House with Character: Plan and Products

Here's the simplified plans of the main floor and second floor of the house we built in our House with Character 1995 series.

6,060 finished Square-feet





Products and Furnishings

The products and furnishings for this project are grouped into the following categories:



Foundation/Framing/General Construction


Polysteel forms
American Polysteel, Inc.
800-977-3676

Rigid Styrofoam insulation, on basement floor
The Dow Chemical Company
800-441-4369

Sprayed polyurethane insulation (expanded)
Foam Enterprises
800-888-3342

Gypsum liquid concrete floor underlayment poured over radiant floor heating, called "gyp-span"
Hacker Industries
800-642-3455


Fiberboard floor protection (made from recycled products)

Homasote Company
800-247-9491

Engineered framing products, LVL, LPI I-Beam, fiber board sheathing
Louisiana-Pacific
800-547-6331

Rubber Polymer for Waterproofing (was sprayed on the foundation)
Rub-R-Wall
800-860-7721

Two-coat diamond veneer plaster system (interior) and direct exterior finish system (stucco)
United States Gypsum
800-USG-4YOU or 800-874-4968


Landscape


Cast Concrete Caps for exterior walls
American Artstone Company
800-967-2076

Erosion Control Fabric
American Excelsior Company
800-777-7645

Trees and Shrubs
Bailey Nurseries
651-459-9744

Exterior stone wall
Stone fireplace in Great Room (Chilton Rustic weathered edge)
Inglenook floor is Niagara Dolomite
Buechel Stone Corporation
800-236-4473

Mailboxes
Copper Sculptures
800-235-6725

Plastic Path Edging
952-226-6400
Fax 952-226-6406
Toll Free 800-728-3832
www.pavetech.com
sales@paveedge.com

Underground Lawn & Garden Sprinklers
Rain Bird
800-RAIN BIRD or 800-247-3782


Poured concrete landscape edging
Curb Creations of Minnesota
612-477-4532

Reinforced concrete additive, used to reinforce sidewalks and patios
Fibermesh
800-635-2308

Cypress mulch
Greenworld
800-633-5156

Exterior Lights
Intermatic Landscape Lighting
815-675-2321

Outdoor Furniture
Kingsley-Bate
703-978-7200

Concrete coloring products and stamping mats for driveway
L.M. Scofield Company
800-800-9900
www.scofield.com

Native Wildflowers
Landscape Alternatives
651-488-3142

Aluminum railing around terrace
Moultrie Manufacturing
800-841-8674

Tiller
Troy Bilt
800-828-5500


Garage


Seamless Floor Coating (granules) in garage
3M Company
800-447-2914

Garage Doors
Designer Doors
612-339-3000

Colorquartz seamless garage floor
Doctor Floorcoat
612-867-1020


Plywood paneling with bead board texture in garage
Georgia Pacific
800-BUILD GP

Garage door opener
Stanley Door Systems
800-521-2752

Seamless Floor Coating (epoxy) in garage
Valspar2841 S. Ashland Ave.
800-637-7793


Flooring


Tile floor in kitchen, marble in master bath floor and walls
Country Floors
212-627-8300 (in NY)
310-657-0510 (in CA)

Floor Registers
Elegant Breeze Registers
Classic Accessories
800-362-9663

Rosso Verona Marble (in the dining room and hall)
Epstone
201-817-7711


All Swedish hardwood flooring, color is Ash Houston
Kährs International
800-735-3566

Isolation Membrane, grouts and adhesives
TEC, a division of HB Fuller Company
800-323-7407


Furniture/Furnishings


Cocktail Table 15-502 (coffee table in Great Room)
Console Table 15-309
Hunt Board 15-308 (in Hallway)
Center Table 15-554
Baker Furniture
910-885-1800

Rugs
Dayton's Southdale Home Store
952-896-2160

Lamps
Frederick Cooper Lamps
773-384-0800

Chest
Henredon

Upholstery Fabric
Robert Allen Fabrics
800-333-3777

Bedspreads, Linens
Martex WestPoint Stevens Home Fashions
800-533-8229


Prints and Paintings
The Masters Collection
800-222-6827 Dept. 820

Stairway carpet runner
The Williamsburg Collection# 554
Carters Grove
Karastan
800-234-1120

Silk flowers and vases
Florita-Nova
704-522-0707

Table, "Weekend Retreat"
Chairs, "Bob Timberlake
Lexington Furniture Industries
800-544-4694

