Standard Builder Services & Features


  • Assisting in lot purchase and mortgage financing for both the lot and your new custom home
  • Designing your new home utilizing our in-house three-dimensional software allowing you to see your home from every angle, inside and out, before it’s built
  • Providing customized house plans
  • Filing and securing local building permits (fees not included)
  • Preparing lot for foundation and house set; including excavation and backfill
  • Installing the foundation
  • Supplying and installing high efficiency-forced hot air heat with high efficiency central air conditioning
  • Completing final connections for all electrical and plumbing systems
  • Connecting all utilities from house to curb (fees not included)
  • Completing all siding and flooring installation on-site, providing you with the most extensive product selection available on the market
  • Completing all finish work for the interior of your home
  • Removal and recycling of all construction debris
  • Paving asphalt driveway and installing concrete walkway
  • Final grading and seeding of yard
  • Securing the Certificate of Occupancy
  • Honoring of Residential Warranty Corporation home warranty



  • Merillat® Classic Series Cabinets, Maple: Style and stain finish selected by homeowner. Includes crown molding and light rail.
  • Granite Countertops (or similar) with square edge: color to be selected by homeowner
  • Single Bowl Stainless Steel under mount sink with standard Delta Faucet
  • (6) 5” Recessed Lights including one over kitchen sink
  • Flooring: To be selected by customer, allowance given
  • Appliances: supplied by homeowner installed by MHDC


  • Vanity: Merillat® Classic Series Cabinets, Maple: Style and stain finish to be selected by homeowner
  • Baths with vanity have cultured marble countertops with integrated sink
  • American Standard Pedestal Sinks are provided for half baths/powder rooms
  • Delta® Faucets: style and finish to be selected by homeowner
  • American Standard Elongated Toilet: color to be selected by homeowner
  • Master Bath: Jacuzzi Brand Whirlpool Tub, Granite Countertops
  • General Bathrooms: American Standard Americast tub installed and ready for tile. Color to be selected by homeowner.
  • Mirror and Seagull vanity light bar included
  • Ceiling mount fan/light combination
  • Flooring: Tile to be selected by homeowner
  • Shower Rods are standard for all bathrooms, Shower Doors to be supplied by homeowner

Interior Finishes

  • ½” Gypsum Drywall on Walls, 5/8” on Ceilings, smooth finished, primed and painted. Benjamin Moore paint, color to be selected by homeonwer.
  • Flooring: Carpet, Tile, or Wood to be selected by homeowner as per allowances
  • Stairs: Oak Hand Rail, oak treads with pine risers
  • Interior Doors: Two Panel Masonite® solid core interior doors painted white: brushed nickel lever hardware included
  • Closets are fully trimmed: standard clothes bar & shelf. Pantry and Linen Closets have four standard shelves.
  • Painted wood interior trim with extended window sills. All interior openings are wood cased.
  • Locksets are installed on all swing doors. Privacy locksets are standard on bathroom and bedroom doors.
  • Interior Lighting Package includes: (6) 5” recessed lights in the Kitchen, Dining Room chandelier, switched outlet in each bedroom, bathroom lights, foyer and hall.
  • Gas or Wood Burning Fireplaces available as an option

Exterior Finishes

  • Windows: Andersen® 400 Series vinyl clad wood tilt sash windows, removable grilles and full screens
  • Siding: CertainTeed “Mainstreet” low-maintenance solid vinyl siding with lifetime non-prorated transferable warranty. Color to be selected by homeowner.
  • Front Door: ThermaTru Fiberglass Insulated Exterior Door with wood frame and adjustable oak threshold.
  • Rear Door: ThermaTru Fiberglass Insulated Exterior Door with wood frame. Both doors include solid vinyl jambs and are keyed alike.
  • Sliding patio doors are 6’-0” minimum and feature insulated glass
  • Roof: Owens Corning TruDefinition® Duration®, Class “A” Fiberglass/asphalt architectural grade shingle with a limited lifetime warranty and aluminum drip edge
  • 10 inch Gable Overhangs
  • 12”–16” Front and Rear Overhangs with low maintenance ventilated vinyl soffit and aluminum fascia systems.
  • Wireless Door Chime included
  • Exterior G.F.I. Outlet at front and rear doors


  • Two independent high efficiency forced hot air HVAC systems, furnace supplied & installed on-site by builder
  • 200 AMP Service 40 circuit service panel with circuit breakers
  • AC/DC Smoke detectors and CO2 detectors are installed as required by code
  • GFI outlet protection is provided in kitchen & baths
  • CAT6/Cable/Internet ready
  • High-efficiency tankless water heater properly sized for your home, if applicable
  • Factory installed shut-off valves are included below each sink and toilet supply
  • Anti-Scald shower mixing valves
  • Final Drain, waste and vent piping connections


  • Demolition
  • Building permit costs & municipal fees (e.g. COAH, Shade Tree)
  • Utility connection fees
  • Civil, structural & soils engineering
  • Appliances
  • Belgian Block Curbing

Exterior Structure

  • Full height poured concrete foundation
  • 7/12 Roof Pitch standard
  • 5/8” Plywood Roof Sheathing
  • Ice & Water Shield
  • Full length attic shingle over-ridge-Ventilating System are installed over #15 felt paper
  • Framing is 2×10 Double Rim Joists with ½” plywood between joists front & rear
  • 2×6 (on the flat) between ceiling and 2nd floor
  • Exterior Wall Studs are 2×6 Exterior studding, 16” On Center
  • ½” plywood exterior sheathing glued & fastened
  • Air filtration moisture wrap
  • R-21 Batt Type Wall Insulation
  • R-38 or R-49 Batt Type Ceiling Insulation

Interior Structure

  • 2×10 Floor Joists 16” on center
  • Floor decking is ¾” Tongue & Groove Fir plywood floor, glued & fastened
  • Solid Wood bridging at center spans
  • Mating Wall constructed with 2×3, 16” on center. Steel Joist hangers and fully sheathed with insulative sheathing.
  • 2×4 Interior Studding 16” on center with 9’ ceilings on main floor, 8’ ceilings on second floor
  • Sheetrock “Foam-Sealed” in place on most walls and ceilings