With a free standing dispenser, you can bring your paper towels to the dinner table, the patio, or anywhere you want, since the dispenser is not screwed into a wall. These dispenser have advantages over just a bare roll: You can use them with one hand, and they are often made in very attractive designs.
Free Standing Paper Towel Dispenser:
Free Standing Paper Towel Dispenser pictured: Patrice Paper Towel Holder (Bronze) (13″H x 6.5″W x 6.5″D) by Spectrum.
Free Standing Paper Towel Dispenser above: Viemode Standing Paper Towel Holder – 12″x 6″ Stainless Steel Vertical Tissue Holder for Countertops, Non-Slip Heavy Base Dispenser with Stylish Tension Arm Keeps Towels Secure