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Cigarette Snuffers

September 30th, 2010 by
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Who normally buys cigarette snuffers from you?

Almost everyone wants one now. Clients include office parks, retail shopping centers, public parks, municipal buildings, theme parks, town square areas, grocery stores, outdoor and indoor malls, restaurants, hospitals, car dealerships, and now even bars in larger cities.

Why are these receptacles so popular now?

The ban on indoor smoking moved smokers outside, where they began to congregate right in front of building entrances. This created some problems. Clients of these businesses didn’t consider it professional for all these smokers to be standing around on the steps outside. Also, second-hand smoke was getting into the buildings. Cigarette butts and ashes were thrown all over the ground.

Cigarette snuffers came along and fixed this problem. They gave smokers an attractive and appropriate disposal tool. They also made it possible for businesses to clearly designate where they wanted people to smoke by putting these receptacles away from building entrances in places like atriums and parking garages.

What about organizations where people cannot go behind buildings?

If you mean something like a strip center or restaurant, or a hospital even, you can create a smoking area near a bench that is far removed from your building entrance. This is also good for auto dealerships and repair shops.

How many different kinds of cigarette snuffers are there?

We have the receptacle design and the post design.

Is the post design just a pole?

It can be, or it can be a pole that sits on a convex base. This base has a very large volume within it because of its urn-like shape. You can put a lot of ashes and cigarette butts in it before you have to clean it out.

The receptacle design looks like a standard trash can with an ashtray on the top that you can fill with sand.

Which model should we get

If you want to make it obvious that a particular spot is for smokers, then get a post design. You can’t mistake it for anything other than a cigarette snuffer. If you have only a few smokers and won’t need to clean it out that often, a simple post will do. If you have more smokers than a few, then the urn style is better because it will hold more debris.

If you are in an industry that is family oriented, religious in nature, or in any way connected to health care, you probably do not want to make it look obvious that you are accommodating smokers. While it is wise to keep your grounds litter free, you may not want to make it look like you approve of the addiction.

So, what you do in this case is get a model that looks like a trashcan and gives smokers the same disposal convenience that a post or post-in-urn design affords them.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety commercial industrial sinks, commercial mailboxes, commercial outdoor furniture, bleachers, andcommercial signage delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New Orleans, La., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Mesa, Arizona, Virginia Beach, Va., Omaha, Nebraska, Oakland, California, Miami, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Houston, TX, Arlington, Texas, Beaumont, Texas, Denton, TX, McKinney, Texas, Midland, TX, Killeen, Texas, ALBQ, NYC, LA, MPLS.

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Toilet Partitions

September 28th, 2010 by
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Phenolic toilet partitions offer you vandal resistance and easy cleaning.

This is because of the special process used to manufacture them. “Phenolic” literally means special laminate created from compacted layers of fabric that have been treated with resin. As these layers are pressurized and heated, they create a form of industrial strength plastic.

Phenolic plastic is very water resistant and blocks bacterial buildup. It difficult to scratch, chip, dent, or gouge it with pens or pocket knives. This makes it ideal for environments like schools or bus stations where certain individuals may attempt to write graffiti or carve messages into the stall.

If someone writes on the surface or spray paints it, you can wipe it clean without traces of color remaining. Its moisture resistance allows this to be done routinely without risk of diminishing the finish.

Its dry surface makes it inhospitable to bacteria. This makes phenolic toilet partitions extremely sanitary. Public service buildings, doctors’ offices, gymnasiums, civic centers, retailer establishments, and municipal buildings can have cleaner bathrooms with these stalls.

If you are on a budget, toilet partitions made from solid plastic give you an economical, attractive addition to public restrooms.

These partitions are not made from ordinary plastic. They are made from a composite material consisting of a minimum of 30 percent, high-density, pre-consumer recycled polyethylene. It is intended to be vandal resistant, easy to clean, and a high level of adaptability to interior architecture.

Like phenolic, solid composite plastic resists damages from scratches and dents.

This is not ordinary plastic. It is tough and difficult to cut, scratch, or dent. In places prone to vandalism, it saves organizations large sums of money on replacement and repair costs. Organizations that particularly benefit from these partitions include malls, arenas, sports stadiums, theme parks, and all kinds of schools.

Polyethylene plastic blocks water absorption and makes it very hard for anyone to write on the wall.

