Selecting the Simply Vantage Specifications builds a home that is comfortable and complete.   Below you will find the standard building specifications for the Simply Vantage pre-designed homes. We realize home owners want to customize certain features in their new home.  Available upgrades are listed in each section to ensure your home will be built to your taste and budget. We’ve partnered with quality suppliers providing quality brands and materials.  All material and labor is covered under our one year warranty.  Some appliances may have longer warranties provided by the manufacturer. This is a summary of the products, materials, finishes and services offered by Vantage Pointe Homes, Inc.  and is for informal purposes only.  We reserve the right to change information, products and services at any time without notice.  Refer to a binding contract for exact specifications.

         

Structural and Construction Specification

The internal structure of the home is most important for the home’s longevity.  We build our homes to a higher standard due to the stress of moving and/or craning the home.

Floors

Standard

  • 2.5×9.5 I joists @ 16” o.c.
  • OSB rim joist
  • 3/4” OSB floor deck, glued and screwed

Custom

  • 2.5×9.5 I joists @ 16” o.c.
  • OSB rim joist
  • 3/4” OSB floor deck, glued and screwed
  • One Piece W8x21 Steel I-Beam

Exterior walls

Standard

  • 2×6 studs @ 16” o.c.
  • 7/16” OSB exterior sheathing
  • Exterior house wrap
  • Single bottom plate
  • Double top plate
  • Interior Vapor Barrier

Custom

  • 2×6 studs @ 16” o.c.
  • 7/16” OSB Sheathing
  • House wrap air barrier
  • Single bottom plate
  • Double top plate
  • R-19 Batt insulation

Interior walls

Standard

  • 2×4 studs @ 16” o.c

Custom

  • NEED SPECS

Roof and Ceiling

Standard

  • Engineered trusses @ 24” o.c.
  • 5/12 roof pitch (10/12 on Cape Cod)
  • 24” overhangs (12” on Cape Cod)
  • Ice shield above wall line & overhangs
  • 8’ ceiling height

Custom

  • 6/12 roof pitch
  • Landmark 30 year architectural shingle in standard color selections
  • White roof edge, soffit, fascia and gutters and 2×6 sub fascia
  • R-38 blown-in attic insulation
  • 5/12 roof pitch with 24″ overhangs (10/12 pitch with 12″ on Cape Cod model)

Insulation

Standard

  • Walls: R-19 fiberglass batt insulation
  • Attic: R-38 blown-in insulation with circulation soffit chutes

Custom

  • NEED SPECS

Basement bearing

Standard

  • W8x21 steel beam and columns

Custom

  • NEED SPECS

 

Exterior Specification

Exterior Doors

Standard

Standard Model 6 Panel (BMG)

Standard Model
6 Panel (BMG) *

Acclimated Entry Systems Designer Fiberglass w/Limited Lifetime Warranty Included with: •Z series sill •Frame saver •Tecton fiberglass frame •Aluminum clad exterior •Smooth texture •Many colors www.bayerbuilt.com

(* Doorknob shown is optional upgrade)

Custom

  • Front and side : White 6 panel fiberglass door with clad jambs
  • Schlage round keyed knob
  • Sliding patio door : 6’ Pella Proline with low E/argon and lever lock

Exterior Door Upgrades

Half glass (BMG106010) *

Half glass
(BMG106010) *

Wagon Wheel (BMD13505IW) *

Wagon Wheel
(BMD13505IW) *

Decorative  half glass (BMK106900) *

Decorative
half glass
(BMK106900) *

Craftsman Style (BMP228010) *

Craftsman Style
(BMP228010) *

(*Doorknob shown is optional upgrade)

Windows and Patio Doors

Standard

Simonton Profinish Contractor Single Hung

Simonton Profinish Contractor
Single Hung
[more info]

Simonton Profinish Master   Sliding Patio Door

Simonton Profinish Master
Sliding Patio Door
[more info]

Custom

  • Pella Proline wood double hung with Low E/argon
  • White exterior, white interior
  • Grills between glass
  • White extension jambs with casing

Windows and Patio Doors Upgrades

Pella Proline Double Hung [more info]

Pella Proline Double Hung
[more info]

Pella Proline  Sliding Patio Door [more info]

Pella Proline
Sliding Patio Door
[more info]

Siding

Standard

Mill Creek Double 4" [more info]

Mill Creek Double 4″
Two colors available
[more info]

Custom

  • Builder choice vinyl siding Double 4” or shiplap in standard color selections

Siding Upgrades

Mill Creek Double 4" Dutch Lap [more info]

Mill Creek Double 4″ Dutch Lap
Two colors available
[more info]

LP Smartside Lap Siding Multiple colors to choose from [more info]

LP Smartside Lap Siding
Multiple colors to choose from
[more info]

