Painting and decorating

9.5.9Other surfaces

Surfaces shall be finished to provide an even and consistent appearance, to established levels of workmanship.

For glazing rebates in windows and doors treated with stains:

  • linseed-oil putty should not be specified
  • appropriate sealants should be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.

The insides of metal gutters (other than aluminium) should be painted with a suitable protective paint.

Non-ferrous pipework (e.g. copper pipes) should be painted with the normal decorative finishes.