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      27.09.2013 17:07
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      Absorb well, easy to separate sheets.

      I use a lot of kitchen towel and I buy lots of different brands. I thought I would try the Smart Price because I do like a shops own brand of items because they can save me lots of money.

      The towels come inside a transparent plastic wrapper and the design on the front is very basic looking and just the name clearly on the front. Can be easily spotted on the shelf.

      The towels are on a roll and have a cardboard tube in the centre, like any other brand. The towel is a white paper and a good thickness considering they are very cheap to buy, not as thick a paper as the branded kind but for the price of them I am happy with the thickness. The texture of the paper is fairly soft and not too rough. To open the roll you have to just pull the paper to open the paper from the roll itself. It is very easy to open it and I have found I haven't had to waste any of the first sheet being used.

      There is a perforated line which the towels can easily be pulled to part the paper from the roll and to use one or as many sheets you may need to use depending on what it is being used for such as mopping up spillages or just to use to place food onto to absorb any grease etc.

      The paper absorbs grease really well in my opinion and I just use a couple of sheets depending how much food I may want to place onto the paper. I can then just use another sheet to wipe away any grease which may come through the paper or just wipe it away with a damp cloth from my kitchen work surface with a little kitchen spray.

      I have used them to wipe dry my microwave glass front after I have wiped it with a damp cloth just to buff it a little. The paper hasn't scratched the glass at all and has done a good job of leaving it nice and clean. I also like to do the same to my stainless steel effect kettle. I use the towels to also pour baby oil onto to just rub over the stainless steel part of my kettle and my stainless steel gadgets I have in my kitchen. I use baby oil because it stops water marks appearing on the steel and when water is splashed onto them it doesn't show any marks, it just runs straight off perfectly. Using these towels means I don't have to have oil on a material cloth and have oil on it. Using the paper means I can immediately throw the paper into my recycle bin and the job is done.

      I do love cleaning and when I clean my kitchen cupboard I like to wipe them dry with a couple of the sheets so that they dry much more quickly and I can then place my food or crockery back into them immediately without having to wait for the surface to dry.

      There are around 120 sheets or so on the roll and I think this amount is a good amount considering how cheap they are to buy. For a pack of 4 they cost just £1.25, a really good price in my opinion. I think they are good value for money and really affordable for any budget. The quality isn't bad too.

      What I have also used them for is to wipe across my windows after I have wiped them with white vinegar and water. I just use a couple of sheets to absorb the solution from my windows and they wipe well over the windows and absorb the water and vinegar extremely well. I also use the same solution on my mirrors around my home and again the paper has absorb well and not scratched my windows or mirrors. I did however test an area first before I used them to clean the full mirror or windows just to make sure no scratches occurred.

      I do like this kitchen towel, I am happy with the results it gives for mopping up spillages, absorbing grease and also for wiping dry surfaces and stainless steel gadgets in my kitchen.

      I am happy to recommend these for anyone maybe wanting to drop a brand. They could save you some money and I do think they are worth the price in my opinion.

      I give these 5 stars.

      Thank you for reading my review and I hope it has been of some help.

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      04.02.2013 14:03
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      Im not so sure due to how many you have to use that they're all that economical really!

      Up until recently I have always mopped up spillages and dirty sticky messes and so on with cloths and shoved them in the wash. Recently though I had heaps of cleaning to do in a flat I have moved out of and came up with the brain wave of buying some kitchen rolls, using the sheets and chucking them so off me and my Stepdad went to get some essentials from Asda and I grabbed a couple of packs of these.

      The packaging of these are really basic. I bought two rolls in a see through and green wrapper that was easy to be torn off and on that we are basically told what they are and who they are by with contact details for Asda on the back of them. This is really a no frills type of packaging but to me its product that always counts anyway!

      The rolls are not all that big and each one has a cardboard tube within them so you can pop them on a kitchen towel holder if you want to. The sheets are white in colour, rather thin to branded ones I have used in the past but the sheets are large and perforated and each one is slightly textured and you get about 120 sheets or so per roll.

