Pre-Drywall Inspection Checklist

Use the Pre-Drywall Inspection Checklist for a thorough assessment before finalizing construction, ensuring structural integrity and compliance.

Pre-Drywall Inspection Checklist



Pre-Drywall Inspection

1. Have all walls been checked for plumb and square?


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2. Have bowed and twisted studs been checked for?


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3. Have all blocking elements, including ADA handrails, cabinets, balcony rails, stair rails, etc., been checked?


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4. Have all draft stop vertical and horizontal elements been checked?


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5. Has the subfloor been checked for damage and/or soft spots?


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6. Have approved point load locations been confirmed?


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7. Has the material for fire ratings and sill treatment been confirmed?


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8. Have door and window locations/opening sizes been confirmed and coordinated with the floor thickness system?


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9. Have windows been checked for proper installation and ease of operation?


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10. Have ADA/ANSI unit requirements and dimensions been confirmed?


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11. Has the proper installation of structural hardware, including hangers, straps, anchors, bolts, CLP, compression post, etc., been confirmed?


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12. Have header and beam locations, type, and installation (cripples and king studs) been confirmed?


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13. Have wall types, sheer wall locations, and construction been confirmed?


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14. Has the building been cleaned and swept?


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15. Is the framing inspection complete, both by the city official and the structural engineer?


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16. Are all walls straight-edged and planed?


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Electrical

1. Has the electrical inspection been performed and approved?


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2. Are all the nail plates correctly installed?


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3. Has the fire protection been installed around all conduit/MC cables above ceilings and walls?


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4. Is all the gypsum board in fire-rated partitions, due to electrical conduit/MC cable installation, free from damage?


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5. Is all blocking used by subcontractors complete?


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6. Do all boxes have the proper support ears for the partition type they are in, secure, and in the right location?


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Plumbing

1. Has the plumbing inspection been performed and approved?


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2. Have all the water lines been tested?


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3. Has fire protection been installed around all plumbing lines above ceilings in fire-rated partitions?


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4. Are all plumbing lines strapped correctly?


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5. Are all nail plates correctly installed?


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6. Is all gypsum board in fire-rated partitions, due to piping installation, free from damage?


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7. Is any and all blocking used by subcontractors correctly installed?


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Sprinkler

1. Has the sprinkler inspection been performed?


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2. Have all penetrations through fire-rated partitions above ceiling level had fire protection installed?


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3. Have all sprinkler lines been tested?


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4. Have all sprinkler heads been capped off?


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5. Has water been placed into the system, tested at 200 PSI for 2 hours, and held?


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HVAC

1. Has the HVAC inspection been performed?


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2. Have all penetrations through fire-rated partitions above the ceiling level have fire protection installed?


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3. Have all ducts penetrating exterior walls been properly sealed?


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4. Are all duct supply drops and returns in the correct area?


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5. Are all flex ducts properly secured?


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6. Have line sets been run and tested?


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7. Are all condensate drains sloped and completed?


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Low Voltage

1. Has the low voltage inspection been performed?


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2. Is the SOHO box installed and in the proper location?


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3. Are all penetrations properly fire-sealed?


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4. Are all boxes in the correct location and secure?


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5. Is all gypsum board in fire-rated partitions, due to wiring installation, free from damage?


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Insulation

1. Is all Rock Wool in place for fire blocking on Party Walls?


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2. Is all Rock Wool in place on Plumbing Walls where needed?


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3. Is Rock Wool in place under the Tub Drain?


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4. Is all insulation in ceilings and walls installed with the proper R-value?


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General

1. Have all trade inspections been accounted for?


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2. Is all blocking and/or strapping in fire-rated partitions fire-rated wood?


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3. Have all windows been waterproofed?


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4. Is the unit broom clean and ready for the final walk-through?


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Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

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