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Section C – Demolition

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Sectio II / 34-35 C.2 - Demolition - described whatever items to be
1. Description – stating which materials are 1. Location shall be given. demolished as shown in drawings
to be removed & which are remains. 2. Old materials became the property of the - measured as lump sum
2. Alteration to existing building & Contractor. - prepare a list of old materials for
temporary roofing & enclosures, if 3. Old materials can be re-used. No adjustment re-use
practicable, give qty. shall be made to the measured quantities of new
work in which such old materials are re-used.

C3 – Measurement
** Notes: - No detail given by SMM 1 for the items below.
ITEMS UNIT SMM 2 COMMENTS
Demolish individual items - state dimensions - stating the high or level of
structures - level of which structures to be demolished shall be stated demolished structure from existing
level
Cutting opening items - state the size of opening, type & thickness of existing
structure & treatment
Cutting back projections / Items - state dimensions & nature
cutting to reduce thickness
Fitting & fixtures Items - state size
Remove engineering & Items - State the nature of installation. Size or dimension must be
plumbing installation Stated
Remove finishing/ covering Items - state the nature if finishings/ coverings Shoring & scaffolding
- indicate the qty Deemed included
Shoring & scaffolding
1. incidental to - deemed to be included
demolition Items - 3 stages – provide & erect, maintain, clearing away
2. others
Section D – Excavation And Earthwork
SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS
Section III/2 - Site Clearance D2-D8 – Site Preparation

Items Unit Description Items Unit Description


Removing M D2 – Removing M - State nature & height
hedges hedges & location
Site Item By removal of tall - Deemed to include
Clearance grass, shrubs, disposal
bushes & small D3 – Clearing M2 - Deemed to include
trees < 300mm undergrowth disposal
girth and state area D4 – Removing No - Classified in stages
Topsoil M2 - State average Trees of 300mm girth
depth D5 – Tree (measured at height of
stumps 1.00m above ground)
- Deemed to include
disposal
D6 – Lifting M2 - State method of
turf preservation &
disposal
D7 – Topsoil M2 - State average depth
- Handling & disposal
of topsoil – clauses
D17-22
D8 – Item - Cutting down trees
Alternative (irrespective girth)
- State area
Section D – Excavation And Earthwork (Cont’d)

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Section III/ 1d – Volume to be measured D9 – Volume to be measured - all excavation measured in m3
1. Same as SMM 2 1. No allowance for any subsequent variations to
bulk or any extra space required for working
space

Section III/1f – Stages D10 – Depth of excavation


2. in 1.50m stages except oversite 2. < 0.25m
< 1.00m
< 2.00m
in 2.00m stages

Starting Level D11 – Starting Level


3. Not stated starting level in SMM 1 3. Stated and describe - “ground level”, “reduced
level”, “formation level”
Section D – Excavation And Earthwork (Cont’d)
Type of excavation

Items SMM 1 – Section III/3-10 SMM 2 – D12 COMMENTS


Curved Excavation, Exc. Not stated Shall be described
Around pile, exc. in rock
Exc. To reduce level - < 300mm – m2, state average - m3
depth
Exc. Basement - m3, measured to the outside of - m3, Deduct existing voids
foundation
- existing voids to be deducted
- basement walls to be covered
externally with damp proof, working
space 600mm to be covered
Exc. Pits to receive - < 1m3 – Nos - m3, State Nos & starting area
column base - where the foregoing > 1.50m - Pits dimension < 1.25m bothway
depth, min. excavation measurement shall be given separately
1.25m x 1.25m
Exc. Trenches - m3 - m3, State starting level
Exc. Pile caps - m3 - m3
Exc. Trenches to receive - m, stating the depth in 150mm - m, State starting level
pipe - Average depth to the nearest 0.25m
Ext. around services - No, As EO to excavations
crossing
Exc. Alongside - m, As EO to excavations
services / groups of
services
Breaking up concrete, - break surface concrete – m2 - m2, As EO to excavations
paving - break brickwork, concrete – m3 as
EO
Exc. Below ground - m3, As EO to excavations
water level
Section D – Excavation And Earthwork (Cont’d)
Disposal of Water

