Standard Home Features

The following is a list of standard specifications that are included in the base price of every Parade Series Halen home. Unless otherwise stated, all measurements and specifications should be considered nominal dimensions and may vary slightly.  Our Parade Series homes are built to exceed the Focus On Energy energy-efficiency program and are 3rd-party tested to ensure maximum energy-efficiency, safety, and performance!

Concrete Work
  • 8´ High, 8″ Thick Poured Concrete Basement Walls
  • 3″ Concrete Basement Floor with Vapor Barrier and Control Joints
  • 4″ Concrete Garage Floor with Control Joints
  • 3000 PSI Concrete Footings
  • Form-A-Drain Interior and Exterior Tile Drain System
  • Automatic Electric Sump Pump with Discharge and Sealed Sump Well
  • Exterior Porches and Stoops with Control Joints
Permits and Land Improvements
  • All Required Excavating
  • All Backfilling
  • Crushed Stone Driveway and Walkway to the Front Stoop (up to 50′)
  • Final Rough Grade
  • 2 x 6 Exterior Walls, 24″ on Center with 7/16″ OSB Wood Sheathing. (Total Wall R Value = R20)
  • 2 x 4 Garage Walls, 16″ on Center with 7/16″ OSB Wood Sheathing
  • Engineered Roof Truss System with Energy Heels
  • 7/16″ OSB Roof Deck with H-Clips 24″ on Center
  • Engineered I-Joist System, 16″ on Center
  • Glued and Nailed 3⁄4″ Tongue and Groove OSB Subfloor
  • Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) Beams and Steel Columns Engineered to Exceed Code Requirements
  • Treated Mud Sill Bolted to Foundation
  • Foam Sill Sealing to Limit Air Infiltration
  • 9′ Interior Ceiling Height on 1st floors & 8′ ceiling height on 2nd floors
Siding and Roofing
  • Architectural Asphalt Shingles with Lifetime Warranty over Synthetic Underlayment
  • Aluminum Coil Stock to Cover Foundation Insulation
  • Continuous Ridge Vents
  • Maintenance-free Vinyl Siding
  • Maintenance-free Louvered or Paneled Vinyl Window Shutters
  • Maintenance-free Aluminum Soffit, Fascia, Gutters and Downspouts
  • Pre-primed Wood Trim Boards per Elevation
  • Ice and Water Shield placed in all roof valleys
Insulation/Wall and Ceiling Finish
  • R10 Foam Insulation from Top of Footing to Top of Foundation Wall
  • R19 Insulation in Exterior Walls
  • Total Wall R Value = R20
  • R21 (3″ thickness) Closed-cell Spray Foam Insulation in Box Sills
  • R38 Insulation (blown) in Attic
  • Poly Vapor Barrier on Exterior Walls and Ceilings
  • Tyvek HomeWrap on all Exterior Walls
  • Styrofoam Baffles at Attic Soffit Vents
  • 1 Hour Firewall w/ 5/8″ Drywall between House and Garage
  • 1/2″ Drywall on Walls and Ceilings
  • Flat Latex Paint on Walls and Ceilings
  • Choice of Drywall Texture for Walls and Ceilings
Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Insulated, Weatherstripped Fiberglass Entry Doors with Adjustable Threshold
  • Schlage Door Hardware w/ several color options
  • Pella Low-Maintenance Vinyl Glazed Windows with Low-E Glass, Air Gap, Active Sash Tilt Window, and Grilles on Front Elevation
  • Oversized 2’8″-5’6″ Windows on the 1st Floor across the Front Elevation
  • Pella Thermal Barrier Vinyl Patio Door with Low-E Glass and Sliding Screen Door
  • Maintenance-free Fiberglass Window Screens
  • Insulated 16′ x 8′ Garage Door w/ Windows & Electric Garage Door Opener and Two Wireless Remotes
Interior Trim and Doors
  • Pre-finished Solid Pine Doors w/ choice of 4 or 6 Panels
  • Poplar Jambs, Casings and Baseboards throughout
  • Pre-finished Solid Poplar Handrails
  • Drywall Window Returns with Poplar Sill & Apron
  • Schlage Door Hardware w/ color options
  • Vinyl-Coated Wire Shelving in Closets and Pantry
  • Full Wood Jambs at all By-pass Doors
Cabinets and Vanities
  • Plateglass Mirrors over Vanities in Bathroom
  • Tri-Cove Laminate Kitchen and Vanity Countertops with choice of 100+ colors
  • Legacy Maple-faced Kitchen Cabinets and Vanities in several colors​ and styles
  • Laminate Hardwood Flooring in Kitchen, Half-bath, Laundry/Mudroom and Entry Foyer
  • Ceramic Tile Flooring in Master Bath and Main Bath 
  • Choice of Stain-Resistant Plush Carpet in over 20 Decorator Colors 
  • 6# (3/8”) Bonded Urethane Carpet Pad
Heating and Air Quality
  • Bath Fans (CFM-volume per plan)
  • York 95% Efficient Natural Gas Forced Air Furnace
  • York 13 SEER Central Air Conditioning Unit
  • Ext. Vented Over-the-Range Microwave
  • Programmable Digital Thermostat
  • Whole House Exhaust Fan Controlled by Humidistat
  • Moen Water-Saver Bathroom Faucets
  • White Sterling Fiberglass Tub / Shower per Plan
  • Moen Water-Saver Shower Heads
  • Sterling Elongated Toilets
  • Towel Bars and Paper Holders in Baths
  • White China Bowls in Vanities
  • Sterling Stainless Steel 8″ Deep Kitchen Sink w/ Water-Saver Faucet and Side Sprayer
  • In-Sink 1⁄3 HP Garbage Disposer
  • Built-In Energy-Star certified Dishwasher
  • CPVC Water Supply Pipes
  • Convenient Shut-Off Valves at All Plumbing Fixtures
  • 50 Gallon Insulated Natural Gas Power-vented Water Heater
  • Two Frost-proof Exterior Hose Bibs
  • Washer and Dryer Hookups with Water Hammer Arrestors
  • Waterline Connection to Refrigerator Location
  • 200 Amp Service with Circuit Breakers
  • 220V Wiring for Range and Dryer
  • Front Door Chime
  • 110V Interconnected Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors with Battery Backup
  • Interior and Exterior Light Fixtures w/ color options
  • 110V GFI Outlets in Basement and Garage
  • Two Exterior 110V GFI Outlets
  • Two RG6 Cable Outlets per Plan
  • One Cat V Phone Jack per Plan
  • Exterior Coach Lights at Front Door and Garage
  • Five (5) Recessed Can Lights in Kitchen
  • Ceiling Fan w/ Light Kit Rough-in in Master Bedroom
  • Flush-mount Overhead Lights in All Bedrooms
  • Exterior-vented Over-the-Range Microwave

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