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HandyM

10:36PM | 07/01/06
Member Since: 07/01/06
3 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Hi all.I'am new to this forum. My Question is.I'am moving the bathroom sink over closer to the door to the bathroom to make room for a new shower stall. I would like to know. How close can i put THIS SINK next to the door by code. Can I butt the sink up to the casing on the door or not. I need all the space to fit the new shower on the same wall as the bathroom door.There is NO PLACE else I could put the shower, with out changing the floor plan of the bathroom.And I don't want to do that at all. I need all the move I could get by moving this sink closer to this door. Can anybody help. THANK YOU ALL.

Sylvan

03:34PM | 07/02/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1548 lifetime posts
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Unless your restricted by barrier free design do to ADA requirements then moving it closer to a door should be no problem.

Now from a plumbing stand point I try never to exceed the following

The trap of the fixture should not be more then 2 feet from the vent serving this fixture and the fixture should not be more then 2 ft from the trap so in other words you have 4 ft to play with.

Each code has its own variations and the local code is what should govern your decision.

Good luck


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