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Making a Bathroom ~ ADA Compliant

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These items were used for this project... Click / tap images:

36" Folding Teak Shower Seat model
SKU: 310046 - was purchased from
Signature Hardware.
- failed after 2 yrs.
(Image is a link is to the equivalent item on Amazon.)

Wall Mount Folding Shower Seat


Roca  "Tankless" on You Tube
(Cool -not used in this project)

TOTO In-Wall Tank
  Link   Installation video

TOTO Push Plate

TOTO Urinal

American Standard
0.5 Gpf Flush Valve
- failed after 2 yrs.

Corner Porcelain
Wall Mount Basin Sink


Delta Overhead Showerhead

Danze Hand Shower

Moen 24" x 48"
L-Shaped Grab Bar

Delta TempAssure

32 x 24 Glass Block

55.12 in Linear drain

Delta 3-setting Diverter

Delta Body Spray

LightInTheBox Waterfall Faucet
- failed after 1 yr.

Recessed Toilet Paper Holder

Brondell Bidet Toilet Seat
PDF: Owners-Manual.pdf


Specs: Panasonic FV-11VH2
Ceiling Mounted Fan/Heat

6"x6" Ceramic Dual Shelf Soap Dish

Ceramic Wall-Mounted Soap Dish

Danese Milano Waste Basket

Brushed Nickel Bath Light

Feit Electric LED 13.5-watt LED

Cree LED 9.5-watts 2700k Dimmable

2 ea. Medicine cabinets [LOWES]

Pre-hung door [LOWES]

Door Lock [LOWES]

Delta Faucet R10000-UNBX
Multi Choice Universal Tub
and Shower Valve Body

Delta R11000 3/6 Setting Diverter Rough


Gatco 4240 24-Inch
Latitude II Towel Bar, Cr


Delta Faucet 75912 Trinsic
Towel Bar


Gatco 1541SN  Towel Rack,
Satin Ni   10.5 x 26.3 x 8.4 in

Gatco 4692 Channel
Towel Ring, Satin Ni.

Hinged 3- Hook

Amerock H55451G10
Coat and Hat Hook

KES A2061 Double Prong
Robe Hook

Danze Shower Arm

Clearing the work area - 2013

Effluent - Downstairs.
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Effluent, encased -
Downstairs ceiling

Downstairs ceiling -
space for effluent 

Downstairs ceiling -
air duct & pipe conduit

Preparing the Work Area - 2014


  April 2014 - New measurements: the old wall must go.

  May 30, 2014 - Re-starting work by Daniel Carpenter.




 TOTO in-wall toilet tank

A wall, previously constructed in the
wrong location by
Dennis Blumenkrantz of Arrowhead Construction (above), 
had to be be re-built (left & below).

TOTO in-wall toilet tank,
     electrical wiring,
     plumbing and
     heating duct.


Making the Window

Cleaning the bricks which have lain fallow since 1988.

Laying brick; splitting an existing window.



The Floor


Checking the linear Drain for fit.

Curing the ThinSet - Wait 10 days.

Laying tile.

Floor & linear drain. Night view.

October 2014         Daniel Carpenter

Overhead shower & hand-held shower.

Soap dish, bidet remote control, TP holder.


CONSUMER REPORTS:  Create a beautiful bathroom - attractive upgrades that make the bathroom a safer place (Video).
Some of these ideas were applied in this project.


The Threshold

    Fixing the threshold - it was made too long (by Huetter Mills).       -  Oct 2014

Fixing the threshold      -  Oct 2014

  Oak threshold




   The urinal's pipe is not straight...

...but that's OK!

The Utah Museum of Natural History
has the  same problem,  and that's a
multi-million dollar building!     :-)




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