(Applicable Building Codes – See Last Page)
Safeway Homes Standard Features
Structurally Rated (150 MPH)
: Pre-engineered combination lifting attachment and perimeter floor joist system includes one 2” x 8” treated board sandwiched between two 2” x 10” treated boards that are glued and fastened with 4” screws (patent pending process).
: 2” x 10” floor joist are 16” on center (glued and fastened with 4” screws).
: 3/4" tongue and groove sub-floor (glued and fastened to floor joist with 2 ½” screws).
: All floor joists are treated in accordance with AWPAC22.
: 2” x 6” exterior studs are 16” on center (glued and fastened to sub-floor with 4” screws).
: Double top plates.
: All load bearing headers are solid wood.
: Double 2” x 10” porch headers are counter levered and finger jointed.
: All exterior 7/16” oriented strand board sheathing is glued and fastened with 2” screws to each stud on all eight sides.
: Double marriage wall is joined at the center to form a 9” wall for superior structural stability.
: 2” x 4” interior studs are 16” on center.
: All gypsum board is fastened to studs and ceiling rafters with a two part (expanding hot foam) adhesive. Nails and screws used only on back panels.
: Pre-engineered roof truss body is attached to the double top plates with 26 gauge uplift straps.
: Pre-engineered roof cap system is strapped to each truss (patent pending process).
: Structural cables are incorporated inside the exterior walls to lift and set the home (patent pending process).
: Full 6/12 roof pitch.
: 30 year architectural asphalt 6 tab shingles.
: Premium one piece roof felt.
: 15/32” oriented strand board roof deck with full attic radiant barrier protection.
: Builder to install R-38 stabilized blown cellulose insulation in the attic.
: R-9 insulated (duct butter sealed) heat/air metal duct in the attic (no flex).
: Sheathing is fully covered in house wrap vapor barrier for maximum protection.
: Fiberglass insulated 2” x 6” walls have an R factor of 21.
: Low “E” vinyl double pane thermal windows, with screens.
: Insulated front, side and rear doors with thermal break thresholds.
: Glass storm doors on utility door and back door.
: Two outside weather proof ground-fault interrupter electric receptacles.
: Frost-free water hose bibb with backflow preventer.
: Front and rear porch lights.
: Outside electric panel (ready for public power hook-up)
: Single source outside box for telephone/cable/high speed internet connection.
: Dryer vent trim.
: R-19 fiberglass insulated 2” x 10” floor joist.
: 2” x 4” studs are 16” on center.
: Full eight foot ceiling height.
: 4” ceiling crown molding throughout.
: 1/2” sheetrock is attached to all studs and ceiling rafters with expanding hot foam adhesive for maximum strength.
: All ceiling sheetrock is primed with vapor barrier sealant.
: Upgrade rounded “Bull Nose” sheetrock corners.
: Steel protective plates to cover all plumbing and wiring exposures.
: Window jams feature wood casing and wood trim molding.
: Architectural interior doors that match kitchen cabinet doors.
: Privacy lever lockset on all bedroom and bath doors.
: 4 1/2” baseboards in every room.
: Owners closet features a transom low “E” window.
: All closets are walk-in with individual ceiling lights.
: Closet shelving is white vinyl covered metal with heavy duty supports.
: Large vanity cabinets in both baths.
: Matching towel bars and toilet tissue paper holders.
: Wilsonart postform laminate tops in kitchen.
: Custom Beaumont white double kitchen sink.
: Whirlpool 30” large capacity electric range with clock.
: Lighted vent hood with micro-wave oven.
: 1/3 h.p. food disposal.
: All electrical meets or exceeds the National Electrical Code 2005 Edition.
: For safety, all electrical wiring is #12 copper or better.
: Built-in telephone/high speed internet/cable connections in all bedrooms, kitchen and family room.
: All bedrooms are safety protected with “Arc-Fault” breakers.
: Upgrade silent rocker wall light switches.
: Electric smoke detectors with battery back up.
: Ground-fault interrupter receptacles in all wet areas.
: All Receptacles serving the kitchen counter tops are GFCI protected.
: 200 amp panel.
: 42” fan with light kit / owner’s bedroom.
: 52” fan with light kit / family room.
: Metal ceiling fan mounting brackets in all bedrooms.
: Decorative light fixtures throughout.
: Under the cabinet fluorescent light over the kitchen sink.
: Energy efficient fluorescent light bulbs in all fixtures.
: Custom four bulb fluorescent light fixture in kitchen.
: Hanging chandelier in dining area.
: Vented bath exhaust fans.
: Front door chime.
: Premium RHAU PEX fresh water tubing is pressure tested and water tested in our factory.
: 3/4" RHAU PEX fresh water tubing through-out, then 1/2" to fixtures attachment.
: Washer and Dryer connections
: Whole house water cut-off valve in utility room.
: PVC waste pipe is glued and water tested in our factory.
: Refrigerator ice maker connection.
: Porcelain elongated commodes.
: Custom dual-lever chrome faucet in baths.
: Premium single-lever white faucet in kitchen with spray.
: Both baths feature one piece large 32” fiberglass tub/shower units.
: All floor joist plumbing is enclosed in insulation.
: 50 gallon quick recovery energy efficient electric water heater.
: Shut-off valves at all water supply connections.
: ANSI approved overflow – all tubs and bathroom sinks.
HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING
: Quality split system up flow unit (2 ton cooling/heat pump 8 KW electric heat or a 3 ton cooling/heat pump 15KW electric heat
Builder to furnish and install: 13 Seer or better outside condensing unit.
: Soffet and fascia are vinyl/metal.
: The front or back porch is 5/4” MCQ deck board.
: Entire home is wrapped in a quality vapor barrier house wrap ready for the builder to apply the final exterior finish.
: The Safeway Home is fully covered by a warranty underwritten by Bonded Builders Warranty Group.
1. The National Electrical Code, 2005 edition, published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
2. The International Building code, 2003 edition and 2006 edition, published by the International Code Council (ICC) formerly the Southern Building code Congress International, Inc. (SBCCI) 900 Montclair Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35213
3. The International Residential Code, 2003 and 2006 edition, published by the International Code Council (ICC) 900 Montclair Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35213
4. The International Mechanical Code, 2003 and 2006 edition, published by the ICC
5. The International Plumbing Code, 2003 and 2006 edition, published by the ICC
6. Southern Building Code Congress International Standard for Hurricane Resistant Residential Construction (SSTD 10) or Minimum Design Load for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE-7).