Shutters

Standard

Mid-America Louvered Shutter Many colors to choose from [more info]

Mid-America Louvered Shutter
Many colors to choose from
[more info]

Custom

  • Any color in louvered style-front of house only

Shutters Upgrades

Mid-America Raised Panel  Many colors to choose from [more info]

Mid-America Raised Panel
Many colors to choose from
[more info]

Mid-America Board-N-BattenMany colors to choose from[more info]

Mid-America Board-N-Batten
Many colors to choose from
[more info]

Shingles

Landmark 30 – Weathered wood White roof edge, soffit, fascia [more info]

Landmark 30 – Weathered wood
White roof edge, soffit, fascia
[more info]

Shingles Upgrades

Any other Landmark 30 color offered

 

Interior Specification

Cabinets

Standard

Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay http://www.merillat.com/our-products/product-types/cabinetry/classic/spring-valley/oak/square/index.html#natural">[more info]

Spring Valley Oak – Natural
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Spring Valley Oak - Cider Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Oak – Cider
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Spring Valley Oak - Medium Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Oak – Medium
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Custom

  • Kraftmaid oak Stockton or Ridgefield styles-standard colors
  • Solid wood drawers with full extension
  • Soft action drawer closures

Cabinets Upgrades

Spring Valley Maple - Natural Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Maple – Natural
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Spring Valley Maple - Toffee Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Maple – Toffee
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Spring Valley Maple - Sable Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Maple – Sable
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Spring Valley Maple - Sedona Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Maple – Sedona
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Spring Valley Maple - Kona Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Spring Valley Maple – Kona
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Oak - Natural Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Oak – Natural
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Oak - Cider Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Oak – Cider
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Oak - Medium Recessed Panel  Traditional overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Oak – Medium
Recessed Panel
Traditional overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple - Natural Raised Panel  Traditional Overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple – Natural
Raised Panel
Traditional Overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple - Toffee Raised Panel  Traditional Overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple – Toffee
Raised Panel
Traditional Overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple - Sable Raised Panel  Traditional Overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple – Sable
Raised Panel
Traditional Overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple - Sedona Raised Panel  Traditional Overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple – Sedona
Raised Panel
Traditional Overlay
[more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple - Kona Raised Panel  Traditional Overlay [more info]

Seneca Ridge Maple – Kona
Raised Panel
Traditional Overlay
[more info]

Portrait Maple - Natural Recessed Panel  Full Overlay [more info]

Portrait Maple – Natural
Recessed Panel
Full Overlay
[more info]

Portrait Maple - Toffee Recessed Panel  Full Overlay [more info]

Portrait Maple – Toffee
Recessed Panel
Full Overlay
[more info]

Portrait Maple - Sable Recessed Panel  Full Overlay [more info]

Portrait Maple – Sable
Recessed Panel
Full Overlay
[more info]

Portrait Maple - Sedona Recessed Panel  Full Overlay [more info]

Portrait Maple – Sedona
Recessed Panel
Full Overlay
[more info]

Portrait Maple - Kona Recessed Panel  Full Overlay [more info]

Portrait Maple – Kona
Recessed Panel
Full Overlay
[more info]


Kitchen Countertops

Standard

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top  Modern front Standard colors [more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top
One row of tile above splash
Select colors
[more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top  Modern front Standard colors [more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top
Modern front
Standard colors
[more info]

Custom

  • Post formed ultra top-modern front edge countertop in stock colors
  • Backsplash-One row 6×6 bullnose above ultra top-limited selection

Kitchen Countertop Upgrades

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top  Modern front Standard colors [more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top
Formica Solid Surface
Standard colors
[more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top  Modern front Standard colors [more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top
Full tiled splash
Select colors
[more info]


Kitchen Sink

Standard

MOEN 2200 Series Stainless 8”deep stainless steel double bowl Surface mount with ½ HP disposal

MOEN 2200 Series Stainless
8”deep stainless steel double bowl
Surface mount with ½ HP disposal

Custom

  • 8″ dp stainless steel double bowl sink 3 hole

Kitchen Faucet

Standard

Moen Camerist 7825 - Chrome [more info]

Moen Camerist
7825 – Chrome
[more info]

Custom

  • Single lever faucet in chrome

Kitchen Faucet Upgrades

Moen Camerist  (side spray) 7840 - Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB [more info]

Moen Camerist (side spray)
7840 – Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB
[more info]

Moen Camerist (pull out spray) 7545 - Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB [more info]

Moen Camerist (pull out spray)
7545 – Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB
[more info]

Appliances

Standard

  • Dishwasher: plumbed only
  • Ice maker line
  • Rangehood – white or black

Custom

  • Wire and plumb for dishwasher only – others to supply and install
  • Standard range hood, non-vented white
  • Whole appliance packages available in white, black or stainless steel

