COMMERCIAL EXTERIORS-Commercial Building Inspection
Siding, Doors, Windows, Electrical, Parking Lots


In this video, Troy Galloway takes a look at a bunch of exterior items he checks during his commercial building inspections including siding, doors, windows, electrical, parking lots, loading docks, and drainage.


1:33 siding, pop up building, cracks under window

4:01 Walgreens, steel studded framing, EIFS

5:18 brick, impregnated form with stamp, expansion joint

6:36 120 year old warehouse in the city on river, star shaped brace that holds the bricks together

8:25 bricked in window, brick can only go so high

9:50 brick fell and mortar is missing

10:40 metal buildings, steel siding and steel frame, rotted wood studded frame, backed out screws, siding grooves should be lined up

13:31 cinder block can be used for the interior and the exterior, cracked blocks can mean moisture problems

16:22 foam used as a header to hold the load up

17:37 fake stucco on fir plywood siding

19:09 2 different building components, cinder block and wood siding used together

20:42 doors, rotted out fake stucco, single and double acting service doors

23:49 door closures

24:58 residential material used on commercial door

26:00 garage doors and service doors

26:50 windows, glass block windows are hard to break

28:40 glazing where glass meets steel frame, weather stripping

31:15 lentil rusting

32:10 electrical

34:05 checking dusk to dawn lights

34:34 parking lots and loading docks, re-asphalt, resealing

37:00 drainage, getting the water away from the building

38:22 protrusions

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