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Is there a standard height for a half wall?

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We would like to make the wall b/w our kitchen and den (not load bearing) a half wall. Would open up the door way to make it wider and then a half wall. I've taped off what I think looks "right' to my eye, but was wondering if there is a standard height? Thanks so much!!
  • Nichter's Home Services Corp

    I do these fairly often at 42"

  • Imagery
    Imagery Littleton, CO

    30" is desk height, wall is 28 1/2" + 1 1/2" cap or counter
    36" is counter height, wall is 34 1/2" + 1 1/2" cap or counter
    42" is bar height, wall is 40 1/2" +1 1/2" cap or counter
    The wall height before the cap or counter will vary, depending on

  • Lisa G
    Lisa G Richmond, VA

    Great! Thanks for the help! We do have to re-route some electrical (light switch) but no plumbing. I'm still trying to decide on counter or bar. I like a bar, but this would be right next to our kitchen table so it might be overkill to have both? The

  • Yamini LEED AP at Urbanmotifs

    Lisa, you are welcome, is there a picture you can upload? I am curious to see the kitchen!

  • Lisa G
    Lisa G Richmond, VA

    I am not at home right now, but I will add a picture when I get back!

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