Towel Hooks vs. Towel Bars – Which is Best?

The long awaited debate has come to our attention – towel hooks or towel bars, which is best?

towel hooks


Towel Hooks

Towel hooks are perfect for smaller spaces as well as high-traffic environments, such as a pool or family bath. They provide a clutter-free design for a more minimalist look. The only downside is that your towels may take longer to dry. This one size solution is great if you have a small space, many towels to hang, or want a more modern look in your bath. However, if you have the space to spare or need your towels to dry faster, a towel bar may be the option for you.

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Towel Bars

Towel bars come in various sizes and allow your towels to dry faster without moisture being trapped as easily as a towel on a hook. However, bars do take up quite a bit of space. If you need to hang multiple towels, some collections offer 30″ towel bars, which accommodates two towels. If you have few people in your household or a large bathroom, this might be a great option, but if you have a full house with limited space, hooks may be the choice for you.


So are towel hooks or bars best? It truly depends on your personal style and project size! And don’t even get us started on rings vs. racks. Visit Modern Hardware’s Decorative Hardware section today and our staff would love to help bring your ideas and style to life.

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