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Old 01-03-2018, 06:50 PM   #1
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Helpful Dimensions for Floorplan Design

I was having a great deal of trouble designing a floor plan until I took a little bit of time and looked up standard sizes for things. Let me know if this is helpful.
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Old 01-03-2018, 06:51 PM   #2
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And, here it is posted as text. The formatting is all screwed up, but at it least it is searchable. All dimensions are in inches.

Bed Sizes Width Length
King 76 80
Cal King 72 84
Queen 60 80
Full 54 75
Full XL 54 80
Twin 38 75
Twin XL 38 80
Cot 30 75
Smallest standard RV Mattress 28 75

Mattress Thickness Height
Minimum Recommended 4.5
Typical RV Mattress Thickness 8
Extra-Thick RV Mattress 13 (10-14 most common size for coil mattresses)

Bed Height (top of mattress) Height
Platform Bed Height 18
Standard Bed Height 25
Antique Bed Height 36

Bunk Headroom Height
Minimum Recommended 24
Standard Headroom 30
Adult Sit-up headroom 36

Full Bathroom Width Length
Standard Guest Bathroom 96 60 (Bathtub, toilet, sink)

Half Bath Width Length
Minimum House Code 60 30 (toilet and sink)
ADA Portapotty dimensions 58.5 58.5 (toilet and urinal)
Portapotty Dimensions 47 43 (toilet and urinal)
Minimum House Code 36 21* *in front of toilet
Traditional Plane Lavatory 34.5 41 (includes mini-sink)
Newer Plane Lavatory 24.5 39.75 (includes mini-sink)

Toilet (Commode) Width Depth
Standard Home Toilet 20 27-30
RV Toilet 14-19 17-23

Shower Width Length
Minimum House Code 30 30
Standard 36 36

Bathtub Width Length
Standard 30 60
Small RV 24 36
Oval 41 60
Whirlpool 32 60

Door Width
Standard 36
Minimum House Code 32
RV Narrow 24

Hallway Width
Minimum House Code 36
Comfortable 30
Narrow 24
Comfortable Cooking Workspace 48
Minimum Cooking Workspace 30

Furniture Width Depth Height
Dresser Drawers 17-36 20 5
Standard Dresser 60 20 30
Nightstand 20-40 20 26-28
Book shelf 24-36 10 12 6 24

Clothes Rod
Standard Height 60
Minimum Height 40 (can be mounted at 40 and 80 for full-height closet)

Walls Width
Standard House Wall (2x4s) 4.5 (3.5 2x4 + 2x .5 drywall)
Steel Tubing Framed 2 (1 tubing + 2x .5 wood)
Wood (on edge of bunks, etc.) 0.5 (plywood or similar)

Kitchen Width Depth Height
Counters 24-25 36 (minimum 12 wide recommended next to stove and fridge)
High Counter 24-25 42
Kitchen Cabinets 12 36 12 12 42 (typically 30 tall and 18 above counter, 30 above stove)
Standard Kitchen Table 36-40 48-78 29-30 (48 long for 4 people, 78 for 8 people)
RV Kitchen Table 24-37


Seating Width Depth Height
Chair (Seat Only Dimensions) 16-20 15-18 16-18
Couch (Seat Only Dimensions) 24 18-22 14-18
Bar Stool (Seat Only Dimensions) 15-18 12 16 28-30 (height is 12-15 below bar)
Love Seat 56 60 33-40 (24 wide per person + armrests)
Full Sofa 84 90 33-40 (24 wide per person + armrests)
Chair 24-28 24-36
Dinette (two benches + table) 72-75 36 48 33

Sink Width Depth
Standard Kitchen 33 22
Standard Bathroom 19-24 16-23
Bar Sink 16 16
Small RV Single Sink 15 15

Appliances Width Depth Height
Microwave 19-30 15-24 11 20
Minifridge 15-28 21-24 28-34
Standard Oven 30 25 36
Typical RV Oven 20-21 20 20-34
Ultra-Narrow Oven 17
Standard Dishwasher 24 21-24 30-34
Slimline Dishwasher 17.5
Washing Machine 24-27 22-34 29-34
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That's an awful lot of stuff to put in a bus. For me it's been a matter of what I can fit through the chair lift door.
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Those do help and is a critical element of planning a build. I go to Pinterest and Google and search RV/ Skoolie? mini Home floor plans and get 1000's of idea's, as well as pictures of completed units. It ends up being too much to chose from making it hard. I want to do one in all gloss white, then I see one done in all stained wood and those look great too. I want to start a business building these things.
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Old 01-03-2018, 09:35 PM   #5
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That's an awful lot of stuff to put in a bus. For me it's been a matter of what I can fit through the chair lift door.
Maybe a double-decker bus? After doing a roof raise?

I just got tired of spending time looking up numbers every time I wanted to figure out how much headroom for a bunkbed or how far out a kitchen counter should extend or how wide a gap to leave between things for walking. Then, I'd forget and have to look it up again.

Getting things through the doorways seems like a challenge, particularly once stuff starts getting installed in the bus and making it hard to maneuver.

Anybody have anything to add to the list that I missed?
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Nice info sheet, thank you!
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