If someone does somehow manage to scribble something on its surface, it can be wiped off with any wet cloth or standard cleaner.

Bacterial growth is minimized because of the dry surface area. Solid plastic partitions are very good for warm, humid regions of the country and have proven to remain mold and dust free in these areas.

Stainless steel toilet partitions offer a great attraction factor, durable longevity, and versatility in use that makes them valued by all kinds of industries.

Stainless steel has an eye-catching, polished look. Of the three material options, it is the most aesthetically pleasing for restroom design. It is highly corrosion resistant and will last for years in highly polluted areas.

Most chemical factories, for instance, install stainless steel partitions in their bathrooms. They also use them in other areas to mark off restricted zones. The corrosive agents in the air will not harm these partitions, and they will last for years in the most challenging environments.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety of commercial signage, steel metal lockers, commercial lavatories, USPS mailboxes, commercial metal benches and commercial restroom equipment delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., El Paso, Texas, Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Boise ID, Atlanta GA, Albuquerque NM, Raleigh-Durham NC, Washington DC, Albuquerque NM, Huntsville AL, Fayetteville AR, Norfolk VA , Madison WI., Corpus Christi, TX, Plano, Texas, Garland, TX, Laredo, Texas, Lubbock, TX, Houston, TX

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Commercial Showers

September 25th, 2010 by
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There are three main types of Bradley commercial showers we sell: column showers, beach showers, and privacy showers.

Column mounted showers are used by military bases, warehouses, chemical plants, factories, general schools of all levels, public gyms, and all kinds of hospitals.

Beach showers are a specialized form of column shower that are found in outdoor areas where people get dirty, sweaty, or spend all day long in the ocean. They are common in outdoor swimming pools, public beaches, summer camps, and national parks.

Privacy wall mounted showers are used indoors when space is limited.

Column commercial showers are ideal for industrial environments where workers have to remove dirt and industrial debris. They are ideal for use indoors where privacy is necessary. These showers can be plumbed with both hot and cold water. You can also have them fitted with steel privacy partitions, shower curtains, and hooks for to hang personal items on.

Chemical plants and factories especially rely on this type of shower because the atmosphere in these places often contains small toxic particles that need to be removed from the skin in a short period of time. Safety gear and clothing do not completely protect you because these particles are in the air. Installing column showers protects your workers against health problems and protects your business from liability.

Athletic gyms and training centers also rely upon column showers to give their athletes a place to privately shower. The hook on the door is always useful, too, for hanging sweaty clothes or a water resistant duffle bag full of clean clothes.

Beach commercial showers are very much necessary to healthy outdoor entertainment. These are open, standalone units that can only be plumbed with cold water. They can be manufactured with anywhere from 1 to 6 shower heads, depending on need. Optional dividers are available for privacy.

People on the beach are exposed to salt in the water, sand on the beach, and sweat that can dry out sand. Hikers in national parks pick up dirt and pollens in the air that can cause allergic reactions for some. Kids in summer camp, after a long day of activities, need to rinse off before evening meals.

Public swimming pools can also help themselves financially by installing beach showers so people can shower before getting into the pool with others. This can be a very strong selling point for a pool that is looking to offer swimming lessons to children.

For facilities with limited space, privacy showers are needed. These commercial showers can mount to the wall, to a column, or into a recessed space. They typically service between 1 and 3 users. However, they can be outfitted to service up to 6 users if necessary.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety of commercial mailboxes, lockers, outdoor furniture, commercial bathroom partitions, commercial signage, industrial warehouse equipment and bleachers systems with professional affiliates ready to help your with your business plan. We delivery nationwide! If you cannot find what you are looking for, please call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will be pleased to help find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami FL, Chicago IL, Denver Co, El Paso TX, Dallas TX, San Antonio TX, Austin TX, Houston, Texas, Boise ID, Atlanta, GA, Detroit MI, Raleigh-Durham NC, Washington DC, Albuquerque NM, Huntsville AL, Fayetteville AR, Norfolk VA, Madison WI.

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Cigarette Urns

September 22nd, 2010 by
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A cigarette urn can help you maintain a more presentable and sanitary outdoor environment by keeping building entrances and outdoor waiting areas litter free. Organizations that routinely benefit from these simple containers include office parks, retail shopping centers, public parks, municipal buildings, theme parks, town centers, grocery stores, malls, restaurants, hospitals, car dealerships, and now even bars in larger cities.

