One of the greatest things about the world wide web is all of the amazingly brilliant and useful tips that people come up with – and share, – that make life so much easier.
For example, there are countless uses for towel bars besides hanging towels on them. Who knew?
Towel bars are easily found at your neighborhood hardware, DIY, and even dollar store and come in a wide variety of lengths and sizes. They can be as purely decorative or as purely functional as you like.
The following 7 creative uses for towel bars are just a drop in the bucket of the many ways you can easily organize your kitchen without spending a ton of money in the process.
1. Hangers for cups and mugs
This hack will appeal most to coffee lovers, as it lets you show off your amazing collection of K-cups and coffee mugs. Simply add your coffee maker and coffee supplies, and you’ve got your very own coffee station.
2. Device charging station
Place the bar next to a socket and a phone basket and you’ve created an instant charging station. It will keep your devices safe from drops and the kiddos from getting tangled in the cords.
3. Utensil organizer
Need more space for your kitchenware? Put them in baskets or bins, and organize them by hanging them on a towel rack!
4. Organize cleaning supplies
Do you struggle to keep your cleaning supplies in order? Keep everything within easy reach and well organized by using a door hanger towel bar.
5. Trash Bag Holder
Rolling your trash bags onto towel bars is a great way to make efficient use of them. The secret is to put them where they belong.
The ideal location would be under the sink, where a towel bar installed as a trash bag holder works perfectly. All you have to do is roll the bags along the bars and pull them out as needed.
6. For little items
Purchase a hanging organizer tray, and fasten it to your towel bar(s) using book rings. The different sections makes it ideal for holding and storing small items.
7. Storage of cooking prep products
For foil sheets, wax papers, food wrap, or anything stored in a rectangular box. Finally, this creative hack was shared by YouTuber and frugal shopper Sara Jane. She found the towel rod and the dish rack she used for this project at her local Dollar Tree.
All of these creative uses for towel bars in the kitchen are simple ways to make your life just a little bit easier. Which ones are you going to try?