Towel stands are getting widely popular in modern homes. While majority of them use it in the bathroom or washing area, many also place them in kitchens or other rooms in the house. They can be freestanding or attached to the wall. However, freestanding ones are more preferred by majority of homeowners as they save the precious wall space and can also be moved from one place to another when needed.
Let us try to understand towel stand in detail to ensure that you buy the one that suites your budget and needs.
Material of Towel Stand
Most of the towel stands are made from metal, commonly from chrome, and some other finishes like stainless steel, wrought iron, nickel, etc. Metal towel stands are easy to maintain and last for a very long time. You can choose the one that matches the other bathroom installations to ensure that they do not look different from the others.
There are many different designs to choose from, both in local stores and online to suit your need.
Storage Space in the Towel Stand
The most important aspect of a towel stand is the storage space it offers. An ideal towel stand should be able to offer adequate storage area while also consuming minimum space. You can use the space to storing folded towels and other bathroom essentials. It should have a towel bar for easily hanging the used towels. Multiple hooks for hanging towels is a plus point that can allow you to hang towels for different family members.
Weight of Towel Stand
The towel stand you use should be light in weight. If it’s a freestanding one, it should stand firm on its place, but should also shift easily when required. Heavier towel stands are difficult to move and can create problems if you ever want to change the towel racks position.
Towel stands made from different materials and of various designs are available in the market. It is very important to understand your needs and the setting of the room you want to place the towel stand. It should not make the room appear over-crowded, but should serve its function optimally without causing any hardships.
Originally posted 2015-08-19 06:00:00.