When searching for the best paper towel holder, there are a few things that come to mind. First up is efficiency. Without efficiency, what use would a paper towel holder have?
And, efficiency pretty much covers the bases when it comes to finding the best paper towel holder. There’s nothing like being able to walk over and rip off a sheet without any hassle or time wasted. And, there’s nothing like being able to rip off a paper towel one-handedly.
Additionally, being able to tear off a sheet without the roll unraveling is even better. Because once it unravels, you have to spend the time to ravel it back up. And, it never is the same as it was before it unraveled.
Another thing that comes to mind when searching for the best paper towel holder is durability. When we speak of durability, we speak of a paper towel holder that is going to be heavier and steadier in order to give us the quick-tear we need. And this means the best paper towel holder needs to come with a weighted base.
Also, along with durability is longevity. And, the longer the paper towel holder lasts, the more money we save and the less we have to go out shopping for a new one.
Finally, the best paper towel holder needs to protect our surroundings. Therefore, we chose paper towel holders that have protection on the bottom to prevent scratches and other marks on the counter. This protective base also prevents rust.
So, we found 8 of the best paper towel holders with the majority being stand-alone holders and 1 being a wall-mount holder. Whichever you decide to go with, these paper towel holders are efficient, durable and will last a long time.
Best Paper Towel Holder
Tension Arm Paper Towel Holder
|7.4" x 8.2" x 14.3"|
Stainless Steel Perfect Tear Paper Towel Holder
|7.6" x 7" x 14"|
Good Grips SimplyTear Standing Paper Towel Holder
|7" x 7" x 14"|
Wall Mount Paper Towel Holder
|4.9" x 3" x 13.1"|
Tug Modern Stand Up Paper Towel Holder
|Nickel Plated Metal|
|13.5" x 6.4" x 6.4"|
Sprout Decorative Paper Towel Holder
|Food Grade PP|
|7.8" x 1.2" x 13.6"|
Vertical Paper Towel Holder
|12.3" x 7.5" x 7.2"|
Vertical One Handed Paper Towel Holder
|7.4" x 2.8" x 12.4"|
Best Paper Towel Holder
simplehuman Tension Arm Paper Towel Holder
The simplehuman Tension Arm Paper Towel Holder allows you to tear one sheet off at a time without a single unravel. It does this via the tension arm which holds the roll in place. And, not only can you tear one sheet off at a time, you can tear it off one-handedly. As the paper towel roll gets smaller, the tension arm will adjust accordingly. Once you get down to the final couple of sheets, you may have to tear these off with two hands.
Another aspect of this paper towel holder that will help you to tear off sheets without any hassle is the weighted bottom. This weighted bottom will give it the stableness it needs with each tear.
This paper towel holder is made of high-grade, brushed stainless steel while the bottom is lined with durable plastic to prevent rusting and keep the counters scratch free.
Finally, the simplehuman Tension Arm Paper Towel Holder has a finger loop at the top of the holder so you can easily move the holder without issue. And, this holder can fit regular sized rolls as well as jumbo sized rolls.
Kamenstein Stainless Steel Perfect Tear Paper Towel Holder
This paper towel holder has a patented “Perfect Tear Technology” that prevents the rolls from unraveling. And, with this ratchet system technology, it will allow you to pull several sheets with a single hand. However, if you only want one sheet, it will allow that too.
The Kamenstein Stainless Steel Perfect Tear Paper Towel Holder is made of brushed, rust-resistant stainless steel with a nonskid padding on the bottom of the holder. And, not only does this nonskid padding help to protect the counters, it gives an added grip for one-handed operation. In addition, this paper towel holder has a weighted base to keep it planted firmly on the counter.
Finally, to use this paper towel holder, you just slide the roll on and wah-la, you’re all set. And, the interior wire roller is designed to fit any size of roll, whether it’s regular or jumbo sized.
OXO Good Grips SimplyTear Standing Paper Towel Holder
We can’t get enough of OXO products and this is just another one of their ingenious designs. The OXO Good Grips SimplyTear Standing Paper Towel Holder has a modern, ergonomic look which will add to the kitchen space instead of looking like just another paper towel holder.
