3.1202.3 Replacing Damaged Window Glass in Manufactured Housing

Topic: 
Windows and Doors
Subtopic: 
Repairing/Replacing Cracked and Broken Glass
Desired Outcome: 
Glass complete and intact
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
3.1202.3a
Work assessment

Installer prework assessment will be conducted to determine:

  • Number
  • Type
  • Location
  • Operating condition
  • Wall construction
  • Size

Ensure that work space is safe and ready for glass replacement

Verify scope of work

3.1202.3b
Lead paint assessment

Presence of lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes will be assumed unless testing confirms otherwise; documentation of testing results will be kept on file

EPA EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov 's Renovation, Repair and Painting ( 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homes and proposed changes to this rule (Federal Register/Vol. 75, No. 87/May 6, 2010) will be complied with, to be superseded by any subsequent final rulemaking or any more stringent state or federal standards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

3.1202.3c
Broken glass removal

Damaged glass will be removed

Safely remove old glass

3.1202.3d
Opening preparation

Opening will be cleaned

Original sealant/material will be removed

Prepare opening for new glass

3.1202.3e
New glass installation

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

Stops will be replaced or installed

Glass will be sealed in accordance with original installation design

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

Tempered or safety glass will be used as required by local code

Install, seal, and secure new glass in place