FOUNDATION: 36" high continuous block crawl space. Optional solid concrete slab and basement foundations are available.

FRAMING: All Southland Homes are built on site, board by board, with select and/or #2 grade building materials. Floor joists, floor and roof trusses and/or roof rafters are sized and spaced to meet or exceed most National Building Codes. Wall studs are 2"x 4" at 16" on center. Ceiling heights are 8' to 9' per standard plans. Vaulted and/or trey ceilings are per standard plans.

FLOOR, WALLS & ROOF SHEATHING: Floor sheathing is ¾" tongue and groove AdvanTech® glued and nailed to floor joists or trusses. Wall and Roof sheathing is ZIPSystem® which combines a structural engineered wood panel and water resistant barrier all in one and is far sturdier than conventional roofing felt and housewrap. The ZIPSystem® promotes better energy efficiency and provides superior moisture protection during and after building. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

VENTS: Continuous roof ridge (or turtle back vents if insufficient ridge line) and continuous soffit vent system reduces heat in attic, reduces cooling costs and makes shingles last longer.

ROOF: 12" boxed-in roof overhang for superior water protection. Shingles are Certainteed® (or comparable) 30-year architectural. Optional metal roofs are available.

SIDING & EXTERIOR TRIM: Cemplank® (or equal) 8" fibercement lap siding with pre-primed spruce trim as follows: 4" outside corners; 2" brickmould entry door trim; 6" frieze and fascia boards. Porch posts are 5" turned (or per standard plans). Porch and deck railings are 2" PT pickets. Shutters are vinyl raised panel. Porch and deck floors are all #2 PT pine. Optional brick, stone, stucco or shake or board and batten siding is available. Please note masonry applications may require changes to standard exterior trim. Actual exterior trim details shall be per the final, approved plans.

EXTERIOR DOORS & WINDOWS: Front door and other swing doors are insulated embossed steel. Kwikset® hardware. Windows are wood-look, maintenance-free vinyl with Low E glass and tilt (or) removable sash for easy cleaning, plus built-in exterior vinyl brickemould.

GARAGE DOORS: Overhead garage doors are painted white metal with raised panels and heavy-duty spring loaded track systems. Each door includes a ½ horsepower, chain driven electric opener, with two remotes.

INSULATION AND AIR INFILTRATION SEALING SYSTEM: Blown fiberglass in flat ceilings with "R" factor of up to 30; 3 ½" of wall insulation with a total wall "R" factor of up to 16; 6" of floor insulation with "R" factor of 19. To reduce air infiltration wall sole plates, exterior wall corners, framing tees, door jambs, window jambs, and mechanical holes are caulked and/or insulated.

PLUMBING: Complete per plans with water/sewer lines ready to hookup outside home. Spurlin® gelcoat fiberglass (or comparable) tub and showers in baths. Spurlin® gelcoat fiberglass (or comparable) garden tub in master bath. American Standard® (or comparable) china elongated, water-saver toilets and pedestal sinks. 50 gallon Rheem® high-efficiency electric HW heater tank (optional gas HW heater tank or tankless HW heaters available). Delta Leland® washerless faucets: 8" spread faucet(s) in master bath and power room; goose neck faucet in kitchen. Kitchen sink: choice of Kohler® 8" deep, double-bowl, cast iron, porcelain drop-in or Rugby® (or comparable) 8" deep, double bowl, 18 gauge stainless steel undermount. Your choice of 17" oval drop-in china or recessed cultured marble bath sinks.

ELECTRICAL & LIGHTS: Complete per plans with 200 AMP GE (or comparable) circuit breaker service. Includes a designer lighting package, smoke detector(s) and plenty of outlets. Overhead garage doors include a 1/2 horsepower, chain-driven, electric opener with two remotes.

GUTTERS: Seamless aluminum, maintenance-free gutters with baked on enamel finish.

INTERIOR WALLS & CEILINGS: ½" drywall glued and nailed. Ceilings have a textured white finish.

CENTRAL HEAT & AIR: 13 SEER, high efficiency, energy saving Amana® (or comparable) heat pump with central air conditioning. Includes programmable thermostats and insulated ductwork. Optional gas heat available.

CABINETS & VANITIES: Custom built, all wood, furniture quality kitchen and bath cabinetry with the following standard features:


INTERIOR DOORS AND TRIM (all paint grade):


EXTERIOR & INTERIOR PAINT: Sherwin Williams® available in over 60 decorator colors on walls and trim.

BATH & CLOSET ACCESSORIES: Mirrors (full width of vanity). Vinyl-coated wire shelving in all closets.

FLOOR COVERING: Your choice of oak hardwood or ceramic tile in foyer, kitchen and master bathroom. All other rooms have Mohawk® carpeting with high-density 6 pound pad. Laundry and guest baths have vinyl flooring.

MISCELLANEOUS: If shown on floorplans, these FEATURES ARE INCLUDED as follows: ceiling height; front, rear, side and screen porches; bonus rooms (finished); computer desks; window seats; butler pantries; PT wood decks shown on plans at exit doors. Optional FEATURES NOT INCLUDED per plans as follows: glass block, whirlpool tubs; cedar closets; skylights; ironing boards; fireplaces; gas bibbs; bookshelves; built-ins; media centers; kids nook chests; cleaning tables; microwave ovens or other appliances over standard allowance; hanging benches; patios; PT wood decks UNLESS shown on floorplan; custom showers (fiberglass 3 x 3 to 3 x 5 is standard); brick, stucco, or stone; shake or board and batten siding; metal roofing.