Keep in mind that the measurements should be taken from the top edge of the grab bar and to the centerline of the mounting flange. Glacier bay 18 in.
For more information for information about the ada including the revised 2010 ada regulations please visit the department s website www ada gov.
Handicap bathroom bars height. Grab bars in toilet stall requirements. Generally a 16 in grab bar or a grab bar that is a multiple of 16 16 in 32 in or 48 in works best. X 1 1 2 in 24 in.
The bar must be 1 1 4 to 1 1 2 inches in diameter. Ada grab bar requirements ada grab bar requirements for shower stalls bath tubs and toilet stalls consult manufacturer s installation instructions for proper installation of specific product. But i would strongly recommend to take into consideration the height and physical capabilities of the person you are installing these grab bars for.
Horizontal grab bars mounted inside the tub or shower provide added stability whereas diagonal grab bars provide added stability when lowering to sit on a shower seat. Ada height requirements for grab bars by the toilet. Grab bars in toilet stall requirements.
Concealed screw ada compliant grab bar combo in bronze view the glacier bay grab bar bundles 98 00. Or for answers to specific questions call the toll free ada information line at 800 514 0301 voice or 800 514 0383 tty. X 1 1 2 in and 36 in.
Side wall the side wall grab bar shall be 42 inches 1065 mm long minimum located 12 inches 305 mm maximum. Draw a pencil line along the side wall of the bathroom parallel to the floor at this height. There is a lot to know about ada height requirements for grab bars by the toilet.
Side wall the side wall grab bar shall be 42 inches 1065 mm long minimum located 12 inches 305 mm maximum from the rear wall and extending 54 inches 1370 mm minimum from the rear wall. The source for the information below is the 2010 ada standards for accessible design. It is helpful to use this range as a guide for placement but the most important part is selecting a height that feels comfortable and secure for the person using them.
In most cases studs are located 16 inches apart on center. Typically grab bars in the shower should be installed 33 to 36 inches from the floor of the bathroom this is according to ada americans with disabilities act standards. If you re installing grab bars for a child rather than an adult ada standards call for installers to.
Grab bars must be installed between 34 and 38 inches above the floor and there must be a separation between the grab bar and the wall surface of at least 1 1 2 inches. An ada compliant grab bar handrail must be fully anchored and have a smooth surface that can be easily grabbed. Ada standards for accessible design can be downloaded from www ada.
For horizontal grab bars the ada standards require a height between 33 and 36 inches from the finished floor of the bathroom shower or tub.