Water Controls. Again, there is no set height for the water controls. Take into consideration whether the controls work the tub and shower, since you'll want to mount them lower to accommodate tub users. For shower-only controls, between 36 and 48 inches from the floor is common.
If the homeowner prefers an adjustment in heights, then the shower head can be roughed-in higher or lower. The valve, spout and shower head should be .
I was just curious if there is a standard height on the books for tub spouts, shower valves and shower heads. I usually rough the spout in at 4" .
Showers set in bathtubs require lower valve heights because the valve must connect to both the shower and the bath tap. A height of 28 inches, or 2 feet 4 inches, is standard for valves in bathtub shower units. For shower stalls, install the valve at the standard height of 48 inches, or 4 feet.
Place the controls so that all users can easily access them. Standard height for the shower valve — the handle that turns the shower on — can be roughly waist high, 36 inches above the shower floor, or as high as 48 inches.
Standard Shower. If you are installing a new standard shower, user height is one of the most important things to consider. Remember that all users should be .
Standard Shower Valve Height
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