      I found these ok for little jobs but not really messy ones. The sheets when used in the wet just seeps through them so I found myself using rather alot of sheets to get my jobs done however I did and that's the main thing! I think they could benefit from being a bit thicker but I did appreciate the texture they had to them which helped me to remove ground it dirt and oil in my kitchen and so on provided I grabbed a handful of the sheets.

      I wouldn't go out of my way to buy these again but only due to the thickness of them. I have to admit that they didn't crumble or fall apart on me so they weren't absolutely awful or anything like that, I'd just rather pay a little more in the future and have better quality!

      I paid £1.25 for my pack of two of these and they are only available from Asda and Asda.com

      This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.

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      03.08.2012 19:18
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      A good kitchen roll.

      I always have some form of kitchen roll on hand in the kitchen for general day to day spills and cleaning. I tend to get my rolls from Iceland as they sell 4 for £1.25 however it's not always possible for me to get there and so sometimes I have to pick up what's on offer. If not on offer I'll buy the cheaper brands simply because I don't see the point in spending money on something that is ultimately going to be thrown in the bin.

      On one of my trips to Asda I picked up this particular pack of kitchen rolls. At £1.25 for 3 rolls it wasn't too bad but of course there is no luxury in the design nor the packaging. The rolls come packaged side by side covered in plastic with the regular green and white smartprice packaging. The rolls themselves are plain white with a bit of texture from various dips in the paper. The squares are a decent size and plenty large enough for what you would need, they are also easy to tear from the roll with perforations for easy removal. The paper is recycled and are recyclable as well as the inner cardboard tube.
      These are great for cleaning up small spills, cleaning the worktops and are pretty durable, they aren't the strongest but you can rub marks and they seem to come off well with the roughness of the paper and they don't tear or split as easily as I would have expected. They're also good for having to hand when eating a particular messy meal however when I have wiped my mouth with these in the past they felt rough against my skin so I don't use them for cleaning my sons face or anything like that as they are rather harsh. I also found that they don't cope well with larger spills, they just don[t have the absorption power that is required.

      Quite basically they are a good essential item to have to hand and they do the job required, they are plain in their design and packaging but to me that's not a problem. I have found their price has risen quite dramatically in the recent months, when I bought them previously they were under £1 for 4 rolls which is why I switched to another brand as it was cheaper but I don't mind using these at all and if I couldn't use my regular kitchen towels I'd have no problem in using these again.

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      11.05.2012 08:14
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      Depends what you use it for

      I am always trying out the value and smartprice items as I am trying to save as much money as I possibly can, I would prefer the money to be spent on my children than lining supermarkets pockets.

      I bought these kitchen rolls from Asda and they are from the Smartprice range, they pack contains 3 jumbo kitchen rolls wrapped in thin see through plastic and displaying the label which is green and white in colour and displaying the Asda Smartprice logo. The kitchen rolls cost £1.88 although when I first bought this the pack contained 3 normal rolls and cost around £1.50 but I suppose thats inflation for you.

      The rolls are made of 100% recycled paper so they are good for the environment and there are 120 square sheets on each roll. The kitchen roll is plain white which suits me fine as I really am not bothered about pictures on the rolls and the patterned rolls don't match my kitchen as they always seem to be in blue.

      Kitchen roll is used in our house mainly for, cleaning up spills, cleaning up after the cat (I cannot stand to touch cat food) and for my husband to clean the windscreens of the cars. There are perforations between each of the sheets on the rolls and the perforations are really good and you can tear away a sheet at a time easily.

      The kitchen roll was ok on general spills although it is not as absorbent as some branded kitchen rolls or even than Asdas own brand, the kitchen rolls worked perfectly for picking up the cat food that my little cat has spilled however when it comes to cleaning the windscreens of the cars my husband was not impressed and asked me not to buy this again.

      I would say the rolls are pretty good value depending on what you want them for, cleaning up little spills and solids they do the job well, cleaing up bigger spills and cleaning down with they are not so good.