Appliances Upgrades

Whirlpool Appliance Package – white or black
Whirlpool Appliance Package – Stainless Steel

Bathroom Countertops

Standard

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top  Modern front Standard colors [more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top
Modern Front – Select colors
With white 19” round sink
[more info]

Custom

  • Post formed ultra top-modern front edge countertop in stock colors
  • Backsplash-One row 6×6 bullnose above ultra top-limited selection

Bathroom Countertop Upgrades

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top  Modern front Standard colors [more info]

Hartson-Kennedy Ultra Top
Onyx one piece top with built-in sink
Many colors
[more info]

Bathroom Faucet

Standard

Moen Brantford One-handle low arc 6600 - Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB [more info]

Moen Brantford
One-handle low arc
6600 – Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB
[more info]

Moen Brantford Two-handle low arc 6610 - Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB [more info]

Moen Brantford
Two-handle low arc
6610 – Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB
[more info]

Moen Eva  One-handle high arc 6400 - Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB [more info]

Moen Eva
One-handle high arc
6400 – Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB
[more info]

Moen Eva  Two-handle high arc 6410 - Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB [more info]

Moen Eva
Two-handle high arc
6410 – Chrome, Brushed Nickel or ORB
[more info]

Custom

  • Single or double lever faucet in chrome

Bathroom Toilets, Tubs and Showers

Standard

  • NEED SPECS

Custom

  • (1) 19″ round drop-in white lavitory in each bath
  • builder model toilet
  • builder model one-piece tub/shower in Main Bath
  • builder model one-piece shower w/ sliding obscure glass door in Master Bath
  • Towel bars and paper holders included

Bathroom Toilets, Tubs and Showers Upgrades

NEED SPECS

Drywall

Standard

  • Walls: smooth drywall
  • Ceiling: stomped texture

Custom

  • Square or round

Interior Paint

Standard

  • Flat finish – one color-LRV60 or higher

Custom

  • Any one color with LRV value of 50 or higher
  • Add one flat paint color
  • Eggshell finish

Base and Casing

Standard

  • Colonial Base
  • Colonial Casing
  • Stained Extension Jambs

Custom

  • Oak Pre-stained to match cabinets as close as possible
  • Stained wood extension jambs
  • Colonial casing around doors and windows
  • Colonial base around flooring
  • Shoe on base in vinyl areas

Interior doors

Standard

  • Six panel hollow core smooth

Custom

  • Oak flush hollow core or White 6 panel smooth or textured
  • Schlage doorknobs included

Door Hardware

Schlage Georgian Round Brushed Nickel or Aged Bronze [more info]

Schlage Georgian
Round
Brushed Nickel or Aged Bronze
[more info]

Door Hardware Upgrades

Schlage Flair Lever Brushed Nickel or Aged Bronze [more info]

Schlage Flair Lever
Brushed Nickel or Aged Bronze
[more info]

Flooring

Standard

  • Carpet and Vinyl allowance
  • 6# pad

Custom

  • Carpet and vinyl Allowance
  • Wood laminate flooring
  • Tile flooring

Stairwell

Standard

  • Halfwall w/ oak cap

Custom

  • Oak spindle rail
  • Wrought iron railing
  • Full height wall
  • Halfwall with cap

Shelving

Standard

  • Wire closet shelving – 2 rows
  • Tight mesh wire shelving in Pantry & Linen closets

Custom

  • Wire shelf with rod with another shelf above
  • Stacked double wire shelves with rods in Walk-in closets
  • 5 stacked pantry and linen wire shelves

Mirrors

Standard

  • NEED SPECS

Custom

  • Rectangular or oval

Ceilings

Standard

  • NEED SPECS

Custom

  • 8′-1/2″ High with stomp ceiling texture

 

Mechanical/Electrical Specifications

Electrical

Standard

  • Lighting package BN
  • Copper Romex wire 14/2 with ground
  • 200 amp Service Panel
  • Two exterior ground fault outlets
  • Interlinked smoke/carbon monoxide
  • Detectors per code
  • Doorbell and chime
  • Five TV/phone outlets per house

Custom

  • Lighting package ORB
  • Copper Romex wire 14/2 w/ground, except as req’d by code
  • 200 amp electrical service panel with breakers
  • 2 exterior GFI outlets per code
  • Exterior light fixture at each exterior door

Wiring

Standard

  • NEED SPECS

Custom

  • All ceiling or wall mount fixtures in BN or ORB
  • (1) RG 6 TV/phone outlet in bedrooms and greatroom
  • (1) ceiling fan located in Master Suite
  • Wire for future ceiling fans in all bedrooms (ceiling mount fixture installed)
  • Switched outlets in greatroom
  • Smoke detectors with battery back-up in each bedroom, per code
  • Combination Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors, per code
  • Doorbell at front door with chimes
  • Wire for Electric range

