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How to Eliminate Bad Odours from Toilets & Washrooms.

How to Eliminate Bad Odours from Toilets & Washrooms.

Depending upon the cause of the unpleasant smell emanating from your washrooms there are four main solutions to eliminating that bad odour permanently. Our guide further explains.

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Disabled Toilet Regulations Explained.

Refurbishment of disabled and accessible washrooms is an important subject - we take a look at the applicable regulations you should consider when designing your next washroom.

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What is LRV?

What is Light Reflective Value (LRV) and its importance in washroom design?

To aid users with visual impairments it is recommended that there be a sufficient visual contrast between one element or fitting in the washroom against another.  

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What different types of commercial taps are available, and what are their benefits?

What Different types of Commercial taps are Available, and what are their Benefits?

There are numerous types of commercial taps available, varying in both style and operation, and each with their own benefits. Our guide explains more.

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How can I save water in my commercial washroom?

How Can I Save Water in my Commercial Washroom?

The washroom environment is one of the few rooms in any building to use significant volumes of water (up to 90% of a buildings use). With utility costs on a continual rise it is vital that facility owners and managers look to cut these bills down as much as possible while at the same time help to improve their own green credentials.

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Can I buy replacement locks and fittings for my existing toilet cubicle?

Can I Buy Replacement Locks and Fittings for my Existing Toilet Cubicle?

There is a huge variety of toilet cubicle hardware on the market and with many manufacturers unable to supply replacements, Commercial Washrooms has become an expert in sourcing replacement fittings.

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Fitting push valves

How to: Fit Urinal Push Flush Valves and Push Flow Shower Valves

Plumbing in urinal push flush valves often creates unnecessary confusion, simply because many have 1/2" male threaded ends and fitters often find the site plumbing is metric 15mm pipe.

Connecting standard 15mm (or rarely 22mm) pipework to the 1/2" threaded connection is relatively simple and is the same procedure for fitting standard taps with 1/2" connections to 15mm pipework. Usually in the case of taps a 1/2" to 15mm tap connector, either straight through or flexible would be purchased and nothing more thought of it.

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What Soap Should i Use

What is: The best soap to use for my Dispenser?

What Soap Should I use in our Soap Dispenser? Every soap dispenser manufacturer has their own recommendations with regards the correct soap to use in their product. Here you will find a download sheet for Franke and Dolphin brands of soap dispensers, for all other manufacturers please refer to the Commercial Washrooms soap recommendation PDF download.

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Baby Changing Station height

What is the Suggested Mounting Height for Baby Changing Units?

We are often asked what the correct height to mount a baby changing unit is, unfortunately, this is not an easy question to answer. There is no fixed or regulated height at which baby changing units are mandated to be fitted at.

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Are Square Toilet Seats Comfortable?

Are Square Toilet Seats Comfortable?

If you’re in the process of choosing toilets for your washroom, you might be wondering what the benefits are for those that are square. Here we take a look at how the square toilet seat can be a strong choice for any washroom…

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