Wheelchair users should be able to approach, transfer to and use the sanitary facilities provided within a building. This requires the provision of a wheelchair-accessible unisex toilet. The following article explores the dimensions required according to Doc M of the UK building regulations.Read more
In shopping and leisure facilities wheelchair users should be able to approach, transfer to and use the disabled changing facilities. The recommended dimensions of a disabled shower and changing room are at least 2200mm deep x 2000mm wide.Read more
Commercial Washrooms supplies 4 types of toilet pans and cistern arrangements, each with their own suitability for certain installations and environments. Our team can offer specialist advice on the right toilets to use in a range of different environments.Read more
When designing a new washroom in schools and other commercial settings it is important to ensure you have the correct number of toilets and basins. Our guide explains more.Read more
Every aspect of the commercial washroom has the potential to be damaged and vandalised. For owners and managers of modern commercial facilities there are a number of ways to minimise this and therefore save money and the bad impressions this can create. The following is a brief list of the areas within a washroom which are prone to vandalism along with our suggestions of how you might combat this.Read more
Toilet cubicle configuration is often the most confusing element of determining the cost of the cubicles you require. Once you have identified how many toilet cubicles you need and from which material they should be manufactured, how do you decipher the jargon and decide which configuration you need?Read more
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.Read more