This is because the ban on indoor smoking, while creating a healthier environment in closed spaces, also created clusters of smokers gathering at the front of buildings and stores. These smokers, when they could not find an ashtray, just through their cigarette butts on the ground.

Cigarette urns were invented to fix this problem. They give smokers an attractive and appropriate alternative to litter. They also made it possible for you to clearly designate where you want people to smoke. You can put these receptacles behind the building, or in your parking garage, so they are conveniently out of sight of your clients and guests. If you manage a restaurants, hospitals, or store, you can put one of these containers near a concrete bench far removed from your building entrance.

There are two basic designs for cigarette urns: the receptacle design and the post design.

The post design has a hollow pole that sits fits into a large, rounded base. It literally looks like an urn, which is one of the reasons this type of container was originally so named. The post design is obvious in its function as a cigarette disposal device. It is a good choice for you if you have a large client base that may contain a number of smokers within it because it is eye-catching and attractive as follows, you can send a polite, but very overt message, that you only want people to smoke in that spot.

Metal urns post hold a greater amount of ash and butts because they have flat bottoms and convex sides that curve toward the post. Your cleaning crew can easily detach the post and empty out the bottom.

The receptacle style looks like standard trash receptacles. It makes it less obvious that you are providing special accommodation for smokers. While you do want to be courteous and also provide for litter disposal, you may want to also avoid the appearance of promoting the habit of smoking. This is especially true if you manage a theme park, hospital, or family-oriented business of any kind.

Receptacle-style cigarette urns are made of metal, and they are thermoplastic coated. They can be permanently mounted to concrete through pre-drilled holes in the base. The ashtray sits inside the top of the receptacle, concealed from most angles of view, and it can either be filled with sand or left empty to contain extinguished cigarettes.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety commercial industrial sinks, commercial mailboxes, commercial outdoor furniture, bleachers, andcommercial signage delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New Orleans, La., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Mesa, Arizona, Virginia Beach, Va., Omaha, Nebraska, Oakland, California, Miami, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Houston, TX, Arlington, Texas, Beaumont, Texas, Denton, TX, McKinney, Texas, Midland, TX, Killeen, Texas, ALBQ, NYC, LA, MPLS.

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Metal Garden Furniture

September 21st, 2010 by
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Many organizations prefer to use metal garden furniture to provide their guests and clients with amenities, and to support various activities unique to each organization.

XPB Lockers helps all of our clients, no matter who they are, determine which of these furnishings, and how many, they require.

A few examples are as follows:

A theme park can save a small fortune by using metal garden furniture in some creative ways.

It can built a food court with metal picnic tables with bench seats. It can also create waiting areas around restrooms and concession areas with portable chairs and metal benches. For special events and entertainment, the park can provide seating with metal bleachers. In addition to parking lots for cars, it can also setup bike racks for cyclists. Grills provide a ready means to cook hamburgers, hot dogs, and steaks of summer holidays and concerts. Receptacles for trash make it easy to cleanup.

Hospitals can build beautiful outdoor break areas with metal garden furniture.

A hospital can build a solarium that creates a natural environment in a park-like setting. People who are staying for long periods of time with sick and dying relatives can rest here and recharge their minds. Tables with bench seats can be fitted with umbrellas, and benches can be placed in the shade. Portable chairs can even be placed outside to give some people total isolation if they need it. Trash receptacles keep the area clean.

Retirement communities can use metal garden furniture to build an outdoor world of enjoyment for residents.

Picnic areas with shaded tables can be setup for cook offs and games. Benches can be placed around private lakes to make watching the ducks or fishing convenient and safe. Grills and trash receptacles create safe outdoor cooking environments.

City parks and community colleges also metal garden furniture for outdoor applications

City parks essentially need the same equipment as theme parks because they are typically used for similar events and attractions. Bleachers are especially necessary for little league baseball and soccer games.

Community colleges need to create attractive and comfortable campuses for their students.

Students need benches where they can study quietly, and tables that are shaded by umbrellas to socialize and talk outside. Teams need bleachers for spectators to watch their games. Bike racks are invaluable to students who do not have cars.

We can see, then, that metal garden furniture can be used for far more than garden.

