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    Just The Basics (CVS) Paper Towels
    Paper Towels
    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
    Description
    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

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Absorbency

    Absorbency

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

     /  5
    Scrubbing

    Scrubbing

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

     /  5
    Wet strength

    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.

     /  5
    Sq. ft. per roll

    Sq. ft. per roll

    The number of square feet of paper towel contained in each roll.

     /  5

    About

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

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

    Scrubbing 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.

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