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Custom Home Amenities

  • Whole-house programmable thermostat with the option of the smart phone controlled thermostat
  • Plumbing set up to receive an Osby water softener
  • Jeldwen or Anderson double hung vinyl low-e windows with argon filled glass for energy savings
  • Every window caulked in place and flashed properly
  • 4 inch poured concrete driveways. At least 18ft wide fiber mesh or wire mesh included
  • 8 inch wide foundation walls and 9 foot tall ceiling in basement
  • Fire code approved window(s) in basement to allow for additional bedrooms or offices
  • Limestone base for basement floor with radon reducing caulk on perimeter of basement
  • Drain tile on exterior and interior of footing at base of footer
  • Sump pump and pit and install of all piping necessary for future bathroom or kitchen in basement
  • Full finished garage
  • Nu-wool insulation in every house – walls and ceiling
  • Option of a I-Joist constructed floor with Advantec flooring
  • Sand backfill around entire perimeter
  • Option for Basement exterior walls framed and insulated
  • Stair stringers to be made out of 2×12 dimensional lumber
  • 95% or better energy efficient gas furnace
  • 16-Seer or better air conditioner unit
  • LP smartside siding material or .44 or better vinyl siding – both with exceptional warranties
  • Exterior doors with deadbolt to be all steel to match interior style
  • Tyvek brand home wrap to be a vapor barrier
  • Solid core interior doors in entire house (except closets)
  • Steel garage door and opener, with child sensors and keypad on exterior of door
  • At least 2 custom ceilings per house (vault or trey ceiling)
  • Allowances to your liking, not ours
  • All framing to be 16 inch on center throughout walls and roof
  • 30 pound roof felt with ice shield on first 3 foot of roof and valleys
  • 30 year dimensional shingles or better on every home
  • 9 foot main floor ceilings with 8 foot second floor ceilings
  • Custom build-ins throughout
  • Build your ideas/ don’t settle for others!

And the peace of mind that we treat every house as if it were our very own.


O'Connor Builders

Valparaiso, IN
Phone: 219-464-3324