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Specifications

When buying a new home, choosing the quality level of the property’s components can be a complicated task for prospective owners.

Aware of this reality, Les Constructions Raymond & Fils has classified the most popular options according to three types of construction specifications. Customers can choose the package that suits them best, according to the desired quality: Excellence, Prestige or Platinum specs.

Our Construction Specifications

+ for Option
√ for Included
Customer service Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Professional design service + + (5) hours
Professional architecture service
Registration to the Garantie de construction résidentielle (GCR) (Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings) – Company’s rating: A
Building certificate of location
3-step quality control during construction:
– Prior to gypsum installation;
– Prior to floor installation;
– Prior to delivery of the home.
Notary feees if financing with the National Bank or Caisse Desjardins
Exclusive after-sales service
External design and foundation Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Selective clearing of trees in the construction area
(according to the layout plan)
Ultra-resistant concrete foundations with reinforcement:
– 25 MPa for footings;
– 25 MPa for walls;
– 25 MPa for basement floor;
– 32 MPa for garage slab;
– 32 MPa for balcony.
Gross height of foundations 8′ 8′ 8′-5″
Crushed stone driveway (10″ thickness)
Concrete balcony with membrane formwork heel
Back balcony 10’x 10′ treated lumber
with wood banister
10′ x 12′ treated lumber
with wood banister
10′ X 12′ concrete balcony
with aluminum banisters and tempered glass panels
Gross levelling
Structure, roof and insulation Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Very stable floor with wood joists staggered to L/480 vibration standards
2″ x 6″ exterior wall structure with 16″ spacing
9′ ceiling on ground floor or according to the model + +
2″ x 4″ or 2″ X 6″ interior wall structure with girths
Shingles with self-adhesive membrane at perimeter and in roof joints 25-year warranty 30-year warranty 40-year warranty
Low pitch or flat roof with two-layer elastomeric membrane
Double insulation around perimeter of doors and windows
“Blueskin” or “Resisto” waterproofing membrane around masonry flashing
End joists insulated with R24.5 soy-based sprayed urethane and a fire-retardant barrier in the basement if required
Structure, roof and insulation Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Raymond-Climat (comfort, health, energy efficiency):
– R50 insulation in roof space;
– R24.5 insulation in exterior walls;
– R17 insulation in basement;
– R5 insulation under concrete basement slab;
– Blower door test performed by a professional accredited by the AEE.
Novoclimat 2.0 (comfort, health, energy efficiency):
– R62 insulation in roof space;
– R29.5 insulation in exterior walls;
– R21 insulation in basement;
– R7.5 insulation under concrete basement slab;
– Blower door test by the AEE;
– Customer discount.
+ + +
Exterior finishing Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Partial masonry facade Brick According to the model Brick or concrete stone Brick or concrete stone or block
Siding on sides and back Vinyl Engineered wood Engineered wood
Stucco finish on exterior foundation
Civic number or address plate + +
Doors and windows Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Steel front door White White Colour
Patio door White PVC
6′ wide
White PVC
6′ wide
Colour hybrid or PVC
8′ wide or more
Steel service door in garage White White Colour
Steel garage door R12 white
with torsion spring lifting system
R12 white
with motor belt drive system
R16 white
with direct drive system
“Thermo” Low-E and argon gas glazing in accordance with Novoclimat standards
Front windows White PVC casement windows Colour PVC casement windows Colour hybrid or PVC casement windows
Side and back windows White PVC sliding windows
that look like casement windows
White PVC casement windows Colour hybrid or PVC casement windows
Basement windows White PVC sliding windows
24″ high
White PVC sliding windows
24″ high
Colour hybrid or PVC sliding or casement windows
24″ to 36″ high
Interior finishing Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Paint
White
(8) choices of colours or finishes
Paint applied to trim with a spray gun
(10) choices of colours or finishes
Paint applied to trim with a spray gun
Garage Joint treatment
and rough timber staircase
Joint treatment
and rough timber staircase
Colour paint
and stained or painted pine staircase
Glass door for entrance hall +
Masonite interior doors and choice of handles
Baseboards and frames Regular style
3″-1/8 baseboard
2″-1/8 frame
Fontaine or 1000 series style
4″-1/8 baseboard
2″-3/4 frame
Zen 2000 series style
5″-1/2 baseboard
3″ frame
Ceramic floors $
Allocated provision
$$
Allocated provision
$$$
Allocated provision
Cabinets and vanities $
Allocated provision
$$
Allocated provision
$$$
Allocated provision
Kitchen counter Laminate Laminate Quartz or granite
Allocated provision
Ceramic kitchen backsplash + $$
Allocated provision
$$$
Allocated provision
Hardwood floors $
Allocated provision
$$
Allocated provision
$$$
Allocated provision
Cherry or oak wood staircase from ground floor to second floor Stained on site
Wood newel posts, balusters and handrail
According to the model
Pre-stained
Wood newel posts, balusters and handrail
According to the model
Pre-stained
Metal beams
Wood newel posts and handrail without risers
According to the model
Plumbing, electricity and ventilation Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Plumbing
Plumbing accessories, select distinct choices Excellence Group Prestige Group Contemporary Group
60-gallon electric storage tank
Rough-in without water in basement + +
ThermoDrain
– Drain water heat recovery system
+ +
Water outlet (1) exterior outlet (2) exterior outlets
(1) cold water outlet in garage
(2) exterior outlets
(1) cold water outlet in garage
Basin in garage + +
Sump in garage (according to the model)
Shower in master bathroom 36″ X 36″ fibreglass
with sliding door
36″ x 48″ ceramic wall
and acrylic base
with glass door
36″ x 54″ built-in Italian shower
with glass panel or door
Stainless steel kitchen sink Single Double Double flush-mount
Ventilation
“Lennox” high-efficiency electric warm air furnace:
– Cartridge filter;
– Forced-air humidifier;
– Programmable thermostat with touch screen.
+
Heat-recovery air exchanger with silent ventilation, bathroom and/or wash-up room (2)
Range hood Allure II white model hood Installation included Installation included
Electricity
Electric baseboard heating with electronic thermostats Ground floor, second floor, garage and basement Garage and basement Basement
“Dragon” heating in garage + +
Exterior lighting outlets and GFI protected exterior electrical outlets (6) lighting outlets
(1) GFI outlet
(12) lighting outlets
(2) GFI outlets
(14) lighting outlets
including (10) recessed LED
(3) GFI outlets
LED recessed interior lights + + (10) recessed
Installation of standard light fixtures
Screwless decorative wall plates + +
Heated ceramic floor + + +
Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
Doorbell
Special accessories Excellence Prestige Contemporary
Propane or natural gas fireplace +
Métro model

Cosmo model
Natural gas appliances Available depending on the project Available depending on the project Available depending on the project
“Cyclo Vac” central vacuum cleaner, including high-end accessories Pipes only
Full alarm system Wiring only
Cable and telephone outlets including cover plates (6) outlets (8) outlets
(10) outlets
Home automation, PA system, camera and built-in wiring Available on demand Available on demand Available on demand
Closets with wire shelves
Home cleaning before delivery

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