Your Guide to Parking Garage Inspections:

Structural Integrity:

  • Check for any signs of cracks, spalling, or deterioration in the concrete or structural elements.
  • Inspect columns, beams, and supports for rust, corrosion, or damage.
  • Look for water leaks or signs of water damage, as water can weaken the structure over time.
  • Expansion joints are inspected to verify their condition and functionality in accommodating structural movements.

Surface/Foundation Conditions

  • Examine the parking surface for cracks, potholes, or uneven areas that could pose tripping hazards or damage vehicles.
  • Check for proper drainage to prevent water accumulation, as standing water can lead to deterioration.

Waterproofing and Drainage

  • Check the waterproofing systems to ensure they are intact and effective in preventing water penetration. Drainage systems are inspected to prevent water accumulation.

Mechanical and Electrical Systems

  • Mechanical systems, such as ventilation systems, are inspected for proper functioning. Electrical systems, including lighting fixtures and emergency power sources, are checked for compliance and functionality.

Signage and Markings

  • Inspect traffic signs, directional signs, and markings for visibility and legibility.
  • Repaint or replace faded or damaged markings to guide traffic and improve safety.


If you have any of the above conditions or concerns in your guide to parking garage inspections, do not hesitate to reach out to our team of experts here at Falcon.