Benefits of a Mark Brown Custom Homes

  • Preliminary drawings, working drawings and reproductions.
  • All permitting, utility connections, and impact fees.
  • Roof to be 30-year architectural shingles over 30 pound felt with off-ridge ventilation.
  • The air conditioner is to be a 13 Seer High Efficiency Heat Pump System with digital thermostat, engineered to each home.
  • Three car garage (16'x18' and 9'x8' doors), when possible.
  • 10'-0' high ceilings throughout, stepped and sculptured ceilings per plans.
  • Professional interior decorating assistance.
  • Security system - all window and door openings secured - two motion detectors, and two keypads.
Tile and Floor Covering
  • Ceramic tile floor in foyer, kitchen, breakfast nook, utility room, master bath, secondary bathrooms, and walkways.  $3.00/sq ft tile allowance (tile only).
  • Carpet and pad allowance of $20.00/yd installed.
  • Brick pavers on covered entry and lanai.
  • Ceramic tile allowance of $3.00 for tile in all showers and tub areas.  All wall tile shall extend to a height of 8'-0" from finished floor.  Master bath tub surround tile to 12" above tub deck. 
  • Tile work in shower and tub areas installed over 1/2" cement board.
Doors, Windows, and Trim
  • 8'-0" High Metal One Lite V-Groove Glass Entry Door. 
  • Masonite six panel interior doors.
  • 8'-0" High Metal Six Panel Garage Entry Door (if called for in plans).
  • "Raynor" garage doors to be steel raised panel-insulated doors with automatic openers and transmitters (8' high doors).
  • White or Bronze Aluminum Frame Double Pane Insulated Windows.
  • Insulated 8'-0" High, Metal, One-Lite French Doors per plans. 
  • Paint grade 5 1/4" base boards.
  • Paint grade 3 1/4" door casing.
  • Wood windowsills with decorative apron.
  • Copper Creek "Braxton" series hardware on interior doors.
  • Copper Creek Solid Forged "Ashton" Decorative Handle Set on front entry door.
  • Copper Creek Single Cylinder dead bolts on all exterior doors.
  • Pocket doors equipped with double rollers.
  • Free slide ventilated closet shelving in all bedroom closets.  Four ventilated shelves in all linen and pantry closets.
  • Masonite Panel Bi-Fold Doors with finished knobs (if called for in plans).
  • Pull down ladder for attic access in garage (if permitted by ceiling height and headroom). 
  • 42" Full-Height Clear Mirror above vanities with bronze, chrome, or gold trim.
  • Clear glass aluminum shower enclosure in master bath. 
  • Kohler "Staccato" Double Bowl Stainless Steel Under-counter Kitchen Sink. 
  • Delta (16929-SD) Stainless Steel Single Lever Classic Pull-Out Faucet and Soap/Lotion Dispenser.
  • Copper Icemaker Line to Refrigerator with remote shut-off. 
Master Bathroom
  • White Kohler "Caxton" (K-2205) Oval Vitreous China Undercounter Lavatories.
  • Delta (1724-74) Chrome Single Control Classic Scald Guard Shower Valve. 
  • White Kohler "Wellworth" (K-3422-U) Toilet with Elongated Seat.
Secondary Bathrooms
  • White Kohler "Caxton" (K-2205) Oval Vitreous China Undercounter Lavatories
  • Delta (15915-15WF) Chrome Single Handle Lavatory Faucet. 
  • White American Standard "Princeton" Americast Tub.
  • Delta (1748-74) Chrome Single Control Classic Scald Guard Tub/Shower Valve.
  • White Kohler 'Wellworth" Toilet with Elongated Seat.
Utility Room
  • Washer Outlet Box with 2 MIP water valves
  • Mustee Wall-Hung Laundry Tray with Delta Laundry Tray Faucet.
  • One Fifty Gallon Quick Recovery Energy Efficient Water Heater
  • Dryer vented to outside.
Other Plumbing
  • "Flowguard Gold" CPVC Water Distribution Lines under slab.
  • Three exterior hose bibs.
  • All plumbing vent stacks through rear and side elevations if possible. 
  • "GE" GSS25QUTSS Stainless Steel Side by Side Refrigerator with Light Touch Dispenser
  • "GE" JBP72SKSS Stainless Steel Glass Cooktop Range.
  • "GE" JVM1850SMSS Stainless Steel Spacemaker Microwave Oven
  • "GE" GLD6360NSS Stainless Steel Quietpower Plus Dishwasher
  • Insinkerator "Evolution Essential" 3/4 Horsepower Garbage Disposal.
Cabinets and Countertops
  • Full European Cabinetry with Panel Doors and Concealed Hinges in kitchen and bathrooms.
  • Laminate Flush Door Upper Cabinets in laundry room. 
  • 1 3/4" Granite Countertops (Category A) in kitchen. 
  • 1" Granite Countertops (Category A) in master bath and secondary bathrooms.
Exterior Trim
  • Maintenance Free Full Vent Vinyl Soffit. 
  • 8" Pre-Primed, Knot Free, Smooth Fascia Board.
  • 200 Amp Back-to-Back Electrical Service Panel Box. 
  • Copper wiring throughout 
  • Electrical hanging and light fixture allowance of $2,000
  • Recessed lighting throughout house as per plan. 
  • Decora "Rocker Style" Light Switches (White). 
  • Pre-wire for T.V. in family room and all bedrooms. 
  • Pre-wire for ceiling fans in family room, lanai, and all bedrooms.
  • Pre-wire for surround sound home theater in family room. 
  • Switched fluorescent wrap-around lights in all bedroom walk-in closets, utility room, and three in garage. 
  • Flood light at two exterior rear corners of home.
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms. 
  • Exhaust fans in all bathrooms.
  • Door chime in front entry.
  • Two exterior weatherproof receptacles.
  • Dryer receptacle in utility room.
  • Switched light fixture at attic access.
Interior Walls and Ceilings
  • Interior wall framing to be on 16" centers.
  • Pressure Treated 1"x2" Furring Strips 16" on Center of Interior of Block Walls.
  • Drywall to be 1/2" on walls and ceilings, ceilings to be knockdown texture with orange peel texture on walls.
  • Front entry and lanai ceilings to have moisture resistant drywall with knockdown texture. 
  • Garage Framewalls and ceiling finished with drywall.  Kockdown texture sprayed on masonry walls.
Paint and Wallpaper
  • Interior Walls: Two coats of Flat Latex Paint.  Interior Trim: Primer plus two coats of semi or high gloss enamel paint.
  • Exterior Stucco: Two coats of Acrylic Exterior Wall Paint.  Exterior Trim: Primer plus two coats of Acrylic Latex.
  • Sealed garage floor in grey with two coats of Acrylic Epoxy.
  • R-30 Blown Insulation over living area.
  • R-11 Foam Insulation Injected in masonry walls.
  • R-11 Batt Insulation in frame walls between air conditioned and non-air conditioned space. 
  • Bora-Care Treatment for termite, insect, and fungus protection.
  • Three Course Block Stem Wall Foundation with a 4" (2500 PSI) Concrete Slab.
  • Concrete Block Exterior Walls (8") with reinforced concrete TIE beam connected with concrete foundation.
  • Up to 1,500 square feet of 2,500 PSI concrete for walks and driveway.
  • Stucco (light texture) on all masonry walls - Stucco Banding and Profile Moldings on front of home as per plans.
  • Lot clearing, preparation, and outside fill dirt alllowance of up to $1,000. 
  • Landscaping allowance of $3,000 (labor and material)
  • Up to 10,000 square feet of Floratam sod.
  • Up to a Five Zone Irrigation System with a "Rainbird EXP6" Automatic Timer.
  • Foundation and final surveys in platted subdivisions.
  • A home to be proud of for many years to come.

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