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 Visual Interpretations of IRC Stair Codes

2012 IRC Stair Codes NOW AVAILABLE in Printed Version Below

2009 IRC Available only as download

"View ONLY" Download of 2009 IRC

Only $5.00  Immediate Electronic Access. This PDF file will not print.

Note: Download version has a faint copyright watermark on every page that does not inhibit legibility.

The 2009 IRC Visual Interpretation uses drawings and Photos to explain the technical terms and many significant changes in the stair building codes since 2006.

  • Headroom
  • Walkline location
  • Measuring carpeted stairs
  • The definition of "flight"
  • Measuring winder treads
  • Handrail height
  • Guard height determination

**Sorry the "2009 IRC Visual Interpretation of the Stair Building Codes" is no longer in print.
This version is no longer available in print.  For printed copies please purchase the 2012 version from right column of this page.

Currently the 2009 and 2012 IRC are the model codes most frequently adopted into law by most jurisdictions.  Always check with your building safety department for local modifications.

2012 irc stair codes

Printed Version 2012 IRC Stair Codes

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