Uses of Towels

Towels are used for various purposes other than the drying in various industries including household needs. They are made up of different fabrics and are available in different colors, sizes, styles and patterns. Below are some of the uses of towels.

  • Used for drying the body after showering and swimming.
  • Used for wiping your hands after washing the hands.
  • Used to wipe the kitchen dishes and crockery’s.
  • It provides hygiene and comfort to sit, lie and stand on to avoid direct contact with the ground, rock, chair etc, and prevents from germs.
  • It acts as a dressing for bleeding wounds.
  • It can be used for warming your body by wearing above the shoulders( like a dress).
  • You can wave your towel in emergencies as a distress signal.
  • Used for holding the hotter objects in food preparations etc,.
  • You can role the towel into a pipe shaped pillow for resting on it.
  • Used as a head dress for wet hair.
  • In sports, some rally towels are used for cheering the participating teams.
  • For a broken arm, towels act as a sling.
  • Some waste towels are used to block the gaps between the doors and floor to help stop toxic gases or smoke from entering the room.
  • This is useful in case of a fire where in most cases people die of smoke inhalation before the fire reaches them.
  • Smaller sizes of towels are used as hand-kerchiefs.
  • In some areas, towels are used to reserve seats.
  • You can even cover to protect yourselves from sun rays.