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Use a DIY PVC towel rack to hang those beach towels dry!
Use a DIY PVC towel rack to hang those beach towels dry!

Warm days usually call for a dip in the pool. If you’re a pool owner, you know that this usually result to lots of used towels. Finding a space to hang them dry always seems to be a problem. But there’s a solution to that. And you know what else is good about it? It’s DIY.

This multi-purpose towel rack is made out of PVC plumber’s type. The rack can hold as many towels as you want, depending on the number of bars you put in. Additionally, it can hold floaties and pool noodles, too.

Simple and very easy to assemble, no high-power tools required.
Simple and very easy to assemble, no high-power tools required.

This project is simple and easy to do it’s like playing with legos. You just have to get the cutting part right. After that, all you have to do is assemble. Think of “connect the dots” – except that there are no dots, just connectors, elbows, and pipes.

Head on to the nearest home improvement store, get the materials, and start working!

Materials:

  • 1-inch schedule 40 PVC pipe, 60 feet
  • 1-inch 3-way PVC connectors, 4 pcs
  • 1-inch PVC T-connectors, 16 pcs
  • 1-inch 45-degree PVC connectors, 8 pcs
  • PVC primer
  • PVC cement
  • 100-grit sandpaper
  • 220-grit sandpaper
  • glue

Tools:

  • Hacksaw or miter saw

Take a look at the gallery for some PVC towel racks inspiration.

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If you don’t have time for DIY, you can buy readymade, direct from TowelMaid., or get step-by-step instructions from eHow here.