Unveiling Open Risers

Unveiling Open Risers

At LunsPro Home Inspections, our commitment to thorough examinations takes us beyond the obvious and into the often-overlooked corners of your home. Join Ashi-Certified Inspector Wes O. as he sheds light on a crucial discovery at the backside of a home - an open riser with a significant gap between the stairs.

The Inspection Unveiling: During a recent inspection, Wes O. cast his experienced eye on the backside of a home and spotted an open riser with a substantial gap in between the stairs. While this architectural style may have been prevalent for an extended period, updated codes now require these gaps to be closed. Wes emphasizes the importance of this observation in preventing potential issues down the line.

Homes of Yesteryear: Historically, homes were constructed with open risers, contributing to a unique aesthetic. However, as codes evolve, so do the requirements for home safety and structural integrity. Wes explains that the transition from open risers to closed ones aligns with contemporary building standards, ensuring a safer living environment for homeowners.

The Importance of Closing Gaps: The big gap in open risers can pose a safety risk, especially for households with children or pets. Closing these gaps not only adheres to current building codes but also prevents potential accidents and enhances the overall safety of the staircase.

Wes O.'s Expert Insight: Wes O., with his Ashi certification and keen eye for detail, stresses the significance of staying up-to-date with building codes. His expertise goes beyond the surface, providing homeowners with valuable insights that can save them from future complications and ensure their homes meet the highest safety standards.

Addressing Potential Future Problems: As Wes O. points out, understanding the evolution of building codes is key to addressing potential future problems before they arise. By proactively closing the gaps in open risers, homeowners can take a preventive approach, maintaining not only compliance but also the long-term stability of their homes.

LunsPro's Dedication to Your Safety: At LunsPro Home Inspections, we are not just inspectors; we are guardians of your home's safety. Wes O.'s meticulous inspection of open risers exemplifies our commitment to providing comprehensive insights that empower homeowners to make informed decisions about the safety and well-being of their homes.

In conclusion, the backside of a home may reveal more than meets the eye. Thanks to the vigilant observations of Wes O., we can address potential issues, ensuring that your home is not only a sanctuary but also a secure haven for you and your loved ones.

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