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What to Know About Louver Height Regulations

What to Know About Louver Height Regulations

When you have a set of louvers or are considering installing some, you always have to keep the louver height regulations in the back of your mind.

When you have a set of louvers or are considering installing some, you always have to keep the louver height regulations in the back of your mind. These regulations will determine which types of louvers you can and cannot install. If you do not follow these regulations, there will be many consequences, like potentially having your louvers taken down. You will want to avoid getting into any trouble, so abiding by the rules is a necessity. Read on to learn about what you should know about louver height and size regulations that you should follow.

Why is Your Louver Height So Important?

Of all the regulations regarding louvers, height can be strict. Other features of louvers, like style, can sometimes be more flexible all depending on where you live. However, louver height will always come with its set of regulations, no matter where you might be. Hercules Custom Louvers can help you figure out your jurisdiction’s regulations and laws regarding height and size.

How is the Height of Your Louvers Measured?

The grade of your louver’s base is where measurements begin, and you measure all the way up to the slatted louver’s highest point. Make sure you include any and all types of accessories of your louvers in the height total, like decorative components or foils or gaps in their design. Keep in mind that the design and height of louvers will almost always include accessories and makeup unless legislation specifically states otherwise. Because of this, you will have to keep it in mind before you finish up your louver installation.

How Tall Are Louvers Allowed to Really Be?

The maximum louver height you can have will really vary based on your area and spot because there aren’t national or state regulations set in place at the moment. If you wish to get a confirmation on which security structures are acceptable to build in your area, you’ll want to speak with your City and county planning departments. They’re the enforcers for every code restriction that is in effect, and they can provide you with permits if you do need them. Again, Hercules Custom Louvers can help point you in the right direction as far as permits go and can even obtain them for a custom louver installation.

QUALITY LOUVERS FROM HERCULES CUSTOM LOUVERS

When you are ready for quality louvers, the professionals at Hercules Custom Louvers are ready to help. For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom louver needs, contact Hercules Custom Louvers online or giving us a call at 1-800-331-2590. We will ensure your investment serves your property for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on FacebookTwitterTwitterYouTube, and Pinterest.

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Hercules Louvers
36 West Pennsylvania Avenue Walkersville, MD 21793
Phone: 1.800.331.2590