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     MPI Maintenance Repainting Manual Section 09915

     Guide Specification Exterior Repainting

     Revision April 2010 Page 1 of 15

    PART 1 - GENERAL

     SPEC NOTES .1 Use this specification section when a comprehensive specification is required to specify repainting over previously painted or finished exterior surfaces. .2 Review all requirements noted herein and carefully choose those that meet project requirements. The Specifier must choose one item from a series of items surrounded with [ .. ] brackets and delete the remainder, including all SPEC NOTES. Items surrounded with ( .. ) brackets are additional information / comments that should be left in the specification. .3 Adding or deleting items in this specification must be done with care and caution. The onus of doing so rests with the Specifier who must have a complete and thorough understanding of what is required. Where additional information must be added to this specification the Specifier must ensure that such information is not only accurate but also in accordance with MPI requirements. .4 The Owner or Consultant shall provide a list of surfaces to be repainted as well as the degree of surface deterioration (DSD) of each surface based on MPI DSD descriptions and assigned ratings and shall issue this information to painters bidding the work. Discrepancies between these surface ratings and painter’s site reviews shall be resolved prior to Bid submission.

    1.1 Description:

     SPEC NOTE: This article (1.1) is not intended to “scope” exterior repainting work but to serve as a general description. The onus of defining the extent of this section of Work remains with the Project General Contractor, who will ensure that the area / scope of responsibility of any particular Subcontractor / supplier is set out in full detail when awarding the repainting subcontract. The extent of this section of Work is also governed by the limits of local trade agreements and conditions. This article should be used in conjunction with 1.2, Related Sections.

    .1 Section Includes: All labor, materials, tools and other equipment, services and supervision required to complete all

    exterior repainting work as indicated on Finish Schedules and to the full extent of the drawings and specifications.

    .2 Work under this Contract shall also include, but not necessarily be limited to:

     SPEC NOTES: .1 Delete, revise or add to example selections listed below as required. .2 As a general note, where specification numbers are referenced throughout this repainting specification, they should be revised as required by the specifier to suit project specification section number requirements (preferably in accordance with the latest version of the MasterFormat numbering system) and/or where other pertinent specification sections are impacted by work of this section, their numbers should be appropriately inserted as required.

    .a High pressure washing and abrasive blasting in accordance with the requirements of Section [insert

    appropriate specification section number]. [SPEC NOTE: see 1.2.1 and amend as required.]

    .b Moisture testing of substrates.

    .c Surface preparation of substrates as required for acceptance of paint, including cleaning, small crack repair,

    patching, caulking, and making good surfaces and areas to the limits defined under MPI Repainting Manual

    Preparation requirements.

    .d Specific pre-treatments noted herein or specified in the MPI Repainting Manual.

    .e Sealing / priming surfaces for repainting in accordance with MPI Repainting Manual requirements.

    .3 Refer to drawings and schedules (e.g., Finish Schedule) for type, location and extent of exterior repainting required,

    and include all touch-ups necessary to complete work shown, scheduled or specified.

    .4 This Section along with the drawings forms part of the Contract documents and is to be read, interpreted and

    coordinated with all other parts.

    .5 Division 0, Section 00700 - General Conditions and Section 00800 - Supplementary Conditions and Division 1,

    General Requirements form an integral part of this Section of Work. The Painting contractor shall refer to these and

    all other related parts.

     SPEC NOTE: Clauses 1.1.4 and 1.1.5 above may be deleted or revised as required to suit specification and/or form of Contract requirements.

     Master Painters Institute ?;1997 2010

     MPI Maintenance Repainting Manual Section 09915

     Guide Specification Exterior Repainting

     Revision April 2010 Page 2 of 15

1.2 Related Sections:

    .1 Unless otherwise noted, the following work or conditions are not included under this Section of work:

     SPEC NOTES: .1 Delete, revise or add to example selections listed below as required. Also list here any specific exclusions normally assumed to be part of repainting work. Coordinate items with other Sections of Work in the Project Manual. .2 Work included in other sections may be indicated by listing appropriate sections as below:

    Section 01500 - Temporary Facilities and Controls

    Section 09900 - Painting (of new surfaces)

    Section 09920 - Interior Repainting

    Section [03300] [09945] - Abrasive Blasting

     .3 Alternately, work included in other sections may be indicated by general statements as below:

    .a Scaffolding, platforms and housekeeping services [and temporary weather-proof coverings as well as

    heating and lighting if required].

