Is there a standard height for a half wall?

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

  • 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!
Lisa G