Specs

BUILDING CODE & QUALITY ASSURANCE COMPLIANCE:
International Residential Code – 2015 (New Jersey Edition) – One and Two Family Dwellings 110/115/120/125 MPH Wind Zone Construction – Hurricane/High Wind Resistant Construction National Standard Plumbing Code – 2015
International Fuel Gas Code – 2015
National Electric Code – 2014
International Energy Conservation Code – 201 5
International Mechanical Code – 2015
Uniform Construction Code – State of New Jersey
Continuous Manufacturer and Third Party On-Line Quality Control Inspections SOS – Every Home Built to Sica Quality Standards

PAPERWORK:
Approved Modular Home Blueprints with Approved New Jersey Foundation Plans Included(*) Sica obtains the Local Building Permit {Local Building Permit Fees are Included) ( *)
Sica procures required Building Inspections {*) Sica obtains the Certificate of Occupancy{*)
Comprehensive Ten Year Home Owner’s Warranty Included
Engineering/Survey Package: Typically would include: Survey, Topography, ;Plot Plan, Grading Plan, Soil Boring Log, Home Foundation Stake Out with Construction Elevations established, Foundation Location Survey, Finished Floor Elevation and Stake Out of Property Corners. Final As-Built Surveys are required by all Building Departments and all Banks. Lots in a Flood Hazard Zone would also require NAVO Flood Zone Data and a FEMA Certificate of Elevation. Waterfront Lots may require CAFRA approval from the Department of Environmental Protection prior to submission of Local Building Permit Application. Lots with a Septic System would require a Test Pit with Soil Identification and Analysis, Septic System Design based upon Soil Conditions and Home to be built together with a Professional Engineer’s Septic System Certification. Sica orders, obtains and coordinates all Engineering and Survey Work directly with the Engineering/ Survey Firm approved by the Buyer. The Engineering/Survey Firm will Contract directly with the Buyer and will Invoice the Buyer directly for their Services. Contact us for further information.

LOT IMPROVEMENTS:

-Tree  Clearing  and Stump Removal Included  {Allowance  is $1,000)
-General Grading  (Allowance  is $750)
-Foundation Excavation and Foundation Backfill Utilizing Existing Material on the Site (Allowance is $1,250)
-Driveway  included:   Stone  /R-Blend  –  1 O’  X  25′   (Allowance  is $250)
-Home to  Curbline  Connection  of  City Water  and City Sewer  Included. Allowance  based on a run of  50′  feet  or  less  to  Point  of  Attachment.   Any  Water  or  Sewer  Wet  Tap,  Lateral  or Connections Fees are not included {if any). Typically these fees are paid directly to the Town or Municipal  Utility   Authority.  No  in-street  construction included.
-Fill or the Removal of Fill is not included and would be an additional cost to the Buyer if required Septic  System  would be required for Lots that do not  have City Sewer available at the Lot.
-Design based on Lot Soil Conditions and design of Home.  Please ADD  an Allowance of $7,500 to the cost of Home for  a Septic System.  Sica would Supply and Install the  Septic  System.
-A Domestic  Water Well would be required for Lots that do not  have City Water available at the Lot. Depth and type of Domestic Water Well based on Subsurface Soil Conditions. Please ADD  an Allowance of $4,500 to the cost of the home for a Domestic Water Well.  Sica  would Supply and Install the Domestic Water  Well.  Water  Conditioning  Systems are Optional if  required. -Natural Gas from Curb to Home Included. Natural Gas must be in street in front of Home and readily available to service same. Allowance based on a run of 100′ or less from the Point of Attachment. Any Costs or Fees over $100  shall be at additional cost to the Buyer. Please note that  the Natural Gas Utility Company reserves the  right to determine the  final Gas Meter Location. Alternate Fuel Systems utilized if  Natural Gas is not  available to  service the Lot. Contact  us for  further information.
-Overhead  Electrical  Connection  from  Curb  to  Home Included.   Electrical  Service  must be in street in front of Home and readily available to service  same. Allowance  based on  a run of  100′  or less from the  Point  of  Attachment.  Any Costs  or  Fees  over  $100 shall  be  at  additional  cost  to  the Buyer. Please  note  that  the Electric  Utility  Company  reserves  the  right  to  determine  the  final Electric  Meter/Panel  Box Location.
-Telephone and CATV Exterior Cables shall be located on the same side of the  home  as  the Electrical Service. Telephone and CATV Exterior  Cables shall be grouped  or coiled for  access and  connection  by  the  appropriate Utility

