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How would you configure this bathroom?

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Azazel, 21st Mar, 2016.

  1. Azazel

    Azazel Well-Known Member

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    I'm really after a separate toilet, how would you re-configure this bathroom?
    The only thing I can think of is putting a bath/shower along the end wall where the window is, then putting the toilet where the shower is with a separate entry door.
    Hoping the reno experts here have some good ideas!

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  2. Westminster

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    Hmmm it's really going to struggle.
    1800mm to get 2 doors (820mm wide) with door frames and supports is going to be near on impossible.
    If you did put it where the shower is you'd need it to be around 1500mm to have door clearance so then you wouldn't have enough room for a shower along window and vanity.
    Is the aim to enclose the toilet for privacy or to have separate access so that people can use it when others are in the shower?
     
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    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    The only way I can get it to work (in my head) is shower and vanity under window.

    Run the shower/bath 900 x 1500 along the wall which currently has the toilet. Then put the enclosed toilet along the rest of the wall with door to hallway.

    Put the vanity in the remaining 900mm under the window.
     
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    This one, want to be able to use it when someone is in the bathroom.
    Leave the door, add another door where the shower ends? Entry to the toilet where the shower is? 3 doors and weird entry? Argh.
     
  5. Azazel

    Azazel Well-Known Member

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    Why not bath on window wall? I can't picture it.
    I can feel some awesome MS Paint scribbles coming up ;)
     
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    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    You could but then you can only have a 600mm vanity instead of a 900mm vanity
     
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    Is it timber floor?
    I doubt the sewer pipe from the shower will be sufficient, smaller diameter, would require major $'s if concrete floor/slab.

    How's the laundry setup? could you put a loo next to the external wall, run the pipe through, may mean shifting the trough, new taps etc.
     
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    Ah, Ok.
    Not too fussed about a small vanity I spose, if it achieved the aim of the separate toilet.
     
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    Yeah, timber/tile floor, accessible under the house. Will be getting redone so no biggie.
     
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    Use 2 x 720?
     
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    You could possibly get the 2 doors into the area (put toilet room where shower is) by using frameless doors (e.g. Ezyjamb). At 1800mm, you could go with a frameless 820 into the bathroom, and even a frameless 820 bifold into the toilet. This leaves you easily enough for a 70mm stud inside wall on the toilet room.
    Use a bifold - or outward-turning - door into the toilet, and you may have enough room although you'll likely be at 2mx850mm foir the toilet.
    Shower goes in a cubile at the end of the toilet.
    The basin is the problem - probably a v small corner unit opposite the shower, but this wouldn't be terribly nice. Better would be slightly smaller toilet room down to 1.4m.
    @Westminster may be right - put a 600mm basin next to the shower at the back of the toilet, but you'd need to make the door bifold probably. Could you put in a slider that goes up the diagram or is there something there to stop that?
    You could then make a double shower the full width of the room and under the window. It would mean you're drying in a small area though. For slightly more area drying, curve the inner corner of the new toilet room - it's behind the toilet itself so the loss won't matter in that room.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys!

    Not keeping a separate shower, adding a bath and will be combined bath shower. I guess either under the window, or where the toilet vanity currently is.
    What is this Ezyjamb you speak of?
     
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    For some reason I thought toilets had to have an 820 door but I think that was something I was reading for disability friendly toilets.
     
  14. Azazel

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    Is it different in different states?
    This is in QLD.
     
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    What about sliding doors? Depends what's next to the bathroom @Azazel
     
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    There are bedroom doors either side.
    Maybe they can slide up or down ;)
     
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    Do you have a floor plan for the house?
    I'd lean more towards adding an extra toilet somewhere else.
     
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    these are the 3 that I can think of
     

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  19. Azazel

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    What is this strange black magic? That's not Paint! ;)
    Thanks, makes more sense. The toilet will take up a lot more room than the current shower.
    I have seen vanities opposite the bath, but that would get a bit pokey.
     
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  20. Azazel

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    Not really feasible to go anywhere else without costing $$$, besides going outside where the laundry is.
    Will probably add an ensuite as well, that probably will have a combined toilet.