It can be applied to real world situations and yield both financial and emotional returns on investment. It is thermoplastic coated and will endure the elements and last for years. Additionally, it come in all types of standard and decorative colors to match any style of landscaping and architecture it supports.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety commercial industrial sinks, commercial mailboxes, commercial outdoor furniture, bleachers, andcommercial signage delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New Orleans, La., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Mesa, Arizona, Virginia Beach, Va., Omaha, Nebraska, Oakland, California, Miami, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Houston, TX, Arlington, Texas, Beaumont, Texas, Denton, TX, McKinney, Texas, Midland, TX, Killeen, Texas, ALBQ, NYC, LA, MPLS.

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Athletic Gym Lockers

September 18th, 2010 by
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Athletic gym lockers with vented doors allow free circulation of air to dry out these fabrics.

Vented wire mesh lockers are less expensive than all welded metal models and plastic models with vented doors. They are ideal for schools, private club locker rooms, fitness organizations, and workspace storage needs. There are six basic model designs you can choose from.

  1. Single tier lockers have one vertical compartment that can hold clothing and athletic equipment like hockey sticks or baseball bats.
  2. Double tier lockers have a divided vertical compartment, and each division is as an individual locker space.
  3. Six tier box style have box-like locker spaces and are the most commonly found locker model in middle and high school general P.E dressing rooms.
  4. Extra wide single and double tiered models are 25 percent wider than their standard counterparts.
  5. Extra wide triple tier lockers are 25 percent larger than six tier box tier counterparts.

Athletic gym lockers can be customized with sloping hoods, end bases, front bases, locks, nameplates, and fillers for all model corner, tops, and vertical sections. (Fillers are needed when you install a row of lockers over obstructions like pipes and columns.)

To give your lockers a finished and professional appearance, you can invest in sloping hoods, end bases and front bases. This also keeps the locker environment cleaner and healthier.

Each of the six different models of athletic gym lockers offers you several different options as to how you lock the locker. The first is the simple latch option we have all seen and probably used at some point in our upbringing. The latch supports a hanging combination lock that the student brings from home.

The latch option is less expensive, but if the student forgets his or her combination, then you have to cut the lock off. Worse yet, some students are only pretending to forget their combination and are hiding things in their locker that you cannot access without damaging the lock.

If you are looking for something that gives you more access to lockers when legal need exists, then you need a built-in lock. Our athletic gym lockers can be fitted with either a built-in combo lock or a built-in key lock mechanism.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety of commercial signage, steel metal lockers, commercial lavatories, USPS mailboxes, commercial metal benches and commercial restroom equipment delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., El Paso, Texas, Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Boise ID, Atlanta GA, Albuquerque NM, Raleigh-Durham NC, Washington DC, Albuquerque NM, Huntsville AL, Fayetteville AR, Norfolk VA , Madison WI., Corpus Christi, TX, Plano, Texas, Garland, TX, Laredo, Texas, Lubbock, TX, Houston, TX

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Expanded Metal Picnic Table

September 16th, 2010 by
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Why are expanded metal picnic tables called “expanded?”

The term refers to the way the steel in the table is made. It is called expanded because it features 9 gauge galvanized steel that is woven together in a criss cross pattern. The criss cross design makes it amazingly strong, but the larger spaces in the metal make it a lot more lightweight than perforated metal or diamond pattern designs.

Is this the lightest weight table you have?

No, the wire design models are lighter, but they are not as strong. Pound for pound, and based on design versus actual weight, this is your best option in terms of getting a tough table that can take the elements, but one that uses less actual steel and is therefore much cheaper than many other styles with more actual metal surface area.

Where is the best place to install an expanded metal picnic table?

Most organizations buy more than one, and many organizations combine different model types. There are round models, rectangular models, and octagonal models that are popular. Designs are complimentary and can be combined in decorative arrangements in areas needing quite a bit of outdoor seating.

How do you mount these tables?

You can mount any of them in-ground, to the surface of concrete, or you can order portable models. Portable models can be adapted to mount permanently if you change your mind. Many people like to buy a few portable rectangular tables that they can install, rearrange, and put back into storage conveniently.

Who normally needs to have multiple tables, or even multiple models of tables?

