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Old 08-04-2010, 02:10 PM   #1
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Is there a minimum size door for a bathroom with one door in/out?
I would imagine there is, and anything 30" to 36" or beyond is OK?

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Old 08-04-2010, 10:19 PM   #2
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Standard interior doors are 30". If you are planning on living there till death do you part, or maybe getting hit by a truck before then, if you can, use a 36". I believe wheel chairs can get through a 36" door OK. GL. j

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Almost all of the interior doors in this house are 30"
I usually install 32" if there is room
2nd floor bedroom I put a 32" door in
Just easier to move stuff in & out
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i have seen doors as small as 26" for interior bathrooms, i'm not sure there is any standard rhyme or reason
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You guys are lucky. My basement door is 27"

I had to take the molding off to fit the dryer through.
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Old 08-05-2010, 08:51 AM   #6
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My bathroom pocket door is 24". Actual clearance is 23 1/4". It's more than enough room... we aren't too fat.
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We have a 24" door that goes to one bedroom's bath. It's a tiny one!
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http://www.inspectionnews.net/home_i...ning-size.html

http://www.askcodeman.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=175

http://www.nachi.org/forum/f18/inter...or-size-26551/

No minimum width, just height.
I did a quick check on the 24", a lot of local Building Departments use that even in attic, garage conversions and basement finishing. Check locally.

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My bathroom pocket door is 24". Actual clearance is 23 1/4". It's more than enough room... we aren't too fat.
My bathroom door is 24".

I'm not fat either but my shoulders can't fit thru, so I have to turn sideways a bit.

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