New Deck Question - Building & Construction - Page 3 - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-09-2007, 11:16 AM   #31
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posts: 1,148
Rewards Points: 592
Default

New Deck Question


Does anyone know what the 2003 International Building Codes says for deck railings and heigth of deck?

Advertisement

cibula11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2007, 11:18 AM   #32
Lic. Builder/GC/Remodeler
 
AtlanticWBConst.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 7,556
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

New Deck Question


Quote:
Originally Posted by cibula11 View Post
Does anyone know what the 2003 International Building Codes says for deck railings and heigth of deck?

2006 IBC:

R311.5.6.1 Height. Handrail height, measured verticallay....shall be not less than 34 inches...and not more than 38 inches.

Handrails rails are required when deck walking surface is over 30" above the grade.

Here's a helpful explanation with diagrams based on the IBC:

http://nashua.qscend.com/filestorage/51/70/151/Deck.pdf

Advertisement

__________________
- Build Well -

Last edited by AtlanticWBConst.; 03-09-2007 at 11:31 AM.
AtlanticWBConst. is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Deck ledger/carriage bolt question colaminecanary Building & Construction 9 07-31-2007 08:16 AM
Deck Posts question flyultralite Building & Construction 1 06-23-2007 10:18 AM
deck question apowens Carpentry 1 04-11-2007 02:18 PM
Subfloor question for new deck and solarium CM2U Building & Construction 3 07-27-2005 10:50 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts