GENERAL

Scope of Work

The work to be done consists of furnishing all paint, labor, tools, equipment, and all other necessary equipment and supplies to perform a complete and thorough job of painting the designated surfaces for your property.

Storage

Homeland Builders - Painting USA’s operations for the reparation of paints and storage of the materials shall be limited to the designated area, and such space shall be kept clean and orderly at all times.  The contractor shall employ all safety measuring during operations for the prevention of fire.

General Information

Paintng USA at all times will take necessary steps to protect the public and all property from damage during these operations, and will be responsible for all kinds of damage to the work or property caused by the Homeland Builders - Painting USA’s employees.

Bids will include a list of Dunn-Edwards or Sherwin Williams, Vista, Deluxe Pants products proposed for use on this job.  All products to be first quality, and comply with applicable health, safety, and environmental regulations.

Painting USA will deliver written notification to each homeowner stating the general procedures and instructions to follow. This notice will be given no less than 48 hours in advance (Homeland Builders - Painting USA must have access on given day or extra charge may occur.)

Cleanup and Safety

During the progress of the work, safety will be the utmost importance at all times, and the contractor will safeguard persons during the progress of the work by providing barricades and appropriate lights to warn of obstruction.  Upon completion of the work and before acceptance and final payment will be made, Homeland Builders - Painting USA shall clear the entire project and all grounds occupied by him in connection with his work of all rubbish, excess material, and any other debris caused by his operations.

Materials

All materials herein specified are Dunn-Edwards or Sherwin Williams, Vista, Deluxe Pants products listed. Unless otherwise noted.

All material shall be purchased from Dunn-Edwards or Sherwin Williams, Vista, Deluxe Pants paints.

All stucco, if painted shall be 100% acrylic paint. All previously stained wood shall be full-body acrylic stain. All previously enameled wood shall be painted with Vista, Dunn-Edwards, or Sinclair's oil-based enamel House and Trim.

NOTE: Homeland Builders - Painting USA will choose approval manufactures products best suited for your job.

Colors used on all surfaces shall match nearest to the original color with stock colors from the manufacturing chart. Special mixes are an additional charge.

Painting USA will leave the association a minimum of 1 gallon of each color.

Workmanship

Experienced, skilled craftsmen shall do all work.  Surface preparation shall be in accordance with standard of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America.  All finishes shall be applied evenly and be free from runs, sags, skips, crawls, or other defects.

Paints shall be applied in accordance with the manufacturer’s printed directions.  Painting will not be done when the temperature becomes extreme.  Precautions should be taken when the temperatures exceeds 90F, or when the temperature falls below 50F.  The new and old coatings must be compatible.  The determination of compatibility may be accomplished through examination of the owner’s records.

Homeland Builders - Painting USA will guarantee all work for a period of 4 years except for ferrous metals or any area’s that are heavily exposed to water, sun or poor quality constructed surface area. This includes all labor and materials.

 All work to be completed within 40 working days, weather permitting.

Patio covers may be done at an additional charge to homeowner with an average cost of $200.00 .

A variety of cleaning and removal systems are available.  The use of any one or a combination of more than one is dependent upon the condition of existing coatings, the materials applied, and the substrate involved.  Because of varying substrates, the selection of tools must be left to Homeland Builders - Painting USA, with consideration with the specification service and the owner’s agent.

EXTERIOR MASONRY AND CONCRETE SURFACES

Surface Preparation

Remove all dirt, chalk, and all surface contaminated that will interfere with adhesion of subsequent coats without damaging the substrates or adjacent areas.

Power washes all areas to be painted, and use a mild detergent solution such as MI-T-M’s surface prep if required.

Then rinse with clear clean water until all residues has been removed from all surfaces.  Allow the surfaces to thoroughly dry before proceeding with preparation or painting.

Moisture content for Masonry and Stucco must not exceed 17%. After washing the surfaces, the areas must be carefully examined for cracking, blistering, peeling or flaking of Existing paint.  All loose, unsound, or non-adhering paint must be removed.

Mildew may be dealt with at this time by metering a mildewed in the power wash.  If not metering a solution in the power wash scrub affected areas with the following solution:

  • Trisodium Phosphate (TSP): 2/3 Cup
  • Household Bleach (Clorox): 1 Quart
  • Powder Detergent: 1/3 Cup

Add warm water to make 1 Gallon. Or use a commercially available mildewed.  Rinse all surfaces with clear water to remove any remaining residue. Severe mildew may require additional treatment.  Again allow the surfaces to thoroughly dry before proceeding with     preparation of painting.

Caution:  Bleach may be harmful to eyes, clothing, and surrounding vegetation, so take all precautions to ensure safety.

Wire brushing and acid etching with phosphoric acid should remove efflorescence, White residue salt deposits. Rinse all surfaces with clear clean water to remove any remaining residue.