Silk plants, trees and shrubs
Natural Creations
800-538-8967


Kitchen


Cabinet Hardware
Amerock4000 Auburn
800-618-9559

Stone kitchen counter, and granite countertops
Cold Spring Granite
800-551-7502

Double Oven, Dishwasher, Clothes Washer and Dryer
Miele Appliances
800-843-7231

Kitchen and bath counter top fabricator
Master Bathroom countertops are Crema Marfil Marble
Northwestern Tile & Marble
612-941-8601


Kitchen range hood
Russell Range
800-878-RUSS

Under cabinet lighting and low-voltage uplighting
Sea Gull Accent Lighting
609-764-0500

Kitchen, master bath and closet cabinets
Wood-Mode, Inc.
800-635-7500

Refrigerator
Northland Kitchen Appliances
800-223-3900


Bathrooms


Cabinet Hardware
Amerock 4000 Auburn
800-618-9559

Master bath shower surround
Avonite
800-4-AVONITE

All plumbing fixtures, including cast iron tub
Kohler
800-4-KOHLER

Towel Warmers
Myson Inc.
800-698-9690


Kitchen and bath counter top fabricator
Master Bathroom countertops are Crema Marfil Marble
Northwestern Tile & Marble
612-941-8601

Upstairs bath solid surface countertop (antique white), Laundry Room (frosty white), and Bedroom desk (antique white)
Wilsonart Gibraltar Solid Surface
800-792-6000

Kitchen, master bath and closet cabinets
Wood-Mode, Inc.
800-635-7500


Utilities/Laundry


Cabinet enclosed ironing board
IRON-A-WAY
800-536-9495

Clothes Washer and Dryer
Miele Appliances
800-843-7231

Central Vac
Beam Vacuum Systems
800-947-2326

High efficiency gas boilers
Burnham Corporation
717-397-4701

Radiant Floor Heating
Wirsbo Company
800-321-4739


Water Purifier (Reverse Osmosis)
Cuno Aqua Pure
800-243-6894

Air to Air Heat Exchanger
vanEE c/o Shelter Supply
800-762-8399

Lighting Control System
LiteTouch, Inc.
801-268-8668

Ground source heat pump (LoopMaster)
WaterFurnace International
800-222-5667


Roofing


White sprayed-on foam, rubber membrane and air valves on flat part of roof
RW Gorrilla Enterprises
Bill Gorrilla: 612-559-0123

Chimney flues
Superior Clay Corporation
800-848-6166


Concrete Roof Tiles
Vande Hey-Raleigh
800-236-8453

Ice & Water Shield (on the roof)
W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn
617-876-1400


Doors, Windows, Wood Trim


Door hardware, locks and handles
Baldwin Hardware Corporation
800-437-7448

Solid Cherry wood trim and cherry veneer composite board
Ferche Millwork, Inc.
800-328-7867

Window Blinds
HunterDouglas Window Fashions
800-937-7895


Windows, including privacy glazing in the master bath
Marvin Windows and Doors
800-346-5128

Classic Core cherry plywood
Columbia Forest Products
800-637-1609

Interior doors and front entry door
International Wood Products
800-468-3667


Lighting


Lighting Control System
LiteTouch, Inc.
801-268-8668

Brass lighting sconces and hanging fixtures
The Brass Light Gallery
800-243-9595

Light Bulbs
Philips Lighting Company
800-631-1259


Recessed Light Fixtures
Cooper Lighting, Halo Lighting Brand
call the city nearest you and ask for the local Halo Lighting sales rep.:
Atlanta 800-241-4831
Dallas 800-345-2813
LA 800-222-2018
NY 800-526-7115
Chicago 800-553-9765


Miscellaneous


House Plans, Design
Architects:Tom Ellison & Dan Nepp
612-929-2800

Paint and Stain
Benjamin Moore & Co.
800-826-2623

Fireplace surround in master bedroom
Chateau Cast Limestone
800-599-LIME

Audio/Video controls system
Elan Home Systems
606-269-7760
www.elanhomesystems.com


Direct vent gas fireplace in master bedroom and gas fireplace in office
Heatilator
800-843-2848

Home Security System
Honeywell Protection Services
800-328-5111

Electronic and sound cable
Monster Cable Products
415-871-6000

High pressure washer
Wagner Spray Tech Corp.
800-328-8251

Staircase
Woodsmiths Design & Manufacturing
800-874-2876

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Our House with Character videos or study plan
are both available in the Hometime Store.



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