Design Homes, Inc.







Design Homes has always had a policy of building the best home available.  We build to the same state code as a "stick-builder," and use the same materials, techniques, and suppliers that a carpenter would use.  We generally exceed the specs of all other homes.



Kohler Plumbing fixtures and faucets

Goodman High-efficiency Furnaces (some restrictions may apply)

Certainteed Limited Lifetime vinyl siding

Mohawk Revwood plank flooring

Certainteed Landmark Architectural shingles

Shaw stain resistant carpeting

Pella Vinyl Windows (Weathershield, Upgrade Pella & Andersen clad-wood windows optional)

Taylor exterior doors

Aristokraft Cabinets

Aker tubs and showers and Kohler  toilets

Optional Whirlpool appliances

Kohler whirlpools


Standard Features

16" Ceiling Insulation:   R-55

2x6 Exterior Walls:   R-20

Mohawk Revwood Plank Floors

20" Eave Overhang (approximate)

Shaw 10-year stain resistant Carpets With Pad

Certainteed "Landmark" Architectural shingles

Bathroom Vents and Range Hood

Aristokraft Cabinetry

Pionite & Wilsonart Kit. Countertops

"Marble-Top" Vanities

Kohler Plumbing Fixtures and Faucets

Inside and Outside Electrical Fixtures

Prefinished Oak Trim and hollow-core oak Doors (6-panel solid Oak Doors Optional)

200 Amp Square-D Electrical Panel

All Gypsum Board with Texture Finish

Certainteed Limited Lifetime Vinyl Siding

Pella Vinyl Windows

Limited Delivery (in some areas surcharges may apply), Crane Work onto Foundation

On-site Finishing--some restrictions may apply.

Applicable State Tax



(Specifications subject to change without notice)


Floor Joists 16" on-center in all homes

Center Beam:  4-Ply & LVL on all Homes

Sill Plate:  2 x 8

Double Rim Joists

3/4" APA Rated T&G LP TopNotch 350 Decking


Full 8' Ceiling Height (except Classic Series)

Double Top Plate Exterior and Interior Walls

2 x 4 SPF Interior Stud Grade Studs--16" on-center

2 x 6 Exterior Walls--16" on-center

7/16" APA Rated Sheathing

House Wrap


Exterior Walls:  1/2" Textured Gypsum Board (screws)

Interior Walls:  1/2" Textured Gypsum board (nails)

(Interior Walls plaster spray textured w/primer)

Maintenance Free Vinyl Siding Standard


5/8" Fireshield Gypsum Board (tape & plastered & spray textured)

2 x 4 Truss Rafters--24" on-center (16" OC optional)

1/2" APA Rated Roof Sheathing

2-Ply 15 LB. Felt Underlay

Self Seal Contractor Shingles

22" Eaves Overhangs (approximate--may vary with home type)

R-19 Batts & Blown Cellulose Insulation

Prefinished Rolex Aluminum Fascia and Soffit


Hollow Core Oak Doors

Trim:  Prefinished Oak Moldings

Exterior Doors:  Steel Insulated and Weather-stripped

Pella Vinyl Windows w/Screens & Prefinished Jambs


PEX Water Lines and PVC Plastic Drain Lines

Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

Fiberglass Tub/Shower Unit

(Plumbing Through Floor Only)


Wired According to National Electric Code

Light Fixtures Installed

200 Amp Power Panel Standard with Home

Smoke Detectors Installed in Bedrooms & Hall

Bathroom and Outside Ground Fault Receptacles

All Copper Wiring Used (Type NM-B)

Some on-site Electrical work Included (if allowed by local code)


(No on-site electrical work in Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota.)

Optional High-efficiency LP or Natural Gas Furnace or Electric Heat (Installed where permitted)

(except Basic or Rustic Series Homes) (some restrictions may apply)

(power, fuel line & initial start-up by others)



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