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Our Process

Building a custom home is no easy task, and it can be intimidating.
Our process makes it simple, and we will take care of you every step of the way.
Here is how Tasteful Homes approaches the custom home building process.

Tasteful Homes is committed to quality, efficiency, and appearance

Tasteful Homes is committed to standard quality construction, standard energy savings features,
and standard finishing and features for the High End Look.

Standard quality construction

  • 2 x 6 Exterior Wall Framing
  • R-10 Foundation Foam
  • Sheeted OSB Exterior Walls
  • Form-A-Drain Tile System with Drainage Rock
  • Advantech 3/4″ thick 50-year tongue and groove sub floor
  • Poured in place concrete walls and footings
  • Timberstrand Engineered studs in cabinet locations for straighter walls
  • Integrity by Marvin and Windsor Windows
  • Sheeted House Wall Common to Garage
  • Therma-Tru Insulated Fiberglass Entry Doors
  • 11 7/8″ I-Joists
  • Insulated steel garage doors
  • 1/2″ OSB Roof sheeting
  • Maintenance free premium .044 vinyl siding
  • Timberstrand Stair Stringers
  • Passive Radon system
  • 30-year Shingles
  • Pex Plumbing
  • Blown-In Fiberglass Insulation
  • Powervent or Electric Water Heater
  • Tyvek Home Wrap
  • Sound Dampening Insulation for Baths and Laundry rooms

Standard finishing and features for the high end look

  • 8′ Front Entry Door
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • 8′ Interior Doors (Main Floor)
  • Delta Professional Grade Faucets
  • Tray Ceilings
  • Comfort Heights Ada Stools
  • Custom Window, Door, and Fireplace Trim
  • Wood Stair Skirt Boards
  • Crown Molding
  • Recessed Can Lighting
  • Wide Painted or Stained Baseboards and Casing
  • Decorative Light Fixtures
  • Granite Kitchen Counter Tops with an Undermount Silgranite Sink
  • Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting
  • Granite and Cultured Marble Bathroom Counter Tops
  • Birch Cabinetry
  • Schlage F-Series Locksets
  • Quality Tile and 3/4″ thick solid Wood Flooring Products
  • Heatilator Novus model Fireplace
  • Flat Panel TV Wiring

Standard energy saving features

  • Tyvek Home Wrap
  • Integrity by Marvin and Windsor windows
  • Keene Rain Screen Products on Exterior Walls in stone locations
  • Steel Insulated Garage Doors
  • High Quality Insulation
  • Sealed Penetration, Framing Gaps and Seams
  • Main Floor House Walls: R-23 (Blown In)
  • Programmable Thermostat
  • Basement: R-13 Batt
  • High Efficiency Furnace
  • House Attic: R-49 Minimum (Blown In)
  • High Seer Rated Air Conditioner
  • Garage Attic: R-19 Minimum (Blown In)
  • Foam Insulation Board Wrapped Rim Joists and Window Headers
  • Foundation: R-10 Blue 2″ Foam Board
  • CFC Free Polyurethane Foam Core Entry Doors with Dual Bulb Door Sweeps, adjustable Strikes and Sills