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SURROUNDS SCOPE OF WORK





Objective of this Scope of Work

► To ensure that Surrounds for baths, shower, sinks, lavatories and all other applications 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 Builder 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

Surrounds: General

► All surround materials shall be of a type, brand, and grade specified and approved by Company. These standards may not be changed without the written approval of Company. If the type, brand, or grade is changed the Subcontractor must furnish to Company warranty and other information.
► A new set of plans is required for each house. Plans are subject to changes and modifications. It is the responsibility of the Subcontractor to have the new plans before beginning work. The Subcontractor will correct any errors that occur from using an incorrect set of plans at no cost to Company.
► All surround materials shall be installed per the manufacturer’s instructions, using materials, fasteners, adhesives, etc., as recommended by the manufacturer.
► Trained, experienced personnel shall do all installations.
► No visible gap against any wall or baseboard is acceptable.
► The Subcontractors shall furnish a turnkey job. This job shall include the preparation of the wall, the installation of underlayment, the installation of the surround, and full Warranty on all materials and installation.
► Color selections shall be made available to the Subcontractor prior to the beginning of the job.
► All walls will be fully prepped and clean before any surround material is installed.
► If any wall area is deemed unsuitable for the installation of the surrounds the Site Superintendent should be notified immediately.
► The Subcontractor shall apply underlayment, leveling compound, adhesive, etc., as required to achieve a professional, high-quality finished product.
► The Subcontractor shall furnish heaters as required.

Surrounds: Installation

► Walls shall be smooth after installation of surround material with no deviation more than 1/4 inch in 32 inches.
► Surround material shall be firmly attached with no bubbles, nail pops, lumps, bumps, etc.
► Pattern of surround material shall be laid correctly and in a manner that helps diminish any wall deflections.
► Underlayment shall not be visible.
► Surround materials shall transition smoothly into cabinets and tubs.
► Surrounds shall be inspected under normal interior lighting and also in sunlight from windows.
► Surrounds shall be protected from damage.
► House shall be clean with all working areas broom-swept.
► Debris and trash shall be removed to designated trash site.
► Left-over floor surround material shall be stacked in the garage, store room, or laundry area as instructed by the Site Superintendent.



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