Home Specifications

Your new Trafalgar Home will be built to the following specifications, ensuring a sturdy home that you will enjoy for years to come while saving you money. We take the package or prefab design and build it for you.

Main building construction

  • 2 x 10 SPF floor joists with sub-floor adhesive
  • 1/2 inch OSB sheathing
  • Building wrap
  • Primed paneled exterior steel-insulated door with primed frame
  • 2 x 6 SPF studs, spaced 16 inches apart
  • 2 x 2 cross bridging
  • Four 2 x 10 SPF Nail-Lam Beams
  • 2 x 10 SPF upper floor joists with sub-floor adhesive
  • 5/8 inch tongue and groove plywood sub-floor

Doors and Windows

  • Primed paneled exterior steel-insulated door with primed frame
  • Vinyl, low-E, Argon Gas, Dual Pane slider wondows
  • 1 x 4 window and corner trim to match hardi plank exterior or 1 x 4 window and corner trim to match cedar siding exterior

Roof

  • Ridge Beam
  • 2 x 12 SPF Rafters or Trusses, installed at two-foot intervals
  • 2 x 4 SPF roof strapping installed at two-foot intervals
  • One-half inch OSB sheathing with ‘H’ clips
  • Roofing felt, #15 and #30
  • 25 year fibreglass shingles
  • Continuous roof venting at ridge

Exterior Finish

  • The exterior finish of your home will be your choice of Hardi Plank – available in a range of finishes – or cedar. Specifications for each are listed below.

Cedar Siding Finish

  • 1 x 8 Western Red Cedar bevel siding
  • Soffit with vent strip
  • Cedar fascia on feature gable
  • 1 x 8 Cedar fascia on 2 by 6 SPF

Hardi Plank Finish

  • 5/16 inch, primed plus hardiplank lap
  • siding in cedarmill profile
  • Soffit with vent strip
  • Smart trims on feature gable
  • 5/4 inch x 8 textured smart trim fascia