Peace of mind

  • 3 Year Service & Warranty
  • 10 Year Structural Warranty
  • 10 Year Waterproofing Warranty on all basements
  • Zeilman-James Homes Owner’s Participation Program
  • Every ZJ Home will be overseen by an owner of the company
  • 98.4% Satisfied Customers
  • Member of the Home Builder’s Association
  • Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau
  • 75 years of combined home building experience

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Interior Features

  • Customer choice of colonial style interior doors
  • Satin nickel door knobs and hardware throughout
  • 4-1/4″ colonial style baseboards throughout
  • 2-1/4″ colonial style door and window casing throughout
  • Shaw wall-to-wall carpeting with stain guard
  • Vinyl flooring in wet areas
  • Kountry maple or oak kitchen & bath cabinetry with dove tail drawers
  • Laminate kitchen countertops
  • One-piece cultured marble bath vanity tops in a wide selection of colors
  • Dishwasher, smooth top range, and microwave
  • Sherwin Williams washable paint (two coats of customer’s color choice)
  • Vinyl coated wire shelving in all closets and pantries
  • Cathedral vaulted ceilings with false beam stained or painted (per plan)
  • Fully drywalled garage interior with paint finish
  • Garage door opener with 2 remotes
  • Full mirrors above all bathroom vanities

Electrical Features

  • 200-AMP electrical service
  • Brushed Nickel light fixtures throughout
  • Combination ceiling fan/light in Great Room (per plan)
  • Overhead ceiling lights in all bedrooms
  • Coach light by front door & on each side of garage door
  • (3) Phone & (3) TV outlets at owner selected locations
  • Electric smoke detectors installed per building code
  • Exhaust fans in every bathroom

Energy Efficient Features

  • Bryant 14 SEER heat pump with 5 year warranty
  • R-50 ceiling insulation
  • R-19 wall insulation w/ 2×6 exterior walls
  • Tyvek air inhibitor system (house wrap)
  • Low-E double pane windows
  • Ridge vent system with continuous vented soffits


  • 4 course block crawl space or 8′ poured wall foundation
  • Excavation to include dig & backfill with rough grading
  • Sump pump provided with every crawl space or basement
  • Perimeter drain tile system on interior & exterior of footers
  • 10 year waterproofing on all basements
  • Exceeded minimums for concrete psi strength requirements
  • (2) well style windows in every basement
Brick home photo

Plumbing Features

  • Utility hook-ups for washer and dryer (vented to outside)
  • Frost-free water spigots on front and back of home
  • 52 gallon electric glass lined water heater
  • Fiberglass one-piece tubs and/or shower stalls with glass door
  • Certain plans come standard with whirlpool or garden tub
  • Moen-Camerist chrome one-handle low arc kitchen faucet
  • Waterline for ice-maker
  • Stainless Steel double bowl kitchen sink
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Site Work

  • Clean-up and debris removal
  • Construction Dumpster Provided
  • Job site portable restroom
  • Temporary electric installed and inspected
kitchen range photo
vanity cabinet photo


  • 2 x 6 wall studs 16″ O.C. on exterior walls
  • 2 x 4 wall studs 16″ O.C. on interior walls
  • Pre engineered roof truss system with 5/12 roof pitch
  • 7/16″ OSB wall sheathing (no foam board)
  • 1/2″ OSB roof sheathing for a more rigid platform
  • 3/4″ OSB subfloor (tongue & groove-nailed, glued, and screwed)
  • 2×10 floor joists @ 16″ O.C. over basements/ 2×8 joists over crawl spaces
Front porch photo

Exterior Features

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty Dimensional Asphalt Shingles
  • 5/12 roof pitch (compared to as low as 3/12 with others)
  • Silverlinevinyl windows with low-e gas between double panes
  • Therma-Tru colonial style fiberglass entry door
  • 6′ french doors on back of Home
  • Maintenance-free vinyl shutters on front of Home
  • Seemless aluminum gutters and downspouts
  • (2) exterior frost-free water spigots
  • (2) exterior weatherproof GFI electrical duplex outlets
  • Coach lights by every exterior door
  • 12″ overhangs around entire roofline with continuous vented soffitts
  • Insulated 16 x 7 garage door
  • Deadbolts on all exterior doors