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Suggested mounting height for baby changing units

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. Read More...

What soap should I use in our soap dispenser?

What soap should I use in our soap 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. Read More...

How to fit urinal push flush valves and push flow shower 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 inch 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 inch 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 1/2inch to 15mm tap connector, either straight through or flexible would be purchased and nothing more thought of it. Read More...

Washroom toilet cubicle configuration

Washroom toilet cubicle configuration

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...

Understanding urinals and how they flush

Understanding urinals and how they flush

Urinal and urinal cisterns are probably the hardest public toilet fixtures to sell online simply because many people even those who already have them, do not understand how they work or the considerations when ordering. One of the most common areas likely to confuse is urinal flushing, since unlike a regular toilets, urinals usually do not flush in response to user input. Read More...

Washroom toilet cubicle buyers guide

Washroom toilet cubicle buyers guide

This guide is designed to be the perfect beginners resource for those who have not purchased toilet and washroom cubicles before and are overwhelmed by the available options. Toilet, shower and washroom cubicle specification and supply is a particular speciality of Commercial Washrooms. Read More...

How do I clean and change Uridan waterless urinal blocking fluid?

How do I clean and change Uridan waterless urinal blocking fluid?

Changing the blocking fluid within the Uridan range of waterless urinals is simple and straight forward. View our easy to follow video. Read More...

What types of commercial shower are available?

What types of commercial shower are available?

Different commercial shower types are available including concealed and exposed shower controls and heads, all-in-one shower panels, and electric showers. Find out more about them here. Read More...

How can I reduce vandalism in my washroom?

How can I reduce vandalism in my washroom?

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 minimse this and therefore save money and the bad impressions this can create. Read More...

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. Read More...