2020 - Std. Specifications Guide

Our Standard Specifications include, but are not limited to the following:

Floor System

• 2x12 floor joists, 16" O.C. - 16 or 18 wide sections
• 2x10 floor joists, 16" O.C. - 14 or 20 wide sections
• Double joist band under bearing and marriage walls
• 3/4" T&G OSB decking glued, screwed and nailed.
• Solid wood bridging.

Wall System

• 2x6 exterior wall construction, 16" O.C.
• R-23 CertainTeed Insulsafe fiberglass blown insulation
• 7/16" OSB ZipWall System - Exterior & Marriage Walls
• 2"x4" marriage wall studs, 16" OC
• 2"x4" interior wall studs, 16" OC
• 1/2" drywall on walls, smooth finish, 2 coats of Sherwin Williams paint.

Roof & Ceiling System

• R-38 attic insulation
• 12’ fixed eaves on 9/12 and 12/12 pitch
• 16” fixed eaves on 7/12 pitch
• Rafters, 16” O.C. with 7/16” OSB Sheathing.
• 15 lb. felt paper
• Owens Corning Duration 130 mph, Limited Lifetime warranty, architectural shingles
• 7/12 roof pitch – 10” gable end overhang on Rancher & 2 Story
• 12/12 roof pitch – 10" gable end overhang on Cape Cod
• 1/2” drywall on ceiling, smooth finish, 2 coats of Sherwin Williams primer
• 8' interior ceiling height


• Carpet and 8 lb pad in living room, dining room, hall, and all bedrooms (installed by Beracah Homes on site)
• Luan installed under all vinyl flooring
• Vinyl floor covering in kitchen, baths, and utility rooms (installed by Beracah Homes on site)
• Steves/Hollow Core/Wood Stiles: Santa Fe (2 Panel, round top, plank, smoth), Cambridge (2 Panel, Square Top, Smooth), Continental (2 Panel, Round, Smooth), Bostonian (6 Panel, square top, textured), Bristol (6 Panel, Square Top, Smooth).
• Locksets on bedroom and bathroom doors - Brushed Nickel or Antique Bronze
• 3 1/4" Colonial baseboard molding & jambs, painted white
• 2 1/4" Colonial window casing, painted white
• Painted front door, same color as shutters (white or colored shutters)
• 4 jacks (telephone or TV or any combination) or 2 Media Jacks
• Stairs Carpeted - Cape Cod & 2 Story
• Half wall with cap at stair wall locations - Cape Cod & 2 Story


• Up to 5 course Block Foundation (no Parget), (non flood zone). One access door (not located in garage)
• 10" x 20" Concrete footer with 2 #4 rebar. 2" x 8" sill plate and termite shield remove
• Conditioned Crawl space with 2" rigid foam (R-10), and 6 mil fiber mesh poly
• One dehumidifier in crawl space up to 10,000 cubic ft.


• Viwinco - Single Hung, White Vinyl, Low-E, Argon, Grills between glass, tilt in bottom sash
• Window limiters per code
• Therma-Tru fiberglass insulated, 6 panel front and 9 lite rear doors
• Front style Coach light at all exterior doors 
• Double 4” or 5" Mainstreet Certainteed Siding
• Vinyl 15” shutters on front, Mid America
• White 6”aluminum fascia with Invisivent soffit
• Ridge vent on roof
• White aluminum drip edge
• Deadbolts on all exterior doors
• Electronic keyless lockset on 1 secondary entry door
• Gutters and downspouts


• Range hood - self venting with light and fan
• 8” deep, single or double bowl, (50/50), 18 guage stainless steel top mount
• Moen Integra Chrome Faucet with Pullout Sprayer
• STD Level Granite with Stainless Undermount Sink
• Cabinets: 18 lft. with Matching Crown
• 5 total Recessed lights in kitchen including 1 Recessed light above sink
• Ice maker plumbing in wall at refrigerator area
GE Appliance Package, White or Black (upcharge for Stainless Steel)


• Cultured marble vanity top (solid or veined)
• Bath vanity: 35"Stnd Level Cabinets
• Bath vanity: VDD drawers are available
• Fiberglass one-piece tub and shower units
• Moen Chateu Chrome, Anti-scald valve (tub and shower)
• Broan Smart-Sense exhaust fan/light combination - additional baths and powder rooms
• Wall mounted mirror with lights
• Water closet: 1.6-gallon flush, elongated bowl


• All plumbing stubbed thru floor and attic
• CPVC water lines
• Schedule 40 PVC DWV lines
• 50-gallon double element, electric water heater
• Water heater pan under water heater
• Dryer vent box in wall with hard pipe to exterior
• Plumbed for washer
• Two hose bibs w white siding block


• 200 amp panel box
• 220 volt receptacle for dryer (w/Dryer Box)
• AC/DC smoke detectors per code
• 2 Outside weatherproof receptacles front & rear with ground fault interrupter (GFI)
• Interior GFI protections where required
• Arc fault breakers per code
• Door chimes @ front door
• 2 1" conduits from electric panel to attic (prep for future solar)
• Thermostat wire & tail


• 4x5 Brick Landing "Salem Creek Tudor" all other bricks will be charged accordingly
• Side Steps: treated lumber onstruction, 4x5 landing strip with up to 3 treads.  Trimmed with White vinyl lattice.
• Brick treads 5' wide and up to 3 treads


• 15 SEER Rheem Heat Pump with Metal Duct (R-8 Duct Required in uncontioned spaces)
• Filtered return grills

Site Finish Package

• Complete finish of inside and outside, including options.  All floor coverings seamed and secured.
• Electric Complete - Ready for service from Power Company
• Water & Sewer complete: ready for connection (to owner supplied services) within 5" of foundation.
• Rake & Seed disturbed areas using existing soil (no topsoil included), typically 10 ft. out from foundation.
• Sales Tax - MD & VA State Seals
• All MD & VA homes require professional high wind calculations.  The base prices include up to $1000 for this plan.  Charges over $1000 will be the responsibility of the customer.

NOTE: The wires for the TV and telephone jacks will be run under the home and pulled through the wall near the electrical meter location.  These wires must then be connected to the telephone and cable network by the telephone and cable providers.

• All materials and brands are subject to change anytime without notice.  Beracah Homes, Inc. has the right to make any substitutions necessary without notice.

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