How to: Pool Towel, Toy, Suit Rack


Out and about cleaning pools always brings us amazing surprises on what our customers will do to make their pools and the outdoors more enjoyable. I cam across this awesome idea while looking for inspiring ideas to post on our blog and thought why not share it with you so you can make your own.

It’s a Towel, Toy, Suit, Rack, Bucket Holder you name it this thing could be created to hold just about anything except your beer.  Enjoy!

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We can not be more excited to have our pool this year!  It has been un-seasonaly hot this spring, so it has well used… but that also means I have a litter of towel, toys, and swim trunks laying about my backyard.  I like to have a place for everything so it was never a question that I would create that place.

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The great part is that we were able to use our left over wood decking to create the two racks!  I love repurposing items I already have on hand!  The placement was easy to figure out… I wanted a place to hang the towels and suits just outside of the pool gate but also outside of the house slider.  But I also needed something inside for clean towels and pool toys.  To create the support the hubs sunk pressure treated 4x4s in some concrete and let them set.

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Once we decided the space between the 6″ planks {1″} the hubs cut to size, mitering the corners for a super clean finish.  I wanted a shelf for the top so he trimmed it out allowing me to set the basket of sunscreen and bug spray up there.

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This is how it typically looks… well used!

 

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I found these rubber tubs at Big Lots and they are totally doing their job, but I am thinking some galvanized steel tubs would be better.  I also love that I can stack the pool noodles, and cabo shelf lounge chairs behind the rack to keep everything in it’s place!
We’ll there it is. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did sharing it with you. Keep your eye out for cool pool ideas and please feel free to share them with us.

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