Beaver Home and Cottage Package Specifications
Steel posts complete with metal bearing plate top and bottom or Structural Composite Lumber (SCL) posts as load requires.
Structural Composite Lumber (SCL) as indicated on plan.
High performance, engineered wood structural framing members including blocking and bracing as required by design. Sill plates supplied as dimensional lumber including foam gasket.
Metal Hangers & Mechanical Connectors
All required applications.
Material supplied for interior construction grade stairs.
Basement Furrings Walls & Insulation
Moisture control barrier, rigid mineral wool insulation sheathing board, mineral fibre insulation batts, 2 x 4 S.P.F. grade stamped, kiln dried studs spaced at 24" on centre with single top and bottom plate, and 6 mil poly vapour barrier (CGSB Approved).
3/4” T & G standard plywood or 3/4” T & G oriented strand board (OSB), approved subfloor adhesive supplied.
2 x 6 S.P.F. grade stamped, kiln dried studs spaced 16" on centre with 2 x 6 double top and single bottom plates, 7/16" OSB exterior sheathing, minimum 2 ply 2 x 10 S.P.F. lintels - grade stamped, kiln dried lumber. Tall walls may include Structural Composite Lumber (SCL) studs and lintels to meet required standards of construction.
Pony (Knee Walls)
Supplied on split level, bi-level and grade level entry plans (basement walkouts) where indicated on plans to include 2 x 6 S.P.F. grade stamped, kiln dried studs spaced at 16" on centre with 2 x 6 double top and single bottom plate with 7/16" OSB exterior sheathing. R-24 batt insulation and 6 mil poly vapour barrier (CGSB Approved).
2 x 4 S.P.F. grade stamped, kiln dried studs spaced 16" on centre with 2 x 4 double top and single bottom plates. 2 x 6 material supplied for plumbing and bearing walls as indicated on plans.
1/2" standard plywood with ply clips.
Engineered, factory assembled, raised heel trusses with metal connectors. Trusses spaced at 24" on centre. Includes gable end sheathing, miscellaneous framing and gable ladder material. Additional dimensional roof framing lumber included where required. Standard design specifications of trusses are 45lb. live load and 15 lb. dead load. Increased snow load may require modifications and additional charges.
Limited lifetime architectural fibreglass shingles in selected styles and colours (IKO Cambridge, BP Mystique, or equivalent), pre-finished metal starter for roof perimeter, ice and water shield for eaves and valleys, synthetic underlayment for balance of roof, and all necessary flashings and accessories.
High quality, white vinyl casement, energy efficient dual pane thermal glazed windows, including Low-E coating and argon gas. All units include jamb extensions and nailing fins, plus all necessary hardware and screens. All sealed units carry a manufacturer's warranty. Windows supplied in pony walls and basement walkout walls as indicated on plan. Single hung and/or sliding windows will be supplied where shown on plan. All windows carry the Energy Star label.
Soffit and Fascia
Pre-finished aluminum complete with all accessories.
Premium gauge thickness in selected colours supplied for full exterior coverage, complete with trims. Strapping provided where vertical applications apply.
Exterior Weather Barrier System
House wrap air barrier and header wrap complete with window flashings, door flashings, and sealant tape.
Supplied for sealing exterior wall plates, doors, windows and other applications as required.
R-62 batt insulation two-ply system. Insulation in cathedral ceilings will be supplied as specified on plan (minimum R-31).
Exterior Wall Insulation
Minimum R-24 batt insulation supplied for all exterior walls including pony walls. Expanding foam insulation for door and window installations.
6 mil polyethylene vapour barrier (CGSB approved) supplied with acoustical caulking for sealing.
Supplied for above grade applications. 1/2" drywall for walls and 5/8" drywall or 1/2" drywall and strapping, or 1/2" sag resistant drywall for ceilings, complete with sufficient screws, tape, joint filler and metal corner bead. Moisture resistant drywall included for all bathrooms.
Supplied for coverage of all drywall.
Supplied as per plan including lites, sidelites, and transoms. Patio and garden doors where shown. Lites are thermal plain glass units. All units are prehung and ready for installation.
Embossed, primed swing doors in selected profiles complete with jamb and stop. Matching bifold doors complete with jamb for closets, pocket doors included where indicated on plan.
4" primed colonial baseboards and 2-3/4” primed colonial casings.
Coated wire shelving with integral hanging rod.
Sufficient for framing, roofing and finishing. Standard and pneumatic nails included.
Door Locks and Hardware
Premium quality locks and passage sets supplied throughout. All exterior swing doors include dead bolt assemblies. Grip set provided for front entrance door. Interior door stops supplied. Door locks and hardware come with a Manufacturers' Warranty.
Roof vents, gable vents, insulation stops, and vented soffit. Continuous ridge vents supplied on cathedral ceilings.
Decks and Porches
Where wood frame porches are shown materials include pressure treated beams, joists, decking, railings and balusters, stairs and 4"x4" posts. Concrete porches include 4"x4" pressure treated posts, railings and balusters. Concrete not included. Screen porches where shown include pre-manufactured screen units. All decks are optional and priced separately.
All necessary framing materials for construction of garage included -2 x 4 S.P.F. grade stamped framing material at 16” on centre, 7/16" OSB exterior wall sheathing, engineered truss system 24" on centre, (standard design specifications of trusses are 45lb. live load and 15 lb. dead load. Increased snow load may require modifications and additional charges), 1/2" plywood roof sheathing, limited lifetime standard architectural fibreglass shingles in selected styles and colours complete with accessories, air barrier system, vinyl siding and accessories. 1/2" drywall supplied for walls and 5/8" drywall, 1/2" drywall and strapping, or 1/2" sag resistant drywall for ceiling, complete with sufficient screws, tape and joint filler. Minimum R-12 batt insulation supplied for all exterior walls. Minimum R-20 batt insulation supplied for ceilings. Windows and doors as shown on plan, insulated sectional overhead steel door, prefinished soffit and fascia. Note: Some models show optional garage packages that are priced separately.
Ten complete sets of professional, top quality Home Building Centre blueprints
Provided by our in-house Architectural Solutions Group. Home Hardware Building Centre blueprints feature more detail than most stock plan services, including floor joist layouts, roof layouts, cross sections and framing details. (BCIN certified in Ontario)
Builders Risk Insurance
is included with every Beaver Home or Cottage Material Package. Basic policy covers up to $500,000 of construction value and two million dollars of liability coverage.
Specifications are in accordance with National Building Code requirements. Insulation may have to be upgraded for electrically heated homes and for homes located in regions that have 5000 or more heating degree days. Changes to conform to provincial and municipal by-laws may be required. Contact your Beaver Home & Cottage Design Consultant for more information.
SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Always refer to the current Beaver Home and Cottage Design Book for the most current specifications. See your in-store Beaver Home and Cottage Design Consultant for product details.
Note:The renderings in this book are artists’ impressions. They may show certain exterior finishes, decorative treatments, decks, railings, garages, decorative chimneys, fireplaces, masonry, skylights, interior finished stairs, railings and balusters, finished flooring, cabinetry, countertops, fixtures, or other optional items, which may not be included in our material package price. Ask your in-store Beaver Home & Cottage Design Consultant for details.
The product supplied for the exterior wall finish on all Beaver Home and Cottage Material Packages is premium gauge thickness vinyl siding in selected colours. An additional charge may apply if changed to other exterior finishes.