How Much Toilet Paper Should You Really Use? We’ve Got Ya Covered with Our Handy Guide!
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Let’s get real—we ALL go to the bathroom.
I’m also going to assume that around 50% of you reading this have googled something in regards to toilet paper recently. Butt, have you ever wondered exactly how much toilet paper to use, especially in dire times like these? One square for kids and two squares for adults per trip? Or per day? 🤷🏼♀️
Don’t stress. We’re here to help.
According to this toilet paper image above that’s been floating around the web recently, it jokes that one square per day should be the standard allotment during a quarantine. 😬
But it obviously doesn’t take into account kids being home from school for weeks and spouses working from home. Who could possibly survive using just one square per day? 😂
Instead, here at Hip2Save, we’re recommending the following daily usage guideline:
- Kids – 2 squares if going #1; 3 squares if going #2
- Adults – 3 squares if going #1; 3 squares if going #2
- Kids – 3 squares if going #1; 4 squares if going #2
- Adults – 4 squares if going #1; 5 squares if going #2
*Note this is meant to be a funny guideline and may not apply to everyone. To each their own with their toilet paper usage! 🤣
But really, how much toilet paper do you need? 🧻
If your family members use the average 20% of a roll per day, you can easily calculate how much toilet paper your family will need over the next day, weeks, or months at ToiletPaperCalculator.com.
Simply adjust the settings for your family dynamics and the percentage of toilet paper that you think your family uses. However, if you feel that your family uses more than 20% of a roll per person per day, you can easily change that number accordingly to see how much toilet paper your family needs.
So if your family of four uses the average 20% each, that means you will only need around 12 regular rolls to last approximately two weeks or 24 rolls to last around four weeks. So a single trip to Costco should have you covered (and your family’s behind!) for an entire month…or more. Wow!
Another option? You can also visit HowMuchToiletPaper.com to calculate how much toilet paper your household will need to survive the pandemic. This information is based on how many rolls you currently have and how many trips each person in your household makes to the bathroom every day.
Wondering where to buy toilet paper?
While the demand is high and supplies are limited, here are a few online places that you may be able to find toilet paper – without having to leave your house. However, note that due to the increased demand for toilet paper right now, these items will likely sell out or change prices quickly.
- Amazon (check third party sellers)
- Sam’s Club
- Staples (may only be available for in-store pickup)
- Office Depot/OfficeMax (may only be available for in-store pickup)
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