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Old 10-01-2008, 08:12 AM   #1
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i don't want to have an outdoor entry to my crawl space. is there code as to trap door entry inside the house? i already have one that someone did in one section, but i need another nearer to the water inlet....just in case. tnkx!

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Yes, the International Residential Code requires an 18x24" opening for an access to a crawlspace through the floor. There are no requirements for how the door should be made.

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great! tnkx kc!

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