J.T. Lewis Builders, Inc.
Custom Home Builder Chapel Hill and Hillsborough, NC

special new home features

J.T. Lewis Builders takes pride in the fact that it keeps an ongoing pulse on the needs of homeowners, and works diligently to give customers what they want. Listed below are just a few of the special features offered in homes by J.T. Lewis Builders:

· Appliances - Often a washer and dryer is included on both the first and second floors of homes, as well as a dishwasher in the kitchen and in the basement.
· Basements - When possible, walk-out basements are included in homes.
· Cabinetry - A cabinet maker comes to each home under construction to take measurements and customize cabinetry as needed.
· Ceilings - Soaring ceilings and ceiling fans are included.
· Closets - Large closets with cabinets and a chair or bench are often built in for ease in dressing.
· Energy Star – Products and building techniques we employ to utilize our resources efficiently and to create exceptional, high-performing homes; these products and processes meet or exceed the strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA and the US Department of Energy.
· Family lockers - Located just inside the side or rear entry of the home, an area is included for each family member to place their belongings for ease in entry and exit.
· Flooring - Hardwoods are utilized on most of the first floor of each home; tile is utilized in bathrooms.
· Green Building – Practices we employ to utilize our resources efficiently and to create exceptional, high-performing homes; these techniques meet or exceed the Model Green Home Building Guidelines developed by the National Association of Home Builders.
· Interior details - An interior designer is employed throughout the construction process of each home, making sure that all details are scrutinized.
· Interior trim - Poplar wood instead of the more commonly used pine is utilized; paint adheres better to poplar and gives a nicer look to the extensive moldings and transoms included in these homes.
· Plan Customization- Changes are easily made to stock plans to meet customer needs.
· Screened rooms - Included to facilitate the transition between indoor and outdoor living spaces.
· Siting of homes/matching house plans to lots - The best home is planned for each lot, with consideration given to exterior angles and street appeal.
· "Wired for the future" - Homes are networked in their entirety.
· Windows - Homes are very well-lit with lots of windows, utilizing natural light.

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