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The Mikkelson Advantage is the combination of three guidelines that when combined will provide our customers with the finest construction experience:

  • Integrity, honesty, and clear communication
  • Commitment to quality, value and efficiency
  • Use the finest subcontractors, suppliers, materials and construction techniques

Mikkelson Homes Feature:


  • Finish Grading
  • Preliminary site design consultation
  • Professionally designed landscaping


  • 9 ft. poured basement with form-a-drain system
  • Full height insulation from footing to top of wall
  • 4 ft. stone backfill
  • 3.5’’ poured concrete slab on minimum 4’’ gravel base
  • Engineered 11-7/8’’ I-joist silent floor system
  • 3/4’’ hardwood fl oors
  • High Performance 3/4’’
  • T&G subfl oor
  • Subfloor screwed and glued to minimize fl oor squeaks
  • 2’’ x 6’’, 16’’ O.C. exterior wall framing
  • OSB sheathing on all exterior walls
  • Tyvek house wrap with taped seams
  • Kiln dried engineered roof trusses 24” O.C.
  • 2’’ x 6’’ exterior wall construction with a vapor barrier
  • Prefinished gutters and 4” downspouts
  • Baked enamel roof valley flashing
  • Cedar shake & cedar trim with two coats of solid stain
  • Fiber cement siding (25 year paint finish warranty)
  • Composite trim and facia boards (low maintenance)
  • 40 year Elk dimensional roof shingles
  • Ice and water shield roof membrane
  • Andersen Low-E glass, argon filled dual pane windows
  • Frost proof hose bibs
  • Weatherproof exterior GFCI outlets
  • Vulkem caulking to prevent wind penetration
  • 200 AMP electrical service
  • Moen plumbing fi xtures
  • Kohler sinks and toilets
  • Shut-off valves at all plumbing fi xtures
  • Posi-temp shower valves
  • 9 ft. ceilings on fi rst fl oor
  • Raised panel custom kitchen cabinetry
  • Solid core interior doors
  • Granite/marble/solid surface countertops
  • Trajet whirlpool, with ceramic tile surround
  • Knockdown drywall texture with rounded corners
  • Masonry fireplace
  • Full and partially exposed lower levels
  • Security and audio system
  • PVC water pipes
  • Hard wired smoke/ CO2 detectors with battery backup
  • Custom designed California closet systems
  • Structured wiring package
  • Schlage door hardware
  • Rough in full bath in basement
  • Multiple zoned high efficiency gas furnace (90%+ effi ciency)
  • Multiple zoned high efficiency central A/C (13 Seer)
  • Programmable thermostats in each zone
  • Energy Star rated appliances and vented bath fans
  • R-60 attic insulation
  • Weather stripping at exterior doors
  • Insulated raised panel 2” thick garage doors with keyless entry
  • Energy Heel roof trusses
  • Kitchen and bath fans vented outdoors
  • Meticulous caulking and foaming at all voids and penetrations
  • Passive solar design
  • Low maintenance exterior
  • Geothermal heat with energy recovery ventilator options
  • Whole house fan options
  • Spray foam insulation options
  • Tankless water heater options
  • Dual flush toilet options


1025 W. Glen Oaks Lane • Suite 202 • Mequon, WI 53092 • Phone: 262-241-8740 • Fax: 262-241-8789

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