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Exterior Repainting Project

Publication Date
02/07/2018 11:32 AM EST
Closing Date
03/09/2018 10:00 AM EST
Issuing Organization
Mississippi State Hospital
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: WORKMANSHIP 5.1.1 All work will be performed in a neat, workmanship-like manner by craftsmen skilled in their trade. 5.1.2 The contractor will be responsible for all damages caused by his employees or others acting as his agents. 5.1.3 Areas that have been cleaned where the surface is down to exposed masonry, wood or metal needs to be primed using a quality primer for the type of material to be repainted. 5.1.4 All paint shall be mixed thoroughly before and during use. 5.1.5 Contractor shall refrain from painting when temperature is below 50 degrees and when rain is imminent. 5.1.6 Paint may be applied by spraying, brushing or rolling. 5.1.7 Paint shall be applied smoothly and evenly without runs or sagging and free from drops, ridges, laps and brush marks. 5.1.8 Contractor shall ensure that all coats are dry before applying succeeding coats. 5.1.9 If spray method is used contractor shall ensure that areas adjacent to the surface to be painted are masked to prevent over-spray on those surfaces. EXTERIOR CLEANING 5.2.1 Clean all surface areas using high-pressure washer and chemicals to remove surface dirt and stains (include any vinyl siding) (Do not paint vinyl siding). 5.2.2 Cleaning chemicals should be non-toxic to plants. OVERSPRAY 5.3.1 The contractor shall take necessary precautions to prevent overspray from damaging automobiles or other equipment in the area. CAULKING 5.4.1 Remove any loose caulking on all exterior surfaces, expansion joints, around windows, and any other existing caulking on the exterior of the buildings. 5.4.2 Re-caulk buildings using a urethane-type caulking. Color to be selected by MSH. SURFACE PREPARATION 5.5.1 All surfaces to be painted are to be clean, dry and free from grease and dust. 5.5.2 If efflorescence (a white powdery or crust-like deposit on the surface) occurs, remove the loose paint by thorough brushing and/or scraping and washing with TSP. Inspect for any visible damage done to the surface. 5.5.3 In areas where mildew and/or algae growth are evident, carefully wash with a mild bleach solution, rinse with plenty of water and allow to dry. 5.5.4 Areas of loose or damaged paint may be removed by the use of power wire brushes, paint scrapers, putty knives or sand paper. CRACKS AND IMPERFECTIONS 5.6.1 Repair all cracks and imperfections to match existing surface. 5.6.2 Cracks more than 1/8” and less than ¼” shall be repaired using a high quality acrylic or silicone caulk. 5.6.3 Cracks larger than ¼” shall be brought to the attention of the project manager for discussion and direction. DOORS AND WINDOWS 5.7.1 Areas around doors and windows shall be inspected. 5.7.2 Any old damaged or deteriorated caulk shall be removed. 5.7.3 All areas that have had caulking removed shall be re-caulked with high quality acrylic or silicone caulk. 5.7.4 All caulking shall be applied after the surface is primed and the primer is dry.

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