Closet Pole Heights
From the original questioner:
It is for round rods, if that is what you're asking. No, I’m a trim carpenter. Yes, I have a cabinet business.
From contributor J:
I normally go 40"-42" and 80"-82" on doubles. I go 67"-70" on singles.
From contributor B:
It would depend on the height of the person using the closet. A short person I place them lower and a tall person I place them higher. In round numbers you need about 39" to hang a jacket or shirt however a long coat or dress really will depend on the person. Some place between 60" and 72" for long hang, and for children's closet 48" will work.
From contributor D:
I go 66 inches to the centerline of the closet rod for a single rod and 68" to the shelf regardless of the ceiling height. I've never had to deal with a double closet rod so I don't have an answer for that. 48" max to centerline of closet rod for ADA requirements
From contributor P:
I’ve built many closets and I’m in the cabinet and remodeling business. I say it would depend on the stature and discretion of the customer. But if left up to me and without any input from the owner I’m putting the rod at 66" and shelf at 68" and if a lower rod is required, it’s going at 42". I’ve seen full length overcoats and winter gear hung at 72" with only a few inches off the floor to spare, so I’d ask the customer how they would prefer it, and save a lot of guessing
From contributor F:
We build closets full time and go 85" top rod/ 42" middle rod and 70" long hanging.
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