Items SMM 1 – Section III/12 SMM 2 – D15,D16 COMMENTS


Keep the surface of site & exc. Same as SMM 2 - Measured in items -dewatering
Free of water
Keeping the exc. Free of ground Same as SMM 2 - Measured in items
water

Disposal of Excavated Material

Items SMM 1 – Section III/11 SMM 2 – D18,19,21,22 COMMENTS


Disposal on site - Disposal can be included or - m3 For disposal to a
measured separately - Location of such deposits designated area provided
- State the limits of site - Average distance fr. exc. In metre / by client, distance must be
defined kilometer given
Disposal off site - Not stated - m3
Topsoil for re-used - Not stated - m3
- Location of such deposits
- average distances fr. the excavation
in metre / kilometer
Topsoil removed fr. Site - Not stated - given separately
Section D – Excavation And Earthwork (Cont’d)
Filling

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


- No detail given D23 – Classification
1. Material from excavation.
2. Material from excavation specified to be
selected / treated.
3. Material to be obtained off site.

D24 – Measurement
1. Thickness stated – thickness after compaction.

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Filling to exc. Other - Not stated - D25, m3
than to service trenches
Filling to make up level - Not stated - D26, > 250mm thk – m3
- < 250mm thk – m2
Hardcore to vertical / - Section III/15 - D28, > 0.25m – m2
battering faces - > 300mm – m3 - < 0.25m – m, stating height
- < 300mm – m2, state thickness
Hardcore to sinkings - Not stated - D29, m / No
Surface treatment - refer to Section IV/2c, m2 - D30, m2
Trimming rock surface - Not stated - D31, curved work shall be so
described
Blinding - Not stated - D32, m2
Puddle lining - Section III/14 - D33, > 300mm thk – m3
- Same as SMM 2 - < 300mm thk – m2
Geotextiles - Not stated - D34, m2,state the type, horizontal,
raking, vertical & curved work
Section E – Piling & Diaphragm Walling

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


1. starting level shall be stated
2. An item for bringing to site and removing from
site all plant
3. An item for maintaining plant on site
4. Separate headings
a. Bored cast-in-place concrete piles
b. Driven shell cast-in-place concrete
piles
c. Pre-formed concrete piles
d. Pre-formed prestressed concrete
piles
e. Pre-formed concrete steel piles
f. Timber piles
g. Isolated steel piles
h. Interlocking sheet piles
5. The following shall be given separately
a. Preliminary piles
b. Test piles
c. Contiguous bored piles
d. Raking piles
e. Piles to be extracted shall be
identified and given separately
Section E – Piling & Diaphragm Walling (Cont’d)
Items SMM 1 SMM 2 – E5 COMMENTS
Piles other than cast in - Total Nos. of piles stating length
situ & interlocking - Size & weight of heads & shoes stated
sheet piles - Total driven depth in metre
Cast in-situ piles - giving in metre - Total Nos. of piles
- heads and shoes – in Nos. - The concreted length in metre
- cutting – in Nos - Total driven / bored depth, stating the
max. depth
Interlocking steel - m2 - Measured in m2, < 12m
piles - include handling and 12m – 24m
transporting > 24m
- > 3m, stages 1.50m - m, Corner, junction, closure & taper
- shall stated whether is left or piles as EO
drawn
- m, corner and junction pile
- m, cutting/burning
Pile extension - m, total no. of pile extensions
- total length of pile estensions
< 3.00 m
> 3.00 m
Bakau Piles - in Nos
- giving the diameter, method of
driving and testing
- classified in length as < 3m, in
1.50m stages
Section E – Piling & Diaphragm Walling (Cont’d)
E12 - Diaphragm Walls
** Notes: - No detail given by SMM 1 for the items below.
Items Unit SMM 2
Excavation M3 - state the wall thickness and maximum depth
- volume of exc. Calculated fr. nominal lengths & depths of walls
Exc. In rock M3 - as EO
Disposal M3
Concrete M3 - stating wall thickness & spec of concrete mix
Trimming & cleaning the M2
faces
Reinf Kg - include add. Weight of stiffening, lifting & supporting steel cast in
Waterproof joints Item
Guide walls M
Top of walls & reinf. To M - state thickness
receive cappings
Prepare cast in pockets / m/item
chases
Remove guide wall M - stating limitation on method of disposal
Section F – Concrete Work

