RTM Minimum Specifications


  • engineered wood floor system
  • solid blocking
  • 5/8 plywood tongue & groove, glued and screwed
  • sanded plywood underlay under vinyl areas only
Exterior Walls
  • 2×6 construction grade spruce
  • 8ʼ exterior wall height, 16” o.c., double top plate, single bottom plate
  • 7/16 OSB sheathing to bottom of joist
  • 2×10 window & door headers
Interior Walls
  • 2×4 construction grade spruce 16” o.c.; double top plate, single bottom plate
  • gable roof
  • 4/12 or 5/12 roof pitch
  • roof trusses, 24” o.c., 24” overhang
  • 7/16 OSB roof sheathing with clips

Exterior Finish

  • lifetime Gaf Timberline fiberglass shingles
  • ridge vent and metal flashings
  • continuous eaves troughs with downspouts
  • pre finished metal soffit & facia
  • Canexel Ridgewood double 5 profile wood board siding
  • house wrap
Windows & Exterior Doors
  • triple pane low e/argon, awning, casement/fixed
  • insulated exterior doors


  • R22 walls & R50 ceilings fiberglass
  • 6 mil poly, caulking to all required areas
  • windows and door perimeters spray foam


  • 1 piece bathtub & shower
  • 1 piece shower in ensuite
  • ceramic toilets (installed)
  • China sinks
  • double stainless steel kitchen sink
  • ventilation fans / system roughed in supplied and installed by heating contractor
  • single lever posi-temp bathroom chrome or brushed pewter taps, single lever in shower, kitchen with spray
  • all drains and water lines to floor joists


  • Decora switches and plugs
  • all switches, plugs & lights as per current electrical code
  • ventilation fans, (site electrical contractor to wire all ventilation fans on site)
  • all energy efficient LED lighting (some allowance for pot lights for interior and exterior)

Interior Finish

  • closet: 1 rod & shelf in clothes closets, 4 tight mesh all wire shelving in linen/pantry
  • doors and bi folds: choice of door style, painted
  • trim: 3” casing, 4” baseboard, painted
  • hardware: Schlage locks & door handles/knobs
  • all custom Oak or Knotty Alder kitchen cabinets and vanities with many stain color choices
  • Flo-Form laminate countertops


  • 1/2” std. walls
  • 1/2” CD board ceilings
  • round corner beads
  • ceiling flat painted with high grade Benjamin Moore paint


  • 1 coat primer with Benjamin Moore paint
  • two wall colors with Benjamin Moore paint

Floor Covering

Vinyl plank flooring, laminate, vinyl roll or carpet

We, at Emjay Homes ensure top quality workmanship throughout all stages of the home construction process. All work is done by professional trades people under our supervision. We reserve the right to make necessary changes without prior notice when superior building methods and/or materials become available. As a customer, you can request any changes but please note that extra fees may apply.