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Custom Home Definition

Definition: Custom Home
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A custom home is a one-of-a-kind home that is designed for a specific client and for a particular location. Custom homes afford consumers the opportunity to have a say in layout, lot size, and accessibility. In most cases, custom home builders construct on land the home buyer already owns.

Custom Home Definition


Most builders force customers to choose between a quality home or an affordable price. The magic of Red Door... the reason people say we sound "too good to be true" (until they become Red Door homeowners), is our ability to build superior quality homes, filled with quality features from trusted brands, all at an extremely attractive price.

I'll tell you what's behind the Red Door... it's VALUE!

Take a look at our impressive included features. No two homes we build at Red Door are the same - each is customized by folks just like you. We intentionally start our homes with quality features that you need, but we don't make assumptions on what you want to customize - to make it your DREAM Home. Personal Choices are just that, Personal! We give you a value-priced home and it is up to you to decide how to PERSONALIZE it to become your DREAM Home.

See Personal Choices for more ideas on how we can PERSONALIZE YOUR DREAM HOME!!

So, What Goes Into a Red Door Home?



  • 6 panel Masonite interior doors with 2 1/4" casing
  • 3 1/2" base trim in all rooms
  • Spacious walk-in closet(s), per plan
  • Schlage brushed nickel door knobs, hinges & locks, interior doors
  • Recessed connections for washer and dryer
  • Sherwin-Williams paint on all conditioned walls
  • Mohawk carpeting


  • Spacious Merillat wood cabinets
  • Wilson Art Laminate countertops for easy cleaning and a durable design
  • Flush Mount LED lighting per Plan in kitchens
  • Double bowl stainless steel sink, vegetable sprayer, Moen faucet
  • Frigidaire appliances to include an overhead range hood, electric range, top freezer refrigerator and a built-in dishwasher
  • Mohawk vinyl flooring


  • Monolithic slab foundation with fiber mesh
  • Wood framing with engineered truss built roof, per plan
  • 2 story homes have engineered web floor truss system
  • Low maintenance Mastic Dutch lap 5" vinyl siding, vinyl coated aluminum trim, and vinyl soffit ensure a durable and classic look
  • 7/16" sheathing on all exterior walls
  • Low maintenance vinyl shutters on front elevation adds curb appeal
  • 25 year CertainTeed, 3-tab asphalt roof shingles
  • Ply-Gem single hung Low-E double insulated tilt sash white vinyl windows with grids, screens included
  • Two conveniently located frost free hose bibs
  • Roof venting per plan
  • Elegant raised 6 panel Thermatru fiberglass front door with dead bolt for added protection
  • 6 panel steel fire-rated house to garage door per plan
  • 50 gallon State hot water heater
  • 16' Wide overhead garage door, per plan. Pre-wired for opener in plans with garages


  • Kichler satin nickel designer lighting per plan
  • State of the art 200 amp electrical service with circuit breakers
  • Master bedroom, family room prewired for a ceiling fan
  • Ground fault protected outlets for added safety in baths, kitchen, garage, and exterior weather proof outlets
  • High efficiency 14 SEER Heat Pump by Trane for central HVAC with Honeywell thermostat


  • Owen's Corning R-38 attic insulation
  • High efficiency 14 SEER Trane HVAC equipment
  • Higher standard duct work connections and sealant filled areas minimize air loss
  • Flush Mount LED Lighting
  • Vinyl insulated high-performance windows
  • 50 Gallon State water heater
  • Owen's Corning R13 fiberglass wall insulation with kraft backing
  • Home Guard house wrap



  • Dream Home Consultant to guide YOUR Design Process
  • Customer involved building process with a personal RDH Builder for your home
  • Comprehensive internal quality assurance inspection
  • Efficient, spacious plans that reflect today's lifestyles
  • Alternate exterior options to choose from
  • Ability to personalize each of our home plans
  • Your Plan Review and Color Selections Meeting to personalize your Dream Home and review your custom plans
  • Your Construction Experience Meeting for a detailed review of your home and its features with your personal Builder prior to the start of Construction
  • Your Pre-Drywall Meeting to review the home prior to installation of drywall
  • Your Dream Home Demonstration prior to move in to ensure knowledge and operation of your homes features as well as assuring customer satisfaction


  • Land preparation costs such as permits, clearing, septic, etc. are assessed by your builder and included into your investment snapshot. Red Door Homes provides management of the entire process with no additional fees or mark-ups!
  • 1 Yr. Builder Warranty for Fit & Finish
  • 2 Yr. Limited Warranty on Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical
  • 10 yearlimited warranty with Professional Warranty Service  Corporation
  • Most warranty claims handled in 10 days or less

Real Custom Built Homes For Less Money Than Modular

You can have a stick-built, custom home that's on your land for less than most manufactured, mobile, or modular choices. When it comes to your land and your Dream Home choose the best option without compromising - Red Door Homes!

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