How to install a toilet paper holder

How to install a toilet paper holder

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There are two types of people in the world: normal people who hang toilet paper in the “over” position, and sadists who hang it in the “under” position to make life miserable for themselves and whoever else uses their crapper. Just kidding. (No but really.)

First of all, you should know that there’s a documented correct way to place toilet paper onto the holder — which is in the “over” position. Seriously — the 1891 patent for the toilet paper roll literally states that the end of the roll should be hanging off the exterior, so there’s that.

And there are some serious personality differences between over-people and under-people, like the fact that under-people clearly enjoy the sight of their TP unspooling from the awkward and wrong direction. But aside from the obvious, relationship expert and TV therapist Dr. Gilda Carle created a personality test to tell us exactly what sets the two parties apart.

In the Toilet Paper Personality Test, 2000 people were surveyed on which way they roll their toilet paper, and on how assertive they are in their relationships on a scale of 1 to 10. The results revealed that those “who roll over are more dominant than those who roll under,” meaning they have a Type-A personality. Under-rollers are the opposite, being a member of the more submissive and laid-back niche. Sorry under-rollers, but you’re probably not going to rule to world any time soon.

The study also found that some over-the-roll-people feel so strongly about the orientation of their toilet paper, that they actually admitted to flipping the roll over if they come across a stray under-roll at someone’s house. Now that’s dedication.

“Originally, I created the Toilet Paper Personality Test as a fun way for people to assess the behaviors they use daily, often without thinking,” Carle told i100, but since it turned out to be so indicative of personality, Carle suggested it could be used to gauge compatibility with a new potential lover, because toilet paper is very important in relationships. Roll facing the wrong way? Deal breaker. Bye.

How to install a toilet paper holder

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Your bathroom remodel includes many details, and where to mount the toilet paper holder is one of them. Do you put it just anywhere? The National Kitchen and Bath Association studies bathroom ergonomics and flow and provides standard measurements that work best not only for the placement of your toilet, sink and bath, but for your toilet paper holder as well.

Height Placement

According to the NKBA, a wall-mounted toilet paper holder works best if installed 26 inches above the floor, on center. “On center” means that the center of the holder, as opposed to the bottom or top of it, is 26 inches above the floor. This installation height works well with standard as well as comfort height, or handicapped, toilets.

Distance From Toilet

The other important measurement is that it should be placed eight to 12 inches, on center, from the toilet to the facing wall. Measure from the very front of the toilet bowl. To optimize this measurement, consider the average height of household members and place it eight to 10 inches from the front of the bowl for shorter users and households with kids; place it 10 to 12 inches in front of the bowl for households consisting of taller members.

Final Option

If you are unable to permanently wall mount or cabinet mount a dispenser within these optimal measurements, consider a free-standing dispenser.

Skill Level

Start to Finish

Tools

  • drill with a 1/4” glass-and-tile drill bit
  • tape measure
  • permanent marker
  • level

Materials

  • standard toilet paper holder

How to install a toilet paper holder

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Introduction

Standard height range for most toilet paper holders is between 28” and 30” depending on specifications, preference and toilet height.

Step 1

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Measure for the location of the toilet paper holder and mark with a permanent pen.

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Based on the measurement and mark in step 1, mark the holes in the left side mounting plate where it will be secured to the wall.

Measure and Mark Placement

Determine the location of the toilet paper holder and mark with a permanent pen.

Based on the measurements, mark the holes for the left side mounting plate, where it will be secured to the wall.

Step 2

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Measure from center post to center post on the toilet paper holder to determine the spacing of the mounting plates.

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Measure and mark 6 ¼” from the original marks for the left side mounting plate

Determine Spacing

Measure from end post to end post on the toilet paper holder to determine the spacing of the mounting plates. (Ours is 6-1/4”.)

Then measure and mark that distance from the original marks for the other mounting plate.

Step 3

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Using a torpedo level, mark the two hole locations for the right side wall plate based on the marks for the left side mounting plate.

Make Sure It’s Even

Using a torpedo level, mark the two holes for the right-side wall plate based on the marks for the left-side mounting plate.

Step 4

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Double check all of the marks for level both vertically and horizontally and draw a precise ‘+’ mark where holes will be drilled.

Double Check Your Marks

Double check all of the marks for level both vertically and horizontally and draw a precise “+” mark where holes will be drilled.

Step 5

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Using a ¼” glass and tile drill bit, drill holes in the tile on all four ‘+’ marks made in step 6.

