How to Replace a Paper Towel Roll

Paper towels have many uses in and out of the kitchen.

They are commonly used for drying hands and cleaning up spills. Replacing the paper towel roll once it becomes empty is an extremely easy task.

Open the new roll of paper towels.

Remove the old roll of paper towels from the paper towel holder. This may entail unscrewing a knob at the top of a standing holder, or releasing brackets that hold the roll in place on a wall-mounted holder.

Place the new roll of paper towels onto the paper towel holder, using the brackets or knob to secure the roll.

Things You Will Need

  • Paper towels
  • Paper towel holder

Tip

  • You may be able to recycle or reuse the cardboard tube from the empty roll of paper towels.

About the Author

Based in Ohio, Rhonda Gilmore has been writing short stories and poetry since 1977 and began writing blogs in 2008. Gilmore fell in love with writing after she took a creative writing class in high school. She is currently pursuing a career in law after being a nurse for 16 years.