Repairing Drywall Around New Pivoting Toilet Paper Holder

Potty Room

The past three articles in this short series on our new pivoting toilet paper holder has seen us reach the point where it is installed on the wall of our en suite potty room. We obtained the new toilet paper holder, the type where it is super easy to remove and replace the roll of toilet paper, during The Home Depot's  Renew and Redo Your Bath event. You can participate first if you want by entering our giveaway contest for a change to win your own $200 Home Depot Gift Card. Now, this is … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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