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Old 07-09-2014, 12:40 AM   #1
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Bath towel rack and tp holder

I have an Escape that was made before they put the new tp holders that are covered and under the sink. I took mine off the door and replaced it with one of those screw type suction cup holders. It has adhered for over a year, while my other ones come off from time to time. I got it at IKEA. I bought the towel rack there later and had to saw the bar to length. (I made it 15"). I then assembled it and based on my prior success with the tp holder, I expect it to stay. I do use the command hooks for smaller items. I also belong to the "No Holes Baglo" school.
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Old 07-09-2014, 07:15 AM   #2
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I love those suction cups on fiberglass, even use a few outside for hanging towels to dry.
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I have an Escape that was made before they put the new tp holders that are covered and under the sink. I took mine off the door and replaced it with one of those screw type suction cup holders. It has adhered for over a year, while my other ones come off from time to time. I got it at IKEA. I bought the towel rack there later and had to saw the bar to length. (I made it 15"). I then assembled it and based on my prior success with the tp holder, I expect it to stay. I do use the command hooks for smaller items. I also belong to the "No Holes Baglo" school.
It took me a while to get to an IKEA, but finally picked up the basket, TP holder, and towel bar this morning. I can't believe how strong the suction cups are. I pulled so hard I thought the plastic would break before the cup came off the wall. Great tip, Sandra; thanks!
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Old 07-19-2015, 07:14 PM   #4
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Orders can be made with IKEA online or by phone.
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The TP holder does not appear on the US IKEA website...it does show up on the Canadian one but you can't log in using your US account... Is it carried in the US stores?
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The TP holder does not appear on the US IKEA website...it does show up on the Canadian one but you can't log in using your US account... Is it carried in the US stores?
There were bunches of them in Renton, WA today. Not that it's right up the street from you.
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These are sold at West Marine for around $32. Pricey but useful. You need very strong Velcro to hold it on.
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There were bunches of them in Renton, WA today. Not that it's right up the street from you.
Well, we'll be in Portland Oregon next month visiting friends ... maybe we'll try to fit in a stop at the IKEA there....
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Does anyone know which IKEA suction devices are better: IMMELN or STUGVIK?
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Does anyone know which IKEA suction devices are better: IMMELN or STUGVIK?
I only fiddled with the Stugvik ones that I purchased. They were secure far beyond my expectations. No experience wih Immeln.
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