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What is the most common code specification for tread depth on an interior stairway, running between occupied floors of a house?


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Dan (post #216133, reply #1 of 3)

DanH wrote:

What is the most common code specification for tread depth on an interior stairway, running between occupied floors of a house?

 

10 inches.

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Is that run or depth? (post #216133, reply #2 of 3)

Is that run or depth?


Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville

Dan (post #216133, reply #3 of 3)

Minimum tread depth-10"

face of riser to tip of tread.

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