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What is the code minimum clearance in front of a toilet?
Friday, May 22, 2020
The minimum clearance in front of a toilet is 21” according to the International Residential Code (IRC), although 24” or more is recommended. For other bathroom minimums, see our blog post What are the minimum clearances around a toilet?
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Here’s links to some of our other blog posts about “TOILETS”:
• Honey, who shrunk the toilet?
• Why is there sand in the bottom of my toilet tank?
• Are drop-in toilet bowl cleaner tablets safe?
• Why is there mold inside my toilet tank?
• What are the pros and cons of a wall-mounted toilet?
• What is that big thing in the toilet tank?
• What is the white plastic tank inside my toilet tank?
• Can I install a commercial (wall-mounted flushometer) toilet in my home?
• Does a home inspector check toilets?
• What is the code required minimum height above a toilet?
• How much space is necessary for a toilet between a vanity and shower?
Visit our BATHROOMS page for other related blog posts on this subject, or go to the INDEX for a complete listing of all our articles.
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