The Design House 533034 Millbridge 30-Inch Towel Bar is a classic addition to any bathroom. This traditional towel bar is constructed with zinc and aluminum, finished in polished chrome and measures 30-inches.
- 1 What is the standard towel bar size?
- 2 How is a towel bar measured?
- 3 Is a towel bar a fixture?
- 4 How long should towel bar be for 2 towels?
- 5 What is the standard height of a hand towel bar?
- 6 How far should towel bar be from shower?
- 7 How many towel bars should you have in a bathroom?
- 8 How do I choose the right metal for my bathroom?
- 9 How do you hang two towel bars?
What is the standard towel bar size?
18”, 24” and 30” are the most common towel bar sizes. Each towel bar can be placed and used effectively in different situations. For smaller bathroom and powder rooms, 18” towel bars will be sufficient for both hand towels and folded bath towels.
How is a towel bar measured?
When you want to replace an existing towel bar, grab a tape measure and measure along the bar between the inside edges of the supports. Typically, this measurement will not be an even number of inches, so round up to find the size of replacement you need.
Is a towel bar a fixture?
Bathroom fixtures are all about the faucets for sinks, showers and tubs, towel racks, rings and bars, toilet paper holders, soap dispensers and more.
How long should towel bar be for 2 towels?
An 18″ towel bar is great for small spaces and fits a single standard bath towel folded in half while a 24″ towel bar fits a single oversized bath towel folded in half. If you have the space, a 30″ towel bar is great for holding two standard bath towels folded in thirds.
What is the standard height of a hand towel bar?
Generally speaking, the average height of a towel bar should be 48 inches from the floor. This is also true for the hand towel ring.
How far should towel bar be from shower?
Aim for installing a towel ring anywhere from 50 inches to 52 inches off the ground. Towels should hang freely and not brush against the top of your vanity.
How many towel bars should you have in a bathroom?
For most bathrooms, one relatively long towel bar is sufficient. However for a larger bathroom, two towel bars may be needed. However, different bathrooms can accommodate different fixtures. If you are struggling with space, one towel bar may be all you can utilize in your design.
How do I choose the right metal for my bathroom?
Choose Your Dominant Metal Metals with cool undertones, like brushed nickel, stainless steel, and polished chrome fit right into a bathroom with a contemporary design. Metals with warmer undertones, like gold, brass, and bronze, look great in traditional or rustic-style bathrooms.
How do you hang two towel bars?
When installing multiple towel bars, place the highest and then fold a towel at that level. The second bar would be placed 2 inches below the bottom of the towel or you can have them overlap each other. In this situation, you’d want the top bar to be at least 50 inches from the floor.