Luxury Model Features

Luxury Model Features

With DBU’s Master Builder Ten-Year Limited Warranty and Home Owners’ Guide.

With DBU’s Master Builder Ten-Year Limited Warranty and Home Owners’ Guide.

ENERGY STAR FREE UPGRADES BY DBU: The basic Energy Star program includes a 14 SEER AC unit, R38 attic insulation, R19 sidewall batts, with standard roof sheeting. However our Luxury models are upgraded for to; a 15 SEER AC unit, R50 attic insulation, R21 sidewall batts, and LP Tech Shield with VaporVents roof sheeting. Click on Energy Star specs DBU for the details.

Included in DBU’s upgraded energy package are; 410A refrigerant, digital thermostat, efficient air filters, Low E dual pane vinyl MI 5000 Pro Series windows, 1” exterior foam, air barrier poly-sealing (doors, windows, bottom plates, and penetrations), split batts, sealing of return/supply cans and R6 flex ducts, advanced framing techniques to DOE OEV standards, Energy efficient hot water heater, low flow toilets andlow VOC emission paints and carpets.  Blower door and duct blaster testing with HERS inspection and rating for the  Energy Star certificate are available.

KITCHEN & BATH CABINETS: We recommend Bob’s Cabinets for Aristokraft products and Completion Plus Cabinets for custom products.

With these firms, DBU will help you with kitchen design details and cabinet and counter selections. This is important because each home is unique in its own way and deserves a special touch that sets it apart. Our design professionals have the skills and experience to offer unique cabinets, countertops, sinks, faucets, and trim that can define your DBU home and give it those singular qualities for you.

For appliances, we recommend City Maytag. This is a local business that has the same products offered by Lowes or Sears. But, City Maytag is smaller, locally owned providing excellent service and support.

KITCHEN & BATH COUNTERS:  The more popular quality kitchen and bath counters are carried by Bob’s Cabinets, Desert Floors and Oasis Floors.

 Options include Granite and other counter tops such as quartz products from  SileStone and Cambria. The more economical counter materials include laminates such as Wilsonart or Formica. Costs of the materials vary widely depending on individual tastes and preferences.

The following cost estimates include materials and labor in Lake Havasu City (psf = per square foot):

  • Granite slab counters (3 CM, std edge, 6” back-splash) start at about $53 to $59 (2CM) psf & up.
  • Granite tile counters (mud float, edging, 6” backsplash) start at about $32 psf & up.
  • Ceramic tile counters ($1.49 tile, mud float, edging, 6” backsplash) start at about $25 psf & up.
  • Laminates such as Wilsonart or Formica start at $15 psf and up.

ALLOWANCES for our Luxury Models start at: $5.32 sf flooring; $6,800 cabinets; $7,000 granite counters; $6,500 tiled showers; $1,000 bath accessories; $2,000 appliances; $3,500 light fixtures/fans; $1,500 front door; $1,000 security &, electronics. Two garage door openers included.

Not Included; lot, grading, surveys, pool/walls/fencing/decking, evap coolers, blinds, furniture, wall decorations.  Prices subject to change.

OPTIONS AVAILABLE: Decorative concrete, exterior floor tile, patio deck finishes, furnishings, window coverings, extra bedrooms and baths. House, patios, garages are all expandable.

ALLOWANCES for smaller LUX plans: See DBU website.

OPTIONS AVAILABLE: Pool, pool walls, view deck, SolaTube, decorative concrete, exterior floor tile, exterior brick, exterior accent paint, expanded patio and patio cool-deck finish, patio slab extensions. Mirrored wall in dining room, interior burgundy accent paint. Office, furnishings, window coverings, landscaping, extra bedrooms and 3rd bath.  Termidor termite pre-treatment with a 10-year warranty and Pest Proofing to eliminate general pests between external and internal walls.  Other options include an RV garage or a 3 or 4-car garage with double OHD’s. House, garage, patios are all expandable.


  • Vaulted ceilings and pot shelves in dining room, great room and kitchen and some bedrooms in some models.
  • Pocket doors to laundry/pantry, master bath and closet on most floor plans.
  • Hand textured walls in living area.
  • Your choice, ranch or oval arched door openings with trim.
  • Framed entertainment centers. Fireplaces on some models. Recessed niches and sculpturing.
  • Blanco Silgranit kitchen sink. Double lavs in master bath. Elongated comfort height toilets.
  • Upgraded Moen faucets throughout.
  • Master bath shower tiled with accent tile trim.
  • ALL counter tops granite with quartz counters as an options.
  • Full back-splash in kitchen, or decorator trim.
  • Over 200 square feet of ceramic floor tile in kitchen and both baths.
  • Upgraded light fixtures and carpet allowances, your choice of manufacturer, style, color.
  • Upgraded cabinets and allowances, your choice of manufacture, design and finish.
  • Upgraded appliances and allowances. Again, your choice on everything.
  • Finished phone and TV jacks in each room. Decora light switches.
  • WIRSBO AQU APEX high-tech water system, 25 year limited warranty.
  • Mirrored closet doors in most bedrooms.
  • Front covered patio, Phoenix tower, or porch on most models.
  • Unique exterior pop-outs.
  • Frosted glass in the front door or an eight-foot door with a handle set.
  • 2×6 studs exterior braced and reinforced to new DOE OEV framing Energy Star standards.
  • 8’ high overhead insulated garage doors with openers.
  • 3 or 4-car double door garages on some models. RV barns optional on most plans.
  • Stylish brushed edging on front sidewalk and driveway. Decorative finishes optional.
  • On some plans, a big 30′ long, ten foot wide vaulted covered rear patio.

See our web site for over 70 floor plans.

TURNKEY Construction…includes sales tax, all permits, licenses, septic tank or sewer hoop-up per allowance, water meter, above ground electric service, etc.  You provide the lot ready to build on.  If you wish, we’ll supervise the survey, PERC test, and grading work.  Landscaping and ceiling fan installation not included.  All dimensions and specs are approximate.  Builder reserves the right to make minor and normal adjustments due to material availability and construction conditions.  Prices and specs are subject to change due to market conditions. Some models have additional upgrades and changes from these specifications.  Many options available. 11-22-17

Our main model is located at 750 Little, just off Jamaica.