As a floor covering installer I use an undercut saw to remove a small amount of wood at the bottom of baseboards and door casings. How do I calculate the area of the paint that is affected for purposes of the minor repair and maintenance provision?
A job is considered minor repair and maintenance, rather than a renovation covered by the RRP Rule, if it disrupts six square feet or less of painted surface per room in a 30-day period. Calculate the area of painted surface disrupted based on the surface area of the component that is disrupted. For example, cutting a 1-inch strip off a door that is 36 inches wide would disrupt 36 square inches of painted surface, regardless of the width of the cut made by the saw blade.