Features

Beaver Builders Offers Features Engineered and Built with Integrity

STANDARD CUSTOM HOME BUILDING FEATURES

Each custom home built by Beaver Builders is egineered, inspected and tested by qualified engineers to ensure their energy efficiency and structural integrety.  A partial list of home features follows.

ENERGY STAR CERTIFIED

BURGESS CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANTS INSPECTED

Beaver-LogoFOUNDATION:

  • Geo-Tech soil analysis is conducted for each location
  • Professionally engineered foundation design and prepour inspection
    (designed for each home at each location)
  • Engineer inspection on concrete for foundations include slump and break testing
  • Minimum 3000 psi concrete
  • Anchor bolts on exterior walls
  • Offer 10 year structural warranty

PLUMBING:

  • Vurn PEX water piping
    (copper available upon request)
  • Hot water pipes insulated in slab
  • No water piping joints in slab
  • All gas whenever available
  • In-home fire sprinkler systems available

ELECTRIC:

  • All copper wiring
  • Home prewired for cable and phone
  • Category 5 wire for phone & computer lines
  • Home prewired for security, upon request

HVAC:

  • Engineer designed and load rated for each home
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Units are a minimum rating of 14 SEER
  • Fresh air intakes
  • 4″ media filters
  • Duct blast test on air distribution systems

FRAMING:

  • Modern framing technigues for energy efficiency
  • Wolmonized base plates in contact with foundation
  • 100% of outside wall sheathing is OSB plywood
  • Outside walls wrapped with house wrap
  • Radiant barrier decking on non-conditioned attic spaces
  • Hurricane straps used to tie rafters to outside walls
  • Insulated Concrete Forms ( ICF ) available for increased structural integrety and energy efficiency
  • 3rd party inspections prior to sheetrock

ROOFING:

  • Shingles nailed (not stapled)
  • 90 # rolled roofing in valleys
  • Metal drip edge around entire perimeter
  • Metal, slate, or other roof coverings available

CABINETS, TRIM, & COUNTERTOPS:

  • All wood custom cabinets
  • Raised panel doors in kitchens
  • Minimum 3¼ base board in all rooms
  • Large variety of interior and exterior trim options
  • Custom built bullnose shelves in closets
  • Garage trimmed out
  • Variety of countertops including granite, Silestone, tile, concrete, stainless steel etc…

INSULATION:

  • Homes thermosealed at doors and windows
  • Minimum R-19 in 2x6 exterior walls
  • Minimum R-13 in 2x4 exterior walls
  • Minimum R-38 in attics with R-19 in vaults
  • Foam encapsulation and conditioned attic spaces available

SAFE ROOMS:

  • Built to Federal Emergency Management Agency & Texas Tech University’s Wind Engineering Research Center Specifications
  • Dupont storm room with KEVLAR®
  • ICF concrete storm rooms with steel doors