Standard Construction Features for LYFE Townhomes

Quality Construction

Traditional Stick frame construction at vendor’s preference. Note some substitutions of equal quality may apply to below (based on type and season of construction).

  • Poured concrete foundations on poured concrete footings with waterproofing around foundation perimeter
  • Standard 7’ 10″ basement
  • Kiln dried floor joists on 16″ centres, with 5/8″ tongue and groove plywood 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)