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      25.11.2011 09:05
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      I always like to have some kitchen roll in the house as I use it for quite a few different things and from time to time I do like to vary the type of kitchen roll I buy. I don't usually buy smartprice products as I always think there is a bit of a stigma attached to them in that they are poor quality because they are so cheap but I figured it was kitchen roll that I was buying so I would give it a try.

      Asda Smartprice kitchen roll (or kitchen towel as it is called on the packaging) comes in the typically plain packaging which is green and white. In the centre of the packaging there is a picture of a spillage in green. Above this we are told it is from the Asda smartprice range and that the kitchen roll is 100% recycled paper. It is very standard packaging but instantly recogniseable on the shelf. The kitchen roll itself is just plain white, which is one of the reasons I don't really buy it much as I am sad and I like to have little pictures all over mine. On each roll there are 120 sheets and in a pack there are three rolls per pack.

      I use kitchen roll for various different things around the house, the main one being for spillages and having a three year old we have quite a lot of those!! I also like to use kitchen roll to clean my windows as I find it much easier to clean using this than a cloth as for some reason they don't end up streaky. Quite often I will use kitchen roll to clean my worktops with an anti-bac spray rather than always using a cloth so I can just throw it away after using. When using this smartprice kitchen roll I have found that it is quite thin and so I have to use more sheets than normal which means the roll is used up much quicker than other brands. The kitchen roll is perforated as all others are so tearing a piece (or three pieces in this case) is simple but quite often it will rip and so looks quite tatty.

      Unfortunately this wasn't suitable at all for our uses and when I tried to mop up a cup of spilled milk it took well over half a roll!! It was however useful when my daughter baked buns for her nursery teachers and we wrapped them up in a piece of kitchen roll to protect it from germs.

      I wasn't really overly impressed with this kitchen roll, it is too thin and rips too easily when cleaning with it so I ended up giving the rolls to my mum who uses it now when taking her dog out to pick up his business - again taking quite a few sheets at a time! A pack of three smartprice kitchen rolls costs £1.88 but I have to say for an extra 40 pence I would go for a different variety which is a better quality and lasts much longer.

      Thank you for reading my review

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      21.11.2011 08:21
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      A good option

      Whenever I go to the supermarket I always pick up some kitchen towel and it is something that I go through quite a lot of at home. I am not really a believer in these adverts on the telly that tell you that you can soak up a whole river with one sheet of their product and so I always opt for the value range. My latest kitchen towel which I am using at home at the moment is the asda smart price variety.

      The kitchen towel, or roll as I usually call them, come in a clear plastic wrap which is very basic in design and just features a green stripe, the asda smart price name and the product name. To be honest, for a product such as this I don't really care what the packaging looks like and I would rather have less fancy packaging and pay less then have something fancy and pay more as it is not going to be going on show anyway. In each pack you get three rolls of kitchen towel each which have 120 sheets.

      I have a kitchen roll holder in my kitchen which sits on my work top and these rolls fit nicely on there as they are wrapped around a long cardboard tube. I find that the perforations on the kitchen roll rip nicely so that I don't use too much of the product or end up with a messy looking roll which is something that I can't stand. I use the product to wipe down my surfaces after spraying an antibacterial spray on them and find that it holds together pretty well. I do have to use a few sheets at once when I do this as one sheet isn't enough but to be honest I don't really mind. The kitchen roll isn't particularly thick and of course other branded kitchen rolls are much thicker but I have found in the past when I have used more expensive brands that I always use a few sheets regardless simply out of habit and so I am spending more money for nothing really! I have also been known to wrap up pieces of cake or brownies for people in this product and just seal it with some selotape for easy transportation and find it is good for this purpose too. I wouldn't use this product to soak up spills at home purely because it would probably take a full roll to do so! Instead I will use a tea towel for large spills and this works well for us.

