It’s fun to see how much we really know about these important and always changing UPCS/REAC standards.
According to the Compilation Bulletin Version 3, answer the following questions.
Question 1: A randon sampling of access panels will be opened during a REAC inspection, but ALL panels must match the surrounding wall or ceiling color?
Question 2: Which of the following are not considered “minimum tools required” for a REAC inspection?
Flashlight Tape Measure
- GFI Tester – The inspector can only use his finger to test/reset GFIs
Question 3: Which of the following is considered “Overgrown Vegetation” according to these newly established rules?
Minor vegetation growing in gutters Moss on roof
- Both A and B – Roof moss and vegetation growing in gutters is now a huge priority
Question 4: Is a child’s chalk drawing on the end of a brick building considered a defect?
No, it’s not permanent
- Yes – even chalk smiley faces on the wall is now defective (1.1 to 4.7 points depending on the number of times found)
Depends on whether it’s crude or not
Question 5: Which of the following is no longer considered a defect within the UPCS?
Cracks filled with incorrect material Vegetation hanging over the sidewalk
- Minor chipping on exterior brick corners