Stair Building Ideas For Design And Construction

House Entrance With Hand Railing

Don't confuse a hand rail with a guard rail. Here is a set of stairs that lead up to a residence where the porch is less than 30 inches from the lower level (sidewalk).

No guard railing is required, if the upper level ( porch) is less than 30 inches in height.

Handrailing is required however on certain types of buildings.

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