Painting and decorating

9.5.10Completed painting and decorating

Completed paintwork shall be to established levels of workmanship and suitably protected.

Painting and decorating should be complete, and:

  • surfaces that are not intended to be painted should be free of paintmarks
  • evenly applied, free from conspicuous runs or prominent brush marks, and the background or undercoat should not be visible
  • where ironmongery has been removed, it should be correctly replaced
  • removed and reapplied where spilt, splashed or badly applied
  • protected against dirt and damage until handover.