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Section IV/2 – Generally F1 – Generally
1. No deduction for 1. Beds, slabs to receive further finish, laid to slopes < 150 from
a. Volume of steel horizontal/ >150 from horizontal shall be described.
b. Opening in wall, 2. No deduction for
floors, roof slabs, roadway of d. Volume of steel
0.20m2 e. Voids due to boxed / tubular steelwork < 0.05m2 sectional
c. Voids < 0.05m3 area
f. Voids < 0.05m3 other than voids in soffits of troughed or
coffered slabs
Not stated F2 – Classification of Size
1. Classifications :
< 100mm
100mm – 150mm
150mm – 300mm
> 300mm
2. The stated thickness of walls, beds, slabs shall exclude
projections.
Section IV / 20 F4 – Joints
1. Expansion joints – measured 1. Designed joints – waterstop, expansion, compression
in m a. In formation of bays – m
b. Complex shape – No
2. Particulars shall be given in description :-
a. Formwork
b. Treatment of reinforcement crossing the joint
c. Waterstop, expansion, compression jointing & pointing
material
Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)
SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS
Not stated F5 – Finished Cast On To Concrete

1. Distinguishing between sides, soffits & upper surfaces – m2


- as EO to the concrete stating the mix & thickness of the
finish
Not stated F6 – Labours On Concrete

Items Unit Description


Treating the surfaces of M2
unset concrete
Hacking faces of M2
concrete
Grinding, sand blasting M2 -works to soffits > 3.50m
& similar treatments high kept separately state
the height in 1.50m stages
Channels, chases to be M
cut
Mortices, pockets, holes No - subsequent grouting
included in description
state the mix of grout
Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)
Concrete Categories

Items SMM 1 – Section IV/3-19 SMM 2 – F3 COMMENTS


Foundation in - m3, where less than 300mm thick - m3
trenches shall be given separately
Isolated foundation - in small bases for fencing post in No - m3, stating the number
bases - in m3, where less than 300mm thick
shall give separately
- Foundation < 0.15m3 – m3,state the
number
Casings to steel - cement grouting – m2 - m3, stating the number
grillages
Casings to steel - m3 - m3
ground beams
Pile Caps - m3, stating the number
Beds - < 300mm thick – m2 state thickness - m3, deemed to include thickening,
- > 300mm thick – m3 exclude upstands, stating thickness
- Thickening shall be measured in m as
EO the bed. Width and thickness stated
include excavation, hardcore and
formwork
Suspended slabs - m2, state thickness - m3, deemed to include thickening,
- measurement take across beams exclude upstands, stating thickness
- slope floors shall be given separately
Coffered or troughed Not stated - given separately, stating the thickness
slabs - volume of troughs/coffers shall be
deducted
Upstands, kerbs, - m, including formwork, angels, ends - m3
copings, sills and intersaction
Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)
Concrete Categories

Items SMM 1 – Section IV SMM 2 – F3 COMMENTS


Walls - < 300mm – m2, state the thickness - m3, include kickers, attached columns,
- > 300mm – m3 stating thickness
- measurement take btw
piers/projections
Fascias, fins - m3, stating thickness
Beams -m3 - m3
Columns - m3 - m3

Steps, staircases - steps, staircase, strings – m3 - m3, deemed to include strings and
- Landing slabs – m2 landings
Tops and cheeks of Not stated - m3, stating the thickness
dormers
Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)
Reinforcement

