Good bathroom designs are the ones that allow every family member to access each fixture easily. Specific building codes define the spaces between each adjacent fixture and between fixtures and walls. The blueprints are layout defining the standard measurements of each fixture so that the bathroom, whether big or small, looks proportionate.
The difficulty arises if your bathroom is small and you do not want it to look crowdy. In such a case, you need to make smart choices while choosing your bathroom accessories and fixtures. Finding a toilet, sink or tub that requires less space while adhering to all the standard measurements of the fixtures from the wall can do the trick. While designing or renovating a bathroom, the main fixture is complicated and needs to be considered in the water closet.
The main question is how far should a toilet drain be from the wall for a wall-mounted water closet.
Let us discuss some standard measurements that need to be considered for installing a water closet in the bathroom.
The rough-in measurement varies according to the style of the toilet. The distance of the toilet drain from the wall for wall-hung toilets can be between 10 to 14 inches roughly.
While installing a new water closet or replacing an old with a new one, keep in mind the shape of the seat, the tank design, the type of the closet, etc. to determine how much space you need to leave for the drain from the wall. The rough-in distance in the newer homes from the wall to the center of the toilet drain is 12-inch, while, older homes have a distance of anything between 10- or 14 inches. A wall-mounted toilet also needs a 10 inch thick wall to accommodate the flushing system.
Wall-mounted commodes have become a popular option in Indian bathrooms as they hang above the floor and thus the floor and the bathroom becomes easy to clean and maintain. The flushing mechanism is also concealed in the wall which saves the bathroom space. Wall-mounted closets are best preferred when you have a limited space in your bathroom, yet you want a spacious look for your tiny bathroom. Hindware homes wall mounted closets are engineered to reduce clutter and create ample space for movement. Minimalistic in approach, they elegantly compliment the environment they are placed in. It has combination of functionality and comfort. Wall hung closet also comes with slow falling seat cover. You can also shop for Hindware homes wall-mounted closets online.
Round or Elongated style?
Though elongated water closets are considered more comfortable, they take up more space as compared to round water closets. Elongated closets take around 29 to 31 inches of your bathroom space from the wall while round closets are compact and fit within 25 to 28 inches. Usually smaller bathrooms have toilets right opposite to the bathroom door, it is feasible to select Hindware SPLENDOR NEO wall-mounted closet to make your bathroom look spacious.