Kohler bathroom medicine cabinet, seen both open and closed
Kohler’s Maxstow Frameless Surface-Mount Soft Close Medicine Cabinet provides more space for taller items.

You may never think about some things until you don’t have them, or they just don’t work right. Bathroom medicine cabinets are one of those things.

About Traditional Bathroom Medicine Cabinets

Traditional bathroom medicine cabinets have lots of shelves with the same space between them that extend from edge to edge.

The extra shelving allows you to pack as much as you can inside them, but let’s face it: that’s not always what happens.

A too-tall perfume bottle here and a shaving cream can there end up outside the cabinet, cluttering the vanity.  

That’s especially problematic for shared bathrooms that double as guest baths. A friend may visit for dinner and the last thing you want them to see is any vanity clutter!

Kohler bathroom medicine cabinet, with nothing inside, seen with the door open
Staggered shelves allow this bathroom medicine cabinet to fit tall and oddly-shaped items.

How Kohler Revolutionized the Bathroom Medicine Cabinet

Kohler re-invented this bathroom fixture with their new Maxstow Frameless Surface-Mount Soft Close Medicine Cabinet.

The idea was to maximize your bathroom storage and improve the experience of using this often-ignored item.

For starters, they staggered the shelving inside, so it holds both tall and short items with no wasted space.

Everything you need fits inside, so you keep clutter off your countertop.

Built for Righties or Lefties

The slim 3-1/2-inch-deep design provides the same internal storage space as traditional 5-inch bathroom medicine cabinets and installation is fast and easy.

The door is reversible for a left or right swing and its slow-close feature prevents slamming. The front door is mirrored as you would expect, but so is the interior and the unit includes two reversible side panel kits in white and gray to match your décor.   

For more information on the Kohler Maxstow Frameless Surface-Mount Soft Close Medicine Cabinet, click here.

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