Items SMM 1 – Section IV/21-25 SMM 2 – F8-F9 COMMENTS


Bar Reinforcement - kg - kg / tones stating diameter.
- include cutting to length, hooked - Categories
ends and bending - straight and bend bars,
- Categories include hooked bars
- general - curved bars irrespective of
- links, stirrups, bindings radius
- indented bars - Links, stirupps, binders
- bar > 12m in stages of 3m - Spaces & chairs not at the
- helical reinforcement contractor’s choice
- Work requiring special bending - Horizontal bars & bars sloping < 300
from horizontal over 12m stating the
length in further stages of 3.00m.
- Vertical bars & bars sloping > 300 from
horizontal over 6m stating the length in
further stages of 3.00m.

Fabric Reinforcement - m2 - No allowance made for laps.


- measured net area - No deduction for voids < 1.00m2.
- no deduction for opening > 1m2 - In m2 stating the mesh, weight / m2,
min extend of sides & end laps.
- Temporary strutting given in
description, > 3.50m stated the height in
further stages of 1.50m.
Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)
Formwork

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Section IV/26-27 F10- Generally
1. No deduction for voids < 1.00m2. 1. No deduction for voids < 1.00m2.
2. m2, to small features shall be in No. 2. Formwork – permanent character to be left shall
3. Formwork left shall be described. be so described – impossible to remove.
3. Formwork to curved surface stating geometrical
nature & radius.
4. Formwork to soffits > 3.50m high described 4. Formwork to soffits < 1.00m high shall be
stating height in further stages of 0.50m. described.
5. Formwork to soffits > 3.50m high shall be so
described stating height in further stages of
1.50m.

Formwork Categories

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Foundation & Beds Section IV/28a,h F11
1. Soffit of slab for thickness > 1. Formwork to edges & faces of
300mm shall be given separately foundations (bases, pile caps &
2. Edges – m where < 300mm, beds) & ground beams
stages in 100mm > 1.00m – m2
< 1.00m – m,
stating height - <250mm
250mm – 500m
500mm – 1.00m
2. Formwork to kickers for walls – m
Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)

Formwork Categories

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Slabs, 1. sloping surfaces measured F12
Staircases & in m2 1. Measured in m2.
Landings 2. Classification
- Horizontal
- Sloping < 150 from horizontal
- Sloping > 150 from horizontal

Items Unit Description


Formwork to soffits of M2 - state thickness in
solid slabs > 200mm thick stages of 100mm
Formwork to sloping M2
upper surfaces of slab >
150 from horizontal
Formwork to edges of M - Categories
slabs, steps, risers to <250mm
staircase 250mm – 500mm
500mm – 1.00m
Formwork to edges of M - stating max. width
staircase flights
Formwork to ends & M - Categories
perimeters of openings > <250mm
1.00m girth 250mm – 500mm
> 500mm, depth
shall be stated

Section F – Concrete Work (Cont’d)


Formwork Categories

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Walls IV/29-30 F13
1. m2, measured on both sides of 1. m2, stating vertical / battered.
walls 2. Formwork inside stairs wells, lifts wells given
separately.
3. Vertical surfaces > 3.50m, shall be measured as EO
for formwork.
4. Formwork is required to 1 side of wall shall be
stated, stated the method of uploading the other
faces.
Beams, IV/27e,28f F14
Casings, 1. m2, sides and soffits of beams 1. m2
Cantilevers & and lintels 2. Classification
The Like 2. Formwork to secondary beams - Horizontal
measured up to sides of main - Sloping < 150 from horizontal
beams. No deduction from the - Sloping > 150 from horizontal
formwork of the main beam 3. Formwork to secondary beams measured up to
where secondary beam sides of main beams. No deduction from the
intersects it. formwork of the main beam where secondary
3. Formwork to beams intersect beam intersects it.
with columns measured up to 4. Formwork to beams intersect with columns
them on all sides. No measured up to them on all sides. No deduction
deduction from formwork to from formwork to columns at intersection.
columns at intersection. 5. Formwork to sloping upper surfaces of beams be
measured > 150 from horizontal.
Pilasters & 1. m2 F15
Columns 1. m2
2. No deduction for beam intersection.
Section L – Roofing

