Most tubs and showers are about 60 inches wide. The average shower curtain is70 to 72 inches wide, or 10 to 12 inches wider than the average tub/shower. This allows the shower curtain and liner to overlap the shower by a few inches on each side to keep water from escaping.
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What are standard shower curtain sizes?
When it comes to shower curtains, there are some universally standard sizes available on the market. These sizes are based on what fits most standard tubs and shower designs. The standard shower curtain sizes are 70 x 70 inches, 70 x 72 inches, and 72 x 72 inches.
How high should a shower curtain rod be?
What you need to consider when marking where your shower rod should hang are the length of the curtain, hook size, and keeping the bottom hem of the curtain at least 1 to 2 inches off the floor. Since the standard shower curtain height is between 70 and 72 inches, the standard shower curtain rod height is around 75 and 77 inches.
Why is it important to measure your shower curtain size?
A properly sized shower curtain is important for keeping water off the floor and properly draining back into the shower stall or tub. Let go over how to measure your space for the right shower curtain sizes. What Size Shower Curtain Do You Need?
Are shower curtain and shower liner the same length?
To make things easy I am going to assume that the shower curtain and shower curtain liner are the same length. Here in the US the standard shower curtain length is 70 to 72 inches (178 to 183 cm) and square, but it is getting easier to find shower curtains that are not the standard length.