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At GSC Custom Home Construction quality goes hand in hand with our commitment to service. When it comes to quality, our standards are most other buildings upgrades. Please find below a subset of our list of standard offerings:


  • 9’ ceilings on main floor, higher windows included
  • Swing/bi-fold closet doors throughout choice between Clermont, Colonial or Classic. Clermont preselected on all inventory.
  • Colonial trim, baseboard, windows and door casing.
  • Stoop mouldings on all windows
  • Linen closet with 5 shelves (as per plan)
  • Décora light switches and plugs
  • All bedrooms have ceiling light fixtures
  • Smoke detector on each floor and CO detector on bedroom floor
  • Electrical outlet(s) in garage for automatic door opener(s)

Finishing Details:

  • Solid oak classic style railing and spindles (as per plan)
  • Brushed nickel finish of high quality interior door hardware, including privacy sets for bathroom and master bedroom
  • Chrome strip lighting in all bathrooms
  • Vanity in powder room or pedestal sink (as per plan)
  • Vanity size mirrors
  • Chrome paper holder, towel bar and white plumbing fixtures
  • Deeper acrylic tub in main/other bathrooms
  • China sink in all bathroom vanities(or substitute)
  • Prefab shower enclosures with door (as per plan)


  • Single-lever faucets
  • Low flush water saver toilet
  • Water pressure equalizer (scald guard) in all showers
  • Bank of drawers in master bedroom ensuite (if room permits)
  • Ceramic flooring in all bathrooms
  • Soaker tub in Ensuite (whirlpool option)
  • Ceramic wall tiles around bathtub, 16” of wall tiles around roman tub
  • Choice of paint colour from two standard samples
  • Wood trim and doors to be white semi-gloss finish
  • 40 oz. quality broadloom with tough-back chip underpad
  • Laundry tub supplied with swinging spout and double handles
  • Hardwood flooring on main floor living room, dining room, family room
  • Ceramic floor in entrance, kitchen, bathrooms and laundry


  • Double stainless steel kitchen sink with vegetable spray
  • European designed cabinetry with taller 36” upper cabinets with crown moulding (as per plan)
  • 4” pot lights in kitchen (except where cathedral ceiling)
  • Post formed laminate countertops
  • Lazy Susan in kitchen
  • Pots and pans drawers (as per plan)
  • Ceramic flooring in kitchen and laundry


  • 20”poured concrete footings
  • Poured concrete 8” thick foundation walls with steel reinforcement
  • Poured 3” thick concrete basement floor with troweled finish
  • Poured 4” thick reinforced concrete garage floor with trowel/broom finish & reinforcing
  • Cement parging to exposed foundation wall (externally)
  • Waterproofing: Platon System membrane on exterior foundation walls
  • 4” diameter perimeter drainage system with clear stone coverage
  • Steel basement beams supported on steel teleposts
  • Frost protection beneath walkout footing (as pre plan)


  • Pre-engineered floor system
  • 3/4” T&G subfloor, nailed, sanded, screwed and glued
  • Kiln dried 2” X 6“ studs at 16” centres on external walls
  • Kiln dried 2” X 6“ studs and 2” X 4” studs on internal walls
  • Kiln dried 2” X 4“ garage wall studs at 16” centres
  • 2” x 4” basement studs framed full height at 24 “ centres (external walls only)
  • Prefabricated roof trusses at 24” centres
  • 7/16” sheathing with “H” clips
  • 6 mil polyethylene vapour barrier
  • Drywalled garage (gas proof) with one coat finish

Rough-in Mechanical/Plumbing Systems:

  • Gasfired 50 US gallon hot water tank (rental) with minimum 0.60 EF (energy factor)
  • Gasburning fireplace with glass front, fresh air intake
  • Electrical outlet in basement
  • Roughin for future dishwasher and central vacuum system
  • SmartWiring package includes 3 RG6 quad shielded cable ports, 3 RJ45 Cat5E telephone outlets,
  • Heating ducts sized for future airconditioning
  • 100 amp electrical breaker panel and copper wiring check
  • Stove hood fan exhausted to the outside (as per plan)
  • Pex or similartype water pipes
  • Shutoff valves under all sinksv
  • Dedicated HRV*
  • Highefficiency double vented forcedair gas heating system with 92% efficiency furnace, sealed combustion for reduced energy bill
  • low EArgon casement windows throughout (main floor)
  • R50 blown insulation in attic (R40 in cathedral)
  • R22 insulation in exterior wall with 1/2” gypsum drywall
  • R20 insulation to 6” above basement floor (external walls only)
  • R31 insulation in garage ceiling under second floor area
  • Expandable foam injection around the windows and exterior door
  • High efficiency furnace sealed combustion with 2 speed blower fan
  • Central Vac rough in


  • topsoil/seed to 20’ from exterior of house
  • Precast patio stone walkway from driveway to front door


  • 2 hose bibs
  • Insulated exterior metal door with weatherstripping
  • Oversized low EArgon PVC casement windows throughout (main floor)
  • Exterior water protected outlet
  • Steel sectional garage door (as per plan)
  • brick, vinyl siding, aluminum fascia as indicated on plans (accent color optional)
  • 25 year self sealing asphalt shingles
  • Front entrance gripset with deadbolt
  • Exterior entrance fixtures
  • Door chime (where functional)
  • PVC slider basement windows Low EArgon

Warranty Coverage:

  • Prepaid TARION Warranty by vendor.
  • Homes are covered by a 1 year builder warranty and the 7 year TARION WARRANTY PROGRAM

Phone: 613-227-0960
email: gscottawa@gmail.com