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Standard Home Features2019-09-11T14:15:04-07:00

Standard Home Features

Madison Homebuilders builds a COMPLETE house. Below you will find our standard features and building methods included in the base pricing for our model homes. In addition to these features, every home is backed by a ten year insured structural warranty.


  • 8" deep poured concrete footings
  • 8 x 8 x 16 concrete block piers with continuous brick curtain wall
  • 8 x 16 foundation vents
  • Footers under piers, porches and stoops
  • Vapor barrier in crawl space


  • 2 x 10 floor joists or pre-engineered floor joists
  • Double 2 x 10 girders per plan
  • AdvanTech (w/ 50 year warranty) 3/4" tongue and groove floor decking - glued and nailed
  • Synthetic Underlayment


  • 2 x 4 studs, 16" OC (2 x 6 studs available with an additional charge)
  • Double top plates on all walls
  • 7/16" OSB Sheathing on exterior walls
  • 7/16" OSB and/or Structural Sheathing or metal strap corner bracing


  • 2 x 4 studs, 16" OC throughout home
  • Double top plates on all walls
  • 1/2 inch drywall screwed and nailed
  • Standard ceiling height 8', (raised, tray & cathedral ceilings available with an extra charge)


  • 2 x 4 pre-engineered truss roof system, 24" OC
  • 7/16" OSB roof sheathing with metal clip joints
  • 15 lb. felt cover underlayment
  • Architectural, fire rated, wind and algae resistant, class A fiberglass shingles with manufacturer's warranty
  • Ridge vents and/or gable vents per plan for continuous ventilation
  • Continuous, vented, front and rear soffits
  • Gutters & downspouts


  • CPVC pipe or PEX water lines with PVC drain lines
  • 50 gallon, quick recovery, energy efficient electric hot water heater
  • Stainless steel, double, 8" deep kitchen sink - Single lever faucets with sprayer
  • Molded fiberglass tubs and showers with 10 year warranty
  • Shower doors installed in all fiberglass shower stalls
  • Cultured marble tops in bathrooms and powder rooms per plan
  • Elongated toilets in all bathrooms
  • Washer/dryer hook-ups vented outside
  • 2 outside frost-free water spigots


  • R-38, blown fiberglass ceiling insulation
  • R-13, fiberglass wall insulation or R-15 per local requirements
  • R-19, fiberglass floor insulation
  • Caulking to prevent air flow leaks
  • Continuous outside wall insulation
  • House wrap
Note: These R-Values are for the actual insulation only. Total home R-Values are higher once walls, roof, etc. are constructed.


  • Energy efficient electric heat pump
  • Automatic thermostat control
  • Insulated air duct system


  • All wiring meets or exceeds state and local codes
  • All copper wiring except service cable and 220 volt cable
  • 200 amp service with circuit breakers
  • 2 GFI outside electric outlets
  • Switched attic light and crawl space light
  • Switched lights in all walk-in closets
  • Front doorbell
  • Quality light fixture package with a variety of styles and finishes
  • Electric smoke detectors with battery backup per code
  • Carbon monoxide alarm(s) per code
  • Up to 4 cable and/or telephone jacks
  • 2 Double switched ceiling fan preps
  • Recessed kitchen lights


  • Fiberglass, insulated Front Doors
  • Steel, insulated Side & Rear Doors
  • Deadbolt security locks
  • Base prices include vinyl siding. (Brick veneer and Hardiplank siding are available at an additional charge)
  • Single hung vinyl windows with Low E glass, a variety of grid options and a 10 year warranty.
  • Screens are included over non-fixed windows
  • Porches, porch rails, stoops and steps per plan and code
  • Vinyl soffits
  • Shutters on front elevation (per plan)
  • All decks built with pressure treated lumber


  • Granite countertops
  • 1/2" sheetrock slick ceilings
  • 1/2" sheetrock walls, screwed and nailed, taped and sanded with two coats of latex paint
  • Colonial style trim with two coats of semi-gloss paint
  • Painted, picture framed windows
  • Large mirrors in bathrooms and powder rooms
  • Wide variety of color choices for 30 ounce carpet with stain guard protection and 6lb. rebond padding
  • No-wax vinyl floor covering in a wide variety of color choices
  • Crown moulding included on all kitchen cabinets
  • 5 1/4" speed base board throughout house


  • Energy Star, Multi-cycle Dishwasher with NRC Certified Sani Rinse System
  • Appliances come in your choice of Stainless Steel, White or Black
  • 5.3 Cubic ft. Self-cleaning Oven/Range with Digital Display, Solid Surface Ceramic Glass Cooktop & Storage Drawer
Note: Features may change and models may be substituted with those of equal or similar value based on availability.


 (When applicable)
  • Sheetrocked walls & ceilings
  • Additional garage trim and paint finishes available with an additional charge
  • Includes 16' or 8' garage door as shown on plan


2-10 Home Buyers Warranty
Every Madison Homebuilders home carries a 10-Year Home Buyers Warranty, visit for more information.
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