Bathroom is the place where people not only clean themselves, but also get relaxed. Our day’s journey starts from bathroom. So importance of bathroom in our life cannot be ignored. A well positioned bathroom not only gives a soothing appearance but also makes you day easy. Therefore, every fitting of the bathroom needs to be positioned at a specified height at which every member of the family can use it effectively and easily. Here we have tabulated some bathroom fittings which are commonly used in every household.
|Sl. No.||Bathroom Fitting||Height above floor level|
|1||Taps||3 ft to 3 ¼ ft|
|2||Showerhead||6 ft to 6 ½ ft|
|3||Wash Basin (top)||3 ft|
|4||Mirror (bottom)||4 ft to 4 ½ ft|
|5||Shelves||3 ft to 5 ½ ft|
|6||Soap Dish||4 ft to 5 ft|
|7||Towel Ring||4 ft to 5 ft|
|8||Towel Rail||5 ft|
|9||Cabinet (bottom)||4 ½ ft to 5 ½ ft|
The above heights have been mentioned considering the following aspects:
- Showerhead should be positioned at such height that it can be easily adjusted by your hands. In India where average height of people is 5 ft to 5 ½ ft showerhead at 6 ft is easily touchable for every person in the family.
- Similarly the taps and washbasin height should be fixed considering easy access of every member of the family.
- The bottom part of the Mirror should cover your shoulders. So while fixing the mirror, height of the shortest member of the family should be considered.
- The top of cabinet should not be above 6 ft. In other words your hands should easily reach the top of it.