Just The Basics Paper Towels (CVS)

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Summary: This Just The Basics paper towel was fair in overall performance, and has
  • 8 rolls per package
  • 55 sheets per roll
  • 38 sq ft per roll
  • 2 ply
  • 11x9 sheet size
  • $2.48 per 100 sq ft
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About - Just The Basics Paper Towels (CVS)

The Just The Basics Paper Towels (CVS) is part of the paper towel test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, paper towel models like the Paper Towels (CVS) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Absorbency is based on how much water a 5-inch square piece of towel could hold.

Scrubbing is based on the number of times a towel could be rubbed along a rough surface before the sheet tore.

Wet strength:
Wet strength is based on how much force it took for a steel ball to burst through a wet sheet of paper towel.
User Reviews - Just The Basics Paper Towels (CVS)
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Like most green paper products, it is a rip-off. After trying one sheet, I threw my new roll in the recycling bin. Nothing beats Bounty.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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