Measurers Corner

Measurer’s Interpretations and Recommendations

Topic:Deck
Question:May drain holes be cut in the toe rail?
ID Number:000002
Date:2007-09-25
Short Answer:Yes 
Answer:The tow rail shall be at least 5/8 inch in width and at least 3/4 inch in height. Small gaps or bottom slots may be used to facilitate deck drainage. 
Section:§IV-2.4 
Status:Affirmed
Action Date:2008-07-29
Sat Oct 19 10:51:41 2019
DateNameComment
2008-04-03Richard RobbinsThis was discussed briefly by the technical committee (3/12/2008) and a minor specification was recommended. Add the following to Section IV-2.8: Small gaps or bottom slots may be used to facilitate deck drainage.
2008-07-30Richard RobbinsAdopted by Governing Board July 29, 2008. See July, 2008 Version of Rules.