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Same as SMM2 L2-Measurement
1. No deduction for voids < 0.50m2
2. Work to curved, conical and spherical roofs shall
described stating the radius

Slate or Tile Roofing

Items SMM 1 Section X/1-10 SMM 2 L3-L15 COMMENTS


Roof covering - m2 - m2, stating the pitch
- vertical coverings shall be given separately
Eaves -m -m
- raking eaves and curved eaves shall be given
separately
Verges -m -m
- raking verges, curved verges shall be so described
Valleys -m - m as EO
- bedding and pointing in description
Ridges, hips - same as SMM2 - mitred hips and mitred vertical angles – m
and vertical - ridge tiles, hip tiles and vertical angle tiles – m
angles - bedding and pointing in description
Section L – Roofing (Cont’d)
Corrugated or Troughed Sheet Roofing Or Cladding

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 L16-L26 COMMENTS


Roof covering - m2
- covering > 50 degree shall be described
Bedding and -m
pointing
Ridge, hips, -m
vertical angles - capped ends, capped angles, capped interactions,
vents, finials ends - No
Barge boards - m, stating the width or girth
Flashing/ - m, stating the width or girth
expansion
joints

Others

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Roof decking - m2
- covering > 500 shall be described
Bitumen-felt - roof covering > 300mm wide – m2
roofing - < 300mm wide, m stating width in stages of 150mm
- Classifications-
- flat coverings < 100
- slope covering > 100 < 500
- slope covering > 500 and vertical coverings
- covering < 1.00m2 – Nos
- flashing – m, stating width or girth in stages of
150mm
Section L – Roofing (Cont’d)
Others (Cont’d)

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Sheet metal - as clauses in asbestos sheet - m2
roofing covering - Classifications-
- flat coverings < 100
- slope covering > 100 < 500
- slope covering > 500 and vertical coverings
- covering < 1.00m2 – Nos
- Long strip roofing kept separate stating length of roof
slope to be covered
- < 4m
- 4m – 6m
- 6m – 8m
- > 8m
- Nailing shall be given in metres stating the spacing
Felt Roofing X/24-26
- m2
- vertical work & work > 300 shall
give separately
Asbestos Sheet X/27-30
Covering - m2
- vertical sheeting and sheeting >
600 shall give separately
- bedding and pointing – m
- ridges – m, described lap
- capped ends – Nos
- hip capping, barge boards, corner
piece, flashings, lourves, jamb and
lintel - m
Section M – Woodwork

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


M1 - Generally
- stating sawn or wrought
- item required to be in one continuous length >
5.00m stating the length in further stages of 600mm
- curved items shall be described
XI- centering M2-M3 - Carcassing
- centering – nett area - m, stating the cross-section dimensions
- centering left shall be described - labours on sawn items shall be deemed to
- classified included
- vaulting – m2 - labours on wrot items shall be measured
- soffits under 2m span and 300 mm wide – m -wrought surface on sawn items – m, stating width /
- soffits under 2m span, > 300mm wide – m2 girth
- soffits > 2m span - No
XI – Timber M4 – M12 – First Fixings
1. wrought timber shall be given separately 1. Boarding and flooring
2. structural timber – m  State thickness, method of jointing and fixing
3. timber > 5m length shall be given separately  M2
4. classifications  Classification
 lintel - floors
 floor joist - walls
 partitions - ceilings and beams
 trussed partitions - roofs
 rafters - domers
 ceiling joints and collars - gutter
 purlins, ceiling beams, struts - eaves, verge, fascias – m
 trussed purlins and beams  no addition for joints or laps
 roof principals  no deduction for voids < 0.50m2
 members fixed in length < 1.00m shall be
described
Section M – Woodwork

