This would be good for the closet we want to convert to a half-bath. He found himself wanting to convert an awkward walk-in closet space into a full bathroom near the bedroom, but discovered most big box retailers don’t cater to the small space customer. Consider locating it in the recess under a staircase or converting a large first-floor closet. To save on costs, locate the room adjacent to plumbing lines so you can tap into the existing water and waste system.
The Don’t Sweat It crew take out a closet in order to remodel a bathroom, expanding it from half to full. Half baths, also known as water closets or powder rooms, can be very useful in a home. Converting an Existing Closet Into New Bathroom Space. Find real estate advice about How Much To Convert A Half Bath To A Full Bath on Trulia Voices.
(Another unit in the same line turned his closet into a half-bath (just sink and loo) so that’s a positive sign. I would like to turn the half-bath into a laundry room but my husband thinks it will hurt our resale value. It’s far better to lose a closet or cabinet space in the kitchen. In terms of plumbing runs, converting a half bath to full typically requires a vented 2-inch drain line, one hot and one cold water supply pipe, a faucet valve for the tub, and a riser pipe for the shower. That means extra space for a larger vanity, a linen closet, or at least some freestanding storage furniture.