Standard Barden Specifications
FLOOR DECK FRAMING
Styrofoam sill seal 5-1/2″
2×6 Pressure treated wall plate.
Built-up laminated veneer lumber girder, as required
Floor joints, as required
¾” T&G (Tongue & Groove) OSB sub-floor with sub-floor adhesive.
3″ diameter round one-piece steel basement posts with adjustable threads.
K.D. (knocked down) basement stairs; 2×10 treads, stringers and plywood risers, handrail and brackets
Cross bridging, wood 1×3
EXTERIOR WALLS, INTERIOR PARTITIONS
Panel height: 8′ 1 – 1/8″
2×6 studs, 16″ OC (on center) on exterior walls.
2×4, 16″ OC on garage walls.
2×4 studs, 16″ OC on interior partitions.
2×6 studs, 16″ OC on pluming walls.
2×8 or 2×10 headers on bearing walls as necessary.
Single bottom and double top plates.
Corner and partition backers installed in panels.
7/16″ OSB (Oriented Strand Board) sheathing on all exterior walls
House wrap, infiltration barrier will be included under siding.
Siding is “wood grain” vinyl “double lap,” in white or in colors, with options of fiber cement, cedar or many other available products.
White vinyl “J” blocks, 8 per house included.
Gable end framing, stud nailer for siding 16″ OC.
NOTE: Gable end sheathing 7/16″ OSB. If plywood wall sheathing option is used, then the gable would also receive the same.
2×6 partition cap for sheetrock nailer on first floor partitions; 1-1/2″ metal ceiling angle or clips for sheetrock backer on ranch partitions or second floor partitions.
ROOF & CEILING FRAMING
Truss system designed for installation on 24″ centers, employing a roof pitch, with rake and eave overhangs per standard design. Roof design will vary with print.
2×4 lateral bracing supplied to tie roof truss system correctly.
Felt paper, ice & water shield, pre-finished metal drip edge, aluminum flashing, Certainteed Landmark shingles with 5″ exposure and 30 year warranty.
Certainteed standard roof colors:
Moire Black, Weathered Wood, Burnt Sienna, Resawn Shake, Driftwood, Colonial Slate, Georgetown Gray, Cobblestone Gray, Hunter Green, and Heather Blend.
Shingle-over ridge vent with nail-on 6″or 12″ ladders.
½” plywood sheathing with clips.
Aluminum facia and vinyl soffit; available in colors to match siding.
Vinyl shutters per print.
Colors: White, Black, Brown, Gray, Blue, Green, or Burgundy.
EXTERIOR DOORS & WINDOWS
Exterior door assembled in primed frame with vinyl brick mould applied.
Main entrance door, fiber glass, foam insulated, 3/0 x 6/8 with thermal threshold applied. (SmoothStar)
Service door, Smooth Star, foam insulated, 2/8 x 6/8 with thermal break threshold applied, no glass in house to garage door.
Window styles per print, smart R glass with screens.
Garage overhead doors are pre-finished metal, insulated with metal back and installed after rough opening is trimmed.
The door is 194 series 9/0 x 7/0 or 16/0 x 7/0 in White, Almond, Sandstone, Hunter green, Terra Bronze or Brown. Garage door openers are included with each overhead door.
INTERIOR TRIM (OPTIONAL)
Interior doors are 1-3/8″ hollow core, primed.
All swing door units with have three hinges. Closet units are by-pass or bi-fold with jambs per plan.
All units are pre-hung in primed jambs.
MDF door and windows picture-frame casing. Casing is 2-1/4″ colonial style.
MDF baseboard is 3″ colonial style.
Closet shelving is vinyl white wire with supports as necessary.
Door stops, sash locks as necessary.
Assembled stairs, closed treads for two-story, splits, etc. Yellow pine risers, stringer, and treads.
Stair parts, i.e. newels, balusters, and handrails, where designated.
Bright Brass bedroom and bath privacy locksets, passage locksets and exterior locksets.
LABOR & PREFABRICATION MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
All exterior wall panels assembled with sheathing applied. The outside dimensions of all Barden
Interior partitions assembled. Homes are from frame to frame.
Floor joists pre-cut to correct lengths. Floor plan dimensions do not include
All interior doors pre-hung in jambs where possible. exterior wall sheathing that extends beyond
Material delivered to job site on prearranged schedule. the foundation.
LOWER LEVELS OF ALL SPLIT LEVELS AND RAISED RANCHES
Unfinished Lower Level: Furring panels for the lower level will be supplied as optional extra.
Finished Lower Level: 2×4- furring panels will be supplied with studs 16″ OC with single top and bottom plate, except garage area.