Model Inclusions

Waukesha Custom Home Builders for Upgraded Model Home Features and Specifications

Ranch and 2-Story Custom Homes in Southeastern Wisconsin

Our Waukesha custom home builders provide well-constructed and well-designed custom model homes throughout Southeast Wisconsin. We’ve highlighted the differences between the standard model home inclusions and the upgraded model home inclusions (below) for easy comparison.

These model home inclusions apply to our ranch-style home constructiontwo-story home construction and two-story with first floor master bedroom home construction. Certain inclusions may vary based on the model home style and layout.

All Jewell homes include a 10-year insurance backed warranty.

See our custom model home inclusion specifications below.


* 9’ tall x 10” thick steel reinforced poured concrete foundation
* Platon® waterproofing membrane on foundation
* 1-1/2” foam board insulation from footing to top of exterior wall
* Form-A-Drain™ drain tile system
* Minimum 12” stone back fill over footings
* 4” crushed stone fill at foundation floor
* 6 mm poly vapor barrier below basement floor
* 3” concrete basement floor with hand tooled expansion joints and fiber mesh
* Minimum 6” crushed stone fill at garage floor
* 4” concrete garage floor with hand tooled expansion joints and fiber mesh
* Concrete stoop and sill at front door


* 2 x 6 exterior walls, 16” on center
* Sill seal between foundation and home to prevent drafts
* 1/2” OSB wall sheathing
* Kiln dried SPF dimensional lumber
* Dow WEATHERMATE™ house wrap
* 9’ first floor ceilings per plan
* Coffered ceiling in master bedroom
* Arch detail on interior first floor per plan
* 3/4” tongue and grove floor system, nailed and glued
* Engineered steel beas and columns
* 11-7/8” minimum TGI engineered I-joist floor system


* Owens Corning® lifetime dimensional shingles with 15 lb. felt
* Engineered roof trusses 24” on center
* 1/2” OSB roof sheathing with hurricane clips at trusses
* Color matched valleys, flashing and gutter apron
* Ice and water shield at gutter line valleys and roof to wall
* Continuous ridge venting on home


* R-50 fiberglass blown ceiling insulation
* R-38 batt insulation at cathedral and tray ceilings
* R-19 batt insulation at exterior walls
* Closed cell spray foam insulation at box sills
* 6 mm poly vapor barrier over insulation
* Fully weather stripped front entry and fire doors
* Garage insulated at firewalls
* Bottom plate caulked to floor
* All touching studs caulked


* 2-car or 3-car front entry or side entry garage per plan
* 1/2 horsepower belt drive garage door opener and outlet with two remotes and keyless entry pad
* 16’ x 8” and 9’ x 8” steel paneled double-sided insulated overhead garage door (per plan)

Windows and Exterior Doors

*Anderson® 100 low maintenance single hung composite windows with Low-E insulated glass and Argon gas filled  (includes screens and optional grid styles)
* Anderson® low maintenance sliding vinyl patio door with insulated Low-E glass and Argon glass filled in (includes screen and optional grid styles)
* Simpson® or Western® wood raised panel entry door system with exterior and interior finish and optional side lights and transom


* Lennox® 95% furnace
* Lennox® 13 SEER air conditioning unit hangared to home
* Vision Pro® 4000 programmable digital thermostat
* High low air returns in all living areas
* Microwave, dryer and bathroom fans piped and vented to exterior


* FlowGuard® CPVC waterlines
* PVC waste pipes, vents and soil stacks
* Two exterior frost proof hose bibs
* Sealed sump crock with 1/3 horsepower submersible pump
* RUUD® 50 gallon power vent hot water heater
* ISE Badger 5-½ horsepower garbage disposal
* Gas or electric hook-up for range and dryer
* ACKR fiberglass tub/shower modules in full and master bath
* Mansfield comfort height toilets
* Jacuzzi® whirlpool tub (per plan)
* Mansfield drop in bathroom sinks or undermount
* Moen® bath faucets in satin nickel or bronze finish
* Swanstone undermount kitchen sink
* Delta® Addison satin nickel or bronze kitchen faucet with pullout sprayer
* Water line to refrigerator
* Water shut-offs at each plumbing fixture
* Roughed-in plumbing for future full bath and bar in lower level (drains and vents only) within 20’ of sewer

Site Maintenance and Cleaning

* Construction site clean-up and debris removal
* Professionally cleaned interior of home, including: vacuuming, dusting and window cleaning
* Dumpster on site


* 200 amp electrical service with 40 circuit panel
* Toggle switches and electrical outlets per code
* 12 recessed lights and under cabinet halogen lights in kitchen
* 2-Exterior weatherproof GFCI outlets
* Garage door opener outlets
* Front doorbell
* Hard wired carbon monoxide detector with battery back-up
* Hard wired smoke detectors with battery back-up
* BROAN® silent exhaust fans in all baths piped and vented to exterior
* 4 jacks, any combination of phone and cable
* 220 volt electric or gas outlet for range and dryer
* Wiring for ceiling lights/overhead fans at bedrooms


*1/2” drywall on all interior walls and ceilings
* 1/2” drywall on firewall and trussed areas
* Garage is drywalled at firewalls and ceiling only
* Interior walls and ceilings have knockdown texture with primer and sprayed with one coat and one color
* Optional 4-color painting of interior walls and ceilings
* Drywall returned windows with site finished maple wood sill


*Closet trim with wood melamine shelves and wood poles

Finish Flooring

* Ceramic tile flooring in master bath, main bath, powder room, laundry and tub deck (per plan)
* Carpeting in great room and all bedrooms with 6 lb. pad
* Hardwood flooring at entry, kitchen and dining area

Millwork and Doors

* 4-1/4″ on-site finished maple base with shoe where applicable
* 3-1/4″ on-site finished maple casing on doors and windows
* Stained 3-panel maple wood doors with satin nickel or bronze hinges


*Schlage® interior and exterior door hardware (allowance)
* Cabinet pulls and knobs and other accessories (allowance)


* 1/4″ glass mirror with polished edge at all vanities

Cabinets and Countertops

*Custom raised panel maple cabinets with custom staining
* Staggered 36” tall kitchen cabinets with crown molding
* Granite (grade A) kitchen countertops with standard edge
* Concealed hinges and soft-close doors
* Full wood dovetailed soft-close drawers in kitchen
* Tip-out storage tray in kitchen sink
* Roll out shelves at lower kitchen cabinets
* Laminate bath and laundry countertops with standard edge
* 35” vanity cabinets at all baths
* Standard melamine box drawers in all baths and laundry


*Built-in stainless steel microwave (allowance)
* Built-in stainless steel dishwasher (allowance)


*James Hardie® Colorplus® 6” cement board siding
* Cultured stone or brick per plan
* Aluminum fascia and soffits
* Seamless aluminum gutters and 4” downspouts
* MiraTEC® corner, frieze and window trim
* MiraTEC® window trim (per plan)


*Light fixtures $2,100
* Carpeting $25/yard
* Ceramic Tile $12/sq. ft.
* Laminate $6/sq. ft.
* Cultured stone $7/sq. ft.
* Appliances $750
* Hardware $1,600