When was the first toilet roll invented?

Answer Zeth Wheeler patented rolled and perforated toilet paper in 1871, according to The Great Idea Finder. Wheeler reorganized the Rolled Wrapping Paper Company into the Albany Perforated Wrapping Pape... Read More »

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When you replace your toilet paper you bring it over the top or behind the roll?

Over the top, of course! Same with paper towels!

Should the leading edge of a roll of toilet paper go down the outside of the roll?

The toilet tissue should pull from the outside of the roll.If you have guests coming you can take the outside of the roll and make a "v" shape with the first sheet, looks really nice.Just fold the... Read More »

What is the standard distance of the toilet roll holder from the toilet?

It is preferable if the toilet roll holder is placed within the toilet itself. Usually it is within reach of the person using the toilet.

How long is a toilet roll?

On average, a roll of standard toilet paper has 450 sheets or squares per roll. This would be equal to 164 feet in length. Some rolls may be smaller or larger, but this seems to be the average size... Read More »