Restoration Works

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Façade Cleaning, Water Jetting – Water Blasting –   25.0  –    m2/day
 Façade Cleaning, Acid Etching –   9.0  –    m2/day
 Façade Cleaning, Grit Blasting –   12.0  –    m2/day
 Cladding Restoration, Brickwork –   6.5  –    m2/day
 Cladding Restoration, Stonework courses –   20.0  –    m/day

Brickwork

Description Unit    Tradesman Hours Labourer Hours
Brickwork
Brickwork, stretcher bond
Veneer walls, standard 1000 bks 16.00 8.00
Facing, pointing and cleaning down m2 0.2 0.06

Blockwork

Description   Unit    Tradesman Hours Labourer Hours
Blockwork in walls, of hollow blocks        
  400mm x 200mm x 100mm m2 0.43 0.22
  400mm x 200mm x 150mm m2 0.5 0.25
  400mm x 200mm x 200mm m2 0.56 0.28
  400mm x 200mm x 200mm hollow block threaded over bar reinforcement m2 0.96 0.28
  Pointing and cleaning down m2 0.1 0.1
Labours and Filling        
  Fair raking cutting      
  100mm hollow block m 0.18 0.18
  200mm hollow block m 0.28 0.28
  Concrete filling to cores of hollow blocks      
  150mm hollow block m2 0.45  
  200mm hollow block m2 0.55  
  Lintel block, including filling      
  200mm wide x 200mm high x 200mm long m 0.4 0.14
  200mm wide x 400mm high x 200mm long m 0.54 0.18

 

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Thermalite Blockwork, under 100mm thick 1.8  2.5  3.2   m2/hr
 Thermalite Blockwork, under 100-150mm thick 1.4  1.9  2.5   m2/hr
 Thermalite Blockwork, over 150mm thick 1.2  1.6  2.1   m2/hr
 Lightweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100mm thick 1.5  2.2  2.9   m2/hr
 Lightweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100-150mm thick 1.4  1.9  2.1   m2/hr
 Lightweight Concrete Blockwork, over 150mm thick 1.2  1.6  2.0   m2/hr
 Heavyweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100mm thick 1.4  2.1  2.9   m2/hr
 Heavyweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100-150mm thick 1.2  1.6  2.1   m2/hr
 Heavyweight Concrete Blockwork, over 150mm thick 1.1  1.4  1.8   m2/hr
 Face Finish, Raked Out –   71.4  –    m2/hr
 Face Finish, Bag Rubbed –   29.4  –    m2/hr
 Face Finish, Flush Pointing –   17.6  –    m2/hr

Plasterboard

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Boarding to Plaster dabs 3.6  4.0  5.5   m2/hr
 Boarding to Stud-work/Metal Lathes 4.0  5.0  6.7   m2/hr
 Boarding 12mm nailed to studding –   12.5  –    m2/hr
 Boarding 19mm nailed to studding –   16.5  –    m2/hr
 Tape, Jointing and Sanding –   0.1  –    hrs/m

Plastering Production Rates

Description   Unit Tradesman Hours Labourer Hours
Solid Plaster        
  Render for wall tiling, cement and sand in one coat 13mm thick m2 0.2 0.1
Cement render, one coat 13mm thick on        
  Walls m2 0.25 0.11
  Soffits m2 0.28 0.11
  Columns m2 0.42 0.18
  Beams m2 0.42 0.18
Hardwall plaster, two coats 16mm thick on        
  Walls m2 0.42 0.18
  Soffits m2 0.5 0.2
  Columns m2 0.55 0.25
  Beams m2 0.55 0.25
  Skim coat hardwall plaster on soffits m2 0.22 0.08
  Plaster cove m 0.15  
  Plaster nosing m 0.15  

 

Plastering Production Rates

 

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Browning (undercoat), Internal Walls under 2.5m high 2.2  2.8  3.1   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Internal Walls over 2.5m high 2.1  2.6  2.8   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Reveals and Columns less than 100mm wide 9.9  10.0  10.1   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Reveals and Columns 100-200mm wide 5.2  5.4  6.4   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Reveals and Columns 200-300mm wide 3.3  3.6  3.9   m2/hr
 Covings –   5.0  –    m/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Internal Walls under 2.5m high 6.1  6.7  7.3   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Internal Walls over 2.5m high 5.5  6.1  6.7   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Reveals and Columns less than 100mm wide 12.6  13.8  15.4   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Reveals and Columns 100-200mm wide 7.7  8.3  9.8   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Reveals and Columns 200-300mm wide 4.5  5.0  5.5   m2/hr
 Plaster Board to Ceilings 3.2  4.5  5.5   m2/hr
 Plastering Ceilings, 1 Bonding, 1 Skimming 1.1  1.7  2.4   m2/hr
 Plastering Ceilings, Topcoat Skimming 2.7  3.2  5.4   m2/hr

Stonework

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Fix 0.5m2 Stones to Metal Support Frame 5.6  7.0  7.8   m2/day
 Fix 0.5-0.75m2 Stones to Metal Support Frame 7.2  9.0  10.1   m2/day
 Fix 0.75-1.0m2 Stones to Metal Support Frame 6.9  8.7  9.7   m2/day
 Fix Complex Stonework to Metal Support Frame –   1.8  –    m2/day
 Fix Curved Stone Cladding 6.9  8.0  9.2   m2/day
 Fix Stone Edge Beams/Window Reveals –   2.3  3.2   m2/day
 Fix Stone Soffits –   4.0  –    m2/day
 Stone Floors 6.9  10.4  12.2   m2/day
 Granite Wall Panels, First Fix –   1.3  –    m2/hr
 Granite Wall Panels, Second Fix –   1.1  –    m2/hr