Drill Holes

Use a 1/4” glass-and-tile drill bit to make the holes in the tile on all four “+” marks.

Step 6

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Insert plastic anchors provided with the toilet paper holder.

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Secure mounting plates to the wall using screws provided.

Secure Mounting Plates

Insert plastic anchors into the holes. (They’re usually provided with the toilet paper holder.) Secure the mounting plates to the wall using the provided screws.

Step 7

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Slide the left side accessory with the pivoting arm on first and then secure the right side accessory by pushing flush against the wall and then down onto the mounting bracket

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Slide the toilet paper roll on to the left side pivot arm.

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Lower the pivot arm on to the right side accessory to lock into place

Mount the Fixture

Slide the left side accessory with the pivoting arm on first and then secure the right side accessory by pushing flush against the wall and then down onto the mounting bracket.

Slide the toilet paper roll on to the left side pivot arm.

How to install a toilet paper holder

A toilet paper holder has several components. These include two iron frames, two rolling holders, four tightening nuts, four wall fasteners, and one paper holder spring. The two holders assist the paper holder spring on which the toilet paper hangs.

When installing a toilet paper holder, use the template provided to spot the position of the holder on the wall. Then, make four nut openings on the wall. Two for each brackets, and fasten it on the wall using the nuts. You can now insert the toilet paper on the paper holder spring.

However, to get this done properly, follow the steps below on how to install a toilet holder.

Steps on How to Install a Toilet Paper Holder

The following steps if taken correctly ensures a smooth process when mounting a toilet paper holder

Step 1: Mark out the Spot

Before we get down to business, you need to know where is the best place to hang your toilet paper holder. Since it should be handy in the toilet, you should install the paper holder in a place where the hands can reach easily.

Also, you would want to consider how high to mount a toilet paper holder. It should be at a reasonable height away from the ground to prevent the toilet paper from touching the ground.

You can install it at 0.25m from the left or right side of the toilet and about 0.66m above the ground. Ensure you add a plank before tightening on a drywall

Step 2: Trace Out the Position of the Holder with the Template

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The whole package of the paper holder comes with a template paper through which you trace the position of the bracket on the wall. Just place the template on the wall and ensure it’s on a straight line with a leveling tool.

Using a marker, trace the two points on which you will screw the bracket to the wall, as shown by the template. The template must not be a detached sheet or could be described at the back of the package.

Step 3: Mark out the Position of the Buckles

Now, here is how to install a toilet paper holder in a wall. Just in case there’s no template guide, you can still drill holes accurately on the wall. For instance, if you are changing the position of a toilet paper holder, you need to mark out the four points on the wall using a ruler for accuracy.

First, get the actual dimension of the existing paper holder from left to right, then top to bottom. With these dimensions, go to the new intended position and make the holes using the same measurement.

Step 4: Making Openings on the Wall for the Bracket Screws

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When you have moved the dimensions to the new position on the wall, Mark it out with a pencil. Lift the frame of the holder to these points you have marked and then punch a small hole with a pointed instrument. Ensure you punch these holes at the four points to enable your drilling to be precise.

Step 5: Make Openings with Tinier Width than the Nuts

Once there is no plank on the drywall for clasping the nuts, make an opening that is tinier than the nuts. Make four openings on the exact points you punched holes with the sharp instrument, according to your dimension.

Ensure that the openings are not as deep as the length of the nuts. That means if the nuts are 2cm long, make the holes1.5cm deep. You can do this by comparing the sizes of the drill bits to the length of the nuts until you get the appropriate drill bit.

Also, ensure that it’s tinier than the nut in wideness and you drill each of them into the punched holes. Bend down to avoid parallax errors.

Step 6: Fix in the Wall Planks for Firmness

You may have to fix in a plank on the wall before fastening the nuts. This process will enhance the firmness of the toilet holder. Just use the drill machine with bigger bits to make holes for the plank on the wall, and then nail the plank to the wall. Ensure that the opening is long enough for the nail before driving it inside with a mallet.

Now fix in the bracket of the paper holder on this plank and fasten the nuts into it. You should know that this is the best practice when drywall is concerned, to avoid falling off the holder from the wall. With such guides, it’s easier to know how to install a toilet paper holder into drywall.

Ensure you purchase rubber fasteners if they are not included in the toilet paper holder package. You can get it at the Drywall compartment of any regional hardware shops.

