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Suzy Bean
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We decided to follow the idea of heating ourselves rather than the house this cold season, but wanted to keep the bathroom slightly warmed (nothing like a cold seat!). The doors kept being left open though, so we hung a towel in between one door and its outer corner, and for the trickier other door, a towel hung slightly over the door (the weight to pull the door closed). I rubber banded this towel to some old plastic since otherwise, the friction the towel made was a problem. (The rubber bands had to go between the layers of plastic so they wouldn't make friction either)
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Brenda Groth
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all I saw was red x's..

would a bungee cord work too?
 
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Sorry about the images. Hopefully they are all good now.
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And yes, a bungee would definitely work too.
 
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