stair problem

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  1. Nov 12, 2011 #1

    garbert

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    there is a bedroom on right. when you come out you must almost step on the stairs. very dangerous, any ideas would be appreciated.

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    Someone messed up when they built that wall. It needed to be taken down and moved at least 36 to 48" back from the stairs and a railing added
     
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    Looks like there is a chimney in the way.
    You may be able to take that chimney out and use a direct vent on your unit being used in the basement.
     
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    Good call inspectord, I missed that in the bottom right of the picture.
     
  5. Nov 12, 2011 #5

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    yes, there is a chimney on the right of door. probably can't remove. my son can't really afford a new furnace
     
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    You might not need a new furnace, just a power ventilator. And it fixes your problem.
    Otherwise , I see no other options....yet.:D
     
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    I don't see a fix for that other than moving the stairs some where else.
     
  8. Nov 29, 2011 #8

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    I agree with you to move the stairs.
     

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