Return to the Bathrooms Forum | Post a Follow-Up

HELP with tricky half bath layout

Posted by codnuggets (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 18, 06 at 20:47

My first post. I see there is a lot of great advice offered up here so I thought I'd give it a shot. I am planning a kitchen remodel which will include trying to squeeze in a half bath. It's actually a necessity because it's the only bathroom on the main floor, and currently it's just a toilet in a 30 x 55 crackerbox with no sink. The house was built in 1923, and I'm trying to avoid altering the exterior framing to make my life easier. With that in mind, I came up with this layout.

The left, right, and bottom walls are all exterior walls. The door and windows on the left and bottom are existing. The bottom window is over 4 feet off the floor so privacy is not an issue. The kitchen cabinets back up to the top wall which also includes the bathroom entry door. The sink is tucked into the lower right corner and would likely need to be a shallow wall mount or pedestal which I have no issue with since it's just a powder room. The only additional space I could include in the bathroom is about 6 inches or so to the narrow dimension, but I don't see that it would gain me anything and I'd rather have the extra room in the kitchen.

So that leaves me with a rather strange L-shaped plan with 2 entries - one interior and one exterior, and 2 windows - one standard size and height near the sink and one small and high near the toilet. The exterior openings all face an attached deck, so I'm not at all unhappy with their placement. Will this layout work? Any suggestions for improvement?

Thanks for the input.

Image link: HELP with tricky half bath layout (9 k)

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: HELP with tricky half bath layout

You have inadvertently posted in the Gallery section. Repost this in the On-Topic discussions and you are sure to get some answers.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Bathrooms Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here