Step 7: Fasten the brackets Nuts into the Wall and Fix the Rolling Tool

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Place the brackets on the plank already inserted on the drywall and screw in nuts into the holes. Ensure the holes on the plank align with the ones made on the wall before driving the nuts. Tighten them until they hang the brackets in place and fitting on the wall.

Ascertain the number of screws provided in the packaging and know the kind of head they all have. The number of screws determines the number of openings, also look for a matching screw handle for the nuts. Use the most aligning screwdriver for the screws, so it doesn’t damage the frame.

Then fix in the roller holding device into the bracket mounted on the wall. Look at the marked ends to ascertain which end goes up. Clip into the two terminals of the bracket; gently push it into the bracket.

There is a 1.3-cm round notch at each end of the roller holding device where the iron clasp goes in, ensures this notch is faced up.

Afterward, move unto to the next step of tightening the set nuts. This depends on if the nuts were provided; if not, then there is no next step for you. But if it came with one or both, fasten them into the roller holding device to hold it unto the frame.

These nuts are usually of the same heads with the frame nuts just closely similar to the one on the bidet toilet seat, but you could also check to be sure.

Step 8: Put the Toilet Paper on the Paper Holding Spring

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Insert a toilet paper roll on the paper holder spring by gliding the carton roll onto the rolling device. Now push the ends of the holding spring into the sockets on the frame of the toilet paper holder.

Ensure that it fits in perfectly. To do this properly, pay intention to the locking sound as it indicates the ends are secured well into the sockets.

Afterward, pull the toilet paper and ensure it rolls freely. There it is! You have installed a toilet paper holder perfectly.

Wrap Up

The toilet paper holder ensures convenience and is a necessity for any bathroom. These eight steps on how to install a toilet paper holder will guide you towards a stress-free process to set it up. Adhere strictly to them, and you’ll have your paper holder installed in no time.

Always ensure that:

  • You put a plank on the drywall before driving the frame screws, so that they don’t fall off and damage the wall and paper holder.
  • Ensure that when drilling holes you do not drill the same size of the screws
  • Make sure that you fit all screws tightly, so they can hold the toilet paper

If you have any questions, you can leave a comment below.

Most toilet paper holders are held in place with screws that are hidden from view at first glance. If your toilet paper holder extends from the wall, look on the underside of the mounts. Typically, there will be screw holes visible. You can loosen these screws with a small Allen wrench or screwdriver. Recessed toilet paper holders typically have screws behind the roll of toilet paper that attach to a wall stud. Ceramic toilet paper holders are commonly glued to the wall and must be removed by cutting through the adhesive with an oscillating tool.

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How Do You Remove a Toilet Paper Holder with Hidden Screws?

You can access most hidden screws on toilet paper holders from the underside of the toilet paper mount. However, some are hidden in other areas. First, remove the roll of toilet paper to allow a better look. Then, get down to floor level and inspect the underside of the mount. Is there a visible hole in the underside of the mount? The screw is located there.

  • Remove the toilet paper roll and holder rod.
  • Inspect the holder mounts carefully, including the underside of the mounts.
  • Look for a hole or visible screw head.
  • Once you find the screw hole or head, use an Allen wrench or screwdriver to loosen the screw.
  • Tilt the mount forward to remove it from the wall bracket.
  • Unscrew the wall bracket from the wall.
  • If there are no screw holes, your holder may be glued to the wall.

Once you’ve located the hidden screws, the job gets easier. Experiment with this Allen wrench set or a small screwdriver to find what fits the screw head. Turn the screw counterclockwise to loosen it. Then, the mount should come free of the wall mount. Most wall mounts are affixed to the wall with visible screws. Remove these screws. Then, the work is done.

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3 Removal Methods for Different Types of Toilet Paper Holders

There is no one-size-fits-all removal strategy for all toilet paper holders. However, there are three main types of toilet paper holders. The three common types of holders and their removal methods are:

  • Wall-Mounted Holder: Loosen hidden screws on underside of wall mounts.
  • Recessed Holder: Remove toilet paper roll to reveal screws that attach the holder to a wall stud.
  • Ceramic Holder: Use an oscillating multi-tool to cut through adhesive that glues the holder to the wall.

You can remove each of these types of toilet paper holder easily with just a few tools. Here’s how:

Wall Mounted Toilet Paper Holder

If your toilet paper holder consists of one or two arms that extend from the wall, holding the toilet paper roll, it’s likely held in place with hidden screws. Most metal toilet paper holders are of this variety. To remove one of these holders:

  • Remove the toilet paper roll and holder rod.
  • Inspect the sides and bottom of the mount(s) for a visible screw hole.
  • Use an allen key or wrench to loosen the screw within the hole. Turn the screw counterclockwise to loosen.
  • Tilt the mount forward and back to free it from the wall bracket.
  • Remove the screws that hold the wall bracket in place.