      I find that I usually go through about one of these kitchen rolls per week at home, perhaps sometimes getting slightly longer than a week out of them. The pack of three rolls costs £1.88 and the price has jumped quite a lot because I remember when a pack of four slightly smaller rolls cost around £1.00 but of course we all know how prices have gone up. I do think the kitchen towels are great value though and something that I do always like to have in.

      Thank you for reading my review!

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        12.05.2011 18:45
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        An average kitchen roll

        Asda Smartprice Kitchen Towel

        We have had a kitchen roll holder sitting on our kitchen surface for months since we bought it and for some unusual reason, we have never got around to buying any kitchen roll to go on it until recently when we were shopping in Asda and my little one pointed them out to us! I was not sure at first whether it would be very good, being a cheaper brand, though considering we had not had any in the first place, I thought we may as well give it a go!

        The rolls come in packs of four for the lovely price of only £1.00.

        Usually we use a sponge to clean up messes, though having the kitchen roll at the side came in handy a number of times, especially if the spillage was already wet! These kitchen rolls are jumbo in size, though I would not say that the material is very thick - just more of it, therefore it does not hold as much liquid as you might imagine at first glance. To be perfectly honest, it does not hold anything really before ripping apart. It does pick up tiny amounts of liquid, though forget sticky areas - the tissue literally sticks to it and your surface.

        One thing we ended up using it for is taking with us to places such as Burger King, where we lay it on the table to place chips and such like for our little one as it is one step up from Burger King napkins with regards to ripping! Only one step up though!

        The kitchen roll itself is made of recycled paper and so is rather harsh on the skin, not that I would recommend nose blowing with kitchen roll anyway, though occasionally it was handy to wipe my little ones hands with, though even she complained!

        Overall, if you want kitchen roll for tiny spillages or to use as a napkin to rest children's meals on when you go to a fast food place then this may be money well spent for you. If you are after something which can deal with large spillages then I would recommend going that little bit more expensive otherwise you will probably be disappointed.

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          23.01.2011 19:43
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          It does what it is meant to do.

          We are fortunate in that we live just a few miles away from a brand new Asda store. Of course having Asda nearby is very useful, I often pop over just to look at the latest selection that Asda George has to offer. When you have children or grandchildren Asda George is a great place to shop for inexpensive clothing. Asda have their own discount range which they aptly named Asda Smartprice, on the whole the range is decent but obviously some products are better than others.

          The Asda Smartprice kitchen roll does offer decent value for money. The two large kitchen rolls cost around £1.09 and the kitchen rolls are reasonably thick. Years ago kitchen rolls were never even heard of but I have to admit that I am now the first one to shout if we run out! Because the Asda Smartprice kitchen rolls are affordable I usually buy a couple of packets at a time. Some discounted paper products are worth buying yet others offer little value for money. Discount kitchen paper and cheap toilet rolls are sometimes a complete waste of time. Thin paper and small rolls keep the price low but in the long run you end up using far more.

          I have no objection to paying a few pence more if need be for a kitchen roll that is highly absorbent. After all mopping up spills is a job that most kitchen rolls do well. The Asda Smartprice kitchen roll is not super cheap, after all I can often manage to pick up brand named kitchen rolls at about much the same price. But saying that the overall quality of the paper is good.

          As with all of the Asda Smartprice products that kitchen roll is dressed in a green and white plastic film, which can be recycled. The roll itself feels bulky and full and the paper feels fine if a touch on the firm side. The inner cardboard roll is sturdy so that when the kitchen roll is placed on the holder it does not immediately fall apart. The paper is well perforated and that makes the sheets easy to tear off.

          When you use the Asda Smartprice kitchen roll to mop up a spillage it does the job admirably. As I mentioned a little earlier in the review the actual paper feels a little bit scratchy so it is not one that I would use to wipe dirty little faces with! The kitchen roll is plain white which means that it fits in with any colour scheme. I know that my daughter likes kitchen roll that has little designs on the paper but you do pay dearly for those designer kitchen rolls.

