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Higher specifications come standard

Every Blackstone townhome includes high standard specifications – higher than most other builders, in fact. We have a long history of sold-out successes, and we know what people want in a great townhome: top-quality finishes, solid construction techniques and uncommon value across the board. Here’s what comes standard in every Cardel townhome at Blackstone.

Townhome Standard Features

  • 9′ main floor ceiling
  • Ceramic tile flooring in foyer, powder room, all bathrooms, laundry and kitchen
  • 3¼” Vintage Solid Sawn hardwood as per plans
  • Solid oak handrails, spindles and newel posts
  • Satin chrome finished doorknobs and towel bars throughout
  • Colonial swing doors throughout
  • Finished basement rec room
  • 40 oz 100% nylon stain protected carpet with 4 lb 9 mm foam underlay
  • Kitchen cabinets by Laurysen Kitchens
  • Island with eat-at breakfast bar
  • Kitchen pantry
  • Workable islands in some models
  • 36″ oak cabinets with stain selection
  • Double stainless steel kitchen sink
  • Moen Chateau chrome single-lever tap with sprayer
  • Shut-off valves under all sinks
  • Ceramic tile kitchen backsplash
  • Vanities by Laurysen Kitchens
  • Moen Chateau series faucets
  • Master ensuites 10mm glass shower enclosure
  • Ceramic tile to ceiling height (maximum 9′) in main bath tub/shower
  • Holiday light soffit plug on exterior with interior switch
  • Light at garage
  • Rough-in vacuum system outlets
  • All main and upper floor venting windows are casement
  • One basement window to be 51″ x 32″(suitable for bedroom egress)
  • Electrical outlet and bell wire rough-in for garage door opener
  • Decora interior switches and plugs
  • All windows include low-e-coating and argon gas for improved energy efficiency
  • Wall-hung tankless hot water heater (rental unit)
  • Heat recovery ventilator
  • R-50 attic loose fill insulation
  • R -20 basement batt insulation starting approximately 6″ from the floor to the ceiling
  • Walls between garage and house are R-22 batt insulation and R-32 batt insulation in ceilings
  • Exterior walls are R-22 fibreglass batt insulation
  • Exposed ductwork in the basement is sealed to prevent air leakage
  • Hydronic furnace with ECM motor
  • Programmable thermostat
  • Archictectural laminated lifetime warrantee shingles
  • Exterior home walls are 2″ x 6″ at 16″ on centre
  • Interior walls are 2″ x 4″ at 16″ on centre
  • Engineered flooring system, including engineered 11 7/8″ joists @ maximum 19.2″ o.c with 3/4″ tongue and groove
  • OSB floor sheeting nailed, glued and screwed to joists
  • Basement walls are framed with 2″ x 4″ studs at 16″ centres
  • Bitumen spray on exterior of foundation wall with Platon or Delta MS system membrane installed
  • Footings 20″ wide x 6″ deep, 20 mpa type 10 concrete
  • Experienced professional sales consultants
  • Professional interior design services
  • Homeowners manual to explain the process
  • One year comprehensive builder’s warranty covering defects in materials and workmanship
  • TARION 7 year warranty covering major structural defects