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Old 07-06-2008, 04:33 PM   #1
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bedroom cupboard to shower room?


Im my bedroom i have a cupboard. which for a while i thought about having it converted to a Shower Room/Wetroom.
It is 240cm High, by 150cm by 90cm. From advise i had earlier its too small to have a cubicle , hence the idea of wetroom.


I want to try and gauge what materials would be required to get a rough price estimate for doing that. Before i get a friend to see if the plumbling side is possible.
Open to any kinds of idea, i havent much idea of whats involved or what to think about
Seems like a big job to me. thousands of pounds

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I thought maybe turning it all into a wetroom with just shower.
or maybe a cubicle in the left corner and a toilet and sink to the right. i just not sure if its too small.

can anyone offer some expert advise on whats a good idea.

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I think that space is too small!

For a small full bathroom you need about a 5' x 8' or a 6' x 6' to be able to move in it. With the space you have, you could possibly get a sink and a shower or a toilet and a sink. They do make shower stalls that will fit in a 3' x 3' space.

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I used to have a free standing shower stall that worked okay and it was 30" by 30". they are available and need getting used to,,but they do work. have to be careful tho,,like a drunk or uneven(like a dizzy spell person) person COULD fall into those thin walls and wreck it.

Take a peek at camper bathrooms to see how LITTLE of space can work.
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Take a peek at camper bathrooms to see how LITTLE of space can work.
Campers i'm sure, are not inspected and built to local codes.

Heck, a guy I know has a shower that measures 21" inside. It isn't legal even by a smidgen here.
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Per the International Residential Code and the IPC, the smallest shower you can have is 30x30."
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Per the International Residential Code and the IPC, the smallest shower you can have is 30x30."
UPC also.

Also, just for reference, if you measure from the back wall where the toilet will be installed and out about 4' 6", thats about how much space you need for your toilet to be installed and still be able to stand up in front of it semi-comfortably. Usually 5' is better though.

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