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brisnana
no room for towels

This may sound like a crazy idea,but I don't know what else to do.
My bathroom is small. I have no room for the towels so they are piled on top of one of those over the toilet cabinets. I would like to have a linen closet but no room for one.
When I open the bathroom door(it opens out) it almost hits the chase for the chimney, which made me think if I removed one side of the chase put shelves in and installed a door would it work for a linen closet? Am I crazy for thinking of this?

Jiffy
Re: no room for towels

Post a diagram please.

ed21
Re: no room for towels

You shouldn't/can't open up a chimney chase unless the chimney is removed.

sandy11949
Re: no room for towels

I know what you're talking about. Our whole house is really small but it only has to serve my husband and I. It's so small, when I'm in the tub I can actually hold on to the sink for support! We have a small closet (no door of any sort) and our towels are falling out!:(

Re: no room for towels

Don't you have space for a towel radiator? Without a diagram it's difficult to address properly. Heated towel radiators come in many sizes and even if you don't have central heating you can install an electric heating element. An electrician will advise on how best to connect the supply.

Re: no room for towels

Don't you have space for a towel radiator? Without a diagram it's difficult to address properly. Heated towel radiators come in many sizes and even if you don't have central heating you can install an electric heating element. An electrician will advise on how best to connect the supply.

ShelleyDN
Re: no room for towels

I need to see the diagram as well. Don't you have any place left in your bathroom to install a towel rack, specifically a wall-mounted type? You can install a wall-mounted towel rack in the wall facing a toilet seat if there's a chance.

MarrieAnn
Re: no room for towels
ShelleyDN wrote:

I need to see the diagram as well. Don't you have any place left in your bathroom to install a towel rack, specifically a wall-mounted type? You can install a wall-mounted towel rack in the wall facing a toilet seat if there's a chance.

I was thinking just the same. Nice idea.

ericburns4
Re: no room for towels

Yup, without seeing it actually I can’t suggest anything.

luxuryliving
Re: no room for towels

It is very difficult to comment, but as far as I understood your issue, you can place something like hanger or small designer rod just above your bath tub to put up a towel

remodelinguniversity
Re: no room for towels

The advice about the chimney flue is on target. It's not a great idea to go that direction.

You can also try installing a high shelve for your towels. You can use baskets to store towels as well as other items.

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