Heritage Collection Features

Exterior Features

Contract to dig

  • Professional One-On-One Design and Customization Services
  • Site Evaluation & Lot Development Assistance
  • Builder Preconstruction Meeting
  • Temporary Electric Pole Set
  • Building Permit Submittal and Pickup


  • Lot Staking
  • Excavation of Basement
  • Rough Grading of Disturbed Soils with Positive Drainage Away from House


  • 8"x16" Capillary Sealed Concrete Footers
  • Full Basements (Per Plan)
  • 8’ Poured Concrete Foundation with Engineered Steel Rebar Reinforcement per Soil Conditions
  • GMX Ultra-Shield 2 3/8" R-10 Waterproofing System with 30 Year Transferrable Warranty
  • Interior and Exterior Drain Tile, Floor Drain and Sump Pump
  • Two Dalaco Insulated Operable Basement Windows
  • 4" Thick Concrete Slabs over 4" Gravel Prep. Garage is always filled with gravel, never soils
  • 6 Mil Basement Poly Vapor Barrier

Stick-built Construction

  • Borate Treated 2x4/2x6 Sill Plates with Sill Sealer Anchored to Poured Wall 2’ on center
  • 2x10/2x12 Dimensional Floor Joists Sized Per Plan
  • 3/4" Oriented Strand Board (OSB) Structural Panel Tongue-and-Groove Subfloor Glued and Nailed to Reduce Squeaks
  • 2x6 Hem Fir or SPF #2 or Better Grade Solid Wood Studs at 16" on center with double top plates and 3 ply headers sized per opening
  • Full 8’ High Ceiling
  • 2x6 SPF Subfascia with Full 12" Overhangs
  • Shingled Eave Returns with Gutter Wrap (Per Plan)
  • Fully Sheathed OSB Exterior
  • Raised Heel Engineered Roof System with 7/16" OSB Sheathing and Clips

Front Porches (most plans)

  • Built on Poured Concrete Wall (Not Treated Posts)
  • 2x6/2x8 Treated SYP Deck Joists
  • 5/4x6 Premium Grade Treated SYP Decking with Painted Wood Skirt Board
  • Custom Built 10x10 Traditional Painted Wood Front Porch Posts (Per Plan)
  • Tall Painted Wood Wrapped Traditional Porch Beam


  • Andersen 200 Series® LowE Double Hung Wood Windows with Screens and Internal Grilles on Front Elevations
  • Andersen 6’ Permashield® LowE Sliding Glass Door
  • Jeldwen/PlastPro Fiberglass Insulated Entry Doors (Not Steel)
  • Maintenance Free Heartland HeartTech® .044" Thick Super Polymer® Vinyl Siding with a Lifetime Transferable Warranty
  • Dinesol Vinyl Shutters (Lifetime Warranty) or Aluminum Window Wraps per Plan on Front Elevation
  • Wayne Dalton 9100 Series Insulated Overhead Garage Door
  • GAF Timberline HD® Lifetime Dimensional Shingles over 15 lb Felt Underlayment with Closed-Cut Shingle Valleys
  • Ice Guard Membrane at Eaves to Prevent Ice-Damming
  • AirVent ShingleVent® II Ridge Vent and Perforated Aluminum Soffits Provide Roof Ventilation
  • Seamless Aluminum Gutters and Downspouts

Interior Features

Insulation & Sealing

  • Housewrap On All Exterior Walls
  • Premium Air Infiltration Reduction Package - Including foam sealant at all windows and doors, and caulked joints in critical exterior wall framing members
  • R-10 GMX Thermal Drain® Basement Insulation Panels
  • R-11 4' Fiberglass Drape Basements/Crawls (per plan)
  • R-40 Blown Fiberglass Attic Insulation
  • R-19 Kraft Faced Batt Insulated Exterior Walls


  • 200 Amp Service Panel
  • NEC Compliant Wiring Throughout
  • Garage Door Outlet and Opener Sensor Wire
  • GFI Outlets in Garage and on Front and Back
  • Smoke Alarms at Every Level and in Each Bedroom - Hardwired with Battery Backup
  • Circuit for Well Pump Included
  • Circuits for Gas Furnace and Air Conditioner
  • Two Phone Jacks and TV Outlets
  • Washer and Dryer Outlets
  • Front Door Bell
  • Kichler Light Fixtures or Allowance

