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Residential Code requirement for egress door

The 2012 International Residential Code (R311.2) requires a minimum of one egress door. The egress door must be at least 32 inches wide and no less than 72 inches in height. Additionally, the door must be side hinged and be … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for garage to home door

The Residential Building Code (R302.5.1) requires the use of a solid wood or metal door between a private garage and the residence.  The door must be 13/8 in width or have a fire rating of 20 minutes. One very important … Continue reading

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