This holder is made of brushed stainless steel with a non-slip base to protect the countertops and give more stability when tearing off sheets. In addition, it comes with a weighted base to also give the holder more stability.
The OXO Paper Towel Holder uses a spring-activated lock. You just slip the paper towel holder through the center pole while the arm pivots and locks open. Once the paper towels are in, the spring-activated lock goes to work and will adjust with the width of the paper towel roll. This also allows for internal resistance to prevent the paper towel from unraveling.
Finally, this paper towel holder will hold any size of roll, from regular to jumbo.
simplehuman Wall Mount Paper Towel Holder
This is another paper towel holder from simplehuman, although this one is made specifically for mounting to the wall or a cabinet. The simplehuman Wall Mount Paper Towel Holder is easy to install, in any direction, to fit just about anywhere.
This wall mount paper towel holder has a die-cast metal bracket and oversize stainless steel rod. The stainless steel rod provides a tension spring to give you the perfect amount of resistance for single-tear sheets. And, it will also prevent the roll from unraveling and getting out of control.
When it’s time to change the roll, the simplehuman Wall Mount Paper Towel Holder has a quick release knob to allow you to change the roll quickly and easily.
Finally, this wall mount holder allows for regular sized rolls and jumbo sized.
Umbra Tug Modern Stand Up Paper Towel Holder
Our next pick for best paper towel holder is this modern, yet, elegantly designed paper towel holder from Umbra.
The Umbra Tug Modern Stand Up Paper Towel Holder is made of nickel plated metal, with a padded base, to protect the countertops and keep the holder steady.
The center pole has a curved rubber form which will secure the core of the paper towels. This, along with the weighted base, will allow you to easily tear sheets quickly and efficiently. However, it doesn’t have an outer grip, so it may not be as effective as some of our other picks.
Finally, this paper towel holder will hold both regular and jumbo-sized rolls.
Comfify Sprout Decorative Paper Towel Holder
This pick for the best paper towel holder is for the bold. The Comfify Sprout Decorative Paper Towel Holder is a sprout design that will brighten up any space. In addition to the green shown here, this paper towel holder also comes in blue or red.
And not only can this be used for a paper towel holder, it can also be used for toilet paper storage.
The Comfify Sprout Decorative Paper Towel Holder is designed to prevent accidental rolling and unraveling. In addition, it has a sturdy, weighted base that makes it easy to tear off sheets one, two or three at a time.
This holder is made of high quality construction with food grade polypropylene material. And, the sprout design has a spring-like action that makes it easy to load or unload.
Finally, this paper towel holder works for both regular sized rolls or jumbo sized.
Vremi Vertical Paper Towel Holder
The Vremi Vertical Paper Towel Holder has a sleek and clean look for the modern home. And, it comes in your choice of colors: Red, White or Black.
This paper towel holder has a carbon steel body with a stainless steel base which will help it to keep stable. It features an easy tear design that will allow you to tear sheets efficiently, effectively and one-handidly.
The Vremi Vertical Paper Towel Holder is easy to maintain and upkeep, just wipe with a damp cloth to clean. And, with the carbon steel frame, it will help protect the paper towels from outer influences, such as splashing water or sauces.
Finally, this paper towel hold is for standard sized and large sized rolls. Unfortunately, it won’t fit jumbo sized rolls.
Sky Solutions Vertical One Handed Paper Towel Holder
Our final pick for best paper towel holder is this one-handed beauty that will work all the way till the very last sheet. The Sky Solutions Vertical One Handed Paper Towel Holder is as simple as you can get – no levers, no buttons and absolutely no hassle.
The Sky Solutions Paper Towel Holder is made of stainless steel construction and features a silicone grip design which will hold the paper towel roll steady while you simply, one-handedly, rip off a sheet.
In addition, the weighted base will allow further stability for one-handed operation. And this base has so much weight that the holder will never move while you’re pulling off the sheets.
And, to use, it’s as simple as the design itself. Just slip the paper towel roll over the shaft and you’re ready to get shredding.
Finally, the Sky Solutions Vertical One Handed Paper Towel Holder will hold any size of roll, from regular to jumbo sized.