE or KitchenAid or Samsung): 36″ Gas Cooktop, 36″ Convertible Range Hood, 22.6 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator, 27″ Electric Even-Heat True Convection Wall Open with Built-In Microwave and 24″ Top Control Dishwasher. Manufacturer’s Warranties included.
  • Choice of designer cabinet knobs
  • Pendant light over kitchen island: (2) or (3) pendants per design
  • Designer wood vanities with level 1 granite countertops
  • 12×12 ceramic tile floor, shower surround with tile to the ceiling and soaking tub at master bathroom
  • Designer brushed nickel or chrome hardware
  • Elongated commodes
  • 400 AMP electrical service
  • 2 exterior garden hose bibs (front & rear)
  • Kitchen garbage disposal
  • Washer and dryer hookups
  • Structured wiring System per design
  • Ceiling fan pre-wire in family room and bedrooms
  • Recessed lights in kitchen, family room, bedrooms, full bathrooms and hallways
  • Energy efficient dual zone heating and air conditioning
  • 90% gas furnace zone 1, 14 seer heat pump zone 2
  • Energy efficient water heater or tankless water heater per design
  • 2 or 3-car garage with insulated garage door with automatic opener
  • Regular meetings with homeowner as necessary
  • 1 year workmanship warranty, 2 year mechanical warranty and 10 year structural warranty provided by “2-10 Home Buyers Warranty company”
Note: Builder reserves the right to make changes without notice.