HISTORIC PROPERTY ASSOCIATES
P.O. Box 1002
St. Augustine, Florida 32085-1002
DR. PECK HOUSE
SPECIFICATIONS FOR CARPENTRY REPAIRS & PAINTING
September 7, 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 building.
1.2 PRINCIPALS: Repair of a 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.
2.1 SASH, SHUTTERS, AND DOORS: Remove all sash in
which the glazing has hardened or cracked or which
exhibit other defects such as loose joints, and so
forth. 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
Remove all shutters from the building. Ensure that they
Peck House Specifications 1
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 AND DECK: Repair bottoms of posts by
replacing rotted portions with suitably sized
pressure-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 warped boards.
2. PAINTING AND GLAZING
3.1 GLAZING: Back-bed with high-quality glazing
compound, fasten with glazier's points and finish with
smooth, sharp bevels.
188.8.131.52 PRIMER: Moorecraft Outside Primer
184.108.40.206 PENETRATING AGENT: Penetrol
Peck House Specifications 2
220.127.116.11 TOP COAT, MASONRY: Moore's Acrylic
Flat Latex #105-**
18.104.22.168 TOP COAT, WOOD SIDING: Mooregard
Latex Low Luster #103-**
22.214.171.124 DOORS, SASH, SHUTTERS: Mooregard
Latex Low Luster #103-**
3.2.2 SURFACE PREPARATION:
126.96.36.199 MASONRY WALLS, SIDING, FACIA,
PORCHES, AND 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
pressure 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.
188.8.131.52 SASH, DOORS, SHUTTERS: Remove all
loose paint by scraping, brushing, and
sanding. Sand all sound finishes to ensure
proper adhesion of new finish.
Chemical Strippers are allowed on shutters,
provided that they are properly neutralized
Peck House Specifications 3
184.108.40.206 CAULKING: Rake out all old caulking
and replace with a high quality acrylic
material. Follow manufacturer's
instructions. Caulk all joints in siding on
west wing, in addition to all joints and
cracks around windows, doors, and so forth.
220.127.116.11 PRIMER: Coat all surfaces. Follow
manufacturer's instructions. On bare wood,
add one pint of Penetrol to each gallon of
primer to assist adhesion.
18.104.22.168 EXTERIOR WALLS, PORCH, AND TRIM:
Apply two coats of specified material,
following manufacturer's instructions.
22.214.171.124 SASH, DOORS, AND SHUTTERS: Apply
two coats of specified material, following
Peck House Specifications 4