I’ve been a renter for over a decade and with every house or apartment I move to, there’s never been an acceptable (or even passable) towel bar in the bathroom. I’ve dealt with everything from a faux-chrome plastic bar to a towel bar that was actually installed via sticky putty (it fell off the wall the minute I put a towel on it). My solution has been BYOTB (bring your own towel bar).
With this plan in mind, it’s best to invest in something mid-priced and very simple. If you’re looking for bathroom hardware with these parameters, here are our favorite natural steel towel bars. You can’t go wrong.
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