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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

The minimum is 36", but never less than the width of the stairway.

Nov 03, 2016 11:09 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

3 x 3?  As I'm thinking about the size as I'm vaccuming it lol.

Nov 03, 2016 10:37 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I believe it is 3 feet Barbara Todaro 

Nov 03, 2016 10:18 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Barbara Todaro Too late! Many correct answers here.

Nov 04, 2016 05:08 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Actually there can be less than 36", it just won't meet code.

Nov 04, 2016 04:37 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I've seen pretty small ones in older homes.

Nov 04, 2016 01:10 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

big enough for a big person to turn it....

Nov 04, 2016 01:09 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I'm going with 3'  YAY I made it before the answer LOL

Nov 03, 2016 11:43 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Wayne Martin nailed this one!

Nov 03, 2016 11:19 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Keep em coming Barbara.  I'm learning a lot about construction.

Nov 03, 2016 10:54 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

36"

Nov 03, 2016 10:51 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

I want to say three feet is the standard

Nov 03, 2016 10:49 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

36" 

Nov 03, 2016 10:44 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Three feet may not be enough space for moving furniture.

Nov 03, 2016 10:29 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Barbara Todaro - 3' (or 36").

Nov 04, 2016 04:11 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Yes that is what our code is requiring, too.

Nov 04, 2016 01:17 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I am seeing some areas requiring 40 inches

Nov 04, 2016 11:25 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Cool!

Nov 04, 2016 05:45 AM