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Example of a classic white two-story wood house exterior design in Minneapolis with a shingle roof
When Do You Need a Railing?
By most building codes, porches that are 30 in. (76 cm) or more above the ground require a guardrail, also called a railing. Even if the drop is less than 30 in. (76 cm), it may be desirable to have a railing depending on the design and how you use the space.
The height of the guardrail is now required to be 42 in. (107 cm) in many areas. It was 36 in. (91 cm)on single-family houses for many years, so your existing railing may be 36 in. (91 cm). You will need to m - earth_mother64