Heating & Cooling

  • Lennox 95% Merit® M195 High Efficiency Gas Furnace
  • Lennox Merit®14 Seer 14ACX Air Conditioner
  • Energy Saving Programmable Thermostat
  • Custom Design and Hand-Built Mastic Sealed Duct Work
  • Whole House Auto Dampered Fresh Air Ventilation System
  • Exhaust Vent for Electric Dryer


  • PEX Cross-Linked Polyethyline Flexible Water Supply Lines  (Not CPVC)
  • 50 Gallon Electric Water Heater
  • Two Freeze Proof Hose Bibs
  • Sump Pump
  • Washer Connections
  • Installation of Homeowner Dishwasher
  • Mansfield Alto® 135-160 Elongated Bowl Water Closets (Not Round)
  • Sterling® 48” (most plans) Solid Vikrell® Shower with Basco® Chrome Trimmed Obscure Glass Shower Door in Master Bath
  • Sterling® 60” Solid Vikrell® Tub/Shower Unit in Full Bath(s)
  • 42”x72” (most plans) Gelcoat Soaker Tub with Laminate Tub Deck and Wood Access Panels/Skirt
  • Laminate Vanity Tops with China Drop-in Sinks
  • Choice of Vanity or Mansfield Alto® Pedestal Sink in Powder Rooms
  • Quality Moen® Chrome Handle/Lever Faucets Throughout (No Plastic)
  • InSinkerator Badger 5® 1/2 HP Food Waster Disposer
  • Sterling Cinch™ Double Bowl Stainless Undermount Kitchen Sink with SilentShield™ (Reduces Noise and Vibration)

Interior Finishes

  • Sherwin Williams® Low VOC Paint Throughout
  • Interior House Drywall Fully Finished, Primed and Hand Painted with a Flat Sheen Finish Throughout (No So Called “Rolled Mud” Finish in Closets)
  • Custom Knockdown Textured Interior Ceilings (Not Stippled)
  • Garage Walls and Ceiling Fully Drywalled, Taped and Bedcoated
  • Stained Poplar Stair Parts
  • Balustered Railings Throughout
  • Painted Decorative Colonial Ultralite Supercoat® 3” Casing and 4 1/4” Base Moulding
  • Interior Doors are Cased, Windows are Drywall Returned with Deep Painted Wood Sills.
  • Shoe Moulding in Hard Surface Flooring Areas
  • Masonite® 6 Panel Painted  Smooth Texture Interior Doors
  • Schlage Plymouth® Satin Nickel Door Hardware with Privacy Locks on Bedrooms and Bathrooms
  • Front Door with Schlage Pitcher Style Handleset
  • Dead Bolt Type Locks on Other Exterior Swing Doors
  • Custom Built Riceland® Shaker Style Oak Cabinetry Built at a Small Shop Near Orville, Ohio. Featuring Dovetail Drawer Boxes and a High Quality Finish
  • Cabinetry Also Includes Shaker Style Crown Molding, a Large Selection of Door Hardware and a Lazy Susan Corner Base Cabinet (No Blind Base Corners)
  • Most Models also Feature One or More Pantry Cabinets and Islands. Wood Toe Kick with Shoe Moulding Under All Cabinets (No Rubber Cove Base)
  • Granite Kitchen Countertops and 4” Backsplash with Under Mount Kitchen Sink
  • Vinyl Coated Shelving with Rod in Clothes Closets
  • (5) Rows of 16” Vinyl Coated Shelving in Pantry and Linen Closets
  • Vanity Width 42” High Mirrors at Vanity Locations
  • Mohawk® Carpet with 7/16” High Density Pad
  • Armstrong® Vinyl Flooring over 1/4” Underlayment


  • Final Construction Cleaning
  • Removal of Construction Debris
  • Final Walk Thru/Homeowner Orientation

Peace of Mind

  • 10 Year Limited Transferable Structural Warranty
  • 1 Year Builder Warranty per BIA of Central Ohio Guidelines
  • A Proven Track Record For Finishing Homes On Time
  • Homeowner Manual and Warranty Packet
  • Our Homes Maintain Their Resale Value Better than Our Competitors
  • We are a Small, Locally Owned Central Ohio Company
  • With Our Very Talented Team, We Are Able to Compete and Achieve Better Results Than Our Much Larger Competitors
  • We Answer to Our Customers, Not a Board of Directors or Stock Investors
  • The Owners and Employees of American Heritage Homes Live and Work in the Communities in Which We Build
  • We Understand That Our Innovation, Integrity, Hard Work and Unpatronizing Respect For The Values of Our Customers and Communities Will Continue to Guide Our Success
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