What height for my shower/tub sliding door?

beekrockJuly 3, 2012

I have a bathroom with a very low ceiling of 81". The height of my tub is 13" and from the top of the tub to the ceiling is 68". I'm looking to buy a semi-frameless glass bypass door that is tall enough that a 6' person won't have to play limbo to get into the shower, but also low enough to allow an adequate ventilation gap at the top.

Seems like the Lowes/Home Depot standard is around 58", but that seems short. I've seen a 62" tall door, but would a 6" gap at the top be enough for ventilation???

Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Date on thinset
Someone mentioned they would help homeowners decode...
mmaggied
What do you think about jets and rain shower?
Any body going with or have them already in their shower? DH...
houserookie
Anyone have knobs for shower door?
Do you like them? I have a narrow shower so I am considering...
risforremodel
Contractor messed up shower pan. Fixable?
My contractor who I'm firing tomorrow messed up my...
gwrussp
What was hidden under my old bathroom floor!
When the contractor pulled up the tile on my old bathroom...
dancingcook
Sponsored Products
Wedge Modern Swivel Occasional Chair - White
Zuri Furniture
Cadmo LED Floor Lamp by Artemide
$2,530.00 | Lumens
Guidecraft 12 Section Magazine Rack - G6321
$62.69 | Hayneedle
Progress Lighting Outdoor Lanterns. Outdoor Black Wall Lantern
$18.09 | Home Depot
Westport Stripe Stormy Seas Washable 24 x 40 Bath Rug
Overstock.com
Tub-Wall-Mount Faucet with Porcelain Cross Handles
Signature Hardware
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™