Plumbing

Standard

  • Pex hot and cold water circuits
  • PVC drains stubbed to joist space
  • Shut off valves at each fixture
  • Two exterior spigots-front/back
  • Plumbing for passive radon system
  • Electric water heater sized to house
  • Washer hookup
  • Anti-scald tub/shower valves

Custom

  • Copper water lines
  • PEX hot and cold water circuit
  • PVC drain, vent and waste (stubbed in joist space)
  • In-line shut-offs at each fixture
  • Exterior Spigots at front & rear
  • Plumb only for a passive radon system

HVAC

Standard

  • Pull wire for thermostat
  • Equipment and ductwork by others- see turn-key site prep work specifications
  • Cold air returns and vent covers installed
  • Registers and cutouts, flue piping, wiring, disconnect and breakers by others

Custom

  • Cold air returns with grill covers included

 

Porch and Garage Construction Specifications

Porch

Standard

  • 6’x6’ Stoop cap only

Custom

  • Round posts (no railing)
  • Stone bases
  • Square tapered fiberglass posts
  • Covered porch with 8” square smooth fiberglass post with vinyl railing
  • Covered porch with 10” square smooth fiberglass post without railing
  • 8″ square or 10″ square Porch posts
  • step down at front door
  • vinyl railings available

Garage

Standard

  • 24’x24’ garage size
  • 2×6 walls at 16” o.c.
  • 16’x7’ overhead door white with glass
  • Opener and keypad

Custom

  • 24′x24′ garage size
  • 2X6 studs @ 16” o.c.
  • (1) 18′x7′ white overhead door, opener and keypad included
  • 5/8″ fire code drywall on ceiling and firewall
  • 3rd stall garage
  • (2) 9’x7’ or 9’x8’ overhead doors
  • 3’-0” side walk door and sidewalk

 

Turnkey Site Prep Work Specifications

The site prep work is site specific. The specifications below must be determined before an accurate bid is completed. Our site-coordinator will meet the customer at the new home site to determine foundation height, slope, utility locations, etc.

House Site Prep Work

Standard

  • Excavation
  • Poured concrete foundation walls
  • Concrete private and city sidewalks
  • 12’x12’ patio
  • Interior draintile with pit/pump
  • White Gutters
  • Electrical trenching (up to 125 feet)
  • Below slab plumbing
  • In-house Water line connections
  • In-house Sewer line connections
  • Heating and Air Condition systems
  • Final Cleaning
  • Obtain Building permit
  • Basement energy walls

Custom

  • Excavation
  • Walkout wall
  • Foundation walls – 8″x96″ poured brick-form concrete walls
  • Waterproofing on exterior side of concrete walls
  • Egress Window (with concrete window well if required)
  • Drain tile (interior tile for basements, exterior tile for walkouts)
  • Sump pump with interior drain tile
  • Grading/backfill (75′ around home)
  • Sand/gravel
  • Concrete basement floor
  • Patio 12′x12′
  • Private walk
  • Gutters
  • Patio Steps
  • Electrical trenching (125′) / site electrical
  • Basement drains/water line connections
  • 13 SEER Heat pump with electric backup furnace, including ductwork
  • Registers & cutouts, flue pipe, wiring, disconnect & breakers included
  • Furred framed walls around inside perimeter of foundation with R-11 insulation, electrical outlets every 12′, drywall applied (not finished)
  • Final cleaning of house and basement

Garage Site Prep Work

Standard

  • Poured concrete foundation walls
  • Concrete garage floor
  • Concrete parking pad
  • Garage electrical

Custom

  • Foundation
  • Garage foundation walls
  • Garage floor
  • 24′x20′ parking pad
  • Sidewalk or pad at walkout door
  • Garage electrical

Porch Site Prep Work

Standard

  • Poured concrete foundation walls
  • Porch stoop cap
  • Porch electrical

Custom

  • Porch foundation walls
  • Porch concrete floor and step(s)
  • Porch electrical

Miscellaneous

Standard

  • City sewer or Septic connection
  • City water or Well connection
  • Culvert
  • Lane Grading
  • Lane rock
  • Perimeter grading
  • Perimeter seeding
  • Seeding/sod
  • Access Driveway permit
  • Temporary Power

Custom

* these items are NOT included as a standard but are items to consider in building a new home. These items can be added to the Vantage Pointe Homes estimate if needed. Additional charges will be passed on to the customer.

  • Foundation
  • Sewer *
  • Water *
  • Public Utility Service *
  • Culvert/lane grading/lane rock *
  • Perimeter grading/Perimeter seeding *
  • Seeding *
  • Driveway Access Permit *
  • Building Permit fees *
  • Temporary electrical power *
  • Extra dirt *