A lot of safety standards have changed over the years and rightfully so. Unfortunately a lot of the codes and safety standards have been put in place because of an injury..
A very common find during a home inspection are missing or improperly spaced spindles.
Guards must stop smaller occupants, such as children, from falling through them. A guard should have supports, spindles, intermediate rails, or some type of ornamental pattern so that a 4-inch sphere cannot pass through it.
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