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    Paper towel Ratings

    Clean up accidental spills with the best paper towels. Paper towels vary in absorbency and durability, but the top brands are quick to clean up messes, big or small.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best paper towels.

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    We test for absorbency, scrubbing strength, and wet strength (the force it takes for a ball to burst through a paper towel).

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    Paper towels lead a brief and unglamorous life. When it comes to slurping up spills, some paper towels really deliver and some don't.