Builders of the Kinsmen Dream Home 2010, 2011 & 2012

Standard Features And Specifacations

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  • Decora switches throughout
  • Full basement wired
  • Heavy-duty outlets for clothes dryer and stove
  • 100 amp service with 32 circuit breaker panel
  • Four electrical outlets in garage
  • Outlet for future garage door opener
  • Weatherproof outlet at rear of house
  • Door chimes at front entrance
  • Dining room ceiling outlet capped
  • Ceiling light fixture in all bedrooms
  • All-copper wiring throughout entire home
  • Smoke detector on each floor
  • Carbon monoxide detector(s)
  • Separate circuit outlet for microwave oven
  • Decorative style switches
  • Three telephone outlets and cable outlets


  • Primer coat plus two finish coats
  • Choice of two colours
  • Interior doors & trim to be painted in semi-gloss standard MacAdam trim colour


  • Front entrance levered handle with deadbolt
  • Top quality interior door hardware including coloured brass or pewter latch set, privacy sets for bathrooms, powder room and master bedroom


  • Smooth finish white painted ceilings throughout
  • 1⁄2” Gypsum board drywall
  • Rounded or square drywall corners
  • Drywall in garage (warm side only)


  • 32 ounce broadloom in all Bedroom areas and hallways with 9lb mold resistant top quality under pad, according to plans (Colour choices from Builder’s samples*
  • Ceramic flooring in Entrance, Kitchen, and Baths with Shultzerr Dietra Mat underlay (Colour choices from Builder’s samples*)
  • Hardwood flooring in Living/Dining Room (Colour choices from Builder’s samples*)


  • 60 square feet of granite countertops included in kitchen only (from Builder’s samples*)
  • Colonial interior doors with upgraded lever handles with choice of finish
  • Full-size doors on bedroom closets according to plans
  • Colonial style 5 1/4” baseboard, 3” window and door casings
  • Maple handrails and black metal spindles, according to plans
  • $10,000 kitchen & vanity allowance
  • Microwave shelf in kitchen
  • One wire shelf in each closet with coat rod
  • Maple or Oak hardwood stairs


  • Lot graded and sodded to a maximum lot size of 50x100 (less footprint of house)
  • “Decorator” exterior light fixtures
  • Gravel front walkway
  • Gravel driveway


7 year Ontario New Home Warranty (Tarion) at owner’s expense

Building location survey provided at expense of MacAdam Construction

* Choice from The Builder’s samples. An allowance will be provided for any choice not selected from Builder’s samples. ** The Builder reserves the right to substitute materials of equal or greater quality.

*** Subject to change without notice.

Revised June 2017 



  • Poured concrete foundation wall
  • Foundation waterproofing as per OBC
  • Full basement wired on 2x4 framed frost walls 24”on centre
  • 4” diameter perimeter drainage system
  • 4” 25 MPA poured concrete basement floor
  • 4” 25 MPA poured garage floor with saw cuts to control cracking and allow for expansion
  • Steel “I – beams” with posts as load bearing
  • R-5 continuous – spray foam insulation on concrete foundation walls
  • R-20 insulation in frost walls
  • R-12 insulation below grade


  • Pre-engineered floor joists
  • 5/8 glued and screwed plywood tongue & groove sub-floor
  • 9 ft. ceiling heights on main
  • External walls 2x6 kiln-dried studs at 16” centres – crowned studs
  • Internal walls 2x4 kiln-dried studs at 16”centres – crowned studs
  • Trusses strapped with resilient channel
  • Exterior basement walls ready for future completion
  • Gasket seal under all exterior wall plates
  • 7/12 roof pitch


  • High efficiency gas-fired forced-air furnace (electronic) 2 speed fan
  • Air Conditioning and Heat Recovery Ventilator System
  • High-efficiency on-demand wall-mounted water heater installed where possible. If not possible due to plan or venting, then
  • Regular hot water tank. (Either option will be rented.)
  • Hot water recovery


  • Brick & 160 sq ft of Stone on front elevation with maintenance-free pre-finished vinyl siding on remaining three sides
  • Maintenance-free vinyl casement or single hung low “E” windows with folding window cranks
  • Oversized windows on front elevation with transoms & Prairie Grills
  • Maintenance-free aluminum fascia with 18” soffit overhangs
  • Eaves troughs and downspouts on entire house
  • Maintenance-free thermal pane sliding windows and doors on side and back with screens on all operable windows including windows in basement
  • Fiberglass wood-grain front door with weather stripping, side light(s) and transom above according to plans
  • Insulated sectional 8 ft. overhead garage door(s) with windows as per elevation.
  • Maintenance-free railings and spindles if required by OBC at customer’s expense
  • 30 year self-sealing asphalt roof shingles on plywood roof sheeting
  • Exterior light fixtures based according to plans
  • Parging on concrete foundation


  • Entire home encased in exterior house wrap
  • R-24 exterior wall insulation
  • R-60 attic insulation
  • 6 mm UV polyethylene vapour barrier throughout
  • Airtight electrical boxes on all exterior walls
  • Low-flush energy-saving toilets


  • American Standard Fixtures finished in chrome
  • Wide spread faucet in ensuite with under-mount sinks (2 sinks)
  • Single lever faucet in main bath with under-mount sink (1 sink)
  • Custom glass & ceramic tiled shower in ensuite. Size as per plan & freestanding tub with tub filler
  • Low flush energy-saving toilets with insulated tanks
  • All fixtures to be supplied in white, unless otherwise stated by customer
  • Tiled main bath
  • Pressure-balancing valve in all showers
  • Double bowl, stainless steel, under-mount kitchen sink with Colony series pullout fixture
  • Revised June 2017
  • Rough-in plumbing and electrical for future dishwasher
  • Laundry area to have washer connections and electrical receptacle for dryer
  • Laundry area to have vent for future connection to exterior
  • Rough-in for 3-piece bathroom in basement when lot will allow
  • Two exterior lawn-service faucets as per plan