Any organization that needs to offer its employees or clients comfort and décor in an outdoor setting. A few examples follow:

  • Senior Citizen homes- residents like to talk and play games outside, and with optional shade umbrellas, can enjoy shielding from the sun.
  • Schools- students can eat or study outside to take a break from being in a crowded building. If there are no large trees, sun umbrellas can be installed to provide shade.
  • Homeowners Associations- HOA’s are always trying to get residents to do things. Hosting outdoor parties and making everyone happy is a great motivator for compliance. Portable expanded metal picnic tables are especially popular with homeowners associations.
  • Many municipal buildings use them when benches alone will not provide enough seating for citizens, employees, or visitors to the location.

Will expanded metal picnic tables rust?

No. They are coated with a tough material called thermoplastic that is resistant to fading, discoloration, peeling, and corrosion.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety commercial industrial sinks, commercial mailboxes, commercial outdoor furniture, bleachers, andcommercial signage delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New Orleans, La., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Mesa, Arizona, Virginia Beach, Va., Omaha, Nebraska, Oakland, California, Miami, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Houston, TX, Arlington, Texas, Beaumont, Texas, Denton, TX, McKinney, Texas, Midland, TX, Killeen, Texas, ALBQ, NYC, LA, MPLS.

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Napkin Dispensers

September 14th, 2010 by
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Napkin dispensers can be found in most women’s or unisex public restrooms. They allow women to obtain feminine hygiene products either at no cost or at a negligible cost. This allows them to attend to their personal needs during times when they cannot quickly get to a store or go back to their home.

In a natural state, women intuitively know the timing of their own cycles. However, in our society, we are driven away from the natural state and thus often experience early or late cycles due to external stress factors imposed on us.

In the past, we have sold napkin dispensers to Military Facilities, School Dorms, Sorority Houses, Spas, School Gyms, Bars, Dance Halls, Health Care Facilities, Car Dealerships, Restaurants, Retail Stores, Hospitals, and more.

All of these places suffer some kind of loss if women have to leave the facility and go to the grocery store or drug store. Either the establishment will be perceived as being thoughtless, or even callous, not to think of the practicality of these vending machines, or it will simply lose a customer when she walks out the door and doesn’t come back.

When women can simply go into the public restroom to a napkin dispenser, they can either obtain a napkin or tampon for free, or they can pay only a quarter or fifty cents for one. Different mechanisms are available to set prices, if any, should a business wish to recover its investment in the vending machine and even start making money off sales.

Being aware of the necessary needs of women will result in gratitude and a good memory of the establishment, which of course will lead to repeat business and good reports and reviews.

Keep in mind that losing one customer could result in anywhere from 7-20 people that customer knows hearing about why she left the business and has no intention of returning. If all it takes to make a customer feel comfortable, relaxed, and thoughtfully accommodated is the purchase of a napkin dispenser, then it is well worth the investment in terms of maintaining a regular customer base.

One final thing we want to say is that every public school, without exception, that has a closed campus lunch and requires full-day attendance should have these vending machines in every female restroom in the building. Teenage girls who cannot leave the school at all should have a discreet and immediate means of taking care of themselves without embarrassment or stress.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety commercial industrial sinks, commercial bathroom equipment, commercial outdoor furniture, bleachers, and industrial warehouse equipment delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New Orleans, La., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Mesa, Arizona, Virginia Beach, Va., Omaha, Nebraska, Oakland, California, Miami, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Houston, TX, Arlington, Texas, Beaumont, Texas, Denton, TX, McKinney, Texas, Midland, TX, Killeen, Texas, ALBQ, NYC, LA, MPLS.

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Concrete Benches

September 12th, 2010 by
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Are concrete benches decorative enough to justify the additional cost?

Yes. Multiple styles, design options, and color options make them some of the most versatile indoor and outdoor seating you can invest in. The will upgrade the appearance of any environment in which they are placed.

They are made to be weather and vandal resistant and will last for decades.

Isn’t concrete easy to break?

The Romans didn’t think so when they built the Coliseum out of concrete, and modern day tourist trust it enough to go walking around under its arches two thousand years later.

Incidentally, most of the “stone” ruins in Italy are actually made out of concrete, which was invented by the Romans to be a versatile, utilitarian, and highly decorative building material.

Isn’t concrete something you would expect to find in a cemetery?

Grieving people often need to sit down, so yes, concrete benches are often used by cemeteries.

What benches are good for sidewalk areas and neighborhood trails in a residential neighborhood?

