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With our Valued Customer’s hard-working dollars in mind, we have established great Standard Features for our homes. *Standard Features that will $AVE our customers money and aggravation. We pride ourselves in building very Energy Efficient, Maintenance Free Quality Homes. If you would like additional features, we offer thousands of options that can be “Tailored for YOUR Life”!  Here are some of the items we include standard in every Taylor home:

For YOUR Peace of Mind

  • 10-Year Structural Warranty**
  • 10-Year Foundation Warranty**
  • 3-Year Whole House Warranty**
  • ENERGY SMART Qualified Homes
  • Fully FLEXIBLE Stick-Built/Custom Designs (our designs or yours).–Truly Tailored for YOUR Life!
  • The Taylor Family has been building since 1958!
  • Every Taylor Home will be overseen by Qualified & Experienced Construction Employees
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee
  • FREE Lot Review
  • FREE Estimates
  • It’s a NEW Home: More Efficient & Low-to-no Maintenance as compared to used (existing) homes!
  • 4-6 Month Build Time (from the day construction starts)***
  • NUMEROUS Testimonials: Current or Past Customers
  • Price Match Guarantee! We will not be undersold!
  • Member of the National Home Builders Association
  • A+ Rated, Accredited & Awarded Better Business Bureau Member for TrustPerformanceIntegrity
  • Many-many Colors & Styles to choose from
  • Recognized as one of the Nations Largest Builders
  • Financially STRONG
  • National Accounts with huge Buying Power
  • Temporary Power Pole: set, permitted & inspected
  • Temporary Construction Water for foundation (if none is available on site)
  • Port-a-Pot
  • Extremely Experienced


  • 4-Course block crawl space or (optional) 8′ Poured Concrete Basement wall foundations
  • Excavation to include dig & backfill
  • Sump pump provided w/ every crawl space or basement
  • Perimeter Drain Tile system on Interior & Exterior of basement footers
  • 15 Year Waterproofing on all basements
  • Exceeded minimums for Concrete psi strength requirements
  • (2) “Buck” style windows in Every Basement


  • 2 x 4 Wall Studs 16″ on-center (O.C.) on both Exterior & Interior walls
  • Pre-Engineered Roof Truss System up to 12/12 Roof Pitch (per plan)
  • 5/8″ OSB Roof Sheathing for a Stronger Roof
  • Durable Advantech (or equal) 3/4″ OSB subfloor (tongue & groove, nailed, glued & screwed)
  • 2X10 Floor Joists @ 16″ on center (O.C.). over all Basements & Crawl Spaces w/2X10 Girder Beam(s)
  • Ridge vents (for better attic ventilation)

Exterior Features

  • FULL Brick Wrap Exteriors (per plan)
  • Owens Corning Lifetime Dimensional Shingles
  • Andersen Windows that tilt (for easy cleaning) w/ Low-E & Argon Gas between double panes
  • Frame Saver Entry Doors
  • 6’ Patio door with Low-E on back of Home
  • Maintenance-Free Vinyl Shutters on front of Home
  • Seamless Aluminum Gutters & Downspouts
  • (2) Exterior Frost-Free Water Spigots
  • (3) Exterior Weatherproof GFI electrical duplex outlets
  • Exterior Light by every exterior door
  • Smooth fiber glass skin exterior doors
  • Octagon louvered vent in gable
  • 12″ overhangs around entire roofline w/ vented soffits
  • 16 x 7 Garage Door w/ Opener (w/ 2-Remotes) per plan
  • Deadbolts on all exterior doors
  • Lifetime Warranty on Vinyl Siding
Exterior Site Work

  • Construction Clean-up & Debris Removal
  • Construction Dumpster Provided
  • Backfill perimeter of foundation
  • Final Cleaning (Interior & Exterior)

Interior Features

  • Durable Interior Doors w/ Multiple Styles
  • Colonial Style Baseboards, Door & Window Casing
  • Bronze, Brushed or Satin Nickel Door Knobs & Hardware
  • Lever style door knobs
  • Shaw wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Armstrong Vinyl Flooring in wet areas
  • Name Brand Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry w/multiple Styles & Colors to choose from (Raised or Flush Panel)
  • Crown molding on all kitchen cabinets
  • Formica Laminated Kitchen Countertops w/ Several Edges to choose from (No-Drip, Square, Waterfall)
  • One-piece Cultured Marble bath vanity tops
  • GE Dishwasher, Range & Range Hood
  • Sherwin Williams Paint (two coats)
  • Vinyl coated wire shelving in all closets & pantries
  • Cathedral Vaulted Ceilings (per plan)
  • Decorative tray ceiling w/crown molding in master suite or dinning room
  • Fully Dry-walled Garage interior w/ paint finish
  • Garage Door Opener w/ 2-Remotes (per plan)
  • Mirrors above all bathroom vanities

Energy Efficient Features

  • ENERGY SMART Qualified (Rated)
  • 14.5 SEER minimum Heat Pump w/ 5 Yr Warranty
  • R-38 Ceiling Insulation
  • R-13 Blown Exterior Wall Insulation: most markets
  • Weather Barrier (house-wrap)
  • Andersen Windows w/ Low-e, Argon Gas Filled, Double Hung with Full Screens (not ½ screen) More Info
  • Independently Inspected by 3rd Party Energy Smart Rater

Plumbing Features

  • Utility hook-ups for washer & dryer
  • Frost-Free Water Spigots (front & back of home)
  • 50 Gallon Electric Glass Lined Water Heater
  • Fiberglass one-piece Tubs and/or Showers
  • Certain plans come Standard w/ Whirlpool or Garden Tub
  • Delta Kitchen & Bath Faucets (available in bronze, chrome or brushed)
  • Waterline for Ice-Maker
  • Stainless Steel double Bowl Kitchen sink w/ spray

Electrical Features

  • 200-AMP Electrical Service
  • Bronze, Brushed or Satin Nickel Light Fixtures
  • Energy Efficient CFL Light Bulbs in ceiling & exterior lights
  • Combination Ceiling Fan/Light w/ separate switch in Great Room & master bedroom (per plan)
  • Overhead Ceiling Lights in all Bedrooms
  • Coach Lights on each side of Garage Door
  • (3) Phone & (3) TV outlets
  • Electric Smoke Detectors wired w/ battery back-up
  • Front Door Bell
  • Exhaust Fans in every bathroom
*Standard Features subject to change without notice
**All warranties are subject to and as expressed in Homeowner’s Handbook. Certain limitations may apply.
*** Barring any unforeseen circumstances

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