DIY : How Do I Fix A Towel Rack That's "Loose"

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DIY : How Do I Fix A Towel Rack That's "Loose"


Over time, towel racks tend to come loose from sheetrock walls.  And, sometimes, they separate completely.  The good news is that making repairs is easy -- it's something you can do yourself with a little instruction.

In this 2-minute video from, a professional contractor shows that with just a drill and some butterfly anchors, re-securing a towel rack can be a basic handyman job.

So, before you call a professional to rehang your towel rack, watch the video and consider making the repair yourself.


If you are looking into a bath renovation or are buying new construction, ask your contractor to place a solid wood square in the desired towel rack location so that loose racks no longer become an issue.



Comments (3)

Melissa Polce
ERA, Wilkinson Real Estate Charlotte - Huntersville, NC
Lake to Land, I've Got It Covered!

Thanks so much, in alot of listings you see this and you know it is an easy simple fix-thanks 

Oct 19, 2009 03:21 AM
Susan Laxson CRS
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Naples, FL
The Michelle Thomas Team

This is great.... sending my husband the link so he can repair all of ours!  Thanks for the post!

Oct 19, 2009 03:21 AM
Denise Hamlin, Broker/Owner
Cardinal Realty ~ 319-400-0268 - Iowa City, IA
Helping Happy Clients Make Smart Choices

I think this is something that irritates a lot of us. Thanks for posting this. Great video.


Oct 19, 2009 04:31 AM