When laying out a bathroom, allow space for the fixture as well as for the person using it. As a rule of thumb, all clearances are either 2, 3, or 5 ft. (this is sometimes called the 2-3-5 rule).
When laying out a bathroom, allow space for the fixture as well as for the person using it. As a rule of thumb, all clearances are either 2, 3, or 5 ft. (this is sometimes called the 2-3-5 rule).

For more on layout and design for baths, visit the JLC Field Guide.