Doors And Windows

Sothroom doors can be as small as 2 ft wide, except for utility bathroom», for which doors should be not less than 2 ft

4 in. wide to permit passage of equipment os required In general, bathrooms should contain only one door.

Door swings should be arranged so that: (1) The door cannot strike any person using any fixture; (2) The door will shield or conceal the toilet; ond (3) The door may be left fully open for ventilation in worm weather.

Customarily, doors swing into the bathroom. If hall areas are sufficiently large, doors to smalt bathrooms can sometimes be designed to swing out In-swinging doors should be set to clear towel-bars or radiators. Sliding doors are frequently desirable, os space sovers, between various comportments within the bathroom.

The shape ond position of bathroom windows ii important from the standpoint of light, ventilation, and privacy. Generally, the higher the window, the better. Preferred locations include; clear woll space reserved for portable equipment, spoce bathrooms

Fifl i

Small face

Recessed lavatory-vanity unit—available with electrical outlet and mirrored doors; 30x9x4 in, (nominal)

Rg. 3 Bathroom accessories. The accessories shown or® typical. Many other types and stylet are available.

Adjustable towel rack —'18 to 24 in. long

Soap dish

Recessed revolving lavatory unit—holds glass, toothbrush, and soap

Towel ring

Recessed paper holder

Recessed lavatory-vanity unit—available with electrical outlet and mirrored doors; 30x9x4 in, (nominal)

Rg. 3 Bathroom accessories. The accessories shown or® typical. Many other types and stylet are available.

Soap dish

Small both or large face

Recessed revolving lavatory unit—holds glass, toothbrush, and soap

Small face

Towel bars Stock sizes of bars: 1 ft 6 in., 2 ft, 2 ft 6 in., 3 ft, 3 ft 6 in., 4ft

Combination magazine rack, paper holder, and shelf—available surface-mounted or recessed; 12*18x4 in. (nominal)

Adjustable towel rack —'18 to 24 in. long

At lavatory

A. Mirror and medicine cabinet. Size is governed by use of shelf or shelf-topped lavatory; mirror should swing 7 in. aver any shelf. (A.l) Fixed mirror is desirable immediately above lavatory for children 7 to 14 years.

B. Shelf. Preferably recessed flush with wall. May be part of medicine cabinet or part of lavatory.

C. D, and E. Soap, toothbrush, and tumbler holders. May be separate units or combined; flush or projecting type.

F. Receptacle for electric razor and hair dryer. Should be above and to right of lavatory; dead front type,

G. Razor blade disposal slot,

H. Towel bars. May be at level of shelf or lavatory top. In congested space provide upper bar for face clothsf lower bar for towels.

Dimensions at lavatory, bathtub, and shower.

Tissue holder—available surface-mounted or recessed

Towel ring

Recessed paper holder

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment