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Old 05-21-2015, 12:49 AM   #1
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Bathroom storage in the 19'

We have a new Escape 19' and just returned from our first trip of 5,550 miles. My biggest challenge is bathroom storage...lack of. Has anyone out there come up with ideas for storage of typically used toiletries other than using the sink?
Thanks for sharing any creative ideas:-)
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Old 05-21-2015, 01:02 AM   #2
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We use a suction cup mounted basket. Works ok, but you are right that there is not a lot of storage optjions in the bathroom.
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Old 05-21-2015, 01:24 AM   #3
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I'd originally thought that I'd cut into the rear wall low down and put a medicine type cabinet there. But then I added another door under the furnace and opened up that area so that option ended. So, yes, suction cup baskets seem to be the answer.

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We have a good-sized but narrow bin with top that holds bath items, which we usually set just outside the door. Narrow enough that it was not really in our way.
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Old 05-21-2015, 03:28 AM   #5
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Here's a link to a thread on a few bathroom storage ideas:
Bathroom shelf.
We have also found the Lee Valley suction hooks really useful in the bathroom, and they are easy to move around:
Umbra Flip Hook Rack
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Old 05-21-2015, 08:44 AM   #6
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We have a wire type basket mounted beside the kitchen sink to hold our teeth stuff. Other than that, we just keep the little bit of personal stuff (for me, just a razor and deodorant), in our clothes cabinet. I think our bathroom sink has been used twice in 6 years, just too tiny for our liking.

We really keep nothing in our bathroom, though for years I have though of putting a plastic bodied medicine cabinet in there, and who knows, may just do that some day.
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I had Charlie (tractors1) make a couple custom holders (he can make any size you want or almost any design you can think of) that we put in the bathroom. We went through the suction cups and Command products and found they just did not meet ours needs. I mounted the small one to the right of the sink and the larger one to the right of the door next to the toilet. They mount with VHB tape and match the bathroom walls great.

I am not affiliated with his business but just think he does great work. He has made several things for me.
http://www.rvwidgetworks.com/
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I had Charlie (tractors1) make a couple custom holders (he can make any size you want or almost any design you can think of) that we put in the bathroom. We went through the suction cups and Command products and found they just did not meet ours needs. I mounted the small one to the right of the sink and the larger one to the right of the door next to the toilet. They mount with VHB tape and match the bathroom walls great.
Great, thanks for this info.

Are your holders strong enough to hold (small) bottles of shampoo, conditioner and such? I could see using stuff like this instead of the sink. And something for soap with holes in the bottom for drainage. I do plan to take showers in mine, so need to figure out holders for things.

And it looks like they're deep enough stuff would stay in there while driving down the road.



Got the site bookmarked!
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I used a small shower caddy.

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I had a friend build a wall rack. It's attached with strong 3M tape. Sorry about the orientation, it's OK on my computer.
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