Everything You Need To Know About Glazing Inspection

This article will take a look at the process of glazing inspection and some of the key benefits that it can provide.


What is a Glazing Inspection?

A glazing inspection is an examination of the windows in a building to ensure that they are in good condition and up to code. It is important to do this regularly to ensure the safety of the occupants in the event of a fire or other emergency.

FAQs for Glazing Inspection

The common structures that require glazing inspections include:

  • skylights;
  • curtain walls;
  • sloped glazing systems;
  • storefront systems;
  • residential windows;
  • shields; and
  • doors.

Glazing inspections are typically conducted by qualified building inspectors who specialize in the process. In some cases, special certification may be required for the inspector, depending upon the location and the type of glazing work being conducted.

There are various kinds of glazing inspections conducted on structures. These often include visual, structural, and thermal inspections.

It is recommended that windows be inspected at least once per year. During the inspection, it is important to look for any signs of damage or wear, such as cracking, water stains, and deterioration of the material around the windows.

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