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Old 05-14-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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Is there a code requirement for the distance from a vanity to a tub? The current design has 34" of aisle or walk space. The vanity is on one wall and the tub is on the opposite wall.
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Old 05-14-2013, 02:17 PM   #2
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On the diagrams posted above at least one is not per one of the codes we're designing under here in San Diego. The one showing 21" clearance is short. The rule is 15" on each side of the centerline of the water closet and 24" in front.
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Old 05-14-2013, 02:52 PM   #4
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Great diagram Kevin, thanks for sharing. This answers so many questions for DIY bathroom projects.
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That maybe design guidelines but that is not code in NJ, only code in NJ I believe is 15" from toilet c line to wall.
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All my design books from Architecture school have all had 30" for bathrooms. Mind you they kept a big emphasis on barrier free design. Personally I use 36" whenever I can. 18" O/C to the toilet flange on either side.
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All my design books from Architecture school have all had 30" for bathrooms. Mind you they kept a big emphasis on barrier free design. Personally I use 36" whenever I can. 18" O/C to the toilet flange on either side.
Yeah! Have you ever tried to use a toilet where the joker actually locked you to that 15" side measurement??????? You better be an AWFULLY small person!
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Yeah! Have you ever tried to use a toilet where the joker actually locked you to that 15" side measurement??????? You better be an AWFULLY small person!
I once saw a one bedroom condo in a high rise where the toilet's centerline was a mere 10" off the side wall. ...and the work appeared to be original (somehow). The new buyer was pear-shaped, too. I never said a word.
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15" CL to wall is definitely a minimum and to be avoided if possible; 18" much better.
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Yeah! Have you ever tried to use a toilet where the joker actually locked you to that 15" side measurement??????? You better be an AWFULLY small person!
I've seen a lot of strange bathrooms most recently in restaurants. It was quite an interesting experience, especially the one at the sushi restaurant. Bathroom door opening inward barley cleared the toilet by a fraction of an inch. And I got made fun of when I pointed out a flaw in a fellow students bathroom design years ago when they made the same mistake during architecture school.
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For a second I thought was about "The Bathroom Code" ya know eyes forward, no talking........
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talking about the bathroom codes here is a youtube video showing a KFC bathroom in Japan. :-)http://youtu.be/cVhaZhUt6qI
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talking about the bathroom codes here is a youtube video showing a KFC bathroom in Japan. :-)http://youtu.be/cVhaZhUt6qI
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