aboutus.gif (445 bytes)
arrows.gif (3178 bytes)



 
CELTIC HOMES'S STANDARD CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS
As of January 1, 2002

arrowblk.gif (149 bytes)portfolio.gif (425 bytes)
arrows.gif (3178 bytes)






arrows.gif (3178 bytes)
home1.gif (370 bytes)

 

 

 


STRUCTURAL DESIGN
EXTERIOR FINISHING
INSULATION
WINDOWS AND EXTERIOR DOORS
ELECTRICAL
PLUMBING AND HEATING
INTERIOR FINISHING
TRANSPORTATION AND HOME SET-UP
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND DRAFTING
INTERIOR DESIGN CONSULTATION

 

Please note: Construction specifications are subject to change at any time although we try to keep you as updated as possible.

Bolded specifications notify you of our standard specs that are typically upgraded items with other builders or that other builders do not even include in their construction techniques.


STANDARD BRASS SERIES SPECIFICATIONS
 STRUCTURAL DESIGN ..............................................................

 - Professionally engineered open web steel joist system --- 11 1/4" @ 19.2" (typical) on centre
 - 21/32" tongue and groove Oriented Strand Board subfloor, glued AND screwed
 - Premium 1/4" plywood underlay in all linoleum and ceramic tile floor areas
 - 2" x 6" exterior wall studs @ 16" on centre with 1" x 4" reinforcing cross-bridging studs notched in horizontally, glued AND screwed at 24" on centre to ceiling
 - 2" x 4" interior wall studs @ 16" on centre with 1" x 4" reinforcing cross-bridging studs notched in horizontally, glued AND screwed at 24" on centre to ceiling
 - 3/8" exterior wall Oriented Strand Board sheathing, glued AND stapled
 - Professionally engineered roof trusses at 24" on centre (typical) reinforced with wood wedging in corners for structural integrity
 - 7/16" Oriented Strand Board roof sheathing , glued AND stapled
 - Single gable style roof with 4/12 roof pitch and module width of fourteen feet with a full TWO foot eave overhang
 - Roof venting as required

 EXTERIOR FINISHING .............................................................

 - Tyvec housewrap (or equivalent) overlayed, sealed and caulked at all joints
 - Wide choice in colours of vinyl siding
 - 20 year asphalt roof shingles on underlayment
 - Prefinished aluminum soffits and 6" aluminum fascia in a wide range of colours

 INSULATION ..........................................................................

 - Sprayed-in polyurethane insulation in all exterior walls, Minimum R-25
 - Blown-in fibreglass insulation in ceiling, Minimum R-40

 WINDOWS AND EXTERIOR DOORS ............................................

 - Gienow maintenance-free, dual-glazed, double-paned, Low E, argon-filled PVC windows with painted wood jambs throughout home
 - Casement and awning windows come with cam locks for extra security and energy efficiency (Celtic does not use lower quality slider-type windows!)
 - White muntin bars (grills) in all Front Elevation windows
 - Gienow 36" R-15 rated steel-insulated, raised six panel front entrance door with Weiser brass door handle, deadbolt and hinges (Typical exterior doors only have an R-4 insulation rating)
 - Gienow 32" R-15 rated steel-insulated, raised six panel rear entrance door with Weiser brass doorknob, deadbolt and hinges

 ELECTRICAL ..........................................................................

 - 100 amp service with copper wiring and breaker panel
 - Two cable/television outlets (Living Room and Master Bedroom typical)
 - Three telephone outlets (Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom typical)
 - Smoke detectors as per code
 - Electrical receptacles as per code
 - White receptacle covers and toggle switch covers
 - GFI circuits in all bathrooms
 - 220 volt outlet for range
 - Weatherproof exterior outlets on GFI circuit (Two outlets typ.)
 - Christmas light plug receptacle built into soffit and switched from inside house (One typ.)
 - Light fixture allowance of $0.50 per square foot (Chime kit and dual speed power range hood fan included in light fixture allowance)

 PLUMBING AND HEATING ........................................................

 - Translucent water line pex piping
 - Rough-in for dishwasher
 - Double stainless steel kitchen sink with backledge with Price Pfister (typical) single-lever faucet AND vegetable spray
 - Two full four-piece bathrooms as per plan
 - One piece fibreglass gel-coat combination tub/shower unit with  pressure-balanced scald guard tub and shower valves and faucets
 - White low-flush, water-saver toilets and white lavatories
 - White register and vent covers
 - Central Vacuum roughed-in with two outlets (typ.)
 - Bath ventilation fans vented to exterior
 - Main fan ventilation switch on main floor
 - Thermostat

 INTERIOR FINISHING ..............................................................

 *FLOORING* 
 - Choice of several colours 100% Polypropylene Olefin 40 oz. carpet on chip foam underlay
 -  Congoleum's maintenance free vinyl flooring (or equiv. brands)

 *CABINETRY AND COUNTERTOPS* 
 -Standard is of custom-built colonial-style raised panel arched-top low maintenance PVC white cabinets or use our standard cabinet allowance to chose from our selection of over 50 custom cabinet door styles, types and colours. CLICK HERE for more information on Celtic Homes's Custom Cabinet Centre
 - Matching oak/brass or white/brass cabinet hardware
 - European-style chrome hinges
 - Single row of white 6"x6" ceramic tile backsplash around all tub and shower enclosures
 - Laminate countertops with no drip edge and 4" laminate backsplash
 - White bath hardware accessories included in all bathrooms

 *WOODWORK*
 - Painted (white) pine colonial-style 3 1/2" baseboards and 2 1/2" casings
 - Colonist-style raised panel (embossed) interior passage doors and bi-fold doors with arched top
 - Weiser brass and white interior door passage sets with matching radial brass TRIPLE hinge sets
 - Custom-built solid melamine closet shelving and organizers
 - Solid wood closet hanger rods

 *CEILINGS*
 - 1/2" CD drywall on all ceilings, glued AND screwed
 - White California Knockdown ceiling texture throughout!
 - Attic Access with white colonial trim surround
 - Standard is flat ceilings at 8' height

 *WALLS*
 - 1/2" drywall glued AND screwed on all walls
 - Softline (rounded) conversion drywall corners throughout, taped (THREE coats minimum
 - Single colour of General Paint's high-hide premium latex paint - 3 coats minimum
 - Bathrooms have full-size vanity wall mirrors

 TRANSPORTATION AND SET-UP ...............................................

 - Included within 160 kilometres (100 miles) of Edmonton for typical two-module, 28' wide home using our roll-on method with suitable site conditions

 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND INTERIOR DESIGN .......................

 - Custom on-site architectural design and drafting is included with all our homes
 - Interior Design consultation with a professional interior decorator is included to aid in your selection of colours and materials for your new home



 

arrowblk.gif (149 bytes)

 

black1.jpg (650 bytes)
All information and content in this website is copyright by Celtic Homes, Inc., 2002