This method statement covers the detailed procedure to be followed for Supply & Installation of Marble and Granite on floor, stairs, walls and counters and other areas as per the schedule of finishes for the project.
Site Engineer shall ensure that all materials shall be delivered to site comply with approved samples and shall be assigned at temporary storage locations at Site according to its fixing location. The fixing location of each individual stone panel shall be defined by level no. related identification marking to ensure compliance to the approved shop drawing and traceability. The stone panels shall be delivered to site on a Floor by Floor basis. All material and fixing material shall be off loaded to temporary loading area The material shall be handled with care in order to avoid any damage. The material shall be unloaded to the working area, if the site condition is allowed. The Stone panel shall be placed evenly on the floor slab and ensure the weight must not exceed the loading of weight of the slab. Each Panel, tile, to be checked against the following prior to installation:
Location of its temporary storage area
Within the control range
Within the fabrication tolerances.
Free from cracks, broken corner, chipped arises, scratches or defects.
Site Condition Checking And Setting Out
Site Engineer shall check site condition to ensure readiness for tile fixing. Main contractor shall sign off clearance to lay tile for each floor separately.
Store approved marble tiles near each work area.
All other work must be finalized prior to marble installation.
Check the surfaces indicated to receive stone flooring for compliance with requirements.
Clean concrete substrates to remove dirt, dust, debris and loose particles that could affect mortar bond.
Clean dirty or stained stone surface using clean water.
Dry-lay marble designated to each level. Submit inspection request for marble approval prior to final fixing at required level.
Apply water proof material to back of marble in two coats. Allow 1 hr pace between coats.