Once the wall mount is removed, you are often left with a flat metal wall bracket. The screws that hold the wall bracket are typically visible and easy to remove with a screwdriver or electric drill.

Recessed Toilet Paper Holder

Some toilet paper holders are recessed into the wall. This is accomplished by cutting a hole in the drywall and using screws to attach the toilet paper holder to a wall stud. To remove a toilet paper holder of this style:

  • Remove the toilet paper roll and toilet paper rod.
  • Inspect the back of the holder. This is the area that is usually hidden from sight by the toilet paper roll.
  • If screw heads are visible in the face of the recessed holder, remove them with a screwdriver or electric drill.
  • After removing screws, the holder should come free.
  • If there are no visible screws, the holder is probably glued in place. Follow the steps for removing a ceramic toilet paper holder to complete removal.

Recessed holders are often among the easiest types to remove as long as they are screwed in place. If no screws were used to install the holder, things get a little trickier. Don’t worry though! Follow the next process to remove one of these holders without damaging your wall.

Ceramic Toilet Paper Holder

Most ceramic toilet paper holders are secured with adhesive, not screws. This may make the job seem difficult at first, but we promise removal isn’t complicated. Just follow these steps:

  • Remove the toilet paper roll and rod before inspecting the holder for screws.
  • If there are no screw holes, the holder is likely glued to the wall.
  • Stick painter’s tape to the wall around the base of the toilet paper holder, to protect the wall from damage.
  • Use this oscillating multi-tool to cut through the adhesive between the toilet paper holder and the wall.
  • Most times, the adhesive is only around the outer edge of the holder, meaning you only have to cut around the perimeter of the holder.
  • If the toilet paper holder doesn’t come free after cutting, use a hammer and this pry bar to gently pry the toilet paper holder from the wall.
  • Once the holder is free of the wall, remove the painter’s tape from the wall.

Guide to the placement for toilet paper holder height & distance, including standard bathroom measurements for best results.

How to install a toilet paper holder

The proper placement of a toilet paper holder may seem like a small thing, but getting the measurements correct is important. Here is the most common measurements to ensure the best look and fit.

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What height should a toilet paper holder be?

The height of a toilet paper holder should be about 26 inches from the finished floor. This allows for easy reach.

This can be changed based on items in the way and the height of the users of the space. This height is the most comfortable to reach while sitting on the toilet.

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ADA toilet paper height

The ADA requirements on height for the toilet paper holders is that they must be at least 19 inches above the floor and no more than 36 inches above the floor.

This is distance most commonly used in commercial setting as that is where the regulations are monitored. If there is a possibility that someone in your home may have a disability it would be best to heed the ADA requirements as it would be most comfortable for them.

How far to place a toilet paper dispenser from the toilet

The best distance to place a toilet paper holder is a maximum of one foot (12″) from the bowl.

This is usually the arm’s length of someone sitting on the toilet, needing to use the toilet paper. This can change a little based on the size of the users.

Where should a toilet paper holder be placed?

For the most comfortable use of a toilet paper holder there are a few guidelines are to be followed.

The toilet paper holder should be place on the wall about 8 inches to 12 inches to the side of the toilet bowl.

This can change based on the height and arm length of the preferred user. Typically it will be used by a large amount of people of varying shapes and sizes so hitting in the middle is optimal.

As for the height, the toilet paper holder should lie about 26 inches above the floor for most standard applications, but again can change based on the arms length.

Are toilet paper holders standard size?

Toilet paper holders have a few different ‘sizes’ that can be selected. This allows for different sizes of rolls to be place one the holders.

Most residential settings only have one regular sized roll, but there are also some that may require a jumbo size toilet paper holder. Based on the size of rolls you plan to buy should determine the type of toilet paper holder you purchase.

How to install a toilet paper holder?

How to install a toilet paper holder

A toilet paper holder needs to be hung precisely to allow for optimal use. There are a few quick and easy steps to get the perfect install. Installation of a toilet paper holder is an easy do it yourself project for a bathroom remodel.

-Step One for installing a toilet paper holder is to measure out the location from the toilet to where you want the holder to go. Typically from 8″ to 12″ away.

-Step Two is to make sure you have a level handy to make sure the screws are correctly leveled for attaching the toilet paper holder.