Note:  Efflorescence, which appears on cementitious or plaster surfaces, is caused by moisture entering or contained in the substrate.  Water-soluble salts in the masonry are brought to the surface where the water evaporates, leaving white residues salt deposits.  effects, which cause this problem, must be corrected before and painting is attempted Large cracks must be V-grooved out and all other surface defects, such as holes, and the like must be repaired using the appropriate patching materials to match the surrounding surface profile.  Dust surface and spot prime all patched areas with the appropriate primer or finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

Spot prime all patched and sanded areas with the appropriate primer of finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

EXTERIOR METAL

Surface Preparation

Remove all loose and peeling paint, dirt, chalk, and all surface containment’s that will interfere with adhesion of subsequent coats, without damaging the substrates of adjacent areas.

Wire brush, all loose and peeling paint and dust all surfaces before spot priming or applying finish coats.

Power wash all areas to be painted and use a mild detergent solution such as MI-T-M’s surface prep if required.

Then rinse with clear clean water until all residues has been removed from all surfaces.  Allow the surfaces to thoroughly dry before proceeding with preparation of painting.

After washing the surfaces, the area must be carefully examined for cracking, blistering, peeling, or flaking of existing paint. All loose, unsound, or non-adhering paint must be removed.

Power sand or hand sands all areas of loose unsound, or non-adhering paint.  All thick edges of the remaining paint shall be feather edged, filled as necessary, and then dusted.

Rust, Scale, and Corrosion should be removed either by power sanding or hand sanding and spot primed with the appropriate primer or finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

Unpainted galvanized metal should be solvent washed, treated with GALVA-ETCH (GE 123), and primed with the appropriate primer or finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

Spot prime all patched and sanded areas with the appropriate primer or finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

EXTERIOR WOOD

Surface Preparation

Remove all dirt, chalk, and all surface contaminates that will interfere with adhesion of subsequent coats, without damaging the substrates or adjacent areas.

Wire brush, all loose and peeling paint and dust all surfaces before spot priming or applying finish coats.

Power wash all areas to be painted and use a mild detergent solution such as MI-T-M’s surface prep if required.

Do not use a Water blasting tip for cleaning any wood substrates.  Then rinse with clear clean water until all residues has been removed from all surfaces.  Allow the surfaces to thoroughly dry before proceeding with preparation of painting.

Mildew may be dealt with at this time by metering a mildewed in the power wash.  If not metering a solution in the power wash scrub affected areas with the following solution:

  • Trisodium Phosphate (TSP): 2/3 Cup
  • Household Bleach (Clorox): 1 Quart
  • Powder Detergent: 1/3 Cup
  • Add warm water to make a total volume: 1 Gallon

Or use a commercially available mildewed.  Rinse all surfaces with clear water to remove any remaining residue. Severe mildew may require additional treatment.  Again allow the surfaces to thoroughly dry before proceeding with preparation of painting.

Caution:  Bleach may be harmful to eyes, clothing, and surrounding vegetation, so take all precautions to ensure safety.

Power sand or hand sands all areas of loose unsound, or non-adhering paint.  All thick edges of the remaining paint shall be feather edged, filled as necessary, and then dusted.

Tannic Acid Bleeding is caused by moisture carrying the water soluble color extractives to the surface.  The Source of this moisture has been located and corrected.  Wash the surface with a mixture of 50% denatured alcohol and 50% water and allow drying or using oxalic acid following manufacturer recommendations.  Prime affected areas with the appropriate primer, sealer, or finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

Patch all holes and other surface defects with the appropriate material.

Countersink all protruding nail heads and fill with putty.

Degloss all glossy and previously enameled surfaces to provide a roughened surface or “Tooth” for good adhesion of subsequent coats.

Spot prime all patched and sanded areas with the appropriate primer or finish coat as stated in the Finish Schedule.

FINISH SCHEDULE

All products specified comply with the current air quality regulations governing architectural coatings.

Regulatory changes may affect the formulation, availability, or use of specified coatings.

Check with the supplier of your representative regarding such changes prior to start of painting project.

EXTERIOR MASONRY AND CONCRETE SURFACES

Stucco or Block

Spot Prime Acrylic Masonry Primer/Sealer

One Coat Exterior 100% Acrylic Flat Finish

EXTERIOR METAL

Wrought Iron Fence:

Spot Prime White Alkyd Corrosion Inhibitive Primer (43-5)  One Coat High-performance Alkyd Semi-Gloss Enamel.

Flashing (Galvanized):

Spot Prime Quick-Dry Galvanized/Aluminum Primer One Coat Exterior 100% Acrylic Flat Finish.

Electrical Pipes:

Spot Prime White Alkyd Corrosion Inhibitive Primer One Coat Exterior 100% Acrylic Flat Finish.


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