Painting

 

Description Unit Tradesman Hours Labourer Hours
Acrylic, prepare and apply two coats
Walls m2 0.2
Ceilings and soffits m2 0.25
General timber/metal surfaces m2 0.23
Enamel, prepare and apply two coats
Walls m2 0.3
Ceilings and soffits m2 0.32
General timber/metal surfaces m2 0.3
Polyurethane, prepare and apply two coats to general m2 0.18
timber surfaces
Stain, prepare and apply two coats to general timber m2 0.2
surfaces
Add 50% for painting/staining to joinery and windows
Paper hanging, prepare and hang on
Ceilings m2 0.34
Walls m2 0.3

 

 

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Prepare Walls –   14.2  –    m2/hr
 Prepare Doors –   12.5  –    m2/hr
 Prepare Door Frames –   25.0  –    m/hr
 Burn Off / Heat Strip Paintwork –   1.1  –    m2/hr
 Internal Timber, 1 coat primer before fixing, generally –   6.7  –    m2/hr
 Internal Timber, 1 coat primer before fixing, timber lengths –   20.0  –    m/hr
 Internal Timber, knot, 1 primer, stop, 1 undercoat, 1 gloss –   1.7  2.1   m2/hr
 Internal Timber, touchup primer, 1 undercoat, 1 coat gloss –   3.1  3.8   m2/hr
 Internal Timber, polyurethane varnish, 2 coats –   3.3  –    m2/hr
 Internal Timber, polyurethane varnish, 3 coats –   2.2  –    m2/hr
 Internal Timber, linseed oil to hardwood, 2 coats –   3.6  –    m2/hr
 External Timber, windows and frames –   2.4  –    m2/hr
 External Timber, knot, 1 primer, 2 undercoats, 1 coat gloss, –   1.5  –    m2/hr
 External Timber, touchup primer, 2 undercoats, 1 coat gloss, –   2.0  –    m2/hr
 External Timber, 2 coats wood preservative –   4.0  –    m2/hr
 External Timber, 3 coats polyurethane varnish –   2.0  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, 2 coats emulsion to plaster –   8.0  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, 2 coats emulsion to brick/blockwork –   6.0  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, 1 mist, 2 coats emulsion to plaster –   6.0  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, 1 mist, 2 coats emulsion to brick/blockwork –   4.5  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, 1 primer, 1 undercoat, 1 gloss to plaster –   2.3  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, undercoat to door frame –   20.0  –    m/hr
 Internal Walls, gloss to door frame –   16.5  –    m/hr
 Internal Walls, undercoat to door –   7.1  –    m2/hr
 Internal Walls, gloss to door –   6.2  –    m2/hr
 External Walls, 2 coats sandtex to render/concrete –   2.5  –    m2/hr
 External Walls, 2 coats sandtex to brick/blockwork –   2.0  –    m2/hr
 External Walls, 1 sealer, 2 emulsion to render/concrete –   2.0  –    m2/hr
 External Walls, 1 sealer, 2 emulsion to brick/blockwork –   1.7  –    m2/hr
 Floors, epoxy paint –   2.9  –    m2/hr
 Ceilings, emulsion paint, 2 coats –   6.1  –    m2/hr
 Ceilings, emulsion paint, 3 coats –   5.0  –    m2/hr
 Ceilings, textured paint –   4.2  –    m2/hr
 Ceilings, artex finish –   4.1  –    m2/hr
 Internal Steelwork, 1 primer, 1 undercoat, 1 gloss 1.3  2.4  –    m2/hr
 External Steelwork, 1 primer, 2 undercoats, 1 gloss 0.9  1.7  –    m2/hr
 Guttering Steelwork, 1 coat primer, 2 undercoats, 1 gloss –   2.5  –    m/hr