RTM Minimum Specifications

Framing

Floor
  • engineered wood floor system
  • solid blocking
  • 5/8 plywood tongue & groove, glued and screwed
  • sanded plywood underlay under vinyl areas only
Exterior Walls
  • 2×6 construction grade spruce
  • 8ʼ exterior wall height, 16” o.c., double top plate, single bottom plate
  • 7/16 OSB sheathing to bottom of joist
  • 2×10 window & door headers
Interior Walls
  • 2×4 construction grade spruce 16” o.c.; double top plate, single bottom plate
Roof
  • gable roof
  • 4/12 roof pitch
  • roof trusses, 24” o.c., 24” overhang
  • 7/16 OSB roof sheathing with clips

Exterior Finish

Roof
  • lifetime Gaf Timberline fiberglass shingles
  • ridge vent and metal flashings
  • continuous eaves troughs with downspouts
Soffit
  • pre finished metal soffit & facia
Siding
  • wood board siding
  • house wrap
Windows & Exterior Doors
  • triple pane low e/argon, awning, casement/fixed
  • insulated exterior doors
  • factory painted

Insulation

  • R22 walls & R50 ceilings fiberglass
  • 6 mil poly, caulking to all required areas
  • windows and door perimeters spray foam

Plumbing

  • 1 piece bathtub & shower
  • 1 piece shower in ensuite
  • ceramic toilets (installed)
  • China sinks
  • double stainless steel kitchen sink
  • ventilation fans / system roughed in supplied and installed by heating contractor
  • single lever posi-temp bathroom chrome or brushed pewter taps, single lever in shower, kitchen with spray
  • all drains and water lines to floor joists

Electrical

  • telephone jacks & cable rough ins
  • Decora switches and plugs
  • all switches, plugs & lights as per current electrical code
  • ventilation fans, (site electrical contractor to wire all ventilation fans on site)
  • all energy efficient LED lighting

Interior Finish

  • closet: 1 rod & shelf in clothes closets, 4 tight mesh all wire shelving in linen/pantry
  • doors and bi folds: choice of door style, painted
  • trim: 3” casing, 4” baseboard, painted
  • hardware: Schlage locks & door handles/knobs
  • chrome or brushed pewter paper holders, towel bars & mirrors in both baths
  • all custom Oak or Knotty Alder kitchen cabinets and vanities with many stain color choices
  • Flo-Form laminate countertops

Drywall

  • 1/2” std. walls
  • 1/2” CD board ceilings
  • round corner beads
  • ceiling flat painted with high grade Benjamin Moore paint

Painting

  • 1 coat primer with Benjamin Moore paint
  • two wall colors with Benjamin Moore paint

Floor Covering

  • vinyl in kitchen, dining and bath areas
  • 10mm laminate

We, at Emjay Homes ensure top quality workmanship throughout all stages of the home construction process. All work is done by professional trades people under our supervision. We reserve the right to make necessary changes without prior notice when superior building methods and/or materials become available. As a customer, you can request any changes but please note that extra fees may apply.