    .b Condition of substrates, correction of DSD-4 defects and deficiencies in substrates which may adversely

    affect repainting work, except for minimal work performed by this trade and preparation of surfaces to

    receive paint and finishes under this section of work.

    .c Painting of new surfaces.

    .d Repainting of interior surfaces.

    .f Abrasive blasting of surfaces. Refer to Section [insert appropriate section number]

1.3 Quality Assurance:

    .1 This Contractor shall have a minimum of five (5) years proven satisfactory experience and shall show proof before

    commencement of work that he will maintain a qualified crew of painters throughout the duration of the work. When

    requested, Contractor shall provide a list of the last three comparable exterior repainting jobs including, name, location,

    specifying authority / project manager, start / completion dates and value of the work.

    .2 Only qualified journeypersons, as defined by local jurisdiction, shall be engaged in exterior repainting work.

    Apprentices may be employed provided they work under the direct supervision of a qualified journeyperson in

    accordance with trade regulations.

    .3 All materials, preparation and workmanship shall conform to the standards contained in the latest edition of the Master

    Painters Institute (MPI) Maintenance and Repainting Manual (herein referred to as the MPI Repainting Manual) as

    issued by the local MPI Accredited Quality Assurance Association having jurisdiction.

    .4 All exterior repainting work shall be inspected by a Paint Inspection Agency (inspector) acceptable to the specifying

    authority and the local MPI Accredited Quality Assurance Association. The painting contractor shall notify the Paint

    Inspection Agency a minimum of one week prior to commencement of work and provide a copy of the project painting

    specification, plans and elevation drawings (including pertinent details) as well as a Finish Schedule.

    .5 All surfaces requiring repainting shall be inspected by the Painting Subcontractor who shall notify the

    Consultant, Paint Inspection Agency, and General Contractor in writing of any defects or problems, prior to

    commencing repainting or after preparation work.

    .6 Where "special" coatings or decorating systems (i.e. textured coatings or non-MPI listed products or systems) are to

    be used in repainting, the paint manufacturer shall provide as part of this work, certification of all surfaces and

    conditions for specific paint or coating system application as well as on site supervision, inspection and approval of

    their paint or coating system application as required at no additional cost to the Owner.

     SPEC NOTE: Use the above clause (1.3.6) only when special paint or coating systems are used on a project and/or when the involvement of the specific paint / coating manufacturer is warranted. This requirement should be clarified with the manufacturer before such a clause is incorporated into the specification.

     Master Painters Institute ?;1997 2010

     MPI Maintenance Repainting Manual Section 09915

     Guide Specification Exterior Repainting

     Revision April 2010 Page 3 of 15

    1.4 Regulatory Requirements:

    .1 Conform to work place safety regulations for storage, mixing, application and disposal of all paint related materials to

    requirements of those authorities having jurisdiction.

    .2 Conform to safety precautions in accordance with the latest requirements to Industrial Health and Safety Regulations,

    latest edition, of authorities having jurisdiction.

    .3 Notify the Paint Inspection Agency on award of contract and make application for assignment of an Inspector using

    appropriate forms supplied by the Agency as well as provide a copy of the project repainting specification, drawings,

    color schedule and list of proposed materials for review purposes prior to commencement of work.

    .4 Fully cooperate at all times with the requirements of the Paint Inspection Agency in the performance of their duties,

    including providing access and assistance as required to complete inspection work.

    .5 To reduce the amount of contaminants entering waterways, sanitary / storm drain systems or into the ground the

    following procedures shall be strictly adhered to:

    .a Retain cleaning water for water-based materials to allow sediments to be filtered out. In no case shall

    equipment be cleaned using free draining water.

    .b Retain cleaners, thinners, solvents and excess paint and place in designated containers and ensure proper

    disposal.

    .c Return solvent and oil soaked rags used during painting operations for contaminant recovery, proper

    disposal, or appropriate cleaning and laundering.

    .d Dispose of contaminants in an approved legal manner in accordance with hazardous waste regulations.

    .e Empty paint cans are to be dry prior to disposal or recycling (where available).

    .f Close and seal tightly partly used cans of materials including sealant and adhesive containers and store

    protected in well ventilated fire-safe area at moderate temperature.

.6 Where paint recycling is available, collect waste paint by type and provide for delivery to recycling or collection facility.