3.1202.2 Single-Unit Window, Mounted on Rough Opening—Newer House

Topic: 
Windows and Doors
Subtopic: 
Repairing/Replacing Cracked and Broken Glass
Desired Outcome: 
Glass complete and intact; improved energy efficiency performance of fenestration
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
3.1202.2a
Lead paint assessment

Presence of lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes will be assumed unless testing confirms otherwise

EPA EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov 's RRP RRP Renovation, repair, and painting Program Rule (40 CFR Part 745) in pre-1978 homes and proposed changes to this rule (Federal Register/Vol. 75, No. 87/May 6, 2010) will be complied with, to be superseded by any subsequent final rulemaking or any more stringent state or federal standards

Protect worker and occupant from potential lead hazards

3.1202.2b
Broken glass removal

Window stops and damaged glass will be removed

Safely remove old glass

3.1202.2c
Opening preparation

Opening will be cleaned

Glazing tape will be removed or replaced

Prepare opening for new glass

3.1202.2d
New glass installation

Replacement glass will be sized to original width, height, and depth

Stops will be replaced or installed

Wood stops will be sealed to glass with appropriate sealant

Glass will be selected with comparable tint and coating (color and look)

Tempered glass will be installed as required by local codes

Glazing compound will be added in accordance with manufacturer specifications

Install, seal, and secure new glass in place

Allow glazing compound to harden to ensure secure installation