Posts Categorized: Commercial Building Inspections

Plumbing Inspections of Buildings

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When inspecting a building’s plumbing, including the sewer, drain and clean out, a video inspection may be recommended because of the age of the building or the following factors: If the building has cast iron DWV (Drain Waste Vent) piping If there has been or is a restaurant tenant. (Restaurant floor cleaning uses harsh chemicals… Read more »

Roof Drainage for Commercial Buildings

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Commercial buildings most commonly have low slope roofs at 2 percent slope minimum with parapet walls on all edges. These types of roof structures rely on piped roof drains. A primary drain and secondary drain are required. The secondary drain is higher than the primary drain. If the primary drain gets plugged then the secondary… Read more »