REAC - Unit - Bathroom


Bathroom

A room equipped with a water closet or toilet, tub and/or shower, sink, cabinet(s) and/or closet.

 

This inspectable item can have the following deficiencies:

  • Bathroom Cabinets - Damaged/Missing
  • Lavatory Sink - Damaged/Missing
  • Plumbing - Clogged Drains
  • Plumbing - Leaking Faucet/Pipes
  • Shower/Tub - Damaged/Missing
  • Ventilation/Exhaust System – Inoperable
  • Water Closet/Toilet - Damaged/Clogged/Missing

 

Bathroom Cabinets – Damaged/Missing

Deficiency: You see damaged or missing cabinets, vanity tops, drawers, shelves, doors, medicine cabinets, or vanities.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: You see damaged or missing cabinets, vanity tops, drawers, shelves, doors, medicine cabinets or vanities that are not functioning as they should for storage or their intended purpose.

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: N/A

 

Lavatory Sink – Damaged/Missing

Deficiency: A basin (sink) is missing or shows signs of deterioration or distress.

Note: If you see the stopper near the sink area, do not record it as a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: The sink can be used, but you see either of these:

- There are cracks or extensive discoloration in more than 50% of the basin;

-OR A stopper is missing.

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: The sink cannot be used, because the sink or associated hardware is missing or has failed.

 

Plumbing – Clogged Drains

Deficiency: Water does not drain adequately in the shower, tub, or basin (sink).

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: Water does not drain freely, but the fixtures can be used.

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: The fixtures are not usable, because the drain is completely clogged or shows extensive deterioration.

 

Plumbing – Leaking Faucet/Pipes

Deficiency: You see that a basin, shower, water closet, tub faucet, or associated pipes are leaking water.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: You see a leak or drip that is contained by the basin, and the faucet or pipe can be used.

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: You see a steady leak that is adversely affecting the area around it.

-OR The faucet or pipe cannot be used.

 

Shower/Tub – Damaged/Missing

Deficiency: The shower, tub, or components are damaged or missing. This includes associated hardware, such as grab bars, shower doors, etc.

Note:

  1. This does not include leaking faucets and pipes.
  2. If you see the stopper near the shower/tub area, do not record it as a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: A stopper is missing.

Level 2: The shower or tub can be used, but you see cracks or extensive discoloration in more than 50% of the basin.

Level 3: The shower or tub cannot be used for any reason. The shower, tub, faucets, drains, or associated hardware is missing or has failed.

 

Ventilation/Exhaust System – Inoperable

Deficiency: The apparatus used to exhaust air has failed.

Note:

  1. If a resident has blocked an exhaust fan but it can function properly, do not record this as a deficiency.
  2. If a resident has disconnected a fan, consider it functional if it can be immediately reconnected for your inspection.
  3. If there was never a bathroom fan, do not record this as a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: An exhaust fan is not functioning.

-OR A bathroom window cannot be opened.

Level 3: N/A

 

Water Closet/Toilet – Damaged/Clogged/Missing

Deficiency: A water closet/toilet is damaged or missing.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: Fixture elements, seat, flush handle, cover etc., are missing or damaged.

-OR The toilet seat is cracked, or the hinge is broken.

Level 3: The bowl is fractured or broken and cannot retain water.

-OR The water closet/toilet is missing.

-OR There is a hazardous condition.

-OR Th water closet/toilet cannot be flushed, because of obstruction or another defect.


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