Drywall Repair – Drywall Damage From Towel Rack

Repositioned Towel Rack

I have written previously about the right way to install towel racks; that being with at least one side anchored into the vertical wood stud behind the drywall. Too often even professional contractors install them using drywall anchor plugs on both sides. When that occurs, sooner or later, one side or the other of the towel rack will start to become loose from the wall and eventually cause damage. That was the situation we had in one of our daughter's bathrooms. This is a simple but … [Read more...]

Kenney Truly CordFree Roman Window Shades – Hypbrid Mount

Placement of the Mounting Brackets for the Hybrid Installation Approach

In our previous article reviewing the Kenney Truly CordFree Roman Shades,  we showed our efforts and results for what Kenney calls an outside mount; that being where the anchoring or mounting hardware and the curtain assembly is placed on the outside of the top horizontal part of the window frame. There are two other alternative installation positions for this new window covering product from Kenney; inside and hybrid. The hybrid installation is similar to the inside alternative in that … [Read more...]

Towel Warmer Review – WarmlyYours Elements Towel Warmer

Elements Electric Towel Warmer

Recently we received the Elements model TW-E4PCP electric towel warmer from WarmlyYours to review. Of course, before we could use this nicely crafted luxury bathroom product, we had to first install it. This article, therefore, will focus on our installation efforts. Tomorrow's second article will focus on our use of this electric towel warmer. Below is a picture of the area in of the bathroom where we plan to install this product. We want to place this unit on the wall that is at 45 … [Read more...]

Repairing Bathroom Double Towel Rack – 3

Bathroom Towel Rack End with Allen Key

Yesterday we showed you the installation of the anchors for the ends of our double towel rack in our en suite bathroom. Today, we complete the job. Now, for this double bath towel rack model, the ends are secured to the metal anchoring hardware by way of a tiny screw in the bottom of the towel rack end which is screwed through the use of a small Allen Key. You need to make sure that the towel rack end is flush against the wall, otherwise the screw will miss the metal anchor located … [Read more...]

Repairing Bathroom Double Towel Rack – 1

Bathroom Towel Rack Repair\Bathroom Towel Rack Repair 1

Today we write about one of the many home maintenance tips which are easy to do. Most bungalows, just like the one we call home, are short on space because any living space which is not in the basement is all on one floor. So, in our master bedroom's en-suite bathroom we had installed a double towel rack by the contractors as part of creating the en suite in the first place. Planning. A double towel rack holds two towels at once; it will need to hold double the weight of a regular … [Read more...]

EZ Snap Exterior Window Shades – One Year Later

Yes, we are running a contest this entire month of May for a chance to win one of three gift certificates towards the purchase of what we continue to believe is the best (in terms of ease of application, practicality and cost effectiveness) energy conservation type of product for homes or cottages in the summer, EZ Snap exterior window shades. It is the first time we have run a contest for a specific individual product, so we were not going to use a product that we ourselves did not … [Read more...]

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