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Residential Code requirement for bathroom ventilation

The building code requires light and ventilation to bathrooms by means of a window.  The window must have a minimum dimension of 3 square feet, with one half of the area openable. Many times it is not possible to have … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for toilet clearance

The residential building code (R307.1) (P2705.1) provides clearance requirements for bathroom fixtures in relationship to the surrounding area.  The minimum distance from the center line of a toilet to any wall, cabinet, etc. is 15” while the minimum distance in … Continue reading

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