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  1. #1
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    Default Door Height From Grade

    Hi:

    Anybody know of any written documentaion (code) that requires exterior doors to be a certain height off of ground?

    Thanks,
    Joe

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    Default Re: Door Height From Grade

    They're allowed to be right at ground level... sometimes it's requires (ADA, etc.)


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    Default Re: Door Height From Grade

    Is that the storm door or the main door?

    Jim Robinson
    New Mexico, USA

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    Default Re: Door Height From Grade

    That's the storm, but the main door is right behind it at the same level.


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    Default Re: Door Height From Grade

    Max 7 3/4", if the the exterior door does not swing over the landing, see Powered by Google Docs

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    Default Re: Door Height From Grade

    When there's weather exposure, the code would be the code of common sense.


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