Glass in garage pedestrian door

Hi Everyone,

I performed an inspection today and saw there is glazing at the garage pedestrian door. As I recall the garage pedestrian door should be solid core with fire rated material. Does anyone know should this be allowed?


You remembered correctly. The door pictured is not fire rated and not allowed for a fire rated application.

Thanks Jeff, that is what I thought

You should always check the label on the side of the door for rating. There are a few doors with fire rated glass but you are looking at mesh glass and ceramic glazing. Very expensive options and not what I saw in your photo.

I guess you should check with your local AHJ. I had similar situation and contacted the AHJ about it. I was told that since the fire rated door is not required in Ontario but only gas proof, then the window in the door between the house and the garage is not an issue.