FOUNDATION SYSTEM:

Raised Piling Foundation System: 
-Per Architect or professional engineer design
-Each design specific to site conditions and home being constructed 

Crawl Space Foundation – STANDARD:
– 16″ X 8″ Steel Reinforced Concrete Footings
– (5) Concrete Block High
– All 8″ Concrete Block
– Exterior Concrete Block Steps with Brick Rowlock at Main Entry (up to 3 steps included)
– Any Side and Rear Steps Constructed of Treated Lumber (up to 3 steps included)
– Railings for Steps as required
– Lockable Access Door
– Foundation Vents per Code

Full Basement – OPTIONAL
– 24″ X 12″ Steel Reinforced Concrete Footings
– (12) Concrete Block High – Average Basement Height 7’10”
– All 12″ Concrete Block
– (4) Basement Windows (Oversized)
– Exterior Concrete Block Steps with Brick Rowlock at Main Entry (up to 3 steps included
– Any Side and Rear Steps Constructed of Treated Lumber (up to 3 steps included)
– Railings for Steps as required
– Parge/Tar waterproofing below grade
– 4″ Reinforced Concrete Floor
– Interior Perimeter Channel Drain to Sump Pit Included
– Exterior Footing/ Foundation Drain Systems Optional

Foundation System for Bi-Level Homes – STANDARD

– 16″ X 8″ Steel Reinforced Concrete Footing
– (13) Concrete Block High – Average Lower Level Height 8′-6″
– All 8″ Concrete Block
– Exterior Concrete Block Steps with Brick Rowlock at Main Entry (up to 3 steps included)
– Any Side and Rear Steps Constructed of Treated Lumber (up to 3 steps included)
– Railings for Steps as required
– Foundation Windows and Doors as per plan
– Parge/Tar waterproofing below grade
– 4″ Reinforced Concrete Floor
– Interior Perimeter Channel Drain to Sump Pit Included
– Exterior Footing/ Foundation Drain System Optional

Attached/Detached Garage Foundation System – STANDARD
– 16″ X 8″ Steel Reinforced Concrete Footings
– (5) Concrete Block High
– All 8″ Concrete Block
– 4″ Reinforced Concrete Floor and Apron

Any Additional Block Work or Masonry Work required or requested above our Standard Crawl Space, Optional Basement Foundation, Standard Bi-Level Foundation or Standard Garage Foundation Specifications shall be at additional cost to the Buyer.

For Flood Hazard Zone Foundation Construction: FEMA Compliant Flood Zone Foundation
Construction for Homes erected in Flood Hazard Zone A or Zone V. Optional Special Construction may be required based upon specific Flood Hazard Zone and/or Subsurface Soil Conditions. Optional Special Construction could include, but is not limited to, Raised Pilings, Spread Footing, Structural Grade Beam, House and/or Foundation Pilings.

Engineer Certified, Flood Hazard Zone A or Zone V FEMA Compliant Flood Vents: Please ADD an Allowance of $350 per FEMA Compliant Stainless Steel Flood Vent. Final Number of Flood Vents Determined by FEMA and/or Building Code Requirements for Designed Foundation. FEMA Compliant Flood Vents are not required for Homes built upon an open House Piling Foundation System.

FLOOR SYSTEM:
Treated Wood Sill with Sealer
Double 2″ X 10″ Perimeter Band
Multiple Member 2″ X 10″ Flush Girder (23’8″ and Wider Homes)
2″ X 10″ Floor Joists at 16″ on Center for 23’8″‘ and 27’6″ Wide Homes
2″ X 10″ Floor Joists at 12″ on Center for 31’’6″ Wide Homes
Floor Joist System for Custom Width Homes per Plan
Open Joist 2000 Floor/Ceiling Joist System on Select Models
4′ X 8’, 3/4″ Tongue & Groove Sub Floor/ Decking
Monolithic Floor System – Glued and Nailed
Solid Block Floor Bridging
R-19 Fiberglass Crawl Space Insulation

