GENERAL PREAMBLES FOR TRADES 2017

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CONTENTS
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A GENERAL 12
A.1 APPLICATION OF CLAUSES 12
A.2 MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP 12
A.3 PROPRIETARY PRODUCTS 12
A.4 ASSEMBLING 12
A.5 REFERENCES IN DESCRIPTIONS 12
A.6 WATER 12
A.7 APPLICATION OF THE NATIONAL BUILDING REGULATIONS 12
A.8 ACCURACY IN BUILDINGS 12
A.9 REFERENCE TO OTHER DOCUMENTS 12
B DEMOLITIONS 13
B.1 DEMOLITIONS AND DISPOSAL OF BUILDING AND OTHER STRUCTURES, BREAKING UP
AND REMOVAL OF PAVING, ETC 13
C ALTERATIONS 14
C.1 ALTERATIONS 14
C.2 MATERIALS FROM THE ALTERATIONS, CREDIT, ETC. 14
C.3 DISPOSAL OF DEBRIS ETC. 14
C.4 MAKING GOOD DAMAGED WORK 14
C.5 FORMING NEW OPENINGS OR ALTERING OPENINGS IN EXISTING WALLS 14
C.6 BUILDING UP OPENINGS 14
D EARTHWORKS 15
D.1 SITE CLEARANCE (REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL OF VEGETATION, TREES, ETC.) 15
D.2 EARTHWORKS (GENERAL) 15
D.3 SINKHOLES AND SUBSIDENCE 15
D.4 CLASSIFICATION OF MATERIALS TO BE EXCAVATED 15
D.5 FILLING 15
D.6 SOIL INSECTICIDES 15
E CONCRETE, FORMWORK AND REINFORCEMENT 16
E.1 STRUCTURAL WORKS 16
E.2 MINOR WORKS 16
E.3 FOUNDATIONS 16
E.4 STRONGROOMS 16
F PRECAST CONCRETE 17
F.1 STRUCTURAL WORKS 17
F.2 MINOR WORKS 17
G MASONRY 18
G.1 MASONRY WALLING 18
G.2 GLASS BLOCKWORK 19
G.3 PAVING 20
G.4 NATURAL STONEWORK 20
G.5 INSULATION 21
G.6 MISCELLANEOUS 22
H WATERPROOFING 23
H.1 MATERIALS 23
H.2 APPLICATION 23
H.3 WATERPROOFING SURFACE FINISHES/PROTECTION 23
H.4 JOINT FILLERS/SEALANTS 24
I ROOF COVERING, CLADDINGS, ETC. 25
I.1 GENERAL 25
I.2 SLATERS, TILES AND SHINGLES 25
I.3 THATCH ROOFING 25
I.4 PROFILED SHEETING OF METAL, FIBRE-CEMENT, PLASTIC, ETC. 25
I.5 THERMAL INSULATION 28
I.6 FLAT SHEET METAL 28
I.7 FLASHINGS 29
J CARPENTRY AND JOINERY 31
J.1 STRUCTURAL TIMBERWORK (FLOORING) 31
J.2 STRUCTURAL TIMBERWORK (ROOFING) 31
J.3 STRUCTURAL LAMINATED TIMBER 31
J.4 TIMBER BUILDINGS 31
J.5 FASCIAS AND BARGE BOARDS 31
J.6 JOINERY MATERIALS 31
J.7 JOINERY 33
J.8 WOOD SKIRTINGS, QUADRANT BEADS, RAILS, ETC. 34
J.9 WOOD WINDOW/DOOR FRAMES 35
J.10 PVC-U WINDOW/DOOR FRAMES 35
J.11 POLYME COMPOUND WINDOW/DOOR FRAMES 35
J.12 WOOD DOORS 35
K CEILINGS, PARTITIONS AND ACCESS FLOORING 36
K.1 CEILINGS 36
K.2 PARTITIONS 38
K.3 ACCESS FLOORING 40
L FLOOR COVERINGS, WALL LININGS, ETC. 41
L.1 PREPARATION 41
L.2 MATERIALS 41
L.3 THERMOPLASTIC AND SIMILAR FLEXIBLE COVERING 41
L.4 WOOD FLOORING (SOLID AND LAMINATE) ON SOLID SUBSTRATES 41
L.5 TEXTILE FLOORING 44
M IRONMONGERY 45
M.1 GENERAL 45
M.2 FASTENERS 45
M.3 LOCKS, LATCHES AND ASSOCIATED FURNITURE FOR DOORS 45
M.4 HINGES 45
M.5 DOOR CLOSERS 46
M.6 BLINDS 46
M.7 NUMBER/NAME PLATES 46
M.8 DRAWER RUNNERS/SLIDES 46
M.9 FIXING 46
M.10 PROPRIETARY KITCHEN CUPBOARDS 47
M.11 PROPRIETARY STEEL FURNITURE 47
N STRUCTURAL STEELWORK 48
N.1 STRUCTURAL STEELWORK 48
N.2 COATING 48
N.3 LIGHT STEEL, FRAME BUILDING 48
0 METALWORK 49
O.1 METALS 49
O.2 DOORS, WINDOWS, CURTAIN WALLING, SHOPFRONTS, ETC. 49
P PLASTERING 54
P.1 SCREEDS, TOPPINGS, TERRAZZO 54
P.2 EPOXY FLOORING 58
P.3 PLASTER 58
Q TILING 60
Q.1 MATERIALS 60
Q.2 TILING WORK 60
Q.3 JOINTING 61
Q.4 MOVEMENT JOINTS 62
Q.5 CLEANING 63
R PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE 64
R.1 RAINWATER DISPOSAL 64
R.2 STORMWATER DRAINAGE 65
R.3 SEWERAGE 66
R.4 WATER SUPPLY 67
R.5 ELECTRIC GEYSERS AND SOLAR WATER HEATERS 69
R.6 PIPE INSULATION 69
R.7 GAS SUPPLY 69
R.8 FIRE EQUIPMENT 69
R.9 SANITARY PLUMBING 70
S ELECTRICAL WORKS 73
S.1 EARTHWORKS 73
S.2 CABLE DUCTS (UNDERGROUND) 73
S.3 MATERIALS AND INSTALLATION 73
S.4 TESTING 74
S.5 LIGHTNING PROTECTION 74
T MECHANICAL WORKS 75
T.1 INSTALLATION 75
T.2 BUILDING PENETRATIONS 75
T.3 LOCATION AND ACCESS 75
T.4 VIBRATION SUPPRESSION 75
U GLAZING 76
U.1 MATERIALS 76
U.2 GLAZING 76
U.3 MIRRORS 77
V PAINTWORK 78
V.1 MATERIALS 78
V.2 PREPARATION OF SURFACES 79
V.3 COLOURS 81
V.4 PREPARATION FOR PAINTING 81
V.5 KNOTTING, STOPPING, FILLING AND PRIMING 81
V.6 ON-SITE PRE-TREATMENT AND PRIMING OF NON-FERROUS METALS AND STAINLESS STEEL 82
V.7 APPLICATION OF PAINT 83
V.8 PAINT SYSTEMS FOR ON-SITE APPLICATION 83
V.9 SIGNWRITING AND GILDING 88
W PAPERHANGING 89
X EXTERNAL WORK 90
X.1 LANDSCAPING 90
X.2 RETAINING STRUCTURES 93
X.3 ROADWORK 94
X.4 CONCRETE CULVERTS, KERBS AND CHANNELS 97
X.5 FENCING 98
X.6 PRECAST CONCRETE PANEL WALLING 100
X.7 TIMBER DECKING 100