necessity to keep the water from
running out of the tub! Two sizes
are most prevalent:
Standard - 70 x 70
inches. Most curtains will come in
this size, and should accommodate
your shower perfectly. Some curtains
may be slightly wider or longer to
give a more pleated, decorative
Stall - Stall
shower curtains measure 54 x 78
Double vanity or single, master bath
or powder room, you must measure
your bathroom floor to ensure you
select the right size rug. Here are
some of the most common sizes,
although be aware, not all sizes are
available in all styles:
17 x 24 inches - A
small size perfect for in front of a
pedestal sink, or even to step out
onto from the shower.
21 x 34 inches - A
nice size to place outside your tub.
24 x 60 inches -
Commonly referred to as a runner.
Great for along a double vanity.
27 x 45 inches -
For use in large areas.
is also a tubmat size rug, as well
as a contour rug, tank cover and lid
cover for the toilet. Some
manufacturers make a wall to wall
size which can be cut down to your
bathroom's specifications. Wall to
wall rugs are generally 5 x 6 feet
or 5 x 8 feet.
There's nothing more irritating than
a cold bathroom floor in the
morning. A bath rug is an
Fabric content. Both nylon and
polyester are common in bath rugs,
earning respect both for their
durability and their knack for
surviving repeated washings without
losing their colors. Even a bathroom
stampede won't cause these rugs to
Although cotton is more absorbent,
it has a nagging tendency to shrink
and show lint. So if cotton is your
favorite, shop for rugs made from
high-quality Supima cotton with
Measure your bathroom . While oval
and oblong rugs are the most common,
the exact dimensions usually vary
depending on the brand. Before
shopping, measure the space you want
to cover and then decide which rug
shape best suits it.
Learn how rugs are made. Two methods
are used: "tabletop" and "yardage."
Each relies on complex machinery and
detailed finishes to create quality
Tabletop rugs are made by sewing
machines, which "tuft" yarn onto a
backing. A latex coating on the back
secures the yarn and keeps a rug
from slipping on wet floors.
the "yardage" process, big tufting
machines churn out large rolls
similar to the production of
household carpet. A stamping system
then cuts them into the desired
shapes. These rugs are also coated
with latex to prevent slipping.
Wrapping yourself in a thick,
oversized bath towel is one of
life’s little luxuries. Towels come
in many sizes, and making certain
you have that perfect oversized bath
towel will always be important.
Since manufacturers may vary their
towel size specifications slightly,
these dimensions are an approximate
measurement and may not be exact to
every towel line.
Bath Sheet - 35 x
Bath Towel - 27 x
52 inches to 30 x 58 inches
Hand Towel - 16 x
Wash Cloth - 13 x
Fingertip - 11 x 18
Tub Mat - 22 x 34
Toilet Seat Sizing Selection
SIZE is important when you're buying
1. Measure your toilet to determine
whether your bowl is
ELONGATED (approximately 18 1/2"
ROUND (approximately 16 1/2" long.)
2.Measure from center front of bowl
to center of the hinge post holes.
In the U.S., the standard distance
between hinge post holes is 5 1/2".