Specifications include, but are not limited to: i. Treat surfaces that are glossy, chalky, mildewed, or rusty so that
the surface can receive new paint. Acceptable methods of
preparation include Solvent Cleaning (SSPC-SP1), Hand Tool
Cleaning (SSPC-SP2), or Power Tool Cleaning (SSPC-SP3).
Mildewed surfaces should be cleaned by using a solution of 1 part
bleach to 3 parts water. Apply the solution and scrub the affected
area. Allow the solution to remain on the surface for 10 minutes,
then rinse thoroughly, and allow the surface to dry before applying
ii. Remove switch plates, hardware, and fixtures; replace after
painting is completed.
iii. Remove loose paint by scraping, sanding, or wire brushing.
iv. Ensure that surfaces to be painted are clean, dull, dry, and in sound
condition before coatings are applied. Refer to the manufacturers
Product Data Sheet or technical department for specific guidelines.
v. Fill holes, cracks, and damaged areas in walls as needed.