          From my point of view the Asda Smartprice kitchen roll is affordable and functional. It serves its purpose well and after all we only end up throwing the used paper into the waste bin. If you are passing an Asda and you have not yet tried the Smartprice kitchen roll then pick some up.

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            28.07.2010 19:50
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            A definite recommend.

            I would regularly shop at Asda when it used to be my closest 24 hour supermarket during my stay at my precious flat but now I would only make occasional visits since I have moved into my new place (I now live extremely close to a Morrisons) One product that I always stuck in my shopping trolley, week in and week out, was the Asda 'Smart Price' Kitchen towels.

            They retail at a bargain price of 72p for 4 rolls of normal size or £1.10 for 2 Jumbo rolls. I found that the jumbo rolls had more sheets and were slightly thicker so therefore went further. Although more expensive, I found that the Jumbo Rolls were better value. They come in see-through plastic packaging and have the distinct green and white 'Smart Price' logo. They also have the advantage of being 100% recycled, which is a huge plus in these green times!

            One of the reasons that they are such a mainstay in my shopping trolley is that these rolls are so versatile. I use them to wipe up spills on the kitchen worktops but I also use them in the bathrooms when I am cleaning the sinks, toilets and surfaces. I use a product like Cif on these surfaces with a cloth and then use these towels to wipe away to a shiny finish. I usually find that two jumbo rolls can last up to a month with all of my varied uses for them.

            As well as being very versatile, these rolls are extremely tough and durable. They don't rip and tear easily as soon as they come into contact with moisture - they hold firm and soak up quite a lot of moisture before they will crumble. I don't see any point in paying £2-£3 for a more expensive brand when an Asda product will do such an adequate job.

            However, I personally try and avoid most 'Smart-Price' products - I would rarely purchase 'Smart-Price' foodstuffs - but I would definitely recommend this product. I understand if anyone reading this review would feel the same way about own brand products being cheap and unfortunately you will always alienate some of the market by being own brand, but this is one example of a product that is a 'smart' buy!

            I would recommend these Kitchen Rolls to any consumer as they are good quality and excellent value for money. You hardly notice 72p or £1.10 on your shopping bill and the products last a while as they are hardly flimsy. I always try and buy in bulk now as my visits to Asda are more of a rarity these days!

            Overall: recommend to anyone!

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              17.04.2010 12:46
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              Good product.

              We get through so much kitchen towel in our house; it's so handy for use in the kitchen and saves wetting and rinsing clothes. It's used to clean windows, all kitchen surfaces, inside cupboards, everywhere! I kept one on the boot of my car as you never know when you may need one!

              As we use so much, we decided to give Asda Smart Price rolls a try. They cost £1.00 for two good sized 'Jumbo' rolls. Much cheaper than other branded products.

              The packaging is clear plastic and has a green stripe on the front; you can easily see the rolls through the packaging. The packet is easy to open too and the rolls are never squashed or mis shaped.

              When you open up the packet, you straight away see that there is a good amount of paper wrapped around, after all these were jumbo rolls, so jumbo size was what I was expecting.. The paper doesn't seem as thick as others either. There are no fancy patterns on the rolls and is just covered in hundreds of small holes. Each sheet is easily ripped off from the roll and is pretty much the same size of any other brand.

              When it comes to using it, it is surprisingly good; it soaks up spillages well and doesn't break up like I thought it would. Our kitchen tap tends to make a bit of a mess when you have the hot water on full, and this kitchen towel mops it up with ease. It definitely doesn't soak up water as well as other makes, but for the price it more than does the job.

              You have to work out, with cheap products, if they are a false economy, fair enough if you use Bounty rolls you may not need as much to soak up a spillage, but for general cleaning and mopping up these are perfect.

              One good point is that they are made from recycled paper, and the cardboard tube in the centre is also recycled. Very environmentally friendly.

              Overall a good product for the price tag, will continue to buy and use it!

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              25.02.2010 19:58
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              It is fine and it copes well.

