HISTORIC PROPERTIES ASSOCIATES
SPECIFICATIONS FOR CARPENTRY REPAIRS & PAINTING
DR. PECK HOUSE
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
September 5, 1988
1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS -
1.1 SCOPE OF WORK This project involves the repair or
replacement of missing or deteriorated wood posts, sash,
shutters, doors, trim, and siding; and proper preparation,
priming, and painting of all exterior surfaces of the
1.2 PRINCIPALS Repair of an historic structure requires
that, whenever possible, the original fabric be retained. It
is important that the contractor understand this concept
before bidding on the work, since in many instances repair
of an element may be more expensive than replacement.
2. CARPENTRY -
2.1 SASH, SHUTTERS, & DOORS Remove all sash in which the
glazing has hardened and cracked or which exhibit other
defects such as loose joints, etc. Remove glazing and
lights as necessary, clean out caulking groove, and prime
all bare wood with white shellac. Repair rotted wood or
loose joints with epoxy saturation techniques.
Remove all shutters from building. Assure that they are
properly marked so that they can be replaced in their
original location. Repair as necessary. Duplicate all
missing moldings. Repair listed doors. Utilize epoxy
saturation techniques to preserve as much of the original
fabric as possible.
2.2 MOLDINGS, FACIA, TRIM Repair as necessary. Utilize
wooden patches and epoxy saturation to preserve as much of
the original fabric as possible.
2.3 PORCH POSTS & DECK Repair bottoms of posts by
replacing rotted portions with suitably sized presure-
treated material. Utilize epoxy adhesives. Check porch deck
framing. Repair as necessary to provide sound fastening
surface for deck. Secure deck to framing with treated
screws. Prebore deck.
2.4 SIDING Set all rusted nails through siding and
refasten with non-corrosive fasteners. Refasten all loose or
3. PAINTING & GLAZING
3.1 GLAZING Back-bed with high quality glazing compound,
fasten with glazier's points and finish with smooth, sharp
3.2 PAINTING -
3.2.1 MATERIALS -
220.127.116.11 PRIMER Moorecraft Outside Primer #14000
18.104.22.168 PENETRATING AGENT Penetrol
22.214.171.124 TOP COAT, MASONRY Moore's Acrylic Flat
Latex # 105-**
126.96.36.199 TOP COAT, WD. SIDING Moorgard Latex Low
Luster # 103-**
188.8.131.52 DOORS, SASH, SHUTTERS Moorgard Latex
Low Luster #
3.2.2 SURFACE PREPARATION -
184.108.40.206 MASONRY WALLS, SIDING, FACIA, PORCHES, &
TRIM Remove all loose paint by scraping,
brushing, and sanding. Only straight line or
orbital pad sanders will be allowed. Under
no circumstances will rotating disk sanders
or grinders, high preasure washers, or open
flame be allowed.
Feather edges of all sound finishes.
Wash entire surface with a trisodium
phosphate/Clorox solution applied with a
natural bristle brush to remove mold and
mildew. Rinse thoroughly with clear water.
220.127.116.11 SASH, DOORS, SHUTTERS Remove all loose
paint by scraping, brushing, and sanding.
Sand all sound finishes to assure proper
adhesion of new finish.
Chemical strippers are allowed on shutters,
provided however, that they are properly
neutralized after use.
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18.104.22.168 CAULKING Rake out all old caulking and
replace with a high quality acrylic material.
Follow manufacturer's instructions. Caulk all
joints in siding on the west and south sides
of the west wing in addition to all joints
and cracks around windows,doors, etc.
3.2.3 APPLICATION -
22.214.171.124 PRIMER Coat all surfaces. Follow
manufacturer's instructions. On bare wood,
add one pint of Penetrol to each gallon of
primer to assist in adhesion.
126.96.36.199 EXTERIOR WALLS, PORCH, & TRIM Apply two
coats of specified material, following
188.8.131.52 SASH, DOORS, & SHUTTERS Apply two coats
of specified material, following