Towels are an essential part of our bathrooms and homes in general. We can even say they are an indispensable part of every home. But what makes these wonderful items that we take for granted so vital to our home?
In this blog article, we are going to talk about the traits and uses of towels that make them irreplaceable. Enjoy.
The Jack Of All Trades
Types of towels
When it comes to uses, towels are as versatile as they come. If we tried to list every type of towel and all of their main and alternative uses, it would take you hours to read. So we are just going to list a few of the towel types, their uses, and some alternative uses for a specific towel.
– Hand Towels: What would we do without the soft and lovely hand towels? They are such a cornerstone of every bathroom that they even add to the aesthetic and decoration of the bathroom. They are used on a daily basis by almost everyone. The way they are optimally produced to dry your hands with a gentle caress makes them the ideal item for the job. You won’t find any replacements for these wondrous pieces of fluffy goodness.
– Bath Towels: Consider hand towels, but they are bigger, fluffier, and can envelop you. The feeling you get when you jump out of the shower and cover yourself with a lovely bath towel is truly sensational. As the soft and fluffy texture swaddles you, you can both relax and dry at the same time, thanks to its comfort.
– Guest Towels: With these towels, you can make the guests of your home or establishment feel welcome and treasured. The small design makes them very versatile while giving them a cute look that can be blended into the general aesthetic of your bathroom.
– Hair Towels: Drying your hair with one of these is both good for your hair and your general health, as your hair will keep its natural softness and will be quite dry, preventing any cold-related illnesses or aches. Thanks to their very soft texture, you can use them for other needs that require a more gentle touch.
Some Alternate Uses
Towels are versatile in that they can be used for things that would normally require another type of fabric. They can even do those things better, depending on the situation. Let’s take a look at a few of them.
– To seal doors and windows: When doors and windows have design flaws or have aged, they can develop tiny or invisible cracks that allow hot or cold air to enter. By putting a towel toward the place where the air comes in, you can block it out. Of course, this should be a temporary solution, as it is not sustainable and not the most efficient. However, if these cracks are letting in water, towels are still a pretty good solution until you completely seal the crack.
– As a mop head: You can repurpose your old towels as mop heads and use them to mop the floor. As they are both absorbent and soft, even when they get old, they won’t scratch or damage your flooring. However, you should make sure it does not have tears or rips, as they might shed on the floor, creating more of a mess than you were using it for.
– For DIY projects: While the mop head idea can sound like a DIY idea, there are a lot of incredibly creative DIY ideas that use towels. From bibs to blankets, there are many ideas that push the limits of creativity. If you want to read more about these, check out our blog post about the topic.