Standard Construction Features for LYFE Townhomes

Quality construction

  • Poured concrete foundations on poured concrete footings with waterproofing around foundation perimeter
  • Standard 7’ 10″ basement
  • Kiln dried floor joists on 16″ centres, Edge Gold sub flooring, glued and pneumatically fastened to ensure a more silent floor.  Steel beam for main support beam.
  • 2 x 6 exterior walls built on 16″ centres for a quality premium structure.
  • Wall and ceilings insulated to meet or exceed the Ontario Building Code SB-12 for Energy Efficiency (Attic: R60, Walls: R22, Basement R10 continuous insulation board plus R12 batt insulation)
  • CGC wall systems between units for sound proofing and fireproofing
  • Roof system includes galvanized metal eaves starters on entire perimeter.
  • Roof covered with quality Duration asphalt shingles
  • Garage includes pre-finished steel sectional doors as per elevations


  • Natural gas high efficiency forced air heating system with ducting sized to accommodate optional central air conditioning
  • Energy efficient Heat Recovery Ventilating System (HRV) installed and balanced to supply a continuous flow of fresh air throughout your home.
  • Natural Gas Tankless Water Heater (Rental)


  • 200 amp underground service with circuit breaker panel
  • All copper wiring throughout house
  • Light switches and electrical outlet heights are adjusted for ease of use
  • Door chimes installed at front entrance way.
  • Pre wired for optional garage door opener
  • Two exterior GFI plugs, one at back of home and on front porch
  • Attractive modern ceiling fixtures (where applicable) all bedrooms, family room, great room, and closets. (As per plans)
  • Switch controlled receptacle in living room.
  • Pre-wired for two telephone and two cable television outlets (client to choose locations)
  • Exterior coach lighting installed at all points of entry.


  • Double stainless steel kitchen sink with single lever faucet
  • Opening for dishwasher with plumbing and electrical rough in
  • Anti-scald pressure balancing valves in all showers
  • Water efficient toilets, taps and shower heads One piece acrylic tub and shower units (as per plan)
  • Two exterior taps
  • 3 pc. Rough-in in basement, in a predetermined location

Exteriors/Windows and Doors

  • Stone skirt to window ledge
  • Maintenance free quality vinyl siding, in Board and Batten design
  • Maintenance free aluminum soffit, fascia and eavestroughs
  • Maintenance free Low E argon filled vinyl windows throughout with internal colonial grills (as per elevations)
  • Maintenance free vinyl basement windows (as per plans) Standard is 48” x 32”
  • Maintenance free insulated steel doors complete with vinyl clad frames

Exterior Features

  • Fully graded and sodded lawn  
  • Paved asphalt driveway
  • Decorative interlock stone walkway to front entrance from driveway
  • All services from the road underground including, telephone, gas, cable and hydro
  • 10’ X 12” Pressure treated deck


  • Quality cabinetry with quality cabinet hardware.
  • Laminated counter tops in a variety of colour choices
  • Two-speed range hood fan with light and charcoal filter.
  • Contains one bank of pots and pans roll out drawers for easy access


  • Quality cabinetry with quality hardware
  • All fixtures white with chrome bathroom accessories
  • Mirrors installed in all bathrooms

Interior Finishes

  • All interior drywall surfaces have two finish coats of interior latex designer white
  • Textured ceilings throughout
  • 9’ ceilings are standard on main living level
  • Tray ceiling in Living room and Dining room
  • Triple panel sliding door off living room to back deck
  • Colonial white painted baseboard and window Trim Package
  • Colonial Interior Doors with levered hardware.   Various upgrade options are available.
  • Superior ½” underpad installed under carpet
  • Quality Hardwood floors throughout Living room, Dining Room and hallways. Bedrooms have carpet in a variety of colour choices.
  • Ceramic tile in kitchen, foyer, bathrooms and laundry room in a variety of colours


  • Full new Seven Year Home Warranty as per Ontario New Home Warranty Program (Tarion)