Towel Rings and Bars Buying Guide

Towel rings and bars are essential bathroom accessories that are as much about function as they are about style. They allow towels to dry quickly and easily while offering a way to keep your bathroom neat and organized. Read through this buying guide to learn more about the various options available.

Types of Towel Rings and Bars

Types of Towel Rings and Bars

If you're looking for a way to change or update the overall style and design of your bathroom or put the finishing touches on a complete makeover, towel rings and bars can do both. Various styles are available, so consider space constraints as well as personal preferences when choosing a style for your bath. Here are the main types of towel rings and bars available.

Towel Bars and Racks

Standard towel bars have a single bar that is attached to the wall at each end. Bar lengths vary, but generally they measure 18, 20, 24, 30, or 32 inches. Choose a double bar if you need to hang multiple towels. Or consider a swivel towel bar for even more flexibility in usage. Freestanding towel racks and over-the-door racks are also available—both can be useful if wall space is limited.

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$99.99

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$99.99

-At home on the patio or at the side of the pool, our beautifully constructed four - rung Outdoor Towel Rack provides an antique -... inspired addition to home and garden décor your family is sure to love. The durably crafted rack is built tall for hanging towels and saving space, with a painted finish for a long - lasting, natural wood color. Built to withstand the elements, it works as well and looks just as great indoors. Material: , Color:. Also could be used foraccessories, outdoor, outside, patioaccessories, patiofurniture, towel, towelholder, towelrack. By Cost Plus World Market. read more

Eviva
$118.00 $108.00

Dimensions: 26.5W x 10D x 5.5H in.. Made of brass. Attractive chrome finish. Wall mount design. Includes all utilities for easy in...stallation. The Eviva Toweller Towel Rack brings beauty and function together by featuring a hanging towel bar and open shelf. Designed to last for years, this towel rack is easy to install and holds up to daily use. The chrome finish will complement your modern bathroom décor and resists pitting and rust. read more

O-Cedar Commercial
$219.99 $217.99

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Towel Hooks

If you have a vertical space where towels will be displayed, towel hooks are a good option. Towel hooks come in various types and sizes, including single and double hooks. Be sure to select a hook that is big enough to support the type of towel you need it to hold. Also take note of how the hooks are mounted to be sure they will be stable.

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$24.99

-Brighten your bathroom décor with our beautifully whitewashed 5-Hook "Towels" Wall Rack. This fun statement piece is made of wood... and features five two-prong hooks, so you'll have plenty of space for your household towels with enough room left over for guests, too! Material: Wood, Color:White. Also could be used forbathroom accessories, bathroom decor, bathroom towel rack, entry wall rack, entry way wall rack, frames, hanging wall decor, home decor, home organization, home storage, mud room, mud room wall rack, towel rack, towel wall rack, wall decor, wall rack, whitewashed towel rack, wood towel rack, 5 hook towel rack, 5 hook wall rack. By Cost Plus World Market. read more

Zack
$47.67 $35.79

Towel hook rail, self-adhesive. Functional addition to your guest bathroom. Holds 4 towels.

$12.50 $6.29

Silent type: In the standard type attached to the soft plastic transparent suction cups and strong glue posts (no glue) Can be ads...orbed on the door, so that the hook close to the door, the door will not shake the door, No wear on the door, no bang when the rattle when the noise. Specification: Material: Iron Color: Standard white, heart-shaped black, standard bronze, heart-shaped bronze Size: 42x24x7cm/16.53x9.442.75inch Packing Includes: 1 x Door Wall Hook Notice: When you choose the quiet type, make sure that the surface of your door is smooth and not pimple, with pattern to avoid the pattern Of the groove Prior to the use of detergent or shower gel to suck the sucker, you can breathe, we all this life knowledge. read more

Towel Rings

If you have a small bathroom without space to spare, towel rings are a good option. Often used for hand towels, towel rings are simple and elegant, but they're not always shaped as their name implies. Some are partial circles open on one side, and others may have a flat space along the bottom.

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Croydex
$21.14

Croydex have just the thing for those of you that want to make the most of your bathroom, without the dreaded drill. This high qua...lity chrome plated Towel Ring does not require the use of drills or screws. Just make sure you have a clean surface and... read more

Valsan
$159.00 $119.25

Valsan 67440ES Cubis Plus Satin Nickel 5.75" Towel Ring. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Rings. Valsan 5.750 Inch Towel Ring, Solid B...rass Construction, Fully Forged, Includes mounting hardware:. read more

Train Racks

Train racks are named for their initial use—as closet-type storage on passenger trains. They combine a shelf with a towel bar below. Some models feature hooks as well.

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Powertec Fitness
$179.00

New for 2013. Chrome finished weight horns on the Workbench Weight Rack. Capacity is 1500 lbs. Model #WB-WR13.