EXTERIOR WALL SYSTEM:
Hurricane/High Wind Resistant White Vinyl, Double Hung, Low E Insulated Glass Windows with Tilt-in Cleaning Feature. Full Size Screens Included.
6″ Exterior Window Flange Wrap Installed on-site by Sica in order to minimize Air Infiltration and effects of Storm Driven Rains.
4″ X 4″ Vinyl Siding over Tyvek or Barricade House Wrap. Buyer’s Choice of Double Four or Dutch Lap Siding.
Numerous Optional and/or Custom Siding/ExteriorTrim Combinations Available.
Vinyl Shutters and/or 3-1/2″ Window Lineals Optional
7/16″ OSB Wall Sheathing with Steel Reinforcing over Openings.
All Exterior Wall Framing 16″ on center.
2″ X 6″ Exterior Walls with R-19 insulation.
Insulated, Six Panel Steel Weather-stripped Front Door. (Same applicable to side or rear doors per plan)
Jambsill PVC Sill Flashing Installed at All Exterior Doors.

INTERIOR WALL SYSTEM:
8’0″ ceiling height standard
Optional 8′-6″, 8′-9″, or 9′-0″ first floor ceiling height available on select models
Optional 8′-6″ second floor ceiling height on select models
Optional cathedral and vaulted ceilings available
All Interior wall framing 16″ on center
2″ X 4″ interior walls
Double 2″ x 4″ at matewalls with structural sheathing.
Double top plate
5/8″ fire rated sheetrock ceiling.
1/2″ sheetrock walls

Painting  Package includes:

  • Two Primer Coats  (From Modular  Home Manufacturer)
  • Finish Coat of Flat Latex Paint on all Walls and Ceilings  (By Sica on  the  Job)
  • Finish Coat of Satin or Eggshell Latex Paint on all Bathroom Walls and Ceilings  (By Sica on the Job)
  • Finish Coat  of  Gloss  or  Semi-Gloss  Latex Paint  on all Doors  & all Trim  (By  Sica  on the Job)
  • Color: Off White

ROOF SYSTEM:
5/12 Pitch Non Storage Rafter Roof System at 16″ on Center. Attic Access Panel Included.
(Optional 7/12, 9/12, and 12/12 Roof Pitch Available)
(Optional Storage, Transverse, Hip, Gambrel or Complex Roof Systems Available)
30 Year Architectural Roof Shingles (Self Sealing)
(Optional Heavyweight 40 Year or 50 Year Architectural Shingles Available)
7/16″ OSB Roof Sheathing
Continuous Eave and Ridge Vent
R-38 Fiberglass Batt Insulation with Vapor Barrier
Front, Rear, and Gable End Overhangs
Fascia Covered with White Aluminum (Maintenance Free)
Vented White Vinyl Soffit
White Aluminum Gutters and Leaders (Seamless)

FLOOR COVERING:
Plush Carpet with Pad in Bedrooms, Living Room, Family, Halls, etc. Included.
No Wax or Vinyl Flooring in Kitchen, Baths, Utility Area, etc. Included.
Optional Oak Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Quarry Tile, Pergo, Marble, Laminates, etc. available
Sica supplies and installs all Flooring on-site via Local Flooring Companies. This affords the Buyer maximum Flooring Type and Color Selection at no extra charge to the Buyer.
Contact us for our current per square yard Flooring Allowance.

DOORS AND TRIM:
Six Panel Colonial Hollowcore Doors with Wood Colonial Trim (Paint Grade)
Wood Window Sills at Each Window (Paint Grade)
Optional: Stain Grade Flush Birch Doors, Stain Grade Six Panel Pine Door with matching Stain Grade Pine Trim or Stain Grade Six Panel Oak Doors and matching Oak Trim Available.
All Optional Stain Grade Doors and Optional Stain Grade Trim to be stained with Buyer’s choice of Natural Wood, Light or Dark Stain and finished with Sanding Sealer and Polyurethane by Sica on the Job. Buyer’s choice of Satin or Gloss Polyurethane.
Custom Interior Door and/or Custom Trim Packages Available as an Option.
Vinyl Coated Ventilated Closet Shelving.
Custom Oak Interior Colonial Handrails and Balusters (If Applicable). Sanding Sealer and Polyurethane by Sica on the Job. Buyer’s Choice of Satin or Gloss Polyurethane.

