I saw in an older post that self-closing hinges are no longer required for garage service doors. Can anyone confirm that? Looking at new construction home.
True around here, John…check with your local AHJ.
req in tx
i’ve always advised “safety enhancement upgrade” whenever not present
R302.5.1 Opening Protection
Openings from a private garage directly into a room used for sleeping purposes shall not be permitted. Other openings between the garage and residence shall be equipped with solid wood doors not less than 13/8 inches (35 mm) in thickness, solid or honeycomb-core steel doors not less than 13/8 inches (35 mm) thick, or 20-minute fire-rated doors, equipped with a self-closing device.
yeah that’s not how we roll in Ohio…
In Ohio we are not allowed to open garage doors.Or was that dead fronts?