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


XI – Timber M4 – M12 – First Fixings (Cont’d)
5. labours on timbers 1. Boarding and flooring (Cont’d)
 rebates and grooves, stating girth > 75mm  areas < 300mm width – m, stating the width
 chamfers and moulding, stating width >  Areas < 1.00m2 – No
75mm  Firrings – m, state width and average depth
 rebated, grooved, tongued or cross-tongued  Drips – m, state extreme size. < 300mm length
joints – No
6. roof boarding – m2  Bearers – m, stating extreme size, < 300mm
7. felt – m2 length – No
8. wall battening – m2, state size and spacings  Nosings and margins – m
9. floor fillets – m  Access traps, cesspools – NO
10. gutter boards&sides – m2  Angle fillets and tilting fillets – m, stating
11. boardings – m2 cross-section dim.
12. fascias and barge boards - m
 Open spaced grounds and battens – m2, stating
size, spacing
 Framework > 300mm wide – m2
 Framework < 300mm wide – m, stating width
XII-Joiner M13-M16 – Second Fixings
1. nosing to floors – m 1. unframed fixings
2. casements – m2  m
3. beads around casements – m  Classifications
4. sashes and cased frames – m2 a. Skirting
5. doors – m2, stated the No b. Architraves
6. plain window and door linings – m c. Stops
7. paneled lining – m2 d. Glazing beads
8. door frame – m e. Isolated shelves, work tops, seats
9. architraves - m f. Window boards, nosings, bed moulds
g. Handrails

Section M – Woodwork

SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


M13-M16 – Second Fixings (Cont’d)
 Sheet linings and casings
a External work shall be so described
b Sloping work shall be so described
c No deduction for voids < 0.50m2
d > 300mm wide to walls and ceiling
– m2
e < 300mm – m, stating width in
stages 100mm
f openings < 0.50m2 – No
g access panel 0 No as EO
M17-M30 – Composite Items Type of timber used. Specify
1. trussed rafters, roof trusses – No group of timber specifies, eg.
2. doors – No Resak
3. door frame and lining sets – m, stating the
extreme size and no. of lengths of cills,
mullions and transoms
4. door frames and lining where supplied together
with associated doors – No
5. casement and frames and window surrounds –
No
6. staircases and short flights of steps – No.
landing shall be included
7. balustrade - No
Section S – Floor, Wall And Ceiling Finishes
SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS
1. XI/24e- ceiling at height > 3.50m fr floor S1 – Information
shall described separately in stages of 1.50m 1. Shall be classified :
2. XIV/1 - No deduction for void < 0.50m2 a. internal work
b. external work
2. Work to pattern or > than 1 colour – shall be
described
3. work on different bases shall be kept separate
4. curved work shall be given separately
5. work to ceiling and beams, > 3.50m above floor
shall state the height in stages 1.50m
6. no deduction from the areas of finishings shall be
made for grounds
S2 – Insitu Finishings – Generally
1. m2
2. no deduction shall be made for voids < 0.50m2

In-situ Finishings

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Walls, ceilings, XIV/7-8 - ceiling shall be deemed to include sloping ceiling
beams, - plastering – m2 - angle screed, casing and similar beads – m, stating
columns - ceilings – measured btw walls type, size and method of fixing
- soffits of stairs give separately
Mouldings XIV/22 - architraves, mouldings, ceiling ribs, cornices etc – m,
- shall be measured stating girth of visible contour
- cornices with bracket / with flat or weathered tops
shall described
Section S – Floor, Wall And Ceiling Finishes (Cont’d)

In-situ Finishings (Cont’d)

