16 Interior Floor, Wall, & Ceiling Finishes – Preview

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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  1. Avoid multiple crews at your house at the same time. For instance, a wood flooring crew of 2-3 people may create a significant obstacle for a ceramic tile crew of 2-3 people working in an adjacent space. Ceramic tile is typically cut outdoors or in a space that does not have final finishes on the floors and walls to avoid damage.
  2. Verify who will purchase and deliver materials.
  3. Verify estimated length of install time. Ceramic tile can be among the most time consuming installations in a house.