The NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines are available online to NKBA members at NKBA.org/Guidelines.
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Sample Kitchen Guideline: Door Interference
No entry door should interfere with the safe operation of appliances, nor should appliance doors interfere with one another.
State or local codes may apply.
Sample Bath Guideline: Shower/Tub Seat
Plan a seat within the shower that is 17” – 19” above the shower floor and 15” deep.
- Shower seat must not infringe on the minimum interior size of the shower (900 square inches). (IRC P 2708.1)