Mounting heights for shower rough-ins.

Old 01-29-15, 09:19 PM
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Mounting heights for shower rough-ins.

I don't know how high off the ground to put a recessed shower box and other stuff.

Is there a standard height or some rule-of-thumb that the design pros like to do. I am custom framing some 2x4s to make a recessed shower box to hold shampoos and also another recessed smaller box right under that for a soap box. What do you guys do?
Old 01-29-15, 09:35 PM
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Not that you have to abide by it, but I believe ADA height is 40" off f.f. to center of handle. This keeps the control box well above any potential grab bars that might be installed below/around it. If you want grab bars now is the time to put in the horizontal backing/blocking for them.

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