Question: How far should spout be above tub?

When installing a shower and spout to a tub, it is generally recommended that the shower valve be installed between 38 and 45 inches above the ground. If your shower also acts as a bathtub, the valve should instead be installed between 8 to 18 inches above the tub spout in order to ensure ample room for bathers.

How far should a tub spout be above the tub?

4 inches The tub spout will generally be located 4 inches above the rim of the tub. In a shower only unit, the faucet is placed higher at 48 inches off the floor.

How far can shower head be from valve?

Distance Between Fittings In a tub with a head at 72 inches and a valve at 28 inches, the space between the fittings is 44 inches, or 3 feet 8 inches. The spacing between these elements can vary. For instance, if you install a valve at 48 inches but move the head to 76 inches, then 52 inches of space exists.

Can I run 3 4 pex to shower?

As long as the supply lines for the shower tie into a 3/4 line, 1/2 will be fine. I use a Delta shower faucet that already has pex adapters made into the valve body, no threading or sweating, just crimp and youre done.

Should shower head be centered with drain?

Nothing says that it needs to be perfectly centered, but many people prefer it to be. Bottom line, its your house, your money. Being over towards the doorway a little makes it easier to turn it on and adjust before you enter the shower.

What is the standard height of shower valve?

48 inches The shower valves height can be as high as 48 inches, or as low as 36 inches.

Is 1 2 PEX OK for shower?

As long as the supply lines for the shower tie into a 3/4 line, 1/2 will be fine. I use a Delta shower faucet that already has pex adapters made into the valve body, no threading or sweating, just crimp and youre done.

Can you run PEX to a shower head?

As per Uponor/Wirsbo documentation: When doing a shower/tub valve -- you can use PEX for the hot and cold supply and for the leg that goes from the shower head but NOT to the tub spout.

Where should shower waste be positioned?

Place the shower tray A in position on the floor (ensuring surface is level) and mark the perimeter and waste hole on the floor. the tray into adjacent walls to allow tiling down onto the tray surface. Note! The waste outlet can be located either at the front or at the back of the installation.

How high should the shower head be from the floor?

80 inches What Is the Standard Shower Head Height? Lets tackle the most important question right away by pinpointing the standard height for a shower head. According to Hunker, the industry standard for how high a shower head should be is 80 inches. Were talking 80 inches above the floor of the bathroom.

What is a good height for a shower niche?

about 48 to 60 inches Positioning your niche at chest to eye-level is a good standard. This translates to a height of about 48 to 60 inches. Ideally, youll want to position your niche to fit between the studs which are usually located 16 inches apart.

Can I connect PEX to shower valve?

Fittings for a Shower Valve Use threaded PEX water line fittings for shower valves. A plastic bracket forms the sharpest 90-degree angle permitted for this brand of PEX.

Which is better PEX crimp or clamp?

Crimping and clamping create equally reliable seals that will not leak when performed properly. Stainless steel clamp rings resist corrosion more effectively than copper crimp rings, which can be a major benefit in direct-burial applications. PEX clamps also tend to be easier to remove.

How tall is a niche?

The standard shower niche height is between 36″ and 40″ off the shower floor (to the base of the niche). The typical or standard shower niche height for tub/ showers is between 25″ and 30″ (to accommodate bathers).

How deep is a niche?

The typical depth of a shower niche is 3.5 inches, the width of a wood stud. In a high rise building, the steel studs may be 2.5 inches deep and this should be considered. This is still wide enough for most bottles. Niches should not be against outside walls if possible in cold weather climates.

Health Faucet – A health faucet is a hand-held nozzle, that delivers a spray of water to assist in cleansing the users anus or genitals after defecation or urination. It is fixed on the wall on the right side of the user, when sitting on the toilet. It is generally fixed at a height of 16″ from the floor.

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