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Old 08-08-2017, 08:13 PM  
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I'm looking at a house and the upstairs only has a half bath. As I wouldn't want to go downstairs to shower daily, I was wondering if it's possible to add a stand alone shower. The space isn't that large, but trying to think outside the box. From the wall by the counter to where the door would land when open is about 57inches. The width is about 55inches.

Do you think a shower addition is possible without having everything edge to edge? I'd also want a nice size shower so I don't feel boxed in. I included a rough diagram of the room

Estimated price to remodel if they only gave to move an outlet and don't have to add plumbing?


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Can you do a sketch of the room with measurement for the whole room and where the toilet is.
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I added some additional diagrams
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A stall shower will fit, however you may need to do some additional demo because the shower requires a 2" drain and the pullman is likely 1-1/2".
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If the shower is important enough, you could sacrifice that large sink cabinet and gain some valuable space. Put the shower in the left-hand corner and have the sink moved to the wall on the right.
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You could look at either reversing the door to an outswing or replacing it with a pocket door to open up more space. Making the whole bathroom a wet space to eliminate the need for a shower curb and enclosure could work as well. You'd essentially have a tile shower pan for the entire floor in the room, with a slight curb at the door to send all the water towards the drain.
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You could look at either reversing the door to an outswing or replacing it with a pocket door to open up more space. Making the whole bathroom a wet space to eliminate the need for a shower curb and enclosure could work as well. You'd essentially have a tile shower pan for the entire floor in the room, with a slight curb at the door to send all the water towards the drain.
to do that , the toilet would have to raise up and sit on a water proof curb

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Something like this.


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