-Step Three is to drill the holes and screw in the hardware for the toilet paper holder according to the location selected.

– Step Four is to pop on the holder and screw in any set screws that may be on the toilet paper holder.

From there it will be ready for the toilet paper and use!

In some cases, like described below, installing the toilet paper holder can be a lot easier, as they are just set in place.

Where do you hang a toilet paper holder in a small bathroom?

In some areas there is not enough wall space to place a wall hung toilet paper holder. This can instead mean using a freestanding toilet paper holder or even a basket, shelf or rack behind the toilet.

If that still is not enough space for your tiny bathroom, there are options for over the tank toilet paper holders that are very handy in tight spaces! It also allows for additional rolls to be placed.

If you already have the wall hung holder and would not like to change to a different option, there still can be a place to hang it.

While there are ADA requirement and recommended guideline for optimal use, these and not require in residential homes.

The location can be wherever you chose and what is comfortable (or tolerable) for you. Choosing to hang outside the recommendation for height and distance is not mandatory.

Placing the holder closer and higher in proximity to the bowl is totally fine in a small bathroom, as long as the user can reach.

There are bathroom remodel software apps that can help you visualize the design & layout before you do any actual remodeling work. These can be especially useful if you are working with a small bathroom layout.

Ever had trouble while redecorating or installing a new toilet paper holder? Well, we are here to make your life easier by giving a clear and brief idea on how to install a toilet paper holder.

You don’t need a third party to come in and install the toilet paper holder. You will need to check the type of attachment you prefer for your drywall or tiled wall and buy the right holder.

Usually, the toilet paper holder comes with a template to help you mark the spots for drilling pilot holes in the standard location. Instruction sets can vary for different manufacturers. Regardless of that, take a measuring tape and make sure the holder is well above 26 inches from the floor. Check the distance between your toilet seat and your holder. It should be about 10 inches and preferably next to the toilet.

Mark the areas where the mounting brackets are to be placed. Wall anchors wouldn’t be necessary while drilling into wooden walls. Use an electric stud finder to find the proper position to drill holes with 1/16 inch drill bits . To drill holes on a tiled or drywall, you will need to hammer in anchors and 3/16 inch drill bits. Tape the surrounding bit if you are hammering into a tiled wall to avoid damage.

Next, fasten the provided screws and the brackets evenly and double-check that they are evenly placed. Your frames should be placed facing outward, firmly attached to the wall.

Believe it or not, you are done! Just slide in the paper roll along with the mounting bracket, and you have successfully installed your toilet paper holder.

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How to install a toilet paper holder in a bathroom?

Toilet paper holders, to no surprise, are meant to be installed in bathrooms. It would be best if you drill pilot holes at a standard height from the ground. Mark the areas carefully horizontally and vertically and drill ¼ inch drill bits. Use the template to do all these with ease and accuracy. Check the wall with a stud finder. Next, set screws in the proper position and install the mounting brackets as required. If the wall is tiled, do use tapes around the drilling area to avoid damage. We suggest you check if the holder sits flush against the wall to ensure it is well fastened. Keep in handy the bathroom hardware parts and also the right tools to fix them at the standard location . Choose tools according to the type of wall you are placing the holder with.

How to install a toilet paper holder and towel bar the right way?

The process of installing a toilet paper holder and a towel bar holder is quite similar. The few things we would like you to check before installing a towel paper holder is the length of the bar. The size of the towel bar will give you added stability to hold on to the towels.

In either case, they should be fixed at the position above the standard height at the standard location. These holders can either use wall anchors or frame screws as per the design dictates. Drill bits of ¼ inches and placing mounting plates remain the same for both the holder types in varying wall types. You can easily install either of them by keeping these factors in check.

How to install a toilet paper holder in tile?

Installing toilet paper holders on tiled walls can be risky if the drilling area is not taped correctly. After going through the usual routine of using the template to mark the spots for drilling above at the correct position, we would suggest you use a glass and tile drill to make the holes. Tape the area around it well to avoid damage to the tiles while you hammer in the provided screws and set the mounting brackets and mounting plates as instructed. Once you are done with the drill bits and placing the fixture, remove the tapes, and you are good to go.

What is the size of a toilet paper holder?

Different types of holders accommodate other-sized toilet paper rolls. Preferably the holder’s size is better if it’s a little bigger than the roll’s size to ease sliding it in and use it. The standard length of regular holders is 5-10 inches, which sometimes varies, so you can pick the one that is the best fit for your toilet. The toilet paper roll is usually 4.5- 5 inches in length, so it can easily fit into the holder. The size may vary slightly depending on the manufacturer.

