The old saying comes to mind, “You Get What You Pay For” when you speak about the quality craftsmanship of a home. Lower price tags often lead to shottier work and poor building materials which will end up costing owners more money in the long run to maintain. But what are some quality materials that you should be looking for in a Memphis custom home? These may be difficult for homeowners to identify, but the team at MH Akers knows what is best. Here are some quality home building products that you will find in quality custom homes.
Nope, 2x4s are not making the cut anymore. Laminated Strand Lumber engineered studs are now a standard in the building industry for quality homes. These are often used on walls higher than 10ft tall, which reduces potential “waves” in the wall. LPL Engineered Studs to not warp and provide a more solid home structure than traditional lumber.
Marvin windows are quality aluminum clad windows that have Kynar paint which meets the American Architectural Manufacturers Association standard for finishings. This paint helps reduce paint dafe. Not only do these windows look good, but they also are energy efficient, which will reduce your energy costs year after year.
Sure, many houses have a house wrap, but they are not all Tyvek brand. Tyvek’s air and water barrier solutions are proven to keep your home at optimal climate. This create a building envelope that assists in reducing energy costs, while keep your home nice and comfy.
Sure, there are many choices on the market that are aesthetically pleasing, but what is the true quality of mass produced cabinetry. Working with a custom cabinet carpenter ensures that your cabinets meet your daily needs and provide a interior design that cannot be found in any home but yours.
Vinyl siding only lasts so long and after a few years fades, making your home look tired. Instead of choosing a cheaper vinyl siding, a great option is HardiePlank. HardiePlank is a lap siding that has been prove to be one of the most long lasting sidings on the market. Its ColorPlus Technology and Climate Controls help ensure that your home stays at the climate you wish, while providing style as well. Combine HardiePlank with Tyvek for optimal results.
These are just a few quality products you should be looking for when choosing a custom home builder. Ready to learn more benefits of choosing a custom home builder in Memphis? Contact MH Akers today!