Quality Construction

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Live Oak Homes

The Other Guys

Why We’re Better

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Shingles

Live Oak Homes

Nailed Shingles

The Other Guys

Air Gun Applied Nails or Staples.

Why We’re Better

We nail our shingles so they will last longer, be more consistent and better fastened for maximum performance.

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Sub Floor

Live Oak Homes

3/4″ Tongue and Groove Floor Decking. Manufactured on site with three layers of 5-ply Structure One Plywood.

The Other Guys

19/32″ Tongue and Groove Floor Decking. Floor secured by staples.

Why We’re Better

Stronger floors 25% thicker. Reduced floor squeaks.

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Structure

Live Oak Homes

Custom Ridge Beam

The Other Guys

LBL Laminated Beam
or Wood I-beam

Why We’re Better

Stronger back bone of house and allows more design floor plan flexibility.

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Bathroom

Live Oak Homes

1 Piece Fiberglass Tubs and Showers (Excluding Runners)

The Other Guys

3 Piece Plastic Tubs and Showers

Why We’re Better

More durable, less leaks and easier to keep clean.

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Carpets

Live Oak Homes

100% Solution Dyed Carpet

The Other Guys

Sprayed On Carpet Treatments

Why We’re Better

Clean our carpets with bleach solution and more stain resistant.

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Cabinets

Live Oak Homes

3/8″ Solid End Panels on Cabinet Systems

The Other Guys

1/8″ Lauan or MDF Paneling on Side of Cabinets

Why We’re Better

More durable stronger cabinet system.

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Windows

Live Oak Homes

9 over 9 White Grid Windows (Excluding Runners). Upgraded Low E Windows Optional (Excluding Runners).

The Other Guys

6 over 6 White Grid Windows. Vinyl windows are optional.

Why We’re Better

More residential appeal. Lower utility bills.

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Insulation

Live Oak Homes

R-21 Standard Roof Insulation

The Other Guys

R- 14 Standard Roof Insulation

Why We’re Better

Lower utility bills.

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Eaves

Live Oak Homes

Residential Fully Ventilated Cement Fiber Board Eaves

The Other Guys

Metal Eaves

Why We’re Better

Neater residential finish and better ventilation.

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Frame

Live Oak Homes

Rolled I-beam Frames with Full Width Outriggers

The Other Guys

Corrugated I-beams

Why We’re Better

Stronger frame for the foundation of your home.

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Light Fixtures

Live Oak Homes

Upgraded 13″ Glass Light Fixtures

The Other Guys

Some Glass, Some Plastic

Why We’re Better

More residential appeal.

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Electrical Outlets

Live Oak Homes

Stud mounted switches and electrical outlets (unless otherwise stated)

The Other Guys

Butterfly Boxes (They Should Call Them “Moth” Boxes)

Why We’re Better

Will not pull through sheet rock.

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