              Some of the cheaper kitchen roll can often turn out to be false economy, only last month I bought a pack of four kitchen rolls for £1 and Boy, did I rue the day.
              The kitchen rolls were a brand that I had never come across before and when I picked the packet up the actual paper felt quite strong, but how wrong can you be, the kitchen roll was totally useless and I have donated it to the Other Half to use in his shed.

              I am not a fusspot when it comes down to choosing my kitchen roll, I don't have to have lemons dancing around the edge of each sheet and I am not particularly concerned if the paper is a tad thinner but it does need to be absorbent to a point.
              How many times when you are working away in the kitchen do you reach out for a sheet of kitchen roll to wipe the work surface or soak up a spillage or just to wipe your hands, well for me the answer to that is easy, I would be lost without any kitchen roll.
              I often stuff a couple of sheets into my handbag to use as tissues as I am heading towards the front door to go out.

              The Asda Smartprice jumbo kitchen rolls are a reasonably smart buy, there is nothing remotely fancy about the product and they work out at about £1.10 for a twin pack.
              So, if you are in search of a super model kitchen roll that will do your holder justice then this is not the one for you.
              You pay a plain price and Asda give you a plain and simple product that is functional and the sheets are large which pleases me no end.

              The outer plastic wrapper is just clear plastic that can be recycled and the inner cardboard tubes can also be stuck into the recycling bin.
              The jumbo sized roll of paper probably looks to hold far more than it actually does, the paper is loosely rolled and that can give the impression that you are getting more than your moneys worth. But having said that there is still a very decent amount of kitchen roll on each cardboard tube.

              Adsa have used recycled paper and that always seems to be a little bit coarser but given that the kitchen roll is only going to be used and then in many cases disposed of straight after use then it would be silly to worry too much about the texture of the paper.
              The paper is not pure white, it is slightly tinged and it does feel a little bit coarser but that does not affect the powers of absorbency.
              The Asda Smartprice kitchen roll can cope with spilt drinks, mucky work surfaces and floor spillages. It absorbs the moisture quite quickly but if you are expecting the paper to cope with a heavy spillage then you might need to use three or four sheets rolled together.
              Once the Asda kitchen roll is wet it is still strong enough to stay in one piece, there is nothing more frustrating than getting half way to the kitchen bin and finding that the wet kitchen roll has broken apart and half of it is laying in soggy lumps on the floor!

              If you are having a snack then a sheet of the paper towel makes an very good makeshift napkin and if you are going to be out and about with the little ones then it can be excellent for dealing with `chocolate chops`.
              It can be handy to keep a spare kitchen roll in the car too.

              I personally don't find that the Asda Smartprice kitchen roll is very good for buffing household appliances because the recycled paper seems to be a bit too rough to leave a good shine in its wake but apart from that the product is fine.

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                01.02.2010 16:59
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                Give these a try if you don't need to mop up massive spills

                I always use this kitchen towel as the branded equivilants, or even the normal asda brand version is so much more expensive and to me it does not seem worth paying more for a product that is used so briefly and then thrown away.

                I don't use it a great deal as I prefer to use rewashable blue cloths for cleaning up larger spills, which is more environmentally friendly than throwing away large volumes of paper towel. I mainly use it for cleaning up small spills on the floor and lining cake or biscuit tins. Therefore for my needs this product is ideal.

                The sheets are a similar size to branded versions, but aren't as thick. There are a similar number of sheets on a roll, but the rolls are smaller as the sheets are thinner. They are plain white and aren't available with patterns on them. Patterns may look nice on display in the kitchen but they can bleed when wet and possibly stain things so a plain white towel is better by me. The sheets are recycled, which is better for the environment, but as a disposable product it couldn't really be called 'green'.

                These products are perfectly suitable to use for cleaning up small spills, and are fine as long as you don't want to try and wash and reuse them like some brands on the market. I would stick with resuable cloths for that!

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                14.12.2009 13:41
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                A decent way of saving a few pennies

                Asda Smartprice Kitchen Towel

                Description: Kitchen Cleaner.


