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FIREPLACE SCOPE OF WORK





Objective of this Scope of Work

► To ensure that the Fireplace(s) are installed in a manner consistent with all applicable building codes, manufacturer's instructions and warranty requirements, and acceptable construction practices.

Terms used in this document

►SITE SUPERINTENDENT: shall refer to any Company representative with authority to enforce this Scope of Work.
►SUBCONTRACTOR: shall refer to the Subcontractor's organization, its employees, or any representative of the Subcontractor assigned the authority to perform per this Scope of Work.

Acceptable Performance

Fireplace: General

► The fireplace shall be the size and type designated on the Work Order. It shall be a prefabricated unit and shall be installed by the Subcontractor per the manufacturer’s installation instructions.
► All installation shall be done by trained, experienced individuals.
► All fireplaces shall be installed level, plumb, and square, and must meet or exceed all fire and county, state, or local codes.
► No fireplace box may be out of line more than 1/4 inch. The fireplace should be installed in such a manner that when the face of the fireplace is installed the face shall fit snug against all walls. During installation care must be taken by the Subcontractor not to damage the work of other Subcontractors.
► The Subcontractor must correct any deficiency found during the inspection and the job must be 100-percent complete before payment will be made.

Fireplace: Installation

► Fireplaces shall be installed per plans.
► It is the responsibility of the Subcontractor to install deadwood as necessary.
► The framing Subcontractor should have installed all firestops. In the event the Subcontractor finds that firestops are missing the Site Superintendent should be notified immediately.
► The Subcontractor shall not damage another Subcontractor’s work. If any wood needs to be cut the Subcontractor should not damage the subfloor or any framing member.
► All chimneys shall be capped or a shroud installed per plans.
► All fireplaces shall be equipped with gas starters.
► If a propane adapter is required, it will be provided and installed by the Subcontractor.
► If the Subcontractor furnishes and installs the fireplace fronts, hearths, and mantels, they shall be installed per the manufacturer’s installation instructions.
► All fireplace faces, hearths, and mantles shall be installed square, level, and plumb. The face and/or mantel shall fit smoothly and snugly against the walls. There shall be no more than a 1/8-inch gap to be caulked on any side.
► The fireplace key, escutcheons, and information manuals shall be delivered to Builder's office. These will be included in the New Homeowner’s Manual given to the homeowner prior to closing.
► Any trash or debris shall be removed to the dumpster and the site and house must be cleaned before the job will be considered complete.
► Any items found during the final inspection that need correction shall be corrected before payment will be made.



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