Periodic Maintenance Of Wood Veneer Paneling
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- National Capitol Region Specifications - Cohen Building
- Wood and Plastics
- Architectural Woodwork
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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE OF WOOD VENEER PANELING
A. This procedure includes guidance on the periodic cleaning
of wood paneling with a non-ionic detergent to remove
surface dirt and oils. This procedure may be used prior
to refinishing work. For guidance on refinishing
interior wood, see 06400-10-R.
A. Non-Ionic Detergent: Concentrate, silicate buffered, non-
ionic, rinseless-type synthetic detergent, containing no
soaps, free alkali, solvents, abrasives, acids, caustics
and other deleterious materials, do websearch for product information,
some non-ionic detergents for use on wood include: Triton X-100 or Orvus paste
or approved equal; follow manufacturer's guidance in use of products.
B. Cloths: Soft, clean, and lint free
C. Clean, potable water
A. Protection: All surfaces adjacent to wood being cleaned
shall be protected during cleaning and the surface
restoration process. All damaged items shall be corrected
by the Contractor at no expense to the Government.
B. Surface Preparation: Test wash an inconspicuous area of
wood to verify that method and materials have no adverse
effect on existing finish.
3.02 ERECTION, INSTALLATION, APPLICATION
A. Dilute non-ionic detergent with water using proportions
as directed by manufacturer.
B. Damp wipe with sponge. Do not saturate wood.
C. Wipe dry with a clean dry cloth, rubbing in direction of
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