REAC - Building Exteriors - Doors


Doors

Means of access to the interior of a building or structure. Doors provide privacy, control passage, maintain security, provide fire and weather resistance. Includes entry to maintenance areas, boiler and mechanical rooms, electrical vaults, storage areas, etc.

 

Note: This does not include unit doors.

 

This inspectable item can have the following deficiencies:

  • Damaged Frames/Threshold/Lintels/Trim
  • Damaged Hardware/Locks
  • Damaged Surface (Holes/Paint/Rust/Glass)
  • Damaged/Missing Screen/Storm/Security Door
  • Deteriorated/Missing Caulking/Seals
  • Missing Door

Damaged Frames/Threshold/Lintels/Trim

Deficiency: You see a frame, header, jamb, threshold, lintel, or trim that is warped, split, cracked, or broken.
 

Level of Deficiency:

 

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: At least 1 door is not functioning or cannot be locked because of damage to the frame, header, jamb, threshold, lintel, or trim.

Level 3: At least 1 entry door or fire/emergency door is not functioning or cannot be locked because of damage to the frame, header, jamb, threshold, lintel, or trim.

 

Comment:

Level 3: If the condition is a health and safety concern, you must record it manually under "Hazards (Health and Safety)."

 

Damaged Hardware/Locks

Deficiency: The attachments to a door that provide hinging, hanging, opening, closing, or security are damaged or missing. These include locks, panic hardware, overhead door tracks, springs and pulleys, sliding door tracks and hangers, and door closures.

 

Note:

  1. If a door is designed to have locks, the locks should work.
  2. If a door is not designed to have locks, do not record a deficiency for not having a lock.

 

Level of Deficiency:

 

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: One door does not function as it should or cannot be locked because of damage to the door’s hardware.

Level 3: One door's panic hardware does not function as it should.
- OR One entry door or fire/emergency door does not function as it should or cannot be locked because of damage to the door's hardware.

 

Comment:

Level 3: If the condition is a health and safety concern, you must record it manually under "Health and Safety: Hazards."

 

Damaged Surface (Holes/Paint/Rust/Glass)

Deficiency: Damage includes holes, peeling/cracking/no paint, broken glass, and significant rust. You see damage to the door surface that:
- May affect either the surface protection or the strength of the door.
- OR-May compromise building security.

 

Level of Deficiency:

 

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: One door has a hole or holes with a diameter ranging from ¼ inch to 1inch.

Level 3: One door has a hole or holes larger than 1 inch in diameter, significant peeling/cracking/no paint, or rust that affects the integrity of the door surface, or broken/missing glass.
- OR One entry door or fire/emergency door has a hole or holes with a diameter ranging from ¼ inch to 1 inch.

 

Damaged/Missing Screen/Storm/Security Door

Deficiency: You see damage to surfaces, including screens, glass, frames, hardware, and door surfaces.

 

Level of Deficiency:

 

Level 1: At least 1 screen door or storm door is damaged or is missing screens or glass, shown by an empty frame or frames.

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: A security door is not functioning or missing. ("Missing" applies only if a security door that should be there is not there.)

 

Deteriorated/Missing Caulking/Seals

Deficiency: Sealant and stripping designed to resist weather or caulking is missing or deteriorated.

 

Note: This applies only to entry doors that were designed with seals. If a door shows evidence that a seal was never part of its design, do not record a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

 

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: The seals/caulking is missing on 1 entry door, or they are so damaged that they do not function as they should.

 

Missing Door

Deficiency: A door is missing.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: A single missing building exterior door.

 

Comment:

Level 3: If the condition is a health and safety concern, you must record it manually under "Hazards (Health and Safety)."


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