The contoured seat bench with contoured legs is good for that because it represents a union of decoration and simplicity.

Do you have anything for the retail industry?

Yes. Mall benches have seats made of finished redwood. They can also be ordered with decorative, colored concrete seats. Patterns range from traditional stone look to custom colors so that any style of interior architecture can be readily accommodated.

Do you have anything that would look good in a wooded area?

Yes. We have standard models that compliment natural landscapes and are good additions to arboretums and natural parks near the water.

We also have a concrete bench that features a very unique design called “the half-log bench” It looks like a tree trunk cut in have. It is constructed out of durable glass fiber reinforced concrete and is coated with a finish that gives it the look of weathered bark and wood grain.

Do you have anything a commercial landscaper could sell to clients that would transform the look of their commercial property?

Yes. The modern style is perfect for the contemporary landscape. It has a 72 inch seat is made out of expanded metal. Color options include blue, black, green, red, yellow or almond.

What looks good around a courthouse or city hall?

The practical concrete bench, as we call it, has been seen by everyone whether they consciously remember it or not. It is usually seen near decorative concrete trash container and is the style of bench you often see in parks that are depicted in movies.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety of steel metal lockers, commercial lavatories, USPS mailboxes, and stainless steel commercial restroom equipment delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., El Paso, Texas, Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Boise ID, Atlanta GA, Albuquerque NM, Raleigh-Durham NC, Washington DC, Albuquerque NM, Huntsville AL, Fayetteville AR, Norfolk VA , Madison WI., Corpus Christi, TX, Plano, Texas, Garland, TX, Laredo, Texas, Lubbock, TX, Houston, TX

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Outdoor Furniture Benches

September 8th, 2010 by
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Outdoor furniture benches are used by schools, commercial office areas, public parks, atriums, theme parks, rest areas, train stations, bus terminals, shopping malls, and common areas near public buildings.

Examples of how these benches are used include the following Outdoor Furniture Benches:

  • Sports clubs and dugouts use backless benches.
  • Contemporary landscapers like the look of slatted benches.
  • Ushaped benches are used in front of stores, in public parks, and in town squares.
  • Wire benches are needed in wet climates where seats need to dry as soon as possible.

In addition to choices in construction and model design, you can also choose between three different mounting options, including a choice to not anchor the bench permanently at all.

You can mount your outdoor furniture bench permanently mounted to the ground in one of two ways.

If you are mounting on a concrete or wooden surface, you simply drill holes into the concrete or wood and you bolt the discs at the bottom of the bench legs to the hardscape.

Mounting the bench to the ground itself is a bit more complicated. You have to have pipe extensions fitted to the bench legs that will extend 18 inches down into the ground. Then, you dig holes for the pipes and fill them with concrete. After placing the pipes in the wet concrete, the bench will eventually become anchored to the ground after the concrete dries.

The advantage you get with portable mounting is that you can keep the bench mobile, or you can buy a third-party accessory mounting kit and anchor it like any other bench.

These mounting accessories are available at any name-brand hardware store and are very inexpensive.

The point is, you can buy an outdoor furniture bench now that is cheaper and more mobile than a permanently mounted unit, and you can always adapt it to a more secure mount if the threat of vandalism or theft becomes more imminent.

This is what we recommend to any organization that is currently on a budget.

A thermoplastic powder coating protects outdoor furniture benches by making each and every model, regardless of construction build, color, or design type, weather and rust resistant.

Thermoplastic powder coating also protects against vandalism and accidental impact. It has demonstrated its ability to protect paint as well by preventing it from peeling, fading, or delaminating during times of heavy rain, extreme heat or freezing temperatures.

XPB Lockers carries a wide variety commercial industrial sinks, commercial mailboxes, commercial outdoor furniture, bleachers, andcommercial signage delivered nationwide. If you can not find what you are looking for call us toll free at 1-877-483-9270 and we will find it for you. Our home office is located in New Braunfels, Texas with warehouses located throughout the United States that enable us to service all 50 states including New Orleans, La., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Mesa, Arizona, Virginia Beach, Va., Omaha, Nebraska, Oakland, California, Miami, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Houston, TX, Arlington, Texas, Beaumont, Texas, Denton, TX, McKinney, Texas, Midland, TX, Killeen, Texas, ALBQ, NYC, LA, MPLS.
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