detailed outline clarifies what is included in a typical
domestic PMHI package.
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Signature Series Plans
include engineering, per the California Building Code (CBC),
and required materials to achieve:
a. A roof snow load of 20 lbs/ft2.
b. A roof tile load of 10 lbs/ft2.
c. 85 mph Exposure "C".
d. Seismic Zone 4
Greater design loads are available by quote only.
1. WALL PANELS:
Up to 12’ long, and 8’ to 10’ tall will be factory assembled per
California Building Code (CBC) consisting of the following
material (walls less than 8’ high, rake or trapezoid walls, and
walls over 10’ high, will be panelized when practical, or
shipped as material only for job site assembly)
2. TREATED PLATE
FOR SLAB FOUNDATION: Pressure treated to be field
installed prior to erection on all exterior walls (see slab foundation plan details). Factory installed on all
Framing: Dry 2"x
4" (2"x 6" optional) 16" on center (oc) dry Douglas Fir
studs (Engineered Lumber optional) on exterior and interior
walls. All panels have second top plate shipped loose for
job site installation.
Milgard "Tuscany" dual-glazed vinyl frame per plan with
Low-E2 coating for increased energy efficiency. White or tan
color frame with woven pile weather stripping and vinyl
glazing. (Fiberglass frame optional.) Windows installed,
caulked, and flashed per CBC and window manufacturers’
specifications. Screens included for all openable windows.
(c) Exterior Siding:
19/32" Louisiana-Pacific (LP) SmartPanel™ (or equal primed,
embossed, engineered panel siding) with 8" on center kerf
pattern (other patterns and materials optional; LP SmartLap™
and cement fiber lap sidings for job site application over
OSB sheathing optional). Walls that require roof flashing,
tie downs and/or shear straps (garage wing walls), may have
siding shipped loose for job site application.
Sheathing: 3/8" OSB (15/32" & 19/32" OSB & plywood
optional) sheathing in lieu of siding. Factory installed
when stucco or other job site applied sidings are to be
(e) Building Paper:
TYPAR™ (or equal) "House Wrap" under all factory
installed siding and shipped loose for field installation
under all supplied loose siding.
3. DOUBLE TOP PLATE:
Shipped loose for field installation on all walls (see plan
4. PLUMBING WALL, CORNER,
AND PANEL JOINT STUDS: Pre-cut for field installation
at some exterior corners, field built plumbing walls, and at lap
of building paper at panel joints. See plan details.
5. BEAMS, POSTS &
HEADERS: Sized per plan.
(a) Garage Door
Header & Other Structural Beams and Posts, Not Exposed:
Solid Douglas Fir or Engineered Lumber Beams.
(b) Exposed Beams and
Posts: Solid Douglas Fir.
(c) Window and Door
Headers: Solid Douglas Fir or Engineered Lumber.
6. ROOF RAFTERS:
Solid Douglas Fir per plan.
7. SECOND & THIRD FLOOR
JOISTS: Engineered "I" Joist floor system, or solid
Douglas Fir per plan or engineer’s calculations.
(a) First Floor
Joists: Not included.
8. ROOF TRUSSES:
Engineered and manufactured per plan. Valley fill truss sets
standard where practical. Dutch fill, eave blocks and outlookers
pre-cut. Truss ties and gable truss bracing provided per
engineering. See roof framing plan
9. FIELD BRACING AND
MISCELLANEOUS BLOCKING: 2"x 4", 2"x6", and 2"x 8"
material as required.
10. SLIDING GLASS DOOR AND
SCREEN: Same frame style and
color as windows.
11. ACRYLIC CAULK: 1/10 gallon tubes
shipped loose for field installed windows, doors, & mudsills.
12. NAILS, METAL TIE
PLATES, SPLICE PLATES, "Z" BAR, STEP SHINGLES, FRAMING HANGERS
AND HARDWARE, ETC.: Per plan, CBC, or engineer’s
(a) First Floor
Foundation Anchors and Hold Downs: Not included.
(b) "Z" Bar:
Below the first floor line is not included unless an
optional Skirt Package has been ordered.
13. GARAGE VENTS:
6"x 14 1/2" vents, shipped loose. One per each vehicle space.
14. EXTERIOR DOORS:
Pre-hung "wood grained" fiberglass insulated door with combo
sills and weather stripping. All doors include "construction
grade" temporary lockset for job site security
only. Not intended to be permanent locksets. Shipped pre-hung
for job site installation.
(a) Front Door:
3068 door or double doors per plan. (Sidelites per plan or
optional; Decorative glass inserts and door styles
(b) Firewall Door:
Fire rated 2868 door, with fire rated jambs.
(c) Garage Side Door:
2868 "slab" door. (Single fixed lite door optional).
15. GABLE SHEATHING AND
GARAGE BEAM COVERING: Same as exterior
siding/sheathing, shipped loose for field application.
16. ROOF FIELD SHEATHING:
15/32" OSB (19/32" and 23/32" OSB & plywood optional)
17. ROOF OVERHANG EXPOSED
SHEATHING: 1/2" CCX plywood (5/8" and 3/4" CCX and 1"x
6" V-rustic optional; soffited overhangs optional).
18. SECOND (THIRD) FLOOR
SHEATHING: Full faced (net 48"x 96" 23/32" tongue and
groove OSB. (19/32" and 1-1/8" OSB & plywood optional). Screw
nails and glue provided.
19. BARGE RAFTERS AND
FASCIA: 5/4"x4", 5/4"x6", 5/4"x8", 5/4"x10", or
5/4"x12" LP SmartTrim™ (or equal) primed, embossed, engineered
lumber). Shipped loose for job site application.
20. SHEETROCK BACKING:
2"x 8" (see plan details).
21. EAVE AND RAKE TRIM:
5/4"x 4" LP SmartTrim™ (or equal).
22. EXTERIOR WINDOW,
DOOR, & CORNER TRIM: 5/4"x4", 5/4"x6", 5/4"x8",
5/4"x10", or 5/4"x12" LP SmartTrim™ (or equal) primed, embossed,
engineered lumber). Shipped loose for job site application.
23. EAVE VENTS:
One metal screen vent in lieu of every fourth eave block for
trusses; drilled and screened wood block for each rafter space.
24. GABLE VENTS:
Metal 14"x 24" gable end vents located per plan. (1/2 round and
full round vents optional or per plan).
25. RAISED FOUNDATION
SKIRT PACKAGES: Optional materials. Same as exterior
siding/sheathing, lap siding and paper, with "Z" bar below floor
line and trim as specified.