                Anyone who reads my reviews will know that I am a massive fan of the supermarket no frills ranges which are expanding all the time. Basically, they aim to offer savings to the consumer by packaging their goods in cheap and functional wrappings instead of us having to pay extra for posh wrappers which just end up in the bin anyway.

                At a time when everyone is trying to save money, buying from this range makes more sense than ever and I can honestly say that I have been pleasantly surprised by the quality of a lot of the goods that I have tried so far.

                As with all goods in the Asda Smartprice range, these kitchen towels come in plain white packaging with green writing and the logo on the front. A pack of 4 of these towels cost me just £0.84 which was significantly cheaper than the other brands.

                The packaging also tells us that these kitchen towels are made from 100% recycled paper, so you know that you are being kind to the environment.

                These kitchen towels were not the thickest that I have ever bought, but that is to be expected for the price. They were also not as tough as they could have been, so if you are using them to wipe tough dried on spills then you may find that they fall apart. Having said that, I only use them to mop up immediate spills so they were actually fine and worked well enough for me.

                In summary, these were not as thick and tough as some brands, but I only use them to quickly wipe up spills or to wipe my hands when eating finger food, and for the purpose, they were pretty effective. They didn't have fancy pictures on and they didn't come in posh packaging, but they were much cheaper than other brands and I will definitely buy them again.

                If you are looking for a kitchen towel for light use and want to save some money to spend on more exciting things then you should definitely try these, they are another decent product from the Asda Smartprice range and a good addition to your shopping list!

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                  18.10.2009 18:52
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                  Kitchen Roll That Doesn't Do It's Job Very Well

                  We get through loads of kitchen roll so always try the cheaper makes to save a few quid. I'd read loads of good things about this Smart Price one so told my mum to add a pack to her online order to try it out.

                  I don't think it's that good really and the best thing about it is the price I reckon!

                  For a start the sheets are loads thinner than other kitchen rolls and the paper is nowhere near as strong as the one we get from the pound shop sometimes. It doesn't absorb as well either, yesterday I had to use 6 sheets to mop up a very small spill of cordial in the kitchen and I thought at the time that Bounty would have done it in one sheet.

                  I think the feel of it is proper cheap as well and there's no way I would use this one to wipe my face with like I do sometimes if I need to get my make up off in a hurry downstairs. We only get Bounty when it's on special offer but even at full price it's a zillion times better than this.

                  There's no way you could use this to clean the cooker or kitchen sides like we do with other makes of kitchen roll because it would just fall to pieces.

                  I suppose this is ok if you only use kitchen roll for very light spills or wiping the table top but if you need to use it on heavier or dirtier jobs then I'd buy something else instead, like I said even the kitchen roll from the pound shop is tougher and more reliable thatn this one.

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                  I'm not fussed to buy Bounty (or Plenty as they are now known). I think they are overpriced and I normally buy the Supermarket brand of Kitchen Towels. I find them thick enough, and they look alright with their little designs on them. However I downbranded even further when I picked up a pack of these.

                  Priced at a bargain 64p for 4 rolls, it is certainly a good amount cheaper then any other brands and makes out there.

                  Packaging isn't that exciting. It is just a cellophane wrapper which you can see the Kitchen Towels through. The writing is green on the front and it just looks a bit basic. This is the cheapest brand in Asda, which is called Smartprice.

                  There isn't any pretty designs on these, as they are just palin white. The Kitchen Towel isn't that thick and there isn't any deep ridges on these. The Paper seems to be slightly dimpled, and although the Paper is thin, it does the job well enough.

                  I don't tend to use this to mop up spills etc, I tend to wipe down the units with, Dap greasy things, and just wipe the odd bit up, so this was adequate enough for that type of thing.

                  Each roll had approx 50 Sheets on it, and they were the average size and shape of other Kitchen Rolls.

                  Yes these were cheap and good enough, but I still like a slightly thicker roll with some pretty patterns on it.

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