Next Innovations
$77.99

Next Innovations Train Engine 3 Hook Coat Rack

ArtisanalCreations
$202.99

ArtisanalCreations Train Coat Rack and Shelf

ArtisanalCreations
$169.99

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Purchase Considerations

Purchase Considerations

Before installing or replacing towel bars or rings, there are a few key things you'll want to consider. Bars and rings are often mounted, so you'll want to be certain the model you purchase works with the type of walls in your bathroom. You'll also want to take note of the finish of the towel ring or bar itself to be sure it matches the existing fixtures in your bathroom. Remember, too, that functionality is as important as overall style and design. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you are looking at various styles.

Finish

Towel fixtures come in a variety of finishes, including chrome, nickel, pewter, stainless steel, and even wood. You'll want to consider what will best complement the overall bathroom design and the other fixtures in the room.

Location

Towel rings and bars should be placed within easy reach of the sink, tub, or shower. And you'll want to consider what type of towel will be used where. For example, if wall space isn't available near the sink, a towel stand placed on the countertop is a good alternative for hand towels. Near the shower, you'll want something that holds full-size towels. The standard height for a towel ring, bar, or hook is 48 inches.

Safety and Convenience

You might want to consider purchasing a towel bar with multiple uses. For example, some towel bars double as grab bars, which enhance safety for people of all ages when installed in the shower and tub area, as well as near the toilet. Towel warmers offer a place to store towels while also ensuring they'll be nice and warm as you step out of the shower. They are available in a variety of styles and finishes.

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Newport Brass
$168.00 $117.60

Newport Brass NB16-09-10B Universal Oil Rubbed Bronze Towel Ring, Closed Ring Style. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Rings. Newport B...rass Towel Ring, Closed Ring Style, Compliments East Linear Product Series, Compliments East Square Product Series, Solid... read more

Scarabeo
$1,620.00 $1134.00

Scarabeo 8031-R-100A-TB-1H Teorema White Rectangular One-Hole Wall Mounted Sink with Towel Bar. Bathroom Sinks > Wall Mount Single... Bowl. Dimensions: 18.1"L x 39.3"W x 9.5"H, Mounting Hardware Included, Faucet Hole is 1.38", 1 Year Limited Warranty, ADA... read more

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Newport Brass NB15-03-54 Amisa Black 30" Towel Bar. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Bars. Newport Brass 30" Towel Bar, Amisa Collecti...on , Solid Brass Construction. read more

Newport Brass
$125.00 $87.50

Newport Brass NB12-09-01 Seaport Forever Brass Towel Ring, Closed Ring Style. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Rings. Newport Brass To...wel Ring, Closed Ring Style, Seaport Collection, Solid Brass Construction, Single-post, horizontal pivot design with... read more

Scarabeo
$1,770.00 $1239.00

Scarabeo 3006-TB-6H ML White Double Basin Six-Hole Wall Mounted Sink with Towel Bar. Bathroom Sinks > Wall Mount Double Bowl. Dime...nsions: 18.5"L x 48"W x 6.3"H, Mounting Hardware Included, Faucet Hole is 1.38", 1 Year Limited Warranty, ADA Compliant. read more

Windisch
$1,354.00 $947.80

Windisch 85579OB Universal Gold/White Crystal 27" Bathroom Towel Bar. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Bars. ADA Compliant, Material: ...Brass, Wall Mount, Contemporary Style, No Assembly Required, Swarovski Crystals, Length: 27". read more

Windisch
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Windisch 85579CRB Universal Chrome/White Crystal 27" Bathroom Towel Bar. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Bars. ADA Compliant, Materia...l: Brass, Wall Mount, Contemporary Style, No Assembly Required, Swarovski Crystals, Length: 27". read more

Scarabeo
$1,770.00 $1239.00

Scarabeo 8031-R-120B-TB-6H Teorema White Double Basin Six-Hole Wall Mounted Sink with Towel Bar. Bathroom Sinks > Wall Mount Doubl...e Bowl. Dimensions: 18.1"L x 47.2"W x 9.7"H, Mounting Hardware Included, Faucet Hole is 1.38", 1 Year Limited Warranty,... read more

Scarabeo
$900.00 $630.00

Scarabeo 3004-TB-NH ML White Square No-Hole Wall Mounted Sink with Towel Bar. Bathroom Sinks > Wall Mount Single Bowl. Dimensions:... 18.5"L x 24.2"W x 8"H, Mounting Hardware Included, 1 Year Limited Warranty, ADA Compliant. read more

Newport Brass
$261.00 $182.70

Newport Brass NB22-01-04 Universal Satin Brass 18" Towel Bar. Bathroom Accessories > Towel Bars. Newport Brass 18" Towel Bar, Comp...liments Alexandria Product Series, Compliments Anise Product Series, Solid Brass Construction. read more

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