Conditions, common to the running of all jobs and the quality standards to be observed, are a logical prelude to the scheduled work. In cavity walls the cavities are first to be closed on the four sides with slates bedded in mortar. Heating I Heating is by independent room heaters assumed for this example to be tenants fittings for which gas or electric points are provided see Gas and Electrical Installations. Ensure satisfactory completion in sound and working order and pay charges. Repairs: D Repoint both external brick walls including reveals of back addition.
In the selection process from the three divisions it is important to note the need to observe the function of the horizontal lines. Grants will be made on the application of owner occupiers, tenants and landlords who lack sufficient resources themselves and whose premises are considered to be below a basic fitness standard. All types of formal contract and tender are used on works of repair, improvement and conversion. . Standard method of specifying for minor works 166 c Liquidated Damages Standard if the Architect certifies that the Works are not completed by the Completion Date Form: the Contractor shall, if the Employer so requires, pay or allow to the Employer the liquidated damages at the rate stated in the Appendix; provision for adjustment if the Architect fixes a new Completion Date in his final review of extensions of time after Practical Completion. Reference must be made to Paragraph 5.
Any uneveness between adjacent boards shall be checked and planed off. Whether by builder or specialist, it should be ensured that the incidental cutting away, setting-aside and reinstatement of items to gain access for the work is additionally covered by them. Bathroom J Scrim joints and skim coat plaster to stud partition. Additionally, there is an event relating to deferment of possession and there is specific provision regarding events occurring after the date for completion is past. Sundry F Fit terra cotta ventilated weatherguards to all discontinued flues. The quantities that are measured in the contract document are approximate because of the uncertainties inherent in civil engineering. All surfaces shall be thoroughly brushed down and wetted before plastering.
The method of measurement has by necessity great flexibility and affords the taker-off opportunities to use his professional skill and judgement denied to his opposite number in the building side of the industry. B Overhaul staircase and renew treads, handrail and balusters to lowest flight. C Thoroughly clean down existing paintwork, prepare and paint all woodwork one undercoat and one finishing coat. Fungicidal adhesive must be used with vinyl coated papers. All brickwork is to rise four courses to 300mm. Although this paragraph gives the authority for this form of referencing, it also contains an important proviso that the reference must be precise.
Repairs D Repoint both twin flue chimney stacks, reset chimney pots and renew flaunchings. The agreement refers to the conditions subject to which the works are to be carried out and which are set out following the signature of the parties. G Renew floor boarding where defective on the fireplace and window sides of the room for approximately one third of the floor area, renew unsound supporting floor timbers and treat with wood preservative. The maximum depth of the excavation of an individual layer of material in accordance with Paragraph 5. The work of connecting to service mains and the requirements of fuel storage should all be separately defined. Note: For Finishings — see headings below For Borrowed Lights, Doors, Etc — see headings below. H Prepare and paint two undercoats and gloss finishing coat to new woodwork.
If there is more than one roof, or work is to be done in sections, or is to form part only of a roof, each should be located, defined in extent and described. This approach can also assist co-owners such as Residents Associations , landlords, estate owners, property managers, housing associations and local authorities either on their own properties or in the use of their Agency Powers under Section 75 of the Housing Act 1969 by their undertaking to schedule the particular requirements of several owners and combining them in a contract. Insulation: The requirements of thermal insulation, grade and construction should be additionally defined. Starting with those to make the structure intact—working from the outside to the inside of a building—it is followed by any structural subdivisions, fittingout, finishings and services. Hip irons, 6×25mm section, shall be provided. Any faults should be fully inspected and diagnosed as to cause and remedies determined at the outset so as to firmly schedule the work. What is not explained is the technique for dealing with this situation when the number of items containing additional descriptive features exceeds 9.
Thus, it may range from a major piece of new work to sundry minor items. Note: The removal of part only of a chimney breast should be dealt with in the compartment or room where this work is located—defining the form of support, or corbelling, in the schedule. Repairs: H Overhaul double hung sash window. The sewer connection should be separately defined. For example, in Class R Roads and Pavings it clearly states that associated Earthworks and Drainage are to be measured separately in Class E and Classes I, J, K and L respectively. Any defunct holderbats, screws, nails, plugs or other fixings are to be removed and the rendering made good. Walls are to be carried up in a uniform manner no one position being raised more than 900mm above another at one time.
There then follows a statement as to the parties client, builder, etc , addresses of property, a brief description of the project, references to drawings if any , Form of Contract types of which are given with their respective clause headings in Section 4 and so on. It is essential that the rules are carefully studied before attempting to build up a description in case there is a restriction which would not be apparent by merely assembling descriptive features from the divisions. I Renew plaster to existing ceiling. Plumbing and engineering installations 2. The amount involved shall be calculated before the deduction of retentions and the aggregate total must not exceed the amount inserted in the Grand Summary. Schedules of work-presentation and order 99 Where the builder is preparing the schedule of works, he should include similarly for any specialists work, facilities, etc.
Each item is allocated four basic symbols to produce a four-unit code. Lead soakers shall be used on all side abutments together with flashings or tile listings so as to match existing roofs all as described for plain tiling. If the items for Time-Related Charges and Fixed Charges have been set out by the Contractor in a sensible fashion it should be a straightforward task of apportionment each month to arrive at the amount due. Minor provision for progress payments where so requested by the Contractor in respect of Works: the value of the Works properly executed and for goods and materials properly on site but without any further details on the compilation of those progress payments; retention not treated as trust money. Deductions are sometimes necessary where it is easier to take an overall measurement and deduct the parts not required Figure 5. Items Section Totals £ p £ p Paving A Take up paved area to side and rear of back addition, excavate for and lay 75mm concrete on 100mm hard-core trowelled smooth to falls, leave post holes for clothes dryers and thicken out to firm ground for bolts for staircase anchorages and cast-in. The mortar is to be mixed in small quantities from time to time as required.