REAC - Unit - Doors


Doors

Means of access to the interior of a unit, room within the unit, or closet. Doors provide privacy and security, control passage, provide fire and weather resistance.

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 Seals (Entry Only)
  • 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 bathroom door or entry door is not functioning or cannot be locked because of damage to the frame, header, jamb, threshold, lintel, or trim.

 

Damaged Hardware/Locks

Deficiency: The attachments to a door that provide hinging, hanging, opening, closing, surface protection, 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 a lock, the lock should work. If a door is designed without locks, do not record it as a deficiency.
  2. If a lock has been removed from an interior door, do not record this as a deficiency.
  3. 504 units have had locks removed. Before you start the inspection, you should be given a list of units relative to UFAS. Do not record these missing locks as deficiencies.
  4. For public housing, if a lock on a bedroom door is missing or damaged, do not record it as a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: A closet door does not function as it should because of damage to the door's hardware.

-OR A closet door that requires locking cannot be locked because of damage to the door's hardware.

Level 2: A door, other than a closet door, does not function as it should because of damage to the door's hardware.

-OR A door, other than a closet door, that requires locking cannot be locked because of damage to the door's hardware.

Level 3: A bathroom door or entry door does not function as it should because of damage to the door's hardware.

-OR A bathroom door or entry door that requires locking cannot be locked because of damage to the door's hardware.

 

Damaged Surface (Holes/Paint/Rust/Glass)

Deficiency: This 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.

Note: If the door is a bathroom door or entry door, this is a Level 3 deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: One interior door, not a bathroom or entry door, has a hole or holes with a diameter ranging from ¼ inch to 1 inch.

Level 3: One door has a hole or holes larger than 1 inch in diameter, significant peeling/cracking/no paint, rust that affects the integrity of the door surface, or broken/missing glass.

-OR If a bathroom door or entry door has Level 2 damage.

 

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, as shown by an empty frame or frames.

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: A security door is not functioning or missing.


Deteriorated/Missing Seals (Entry Only)

Deficiency: The seals and stripping around the entry door(s) to resist weather and fire are damaged or missing.

Note: This defect 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 it as a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: The seals are 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.

Note:

  1. If a bathroom or entry door is missing, record this as a Level 3 deficiency.
  2. If a bedroom door has been removed to improve access for an elderly or handicapped resident, do not record this as a deficiency.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: A door is missing, but it is not a bathroom door or entry door.

Level 2: Two doors or up to 50% of the doors are missing, but they are not bathroom doors or entry doors, and the condition presents no hazard.

Level 3: A bathroom door or entry door is missing.

-OR You estimate that more than 50% of the unit doors, not including bathroom doors and entry doors, are missing.


Did you find this article useful?



  • TracFax Implementation Checklist

      The following lists of items are beneficial to have during the initial implementation of TracFax Corporate. Not all items are required and can...

  • Managing Your Service Providers

    As a property manager, the TracFax system allows you to specify “preferred” service providers (the ones you know and trust) and “bl...

  • Managing Your Projects

    TracFax makes it simple for property managers to keep track of a large number of different projects. This guide will show you how to: Locate Your P...

  • Amending an Existing Project

    This guide will show you how to make the following changes to an existing project: Edit the Project Name/Description Add a Property Remove a Proper...

  • Managing Bids

    Once bids start to arrive for your project, you will need to manage the bids. This guide tells you how to: View the details of the bids you have r...