Oot Bros., Inc. Standard Specifications
  • 8' tall reinforced 8" poured concrete basement (12 course)
  • 4" under drain on perimeter connected to sump
  • Floating concrete floor with gravel base 
  • Insulated basement windows with screen 
  • Radon removal rough-in with vent stack


  • TJI® Silent Floor System floor joists
  • 3/4" T&G sub floors, glued and nailed
  • 8' standard wall height with many options available
  • 2"x4" interior walls, 16" on center
  • 2"x6" exterior walls, 16" on center
  • 7/16" OSB exterior wall sheathing
  • Truss or conventional structure roof per plan
  • 1/2" roof sheathing with roof clips 

Energy Saving Features

  • Homes are Energy Star certified by an independent rater
  • Insulation: R-19 fiberglass sidewall,R-38 attic or ceiling, R-11 basement 
  • Tyvek® Homewrap® under siding for superior energy efficiency
  • Andersen® tilt-in vinyl clad wood windows with high performance glass
  • Andersen® vinyl clad wood sliding glass door
  • High efficiency gas furnace (92%+) with setback thermostat
  • High efficiency hot water heater (sized to house design)
  • Energy Star rated appliances
  • Continuous use bath fan for air exchange

Exterior Features

  • Underground public utilities, including sewer, water and gas
  • Maintenance free vinyl siding in earth tone colors
  • Maintenance free vinyl or aluminum fascia, soffits and overhangs
  • Low maintenance shutters and trims on front
  • 30-year Architectural seal down roof shingles
  • Ridge vents at peak and vents on 12" overhangs
  • Insulated steel exterior doors with full weather stripping
  • Insulated raised-panel garage door with factory finish


  • 2-car with 16x7 single overhead door (min.)
  • Natural light provided by window or grade door with window
  • Garage floor pitched to opening
  • Electrical outlet for future garage door opener


  • Carpet allowance per location and model
  • Vinyl flooring per location and allowance
  • Ceramic tile floor per location and allowance
  • Hardwood flooring per location and allowance


  • High efficiency hot water heater (sized to house and fixtures)
  • Washer/dryer hookup with wall mounted drain and dryer vent, per plan
  • Shut-off on supplies on all sinks and toilets
  • 2 exterior frost-free water spigots
  • Submersible sump pump in basement sump crock to outside



Interior Finishes

  • 1/2" sheetrock screwed, glued and nailed
  • Latex paint on all walls - 2 coats
  • Painted semi-gloss finish on casings and base
  • Smooth painted Colonist 6-panel doors with brass finish hinges & locksets
  • Custom hardwood handrail on stairway
  • Ventilated shelving in all closets
  • Gas high efficiency fireplace with fan and sealed combustion chamber
  • Custom wood and tile mantel
  • House professionally cleaned upon completion
  • Doorways cased for additional appearance details
  • Textured ceilings in all areas


  • Certified hardwood cabinet layout by Doow Lumber Company, as per plan.
  • Countertops in choice of color, per location standard
  • Stainless steel double bowl sink with Moen Château faucet with spray
  • Whirlpool or General Electric appliances per location allowance
  • Standard appliance package includes range, dishwasher and hood fan
  • Insinkerator® garbage disposal


  • Choice of vanities from Doow Lumber Company, per plans
  • Round China self-rimming sinks in all vanities
  • One-piece fiberglass shower or tub/shower with Moen faucets
  • Kohler® Wellworth elongated toilets
  • Moen single-lever faucets in lavs


  • 200 AMP service
  • Copper wiring for 110 volt lines
  • 220 volt electric service for range and dryer (dryer vented to outside)
  • Hard-wired smoke detectors in all bedrooms, upper hall, first floor and basement
  • 2 exterior weather proof outlets
  • Ground fault interrupter circuit for kitchen, baths, exterior, as required
  • Custom designed lighting per Doow selections allowance and electrician walk-through
  • 6 recessed lights in kitchen (as plan allows)
  • Wall light switches for walk-in closets and pantries


  • Warranties provided as per the Standards of Performance of the Home Builders Association of Central New York
  • Oot Bros., Inc., requires only $1,000.00 down with Purchase Contract on all new homes
  • Customized features available at additional cost adjustments
  • Special financing plans available through many lenders
  • Realtor services available
  • Features and standards subject to change without notice


Oot Bros., Inc., 2005 Standard Specifications subject to change without notice.