Base Model Features

Base 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 EFFICIENT: 14-SEER AC unit & 410A refrigerant, digital thermostat, efficient air filters, Low E windows, R38 attic insulation, R19 sidewall batts, standard roof sheeting. This home will equal the EPA’s Energy Star Level I standards.

Included in DBU’s standard Energy package are; 410A refrigerant, digital thermostat, efficient air filters, Low E dual pane vinyl MI Pro5000 Series or equivalent performance 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 and Optimum Value Engineering DOE OEV standards. Energy efficient hot water heater, low flow toilets, low VOC emission paints and carpets. Optional blower door and duct blaster testing with HERS Inspection and rating for the EPA’s Energy Star certificate Energy Star certificate starting at $3,000.

Ask about our energy upgrade packages to a 15 SEER AC unit, R50 attic insulation, R23 sidewalls, and TechShield roof sheeting. This is far beyond the Energy Star Level 1 standards.

Other energy upgrade options include; upgraded windows, SolaTube, tank-less hot water heaters, spray foam insulation, hot water heater upgrades, etc.

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

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 you are seeking.  Check out our local suppliers for all of the latest counter materials from the economical laminates such as Wilsonart and Formica to the exotic granites and quartz products you can choose from.

Costs of the materials vary widely depending on individual tastes and preferences.

BASE MODEL ALLOWANCES:

Tile roof included. $6,800 – cabinets, $6,000 – stylish decorator laminate or granite kitchen/bath counters. $5.10/sf flooring allowance for installed carpet in bedrooms and den, tile everywhere else. $2,000 for septic/sewer. $1,650 appliances. $2,500 light fixtures. $1000 bath bars and mirrors. Standard Moen chrome faucets. Tiled tub/shower units. Prewire and finish trim for up to 5 TV & phone jacks. Steel clad front door. Driveway allowance 560 sq ft. Concrete pumping not included. Final grade $1,200. Landscaping not included.  (See agent for details)

Our model includes numerous options and upgrade features.  Prices subject to change without notice. 02-09-19

OPTIONS AVAILABLE:

Upgrading carpet to ceramic tile floors typically starts at $4.25 psf (assuming tile material at $1.50 psf or less and credit on carpet allowance). Upgrade a fiberglass shower to ceramic tiled walk-in shower typically starts at $3,500 (assuming the tile at $1.50 psf). Add a third bath starting at $3,500.

Attached RV garages (16’x50’) typically start at $39,000. Expand to a 3-car, 30’ deep boat garage by adding 11’ and a 9’ x 7’ OHD only $15,000. Upgrade from a standard 8’ garage ceiling to a 9’ ceiling with an 8’ high OHD is only $1,000 per 2-car unit. Pools start at about $20,000. Pool walls are typically $64 per lineal foot, gates extra.

Consider a SolaTube for natural light. Other options include underground electric lines, garage sink, exterior brick, exterior deck tile, mirrored wall in dining room, interior accent paint, patio and patio slab extensions, garage office, window coverings, landscaping, extra bedrooms and den. Decorative finishes on exterior concrete by quote. House, patios, garages are all expandable. 8-18-18

OTHER BASE MODEL FEATURES:

  • Vaulted ceilings in a great room, one or more pot shelves, rounded corners in great room.
  • Entree styled cabinets to brighten the kitchen, your choice of manufacturer.
  • Oven/range, 30″ hood, dishwasher, quiet disposal, recessed light over sink.
  • Granite kitchen and vanity counters. Quartz and laminate counter options.
  • Generous allowances on appliances, light fixtures, floor coverings, cabinets, etc.
  • Provincial panel style steel clad exterior doors with dead bolts for security. Sliding glass door to patio.
  • Provincial panel interior doors to complement the exterior. Full weather stripping.
  • Upgraded flat and semi-gloss paint throughout interior.
  • Living space exterior walls 2×6 studs reinforced with shear panels.
  • Pre-wired for phones and TVs in each room (up to 5).
  • Pre-wired and pre-plumbed for irrigation and timer.
  • Wired for ceiling fans in most rooms and rear patio. Indirect light receptacle on pot shelf.
  • WIRSBO AQU APEX high tech water system, 25 year limited warranty.
  • Pre-plumbed for reverse osmosis, soft water, icemaker, and garage laundry tub.
  • FG showers/tubs.
  • Electric 50 gallon hot water tank. Garage wired for opener. 560 sq. ft. driveway allowance.
  • Finished garage, 8’ ceiling, insulated sidewalls. Standard four-panel metal 16 x 7 OH garage door.
  • Full RV hook-up with water, electrical, and dump. All copper wiring.
  • A big 20×10 rear covered patio on most models. Expansion options available.
  • Sewer or septic tank connection allowance included.
  • Termite protection guarantee.
  • Sole plate treated and caulked to foundation for crawling insect control. Sole plate dusting optional.
  • Arizona Registrar of Contractors warranties on most materials and labor.
  • DBU’s Master Builder Ten-Year Limited Warranty and DBU Home Owners’ Guide.

See our web site  www.dbuhomes.com for our floor plan archive.

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.  8-18-18        

Our main model is located at 422 McCulloch Blvd S.