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Updated Fire Codes for Under Stairs Drywalling

November 27, 2023

When it comes to fire safety, building codes and regulations are constantly evolving to ensure the utmost protection for occupants. One area of concern is the drywalling of the space underneath staircases. In the past, it was common for this area to be left uninsulated or to have flimsy materials, putting it at risk for fire spread. However, updated fire codes now require specific guidelines for the drywalling of under stairs spaces. In this blog post, we will explore the updated fire codes and discuss the importance of complying with these regulations. 1. Understanding the Risk Under stairs spaces can... View Article

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