Nationally Recognized in 2013: Still Growing

Nationally Recognized in 2013: Still Growing

Arthur Rutenberg Homes is the largest family of luxury home builders in the United States. Our independently owned and operated franchises across Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and now Tennessee offer to every customer the same core values that have made the Arthur Rutenberg name legendary since 1953. In recognition the past 60 years we here at Marcus Allen Homes, an Arthur Rutenberg Homes franchise would like to share with you 60 reasons to choose us to build your new luxury home:

  1. Internal inspections completed on your home by 3 different ARH employees
  2. H.E.R.S. rating on each home to ensure energy efficiency
  3. We are a Cabico cabinetry distributor as well as a builder and can offer a higher level of cabinetry as there is no middle man
  4. Sherwin Williams Loxon XP on all stucco finishes. This high quality stucco coating repels water while allowing natural moisture in the stucco to escape the system.
  5. Sherwin Williams Builders Solution Surfacer for interior walls which provides an additional coating on your walls to blend the wallboard texture and joints resulting in a smoother finish.
  6. Radiant barrier roof decking to dramatically lower the temperature in the attic
  7. PVC jambs on all exterior doors to last the test of time
  8. Low E glass on all doors and windows
  9. Decora rocker switches and receptacles at comfort height
  10. R-38 ceiling insulation and R-19 wall insulation
  11. Interior wall stud spacing of 16″ with intermediate blocking for straightened support
  12. Square D electrical panels and breakers with copper wiring throughout the home
  13. Lanai/Cabana ceiling finish to match interior of home for seamless transition of indoor and outdoor living space
  14. 5 1/4″ baseboards throughout the home including the garage
  15. Paver driveways, entry porches, and lanais
  16. Carrier 14 SEER dual zoned HVAC systems
  17. Rinnai tankless gas water heaters
  18. A/C units set in attic of garage to save space
  19. Super slide shelving in all secondary bedrooms
  20. All rooms to have switched outlets for lamps, and separate fan/light switches
  21. Designer tile is run all the way to the ceiling in all shower locations
  22. Shampoo niches recessed into tile in all showers
  23. Service door from garage to A/C pad with discreet garbage storage space
  24. Brushed nickel accent lever style Schlage door hardware
  25. High end PGT sliding glass door system
  26. Raised banding on exterior windows and doorways is painted on all sides
  27. Digital programmable thermostats
  28. Security system on all windows and doors with motion sensor in main living area
  29. Motion sensor light in walk-in pantry
  30. Reinforced luggage racks in master closets
  31. His/her reading lights on separate dimmers in master suite
  32. Interior of A/C registers and ducts is coated for a seamless look
  33. Moen/Kohler bath accessories, faucetry, and plumbing fixtures
  34. Generous recessed lighting throughout
  35. Lighting, tile, and landscaping allowances offer a variety of individual choices
  36. Floor outlets with brass covering for ease of furniture arrangement and lighting in den and great room
  37. 8′ doors throughout the first floor
  38. Laundry room equipped with tub, upper cabinetry, lower cabinetry, slide bar with decorative valance or hanging delicates, and Corian countertops.
  39. Options in solid surface edge profiles
  40. Exterior floodlights
  41. We are backed by a stellar reputation since 1953
  42. Full Color Session with and Arthur Rutenberg Homes interior designer
  43. 10 Year structural warranty
  44. 1 Million Dollar termite bond including initial Borate treatment of home and perimeter
  45. Carriage lights at garage exterior
  46. Separate soaking tub with walk-in shower and frameless glass enclosure in master suite
  47. Full length mirrored medicine cabinets throughout
  48. Soft close cabinets and drawers throughout
  49. Full overlay cabinetry with raised panel 5-piece dovetail drawers
Clearwater in 1953: A Humble Beginning

Clearwater in 1953: A Humble Beginning

These features are unique to our Platinum Level:    50.  All appliances included    51.  Wood shelving in pantry    52.  Wood ventilated shelving in master suite    53.  Insulated carriage style garage doors    54.  Under-cabinet light in kitchen with decorative light rail            molding    55.  Solid Marble countertops and tub deck in master bath    56.  Over 50 wood flooring selections for the den    57. Zodiaq Quartz countertops in the kitchen    58. Custom cabinetry allowance    59.  Generous crown molding in select areas per plan


60.  Our Service Credo: ” If within ten years of closing on your new home, a problem occurs which you believe is caused by a defect in original workmanship, we want to hear from you. We will inspect the problem, and if we agree, we will correct it without charge.”