KITCHEN:
Buyer’s Choice of Natural Oak, Cider Oak or Medium Oak Kitchen Cabinets or
Kona Maple, Natural Maple, Sable Maple, Sedona Maple or Toffee Maple Kitchen Cabinets
(All Kitchen Cabinets are NCMA Approved)
(A Great Variety of Optional Cabinets and Custom Layouts Available)
Matching Crown Molding and Valance at Kitchen Wall Cabinets
Square Edge, High Pressure Laminate Kitchen Countertops with Backsplash
Cambria (Quartz), Corian, Granite, Marble or Tile Countertops available as an Option
Roll Out Shelves in Base Cabinets Included
Lighted Range Hood Vented to Exterior
Buyer’s Choice of Single or Double Bowl 8″ Deep Stainless Steel Sink
Single Lever Faucet with Spray Attachment
Appliances: (Standard Color Choice of White, Bisque or Black)
– 30″ Freestanding Gas (or Electric) Range (Allowance is $350)
– Potscrubber Dishwasher (Allowance is $250)
(Stainless Steel Dishwasher is an Option)
– Other Appliances Available as an Option

BATHROOMS:
One piece fiberglass tub/shower combination unit with shower rod or one piece fiberglass
shower with shower rod per plan.
Anti Scald Shower Diverter
Low Water Consumption Elongated Toilet
Combination ceiling fan/light Vented to Exterior
Lighted Cosmetic Cabinet with Mirrors
Buyer’s Choice of Natural Oak, Cider Oak, Frosted Oak or medium oak vanity base
(A great variety of optional bath vanity and customer layouts available)
One piece cultured marble vanity top
Cambria (Quartz), Corian, Granite or Tile vanity as an option
Single lever vanity faucet
Towel bar and tissue holder
Choice of bath fixture color – white or bone

HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM:
Efficient Gas Forced Warm Air Heat with Efficient Central Air Conditioning Included.
Optional Efficient Gas Hot Water Baseboard Heat with or without Efficient Central Air
Conditioning Available.
Optional High to Super Efficiency Rated Gas Forced Warm Air Heat Available.
Optional High to Super Efficiency Rated Gas Hot Water Baseboard Heat Available.
Optional High to Super Efficiency Rated Central Air Conditioning Available.
Multi Zone Heating and/or Multi Zone Central Air Conditioning available as an option.
Alternate Heating Systems available as an Option.

PLUMBING SYSTEM:
40 Gallon Natural Gas Hot Water Heater
Optional 50 and 75 Gallon Natural Gas Hot Water Heaters Available
Optional Electric or Boiler Mate Type Hot Water Heater Available.
ZURNpex Hot and Cold Water Heater Lines with Manufacturer’s 25 Year Limited Warranty.
Shut Off Valves at each Plumbing Fixture
PVC Drain and Vent Lines
2″ Future Vent on All Basement Model
Washer and Dryer Hook-Ups Included
Separate Gas Shut Off Valves for each Gas Appliance/Unit
Two Exterior Hose Bibs (Frost Free)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:
200 Amp Main Panel Box with 40 Circuit Breaker Capacity
Silent Decorator Rocker Switches
Switched Bedroom Receptacle
AC/DC Interconnected Smoke Detectors on each Floor and in each Bedroom
Carbon Monoxide Detectors per Building/Fire Code
Preselected Interior Lighting Fixtures
Optional Lighting Fixtures Available
Exterior Porch Light at each Door
Outside Weatherproof GFI Receptacles
All Kitchen and Bath Circuits are GFI
Front Entry Doorbell
Two Phone and Three Cable TV Outlets Included
Paddle Fan Outlets Available as an Option

CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS REMOVAL:
Cleanup, Removal or Recycling of All Construction Debris Created by Sica During the Construction Process is Included
Every Sica Home is Professionally and Meticulously Cleaned Upon Completion

CONSTRUCTION  DEBRIS REMOVAL:

Cleanup, Removal or Recycling of All Construction Debris Created by Sica During the Construction  Process  is Included

Every  Sica Home Interior  is Professionally and Meticulously  Cleaned  Upon Completion