higher standards

Click below to see our HIGHER standards in each category:

– 8″ or 9″ concrete walls
– 3″ poured concrete basement floor with troweled finish
– 4″ poured concrete garage floor with broom finish
– spray foam insulation around all windows and doors
– engineered trusses
– kiln dry wood
– 8′ high ceilings on main floor
– 3/4″ tongue and groove OSB sub-floor nailed, glued
and sanded
– 7/16″ OSB exterior sheathing with 1″ rigid insulation
– external walls 2″ x 6″kiln dried studs 16″ o/c
– internal walls 2″ x 4″ kiln dried studs 16″ o/c
– stone front with QN detailing
– maintenance free aluminum fascia and soffit with choice of design colour from builders samples
– maintenance free vinyl casement windows throughout
– embossed, insulated, steel, sectional overhead garage door (Northland R12)
– pre-cast concrete steps as per plans
– limited lifetime architectural shingles (40% recycled content)
– insulated, embossed, colonial style metal front door with weather stripping and security dead bolt
– matching embossed sidelights with clear glass
– all vinyl thermo pane sliders only in basement
– pressure treated back deck as per plans
– Energy Star, Min. 96% AFUE gas furnace
– all air ducts taped at seams
– Heat and Energy Recovery Ventilation (HRV/ERV)
– hood exhaust fan vented to exterior from kitchen
– gas fireplace with tile & mantle on applicable models
– low E Argon gas filled window
– high efficiency gas fired hot water tank (rented)
– R-27 = R22 exterior wall insulation plus R5 codeboard
– R-50 blown insulation in attic space
– R-25 floor to ceiling insulation on basement walls
– 6 mil UV polyethylene vapour barrier
– R-12 garage door
– taped warm air ducts
– R10, 2″ underslab insulation and injected polyurethane foam basement headers
– common walls of garage insulated
– dual-flush toilets
– low flow faucets and shower heads
– POWER-PIPE drainwater heat recovery system
– maintenance free 6′ tub as per plan
– maintenance free shower as per plan
– bathroom fixtures are white
– white ceramic towel bars and tissue holders
– kitchen and bathrooms equipped with Delta washerless faucets as per builder samples
– double bowl stainless steel kitchen sink (90% recycled materials)
– laundry area to have washer connections,laundry tub with faucet on applicable models, electrical receptacle for dryer and vent to exterior
– cabinet opening for future dishwasher
– hose bibs in garage and on exterior
– front entrance lever set with deadbolt
– stone street numbers
– choice of cabinet hardware from builders samples
– privacy sets for bathrooms and master bedroom
– 2 finish coat; choice of two colours
– trim and doors to be white
– air tight R2000 electrical boxes on all exterior walls
– ready to use generator panel with 100 amp service OR 200 amp service
– minimum of 2 electrical outlets in basement
– heavy duty outlets for clothes dryer and stove
– outlet for future garage door opener
– 1 electrical outlet in garage
– 1 weatherproof GFI outlet at front and rear of house
– door chimes at front entrance
– dining room ceiling outlet capped
– ceiling light fixture in all bedrooms
– copper wiring throughout
– interconnected smoke/strobe light and carbon monoxide detectors on all levels with finished bedrooms
– separately switched exhaust fan vented to exterior in all bathrooms
– decora-style switches
– under cabinet lighting in kitchen
– supply and installation of ceiling fans not included
– LED pot lights as per plan
– Central vac rough in, with drop only to basement
– natural oak hardwood flooring in all living areas and hallways (as per plans)
– natural oak main staircase and railings
– tile in foyer, kitchen, bathrooms, powder room and main floor laundry area as per plans, choice of two styles from builder’s samples
– 40 oz P.E.T. carpet in all bedrooms, made from 100% recycled materials
– 1/2″ underpadding
– choice of interior doors from builders sample
– colonial style base board, window and door trim
– solid oak handrails and spindles according to plan
– choice of custom made cabinetry and counter tops from builder’s samples
– 1 year full builders warranty
– 2nd year Tarion warranty
– Tarion 7 year Ontario New Home Warranty on major structural defects
– Tarion Ontario New Home Warranty
– building location survey provided at builder’s expense
– full time Customer Representative
– customized plans to meet customers needs (additional cost)

A collection of options are available for review so that each home can be personalized to individual requirements.
Purchaser to have choice of colors and materials from Builder’s samples of the following unless already ordered and installed:

  • all floor coverings
  • all cabinets and counter tops in kitchen and bathrooms
  • tiles for soaker tubs and walk in showers if applicable
  • stone, siding and roof shingles
  • All homes are certified under the Savings by Design program, which verifies the home is a minimum of 25% more
    efficient than the Ontario Building Code.
  • Vendor retains the right to install a signature stone on the front representing the pride, care and quality put into the construction of the home.
  • Clients to meet with Corvinelli Team to select exterior/interior finished. This session is limited to 3hrs. Failure to adhere to this time frame may result in construction delays and/or charges for design consultation fees.