ABCD
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Demolition
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1If house is built before 1990, an absestos test has been administered
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2If absestos is detected, an environmental team has filed with WorkSafeBC
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3Any damange caused during demolition is noted and plans to repair have been made
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4All waste material is cleaned from the jobsite, and is swept each day after demolition
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5All screws and nails are removed from studs after removal of drywall
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6Dust barriers are erected to keep dust from travelling into other parts of the home
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7All waste material is legally disposed of at a city dump or recycling centre
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Preparation
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8Floor is leveled so that variance in any 10 foot length is less than 1/4" in height
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9The shower (including curb) is a minimum of 30" wide
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10Shower curb is between 4" to 6" wide
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11New bathtubs are protected with a plywood or cardboard cover during the renovation
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12Concrete or waterproof substrate is used on the tub surround
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Waterproofing
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13Minimum slope of 1/2" every 12" for any shower floors
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14An appopriate waterproofing membrane is correctly applied to the water-resistant substrate (recommended: Kerdi for showers, Redgard for tub surrounds)
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15Shower drains are properly sealed to divert all water through the drain
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16An overnight water-tightness test is performed to make sure the waterproofing system is functional
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17The edges of the shower floor or tub are siliconed after tile is installed
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Plumbing
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18Bathtub is level after installation
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19Toilets are installed with a new wax ring
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20The centre of the toilet drain is 15" from nearest fixture, and 30" from the next nearest drain
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21At least 24" of free space is left in front of the toilet
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Walls
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22All drywall installed is flush, plumb, and level. Any studs that are not flush are shimmed until they are level, or rebuilt.
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23All envelope walls contain insulation that meets the minimum requirement of the municipality
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24All envelope walls have a minimum 3mm poly sheeting vapour barrier
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25All openings cut into the vapour barrier are sealed with tuct tape
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26Only new drywall is used for installation
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27All new offcuts are double-bagged in clear bags and properly disposed of at a government authorized disposal or recycling centre
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28Three coats of mud and tape are applied to each joint and are completely flush, and plumb when finished
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29Drywall panels run perpendicular to studs
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30Drywall seams do not line up - ideally 4' spacing between each seam
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31Lights are a minimum of 8" from the nearest seam
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32Window edges do not line up with any seams
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33All panel edges are screwed to a stud or joist
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34Corner bead is used for corners
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Carpentry
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35All floor sills are pressure treated lumber
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36All wall-floor joints are covered with baseboard, and all windows and doors are surrounded by casing
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Tiling
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37Each tile has 90% coverage of mortar when placed
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38All tiles are flush with no protrusions (should be smooth to the touch)
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39All tiles have equal width grout lines with a miniumum width of 1/32" and maximum of 1/16"
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40All grout lines are straight
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41Grout is cleaned from the tiles immediately after installation
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42Grout is flat in each corner and is wiped clean from all other surfaces (including walls and baseboards)
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43Tile is installed under all new appliances or fixtures that sit on the floor
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Electrical
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44Outlets within 6' of a water source are GCFI
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45Any lights inside shower enclosures are at least IP65 or higher
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46There is one light switch near the entryway to the bathroom
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47Any pendant lights are 36" away from the edge of a tub or shower with a minimum height of 8'
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48Outlet at least 3' from the vanity
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49Bathroom fans are at least 1 CFM per square foot of floor space for 8 air changes per hour
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50High heat, or humidity bathrooms have a humidity sensor installed with the fan
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Painting
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51All holes have been properly filled and screws and nails were removed before painting
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52All electrical covers are removed before painting
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53Tape is used on all edges that are not meant to be painted
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54Drop cloths are used to protect surfaces from paint splatter, and all surfaces are free from splatter once completed
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55All baseboards are caulked (using latex caulking) to the floor, and to the wall
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56Electrical covers are installed once painting is complete
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Final
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57All surfaces are free from scratches, dents, cracks, knicks, scrapes, or any other damage
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58Counters are sealed using white (or other opaque) silicone caulking
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59The jobsite is kept clean and free from dust and debris throughout the project
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60All surfaces are dust-free and cleaned with a multi-purpose cleaner