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This list of selections serves as a supplement to the Construction Documents (CD’s). Some of the selections below may be difficult to find or omitted on the CD’s. Check the CD’s for consistency with this list. Clarify with your contractor which document takes precedence for any inconsistencies.

The construction drawings should have a “window schedule” which has a number assigned to each window on the floor plan. This simple table indicates, among other things, the size of each window. Verify the width and height of each window on this schedule.

Common options for additional features are described below. Take time to review this information and communicate your selections to your architect and/or builder. Your selections should be identified on the window schedule and referenced in your contract.

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Once the drywall is completed and satisfactory, the cabinets can be installed. Cabinets are notorious for taking a long time to be delivered to the project site, so you should consider asking the cabinet vendor to measure and order the cabinets immediately after completion of rough framing. These measurements are necessary because actual field conditions may vary from the original floor plans.