REAC - Unit - Floors


Floors

The visible horizontal surface system within a room or area underfoot; the horizontal division between 2 stories of a structure.

 

This inspectable item can have the following deficiencies:

  • Bulging/Buckling
  • Hard Floor Covering Missing/Damaged Flooring/Tiles
  • Mold/Mildew/Water Stains/Water Damage
  • Peeling/Needs Paint
  • Rot/Deteriorated Subfloor
  • Soft Floor Covering Damage

 

Bulging/Buckling

Deficiency: A floor is bowed, deflected, sagging, or is no longer aligned horizontally.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: You see bulging, buckling, sagging, or a lack of horizontal alignment.

 

Hard Floor Covering Missing/Damaged Flooring/Tiles

Deficiency: You see that hard flooring, terrazzo, hardwood, ceramic tile, sheet vinyl, vinyl tiles, or other similar flooring material, is missing section(s), or presents a tripping or cutting hazard, associated with but not limited to holes or delamination.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: For any single floor surface, you see deficiencies in areas of the floor surface. You estimate that 5% to 10% of the floor is affected, and there are no safety problems.

Level 2: You estimate that 10% to 50% of any single floor surface is affected, but there are no safety problems.

Level 3: You estimate that more than 50% of any single floor surface is affected by Level 1 deficiencies.

-OR The condition causes a safety problem.

 

Mold/Mildew/Water Stains/Water Damage

Deficiency: You see mold or mildew that may have been caused by saturation or surface failure or evidence of water infiltration or other moisture producing conditions.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: On 1 floor, you see evidence of mold or mildew, such as a darkened area, over a large area (4 square inches to 1 square foot). You may or may not see water.

Level 3: On 1 floor, you estimate that a very large area (more than 1 square foot) of its surface has been substantially saturated or damaged by mold or mildew. The floor surface may have failed.

 

Peeling/Needs Paint

Deficiency: For floors that are painted, you see paint that is peeling, cracking, flaking, or otherwise deteriorated.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: The area affected is more than 1 square foot, but less than 4 square feet.

Level 2: The area affected is more than 4 square feet.

Level 3: N/A

 

Rot/Deteriorated Subfloor

Deficiency: The subfloor has decayed or is decaying.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: You see small areas of rot or spongy flooring that is more than 1 square foot, but less than 4 square feet.

Level 3: You see large areas of rot, more than 4 square feet, and applying weight causes noticeable deflection.

 

Soft Floor Covering Damage

Deficiency: You see damaged and/or missing soft floor covering.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: You estimate that only 5% to 10% of any single soft floor covering has stains, surface burns, shallow cuts, small holes, tears, loose areas, or exposed seams. The covering is fully functional, and there is no safety hazard.

Level 2: You estimate that 10% to 50% of any single soft floor covering has burn marks, cuts, tears, holes, or large sections of exposed seams that expose the underlying material. There is no safety hazard.

Level 3: You estimate that more than 50% of any single soft floor covering is damaged.

-OR Damage to the soft floor covering exposes the underlying material.

 


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