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What is the minimum slope for a garage floor slab?
Saturday, January 18, 2020
The building code requires that a garage floor be sloped towards the door, but does not specify a minimum slope. It is usually 1/8” to 1/4” per foot. Here is the citation from the International Residential Code (IRC):
Here’s links to a collection of some of our other blog posts about GARAGES AND CARPORTS:
• What are the common problems when a homeowner converts a garage to conditioned living space, such as a family room?
• What are the code requirements for fire separation between an attached garage and the house?
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