Exclusive Standard Features

Abigail Homes proudly offers only the finest quality home construction and components we'd want in our own home, and we back it up with a full one-year warranty. As an ENERGY STAR certified builder, we provide year-round savings to our clients via ENERGY STAR certified homes, which utilize the latest in advanced energy saving technologies and appliances. Our impressive list of standard features and innovative technologies offer an incredible value advantage for the demanding home buyer. In fact, many of our standard features aren't even offered as upgrades by most builders. Because we don't have room to list every standard feature we offer, call us today at 630-585-5605 for additional details.

Energy Conservation

  • ENERGY STAR certified homes provide an average of $200 to $400 in annual energy savings.
  • Johns Manville Spider™ insulation provides the highest thermal and sound performance in its range, achieving an energy saving R-15 insulation. Formaldehyde free and 100% mold/mildew resistant.
  • Tyvec® premium house wrap with taped seams provides a barrier to moisture, wind and vapors.
  • Pella® windows, front entry and patio doors use energy efficient Insulshield® high performance, Low-E glass.
  • Honeywell FocusPRO® energy saving programmable thermostats.
  • American Standard ultra high efficiency furnace conserves energy by converting 92% of fuel into home heat.
  • American Standard 13 SEER ultra efficient central air system.
  • KOHLER™, Moen® and Mansfield water conserving plumbing fixtures.
  • Optional Rinnai® tankless hot water heater with electronic ignition. Never run out of hot water again, and save up to 50% on hot water costs.

Quality Construction

  • 8'10" extra deep pour, steel reinforced concrete foundation.
  • Full basements with rough-in for full bath plumbing (no crawl spaces).
  • Rough-in for passive radon mitigation system.
  • 200 amp electric service with wiring in grounded metal circuit.
  • Site-built wood frame construction (no trusses).
  • Fir 3/4" tongue and groove plywood floors glued, nailed and screwed before finishing (no OSB floors).
  • Three car garage - insulated, dry walled with 5/8" fire code firewall*, taped, sanded and primed.
  • Wayne Dalton insulated raised panel doors with openers, dual function remotes and keyless exterior keypad.
  • Elk Prestique® 30-year architectural style shingles.

Interior

  • 9' first floor walls and elegant 2-story foyers (per plan).
  • Large family rooms with impressive volume ceilings (many with drop floors and wet bars, per plan).
  • U.S. Tech structured wiring networks phone, cable, DSL, computer, satellite, and audio/video in one convenient system.
  • Raised panel solid core doors in 2-panel arch top design.
  • Premium trim package with custom door and window pediments (per plan).
  • Custom-built oak stairs and railings with carpet runner.
  • Dining rooms with ceiling detail, dentil crown, chair rail and panel moldings.
  • Unique and varied custom 1- and 2-story fireplace facade.
  • Bedrooms with vaulted, cathedral, flat, pan or tray ceilings and walk-in closets (per plan).

Environmental/Antimicrobial

  • All tiled areas coated with LATICRETE® watertight system with micro ban antimicrobial additive and then sealed with LATICRETE® SpectraLOCK Epoxy Grout which resists cracking, washouts, fading and staining. Mold and mildew free for life.
  • Lifetime electrostatic antimicrobial furnace filters minimize airborne allergens.
  • Honeywell® Computerized Fresh Air Ventilation System for fresher, healthier air quality without sacrificing efficiency.
  • Honeywell® HE whole house humidifiers optimize air quality.
  • Fantech remote exhaust fan system for bath and laundry. Virtually silent, offers protection from moisture and steam.
  • Abigail Homes Exclusive Exterior Tyvec®/Pella® Hybrid Weatherization System further prevents environmental leaks from entering the home.
  • Quickflash® panels at all exterior wall penetrations prevent mold and other moisture related damage.
  • Entire structure and foundation Microbe Guard treated - an advanced antimicrobial agent offering a 25-year written guarantee against mold.
  • Roof valleys and gutter lines protected from ice damming with ice and water shield self-sealing membranes.

Gourmet Kitchen

  • 1-1/4" solid granite counter tops.
  • Custom maple/cherry cabinetry with raised panel doors.
  • Varied 36" and 42" upper cabinets with crown molding detail.
  • Upgraded deluxe solid wood drawers with dove tail corners, under-mount glides and concealed cabinet door hinges.
  • Custom designed cook-top hoods and islands (per plan).
  • Recessed can lights throughout kitchen area (per plan).
  • Stainless steel under-mount sink with garbage disposal.
  • Kitchen Aid® stainless steel appliance package.

Luxury Bathrooms

  • Solid granite tops with under-mount sinks in all bathrooms.
  • KOHLER™/Moen®/Mansfield premium quality, water conserving fixtures.
  • Low maintenance fiberglass shower bases with custom glass shower doors.
  • Master baths with KOHLER™ or National whirlpool tubs set in custom-built tub deck - separate custom shower with built-in seat and glass doors (per plan)
  • All bathrooms, laundry rooms and waste pipes are insulated for sound containment.

Exterior

  • Top quality brick, stone and Hardie exteriors throughout (per plan).
  • Durable, heavy gauge seamless aluminum gutters and downspouts.
  • Two frost-proof exterior hose bibs.
  • 42? wide concrete service walk (from home to driveway), with PVC chases under sidewalks for future wiring/irrigation.
  • Rough final grading of site and generous landscape package.
  • Enclosed weatherproof GFCI receptacles at all exterior doors.