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Physical structure and exterior design go hand in hand at the beginning of the plan design phase. At this stage you have the pleasure of making the decisions about the details of your family's new home.

The next page in this section, Exterior Design, provides details about the look of your new home's exterior.

Below are a few of the decisions you will eventually make about the physical structure of your new custom-built house:

  • Foundation
    • Basement
      • Full
      • Partial basement with crawl space
      • Walk out site conditions
      • Crawl space
      • Slab
    • Footings
    • Steel beams
    • Sump pits / pumps
    • Perimeter drain
    • Window and door units
    • Any baths and/or wet bar rough in needed in basement
    • Floors in basement and/or garage
  • Floors
    • Sill plates
    • Beams - wood / steel
    • Joists
    • Sub-flooring
    • Pre-treatment/sanding prior to interior trim installation
  • Walls
    • First floor wall height
    • Second floor wall height (non-ranch)
    • Specialty ceiling requirements, as applicable
    • Sheathing on exterior walls
    • Fire blocking / draft stops as needed / required
    • House wrap
  • Ceiling Joists
    • Beams
    • Supports and posting
    • Joist hangers
  • Roof
    • Material
      • Shingles
      • Step and roll flashing
      • Ridge vent for proper attic ventilation
      • Ice and water shield for superior leak/ice damming protection
      • Counter flashing / brick flashing
    • Ridges, hips and valleys
    • Decking
    • Underlayment on roof plywood (felt paper)
  • Exterior Trim and Siding
    • Soffit system
    • Front porch ceiling trim
    • Siding (many styles)
    • House wrap all walls
    • Material Specs
      • Stucco - true masonry (not Dryvit)
      • Brick
      • Stone (natural or cultured)
    • Specialty Items (quantity / location)
      • Brackets
      • Shutters
      • Window planter boxes
      • Ornamental railings
  • Screen Porch (if applicable)
    • Ceiling / Soffit
    • Removable Screen Panels with aluminum frames
    • Screen door (quantity and location)
  • Deck (if applicable)
    • Floor system / structure
    • Material treatment / wood species or composite material values
    • Decking boards / railings / beams
  • Garage (all garages insulated)
    • Side entry
    • Front entry
    • Courtyard entry
    • Detached
    • Door material
    • Door style
    • Door size
    • Openers / transmitters
    • Insulation choice (see below)
  • Insulation Choice (examples):
    • Cellulose
    • Fiberglass batt
    • Blown fiberglass (with netting)
    • Urethane
    • Different R-values
    • Soundproofing

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To learn more about having Madison Custom Homes Inc. build for you, call 317-363-3242 or send us an email or submit the short form to the right.

Structure Zone: New Home Physical Appearance, Homeowner, Floors, Walls, Basement, Ceiling Joists, Roof, Exterior Trim / Siding, Screen Porch, Deck, Insulation, Garage, Madison Custom Homes Inc.

   


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