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Bathroom Code: Showers and Bathtubs
Bathroom building code showers

If you have a shower door, you'll need 24 inches clearance for that door.

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Looking to build a shower of any old size? Shower floor minimum size is usually mandated to be at least thirty (30) inches square; that is, 30" x 30".

Because shower doors are usually glass and can break (and because of other access issues), bathroom code says that shower doors need to have at least twenty-four (24) inches of opening clearance.

Both showers and bathtubs need anti-scald devices.

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