Schedule: - Kitchen, pantry, serving room, bathroom.


Bathtub to be painted outside, four coats; last coat to be an enamel gloss coat.

Exposed Piping

All piping that shows, to be given one coat of white shellac.

Plaster Walls And Ceilings

Plaster walls, but not ceilings, in kitchen, pantry, and china closet and throughout bathroom, to be painted 1 coat sizing and 3 coats paint, last coat to contain varnish to leave gloss. All ceilings to be sized and tinted.

Glazing. - Plate Glass

Furnish and set 1/4-inch American polished plate glass for large lights in main house.

Double-Thick Glass

Glass not otherwise specified, to be first-quality double-thick German or American glass.

At completion, all glass to be thoroughly cleaned from oil, putty, paint, mortar, and plaster, and to be left whole.

Heating. - Furnace

Provide and set up complete, where Shown on plans, a hot-air furnace of approved make, to be of cast iron, with stated and sufficient area of grate and heating capacity to keep building at 70° temperature, Fahrenheit, when thermometer is at zero outside.

Smoke Pipe

To be 9-inch black iron pipe, fitted with close-fitting damper, also check-damper and proper cleanouts.


Furnish and set warm-air pipes and register boxes, to be of bright IX tinplate. Mark each pipe with the name of room it supplies. Cover risers with metal lath in partitions before plastering.

Dampers, Etc

Dampers for warm-air pipes, netting for register boxes, tin collars, casings, lining tin for protection from fire, to be supplied and set by Contractor.

The cold-air box is to be No. 24 galvanized iron, with all joints riveted tight, and with such bracing as will effectually prevent the sagging of the top. It is to be fitted to the cold-air inlet and at delivery inlet, and is to have a balanced, close-fitting damper which, when open, will give full passageway for air.


Furnish registers and connect to pipes, with valves in each. Registers to be of black-Japanned cast iron, with tin boxes and borders. In library, register is to be bronze; and in reception room, of white enamel, approved quality and design.

Schedule: - Registers are to be laid out according to an approved schedule submitted by each bidder, showing size, finish, etc., for each room, with size of supply pipe. Locations are to be as shown on lans or as approved in building, before proceeding with work.

Plumbing. - Materials, Connections, Etc

All drain, soil, waste, and vent pipes, and all fittings, are to be extra-heavy plain cast iron, painted outside 2 coats red lead.


All joints in cast-iron pipe are to be made tight with oakum and lead, well calked.

Lead Pipes

All lead, waste, and vent pipe branches are to be of best-quality drawn lead, of the following weights per foot:

1 1/2-mch................3 lbs.

2 -inch................4 lbs.

3 -inch................6 lbs.

4 -inch................8 lbs.

Connections Of Lead And Iron Pipes

All connections of lead and iron pipes are to be made by heavy brass ferrules, same size as lead, calked with lead.

Joints between ferrules and lead pipes, to be wiped.

All lead pipe joints to be wiped.


All vertical lines of soil and waste pipes, if not carried to drain below cellar floor, are to rest on brick piers at their base.

All vertical lines of iron pipe are to be held in place by pipe hangers or wrought-iron clamps, placed 5 feet apart. In horizontal lines, they must be not more than 10 feet apart.

All lead pipes are to be secured in place with metal tacks or brass clamps, placed 3 feet apart; and horizontal pipes are to be supported their entire length by carrying strips.

All brass pipe to be secure by brass pipe holders approved by the Architect.


All horizontal drain and waste pipes are to have a fall of not less than 1/4 inch to the foot.

All changes in direction must be made with Y (45°), 1/8 (22 1/2°), or 1/16 (11 1/4°) branches.

All connections with horizontal pipes must be made by Y branches. TYs (sometimes called "Sanitary Ts") may be used on vertical pipes.

All exposed brass-work to be nickel-plated, except in basement and kitchen, where it is to be polished.


Set Ys with extra-heavy brass screw-caps at each bend in horizontal lines, and 15 feet apart in straight lines; also cleanouts at ends of all horizontal lines.

All cleanouts to be same diameter as pipes with which they are connected.

Traps And Vents

Every fixture must be separately trapped. No traps are to be less than 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Each set of trays to have one trap.

All traps must be vented - 4-inch traps by 2-inch branches; 2 inch and 1 1/2-inch traps, by 1 1/2-inch branches.

Roof Flashings

All joints between roof and iron pipe must be made tight with 6-pound lead or 16-ounce copper flashings.


The water test must be applied to the entire system of piping, in the Architect's presence and to his satisfaction. All pipes and connections must remain uncovered until they have passed the test.

On completion of the work, after all fixtures are set, the smoke test will be applied, and must prove satisfactory to the Architect.