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Standard Specifications

Each New England Home is individually crafted to meet or exceed the high standards listed below. However, you may work with Ryzen Homes to custom design a New England Home to meet your exact specifications.

Floor Systems:

  • 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 floor joist 16" on center as required by span with double rim joist. Steel joist hangers or ledger as required
  • ¾" tongue & groove floor decking glued and fastened
  • Solid wood bridging installed at center spans
  • No wax vinyl floor in kitchen, bath and utility areas
  • 38 oz carpet (36 colors) with rebonded carpet pad
  • 3½" concrete filled steel support columns provided


  • 2 x 6 studs, 16" on center
  • R - 19 kraft face insulation
  • 7/16" wall sheathing glued and fastened
  • Andersen 200 tilt-wash double hung wood interior, vinyl exterior windows with Low E, argon filled glass, primed interior, white finelight grids between glass and full screens
  • Vinyl sliding patio door per plan
  • Insulated fiberglass smooth doors with wood frame, adjustable oak threshold
  • Door chime at front and rear doors
  • Double 4 vinyl siding in 12 colors with matching corners
  • 7/16" roof sheathing, ply clips used with 24" o.c. framing
  • 6/12 roof pitch; 12/12 roof pitch standard on Capes
  • 30 year fiberglass architectural roof shingles over #15 felt paper
  • Ice and water barrier at eaves
  • 12" (nominal) roof overhangs on front and rear of Colonials, Ranches, and Raised Ranches
  • 6" (nominal) roof overhangs on front and rear of Capes & Gambrels
  • 6" (nominal) gable end overhangs on Colonials, Ranches, and Raised Ranches. Gable end overhangs are optional on Capes & Gambrels
  • R 38 fiberglass ceiling insulation and R-19 2nd floor insulation in Cape with folded roof system
  • Low maintenance ventilating soffit system
  • Full length ridge ventilating system


  • 2 x 4 studs, 16" on center interior wall framing
  • Full 8' ceiling height; 7'-7¼" ceiling height on unfinished Cape 2nd floors
  • ½" gypsum hi-strength board on ceilings with smooth finish
  • ½" gypsum board on walls
  • All interior drywall surfaces are primed
  • Primed, textured 6 panel hollow core, 3-hinged interior door
  • Primed, louvered door at washer & dryer closet
  • Schlage brass finish passage and privacy lock sets
  • Primed, finger jointed colonial 2½" casing and 3½" baseboard and door jambs (Ranches, Capes only)
  • Primed, finger jointed colonial 3½" casing and 5¼" baseboard and door jambs (Colonials, Designer Capes only)
  • Pre-finished ventilating closet shelving


  • Merillat "Classic" series cabinetry in Seneca Ridge Oak or Spring Valley Maple
  • Laminate counter top
  • General Electric Dishwasher
  • Ductless range hood (ducted when required by code)
  • Double bowl, 8" deep stainless steel sink
  • Moen single lever faucet and spray
  • Soffits over kitchen cabinets


  • Merillat "Classic" series cabinetry in Seneca Ridge Oak or Spring Valley Maple
  • Laminate vanity top with china drop in basin
  • Fixture colors: white, bone
  • Moisture resistant ½" gypsum board on walls
  • Moen single lever faucets
  • One piece smooth finish fiberglass tub/shower unit or shower
  • Shower rod, towel bars, paper holder
  • All shower valves incorporate anti scald single lever valving
  • Broan direct vent bath fan
  • Elongated bowl watercloset
  • Plumbing and Electrical:
  • Hot water baseboard heat, type "M" copper
  • Type "L" copper supply lines
  • PVC drain, waste and vent lines
  • 200 AMP main service panel with circuit breakers
  • Ground fault protected receptacles provided in kitchen, bath & exterior locations as required by code
  • Hard wired smoke detectors with built-in battery back up provided as required by code
  • Two pre wired telephone jacks: kitchen and one bedroom
  • One pre wired cable television jack in specified location
  • Basement light fixtures installed
  • Digital thermostats, emergency shut off boiler switch
  • Decora rocker switches and receptacles
  • Lighting fixtures provided at kitchen, dining, bath, walk in closet, hall, entry foyer and exterior door locations
  • Attic pull chain light
  • Arc fault protection for all bedroom circuits