Items SMM 1 SMM 2 COMMENTS


Staircase areas XIV/47 -all work to staircase shall be given separately
- treads, riser, strings – m - treads, risers – m, stating dimension
- non-slip insets – m - undercut risers shall be given separately
- nosings, inserts – m as EO
- strings and aprons – m, stating width
Floors VIII/2 - Classified
- paving, measured nett area, laid  slopes < 150. intersection on work to crossfalls
to slopes shall measured shall be deemed to be included
separately  > 150
- work in boiler room etc same - work in boiler room, machine room etc which
as SMM2 interrupted by seatings, channels, ducts shall be
- no deduction for voids < 0.50m described.
- Work to floor lay in bay shall be described, stating
average size of bays
- work to floors laid in 1 operation with base shall be
described
- filling in recessed manhole covers shall be so
described
Channels - m as EO
- channels to fall shall be so described
Skirtings and XIV/21 - m, stating height/ width
kerbs - m, stating height
Dividing strip, - m, stating size
cover strips,
cover fillets,
movement joints
Section S – Floor, Wall And Ceiling Finishes (Cont’d)

Beds and Backings

SMM 1 SMM 2 - S10 COMMENTS


XIV/24 - beds and backings to receive different types of
- screeded or floated beds-m2, stating thickness finishings shall be given separately
- gutter and channels in screeds - m - forming channels – m as EO

Tile, Slab and Block Finishings

SMM 1 XIV/36 SMM 2 - S11 COMMENTS


- a preamble item shall be given - particulars:
- m2  kind of tile
- skirting in m  size and thickness of tile
 shape of units
 nature of surface finish
 bedding
 treatment of joins
 layout of joints
- no deduction for voids < 0.50m2
- isolated units or access units - No

Metal Lathing

SMM 1 XIV/2-3 SMM 2 COMMENTS


1. measured nett, m2
Section S – Floor, Wall And Ceiling Finishes (Cont’d)
Flexible Sheet Finishings

SMM 1 SMM 2 - S12-S15 COMMENTS


No detail -particulars
 kind and quality of material
 thickness of material
 method of fixing
- m2, no deduction for voids < 0.50m2
- describe the extend of lap and type of seam
- cover strips over joints – m, stating size

Dry Linings And Partitions

SMM 1 SMM 2 - S16 COMMENTS


No detail - lining – m2, no deduction for voids < 0.5m2
- given separately in m, stating method of fixing
 sole plates
 head
 abutments
 intersections
 framings to openings
- work to isolated column – kept separate, state Nos
of column
- access panel – nos
Section S – Floor, Wall And Ceiling Finishes (Cont’d)
Suspended Ceilings, Linings And Support Work

SMM 1 SMM 2 - S17 COMMENTS


XIV/10,15 - particulars
- cornices –m  kind and quality
- cornices which are circular on plan shall give  size and thickness
separately  size and spacing of supports
- deduction of wall or ceiling plastering shall be  layout of joints
made on any face where width covered by a  treatment of joints
cornice > 150mm
 type, size and length of hangers
- coves > 25mm radius, measured in m, stating
girth  nature of structure to which brackets and
hangers fixed
 method of securing brackets and hangers to
structure
XI/24 - Lining – m2
- lining – m2 - no deduction for voids < 0.50m2
- cover strips – m - access panel - Nos

Fibrous Plaster

SMM 1 XIV/26-35 SMM 2 - S18-S23 COMMENTS


- a preamble shall be given - m2, no deduction for voids < 0.50m2
- cornices –m - forming openings < 0.50m2 – Nos
- shall not include any carpenter’s work - access panel – Nos
- Arches, domes, groined soffits – No, stating - Arches, domes, groined soffits – No, stating overall
overall size size
- covers, mouldings, cornices - m
Section S – Floor, Wall And Ceiling Finishes (Cont’d)
Fitted Carpeting

SMM 1 SMM 2 – S24-S29 COMMENTS


No detail - particulars
 kind and grade of carpeting
 dimensions of pattern
 method of fixing and treatment of joints
 nature of base
- plain and patterned carpeting shall be given
separately
- no deduction for voids < 0.50m2

Plaster Board

SMM 1 – XIV/4-5 SMM 2 COMMENTS


- m2 No detail
- sides and soffits of beams shall measured
together