Building Inspiration: Bathroom Accessories
Your washrooms can leave a lasting impression on your clients and customers and it’s important to make sure that it’s one of cleanliness and sophistication. Having made the decision to go ahead and refurbish your washroom and toilets, you have the freedom to dictate exactly what you want from them. The devil is in the detail, as they say, and the right accessories can really make your washroom stand out and shine.
Firstly, we need to make it clear where exactly the washrooms are. Modern signage is a refreshing and uplifting change from the bog-standard essential safety signage and lifts the expectation of hygiene, cleanliness and care surrounding your businesses facilities.
Quite often, washrooms have little natural daylight and so the importance of mirrors should not be overlooked. A washroom with well placed, generous mirroring can dramatically improve the spread of light and also deliver the perception of more space. Beyond the light and space, they also prove vital for freshening up and checking you don’t have any lunch still stuck on your chin.
Depending on what type of business you are, baby changing stations should almost always be considered and not just in the ladies loos. Simple, cost-effective units can be wall mounted quite simply or for a more luxurious look, solid surface changing stations can be added instead.
Drinking fountains are an impressive and invaluable touch to your washroom facility, particularly in commercial spaces such as shopping malls, train stations and public facilities. Keeping hydrated is believed to increase concentration and productivity, therefore drinking fountains in workplace washrooms is also a valuable asset.
Waste bins are paramount but needn’t dominate your washroom facility. Countersunk waste chutes are a discrete and cosmetically pleasing option, keeping waste containers hidden and out of sight. However, for space saving solutions, there are also slim line and recessed waste bins to consider. Sleek, durable sanitary bins also go a long way to improving the experience and overall impression of your restrooms.
There really is nothing worse than visiting the washroom and having nowhere to hang your bag and jacket. No matter how lovely and clean the facilities are, you are never going to want to lay your belongings on the floor. Coat hooks are absolutely fundamental, and not just on the back of toilet cubicle doors.
Finally, as we leave your new washrooms, we don’t want to be leaving damp hand-prints on the handles. Decent hand dryers are another essential for the commercial washroom. Ensure they have decent drying power so that your visitors or workforce return from the bathroom refreshed and without those wet hand marks smeared down their thighs.
As always, our team are at the end of the telephone for all your queries and questions and have a wealth of knowledge they’re happy to share with you. So if you need some guidance, or would like to talk over your options, you can give them a call on 01202 650900.