How High Should Closet Door Handles Be?

Where should Door knobs be placed?

Cabinet knobs are placed opposite of door hinges.

On wall cabinets, knobs are usually placed 2-1/2” to 3” from the bottom corner of the door.

On base cabinets, they are placed 2-1/2” to 3” from the upper corner of the door.

If your drawer is 24” or wider, you may choose to place a second knob..

Are all door handles the same height?

All handles, pulls, latches, locks, and other operable parts of the door should measure between 34 inches and 48 inches above the floor.

Can sperm live on a door handle?

No: Women do not get pregnant that way, fortunately. That’s why one never has to check a door handle, light switch, faucet handle, or toilet for sperm or semen, prior to using the bathroom.

Are door knobs standard size?

The standard size for a door knob diameter is either 2 3/8 inches or 2 3/4 inches and these knobs will usually fit doors that are anywhere between 1 3/8 inches to 1 3/4 inches thick.

How high should door handles be?

Door handles, pulls, latches, locks and other operating devices shall be installed 34 inches (864 mm) minimum and 48 inches (1219 mm) maximum above the finished floor. Locks used only for security purposes and not used for normal operation are permitted at any height.