Stair Railing Height Code?

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The code for the height of railings on stairs are available in the International Residential Code. Usually, the specified handrail length is somewhere between 34 inches and 38 inches. There are also local codes that are available.
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In CA, stair railings must be 34" - 38" high.
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1. Stand on the tread of the bottom stair. The tread is the part of the stair that people step on when climbing the stairs. 2. Measure the distance from the bottom of the tread straight
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A stair railing vertical height shall be not more than 34 inches nor
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Actuall they're all right. Measure 30 - 36" from the nose of the stair to the top of the rail. Just do it 33" and you'll be fine.
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