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Inspecting Restrooms At Commercial Properties.


A conventional commercial inspection according to the ComSOP ought to consist of the visual examination of completely installed washrooms throughout the commercial property. While this is typically a visual-only inspection, the basic procedure of some components, devices, valves, as well as stoppers is typically called for making use of standard manual techniques in order to evaluate their regular capability. Any type of component or system that has been taken down or, in the opinion of the inspector, will create damage or harm if triggered, must not be operated.

There are common aspects of restrooms that can be highlighted for your customers.

Toilets, Urinals, and Bidets

Inspection of these tools will call for the procedure of the flush and/or fill systems. These could be automated sensing units started via movement or by using an installed handle. A depictive number of toilets, restrooms, and bidets ought to be run and purged.


The majority of restrooms at commercial properties have some kind of component for hand-washing, such as a basin with both hot- and cold water sources. The feature of the cold and hot water ought to be validated. Along with the procedure of the water source, there should likewise be a permanently mounted technique for draining pipes. Inspectors must perform a water circulation test of a depictive variety of sinks for their useful drainage. Sinks must be sustained and firmly connected to the wall.


All restrooms need ventilation. This could be offered with specific units or through a main ducted system. Restrooms and spa areas might have particular needs due to the amount of wetness that can be developed in those areas. This ventilation system has to tire from the structure to the exterior, and not into an interior or constrained area.

Showers and Tubs

Bathtubs and showers are not simply present in houses however can also be located on commercial properties. These components need operational and drainage testing, along with a basic to aesthetic inspection. This inspection should consist of the stability of the walls and the border, water, drain system, and any other installed component.

The Author Kevin Maxwell is the owner and operator of Maxwell Home Inspection Services, LLC. Kevin Maxwell is a certified Home Inspector in Albany, NY, who has performed over 6000 Inspections.

Phone: 1-800-598-4754


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