How to install a spring-loaded toilet paper holder?

Pick your standard location that is best suited for your use. Check if it is going to be placed above the standard height. Use the toilet paper holder template to mark the spots evenly. Drill pilot holes to set the wall anchors in position. Use a screwdriver to set it straight. With a screwdriver, fix the mounting brackets and fasten the set screws to hold the posts firmly. Since this portion uses small screws, use a small slot screwdriver to work with ease. Now, you need to put the loaded paper holder on the mounting plate by spring effect from either side of the holder, and there you go having installed a spring-loaded toilet paper holder.

What is the best toilet paper brand?

We think this depends a lot on how you would like to pamper your intimate region. You definitely wouldn’t want a rough one to give you rashes or one that would cause plumbing problems.

According to top websites, the best one is the Charmin Ultra Strong Toilet Paper. It is soft and will be accessible to your skin. It gets flushed away in one instance. It provides good cleaning keeping you and your area happy! Moreover, it tears away with ease from the roll without requiring any extra force. It comes in the standard size of toilet paper rolls and complements the majority of toilet paper holders.

How to choose the most suitable paper towel holders?

Regardless of where you’ll use this holder on your kitchen top or your dining space, get the paper holder with a broad base. A wide-based holder would provide added stability for keeping the holder in place. Pick the one with a compact design to save space and make the paper towel holder a great addition to your area. The paper holder should be easy to assemble and have the bearing capacity to sit still if papers are rolled out with force. Folded holders save wastage of rolling out more than one paper at one go. The trick is to pick a simple one with a broad base that can hold most kinds of paper towel rolls.

What is the layout for an ADA-compliant bathroom for special needs?

The layout includes a flooring of 60-inch minimum diameter for accommodating wheelchair users. Clear space in front of the sink, tub, and toilet bowl of 30 inches, 30inches, and 48 inches is required for flexibility. The bathroom hardware is to be placed at an average height to facilitate everyone with special needs. The doors need to be exhaustive and easy to open from both sides. There should be grab bars all around to provide support while using the bathroom.

Personally, identifiable information can be gathered to install fixtures that best suits the users with special needs and make an ADA-compliant bathroom layout.

Toilet paper holder, this small item can make your life convenient and efficiently. If you got some toilet paper holder, but has no ideas about how to install them. This post will show you the right way. You will know about how high to install a toilet paper holder, and how to drill the holes correctly, and also other tips.

Where To Mount Toilet Paper Holder?

Toilet paper holder normally will be placed on bathroom. In bathroom, you can install one or more than one toilet paper holder to hold the paper roll. You can place near the toilet, so that you can reach the paper towel once you need. You can also install it next to the sink, so that you get the paper towel after washing your hands.

Height Placement

The NKBA provides a standard and comfort height on toilet paper holder placement. That is, 26 inches above the floor works best. This installation height works well with standard as well as comfort height, or handicapped, toilets.

Distance From Toilet

The other important measurement is that it should be placed eight to 12 inches, on center, from the toilet to the facing wall. Measure from the very front of the toilet bowl. To optimize this measurement, consider the average height of household members and place it eight to 10 inches from the front of the bowl for shorter users and households with kids; place it 10 to 12 inches in front of the bowl for households consisting of taller members.

How To Install Toilet Paper Holder with Screw

If you got a YIGII toilet paper holder like the one below, to install it. Firstly you need to mark the position where you want to mount the item.

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And then drill the hole to the place. The hole places also have been mark according to the product before drilling.

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Now you need to insert the expansion screw into the holes.

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tighten the screws

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and also the screw cap.

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That’s it. Then you can insert the paper towel roll.

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How to install toilet paper holder without screw

This is one of our adhesive series of toilet paper holder. Let’s see how to install it to the place we want. It is very easy!

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Mark the place, make it clean and dry. In order to prevent the dust and dirt from affecting the adhesion. Then peel off the adhesion tape on the product.

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Press it against the wall for a few seconds to make it firm and sturdy.

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Use it after 24 hours.

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Note: Please use it on the smooth wall, such as cermic tile, smooth marble , smooth metal, smooth glass, plastic plates, solid wood wall and so on.

Not suitable for the painted wall, concrete wall, brick wall and wallpaper wall.

If you want to remove it, you can use a hairdryer and blow the the self-adhesive pad, then you can slowly pull out the toilet roll holder.