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Important Bradley Toilet Accessories to Buy

June 29th, 2012 by
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We have several vending machine models that save men and women the trouble of running to the store. These vending machines are a good addition to any hotel, casino, nightclub, or convention center public restrooms.  Men’s rooms can be serviced with condom machines, and women’s restrooms can offer superior amenities if napkin dispensers and napkin disposal units are installed.  Vending machines can be configured to take money, or they can be configured to dispense their contents for free as a courtesy to members, guests, or customers.

We also offer Bradley toilet accessories that enable restroom design teams to make any toilet stall not only compliant with ADA regulations, but every other state and local regulation as well. This is why our grab bar section includes several standard, security, swing up, and swing away grab bar models.   Security and swing away models typically comply with multiple regulatory codes, and one swing up grab bar model saves space in water closets and small restrooms by including a built in toilet dispenser.

Shower seats not only keep restrooms in compliance with accessibility codes, but they also make taking a shower much more comfortable for any user, regardless of age or physical condition. We have a full selection of corner units, folding units, and standing units for you to choose from.

The baby changing stations is perhaps the best Bradley toilet accessory that a contractor can install in any public restroom that is likely to service parents with infants. These changing stations are designed to provide a stable, antimicrobial surface on which fathers or mothers can change their baby’s diapers.  These fixtures have become standard installation in many grocery stores, shopping mall restrooms, transit centers, airports, and restaurants.  We recommend that architects, contractors, and facility managers also purchase bathroom shelving any time they install a baby changing station.  This gives parents a safe, convenient, and accessible place to put their diaper bags and purses while changing diapers.  Bathroom shelves are far safer, cleaner, and more convenient for storing personal items than is a sink or the floor.

XPB Locker supply also sells medicine cabinets that feature 2 shelf or 3 shelf designs.  The outer door to the cabinet dual functions as a mirror while it is closed.  These Bradley toilet accessories are obviously very popular in the health care industry.  They have proven equally valuable as first aid supply stations in the industrial world, nurse’s restrooms in public schools, and restrooms in the office world where many office managers use them to store basic antiseptics, bandages, first aid kits, and safe over the counter medications for employee use.

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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Purchasing Guide to Washroom Partitions

June 27th, 2012 by
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Low-End Purchase Cost

Baked Enamel

Baked enamel washroom partitions are moisture resistant.  Under light and moderate traffic conditions, they are also very durable.  They are a good budgetary purchase for small rural schools where the risk of vandalism is low, and for small to mid-sized churches that see the highest restroom traffic on the weekends.  Other user groups include small family restaurants, single-site fabrication plants, and small office buildings.

Plastic Laminate toilet partitions are a little more expensive than baked enamel. They are also more durable under heavy traffic conditions provided there are no significant impacts to the stalls or any deliberate vandalism.  This is often the best option for shopping centers, grocery stores, mid-sized office parks, larger churches, large rural schools, and mid-sized office parks and office buildings.

Mid-Range Purchase Cost

Solid Phenolic Core washroom partitions are not only moisture resistant and able to withstand heavy traffic, but they are also impact resistant to some degree.  This makes them a good choice for busy restrooms in civic recreation centers, including swimming pool facilities.  Civic centers with locker rooms often use them to build toilet stalls in locker rooms.  They also make very good shower stalls, which XPB Locker can arrange to have manufactured in larger sizes and no site enclosures for maximum privacy.  Another place where we see solid phenolic core partitions used is in sports stadiums located in small and mid-sized cities.  State governments often use them to build toilet stalls and shower stalls in campground restrooms and shower rooms because they last for years in high humidity environments and are typically more affordable for many state government budgets.

High-End Purchase Cost

Solid Plastic washroom partitions do everything phenolic core partitions do, but they are far more vandal resistant.  Even if they are vandalized, they are cost effective to repair and never require painting because they are made from a contiguously colored substance.  When it comes to a low-maintenance, long-term investment that looks great and can last well over a decade without deteriorating in quality, solid plastic is the best investment for any shopping mall, larger school, college, university, large sports stadium, bus stop, or larger office building.  While they are more expensive, the long-term durability and attraction factor pays off for those seeking a return on investment.

They also make the very best shower partitions for health clubs and public facilities that can afford the higher cost.

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel washroom partitions are corrosion resistant, germ-free, and highly attractive.  They have a classic look that never goes out of style.  On a utilitarian level, they are ideal for sterile environments such as hospitals, laboratories, and clinics.  On an aesthetic level, they add elegance to any hotel restroom, casino restroom, or 5 star restaurant restroom.

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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Restroom Partitions and Accessories

June 25th, 2012 by
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What is the most vandal resistant mounting style for restroom partitions and accessories?

We recommend floor to ceiling, overhead brace.  You do not have to worry about the constitution of the floor or ceiling.  It offers maximum vandal resistance in heavy traffic restrooms.  For reconstructions in school bathrooms and public facilities, it is often the best way to protect against rising vandalism in a particular area.

What mounting style of toilet partition makes it easiest to clean the restroom?

Ceiling hung partitions are the best option.  They work best in restrooms with low ceiling heights measuring 8’ or lower.  The main advantage they offer over other mounts is total floor accessibility.  Many buildings in which ceiling-hung toilet partitions are installed have very small crews.  Even if only one person is cleaning the restroom, he or she can quickly mop the floors inside the stalls without encountering any obstructions.

How do you recommend mounting restroom partitions and accessories in high ceiling bathrooms under remodel?

Floor mounted partitions are your best option.  It does not matter how high the ceiling ends up being in your new restroom design, provided that your floor sits on a 3” concrete base.  In some cases, too, floor braced partitions create a very nice aesthetic.  Many class “A” office buildings use this style, as well as high-end service industry businesses such as restaurants, hotels, and casinos.

What is a good, stable way to mount restroom partitions in office building restrooms with 10 foot ceilings?

The most stable mount is a floor-to-ceiling mount.  This style requires a ceiling of no more than 10’ in height, although it works equally well on ceilings of much lower height.  It involves mounting each pilaster to both the floor and the ceiling to create the most stable support for the stall in a heavy traffic environment.  It is not quite as vandal resistant as overhead braced, but it does stand up very well to continuous wear and tear.

What types of restroom partition accessories do you recommend for toilet stalls?

For men’s rooms, you need toilet tissue dispensers and seat cover dispensers.  For women’s restrooms, you also should consider installing napkin dispensers and napkin disposal units.  ADA stalls will need grab bars.  There are several linear designs, as well as swing away and swing up models.  For maximum space saving, you might want to consider investing in combination dispenser units or toilet tissue dispensers that service two adjacent stalls with a single fixture installed inside the partition wall.

XPB Lockers & Supply carries a wide variety of Commercial Lavatories, Commercial Outdoor Furnishings, Storage Lockers, Bleachers,Commercial Mailboxes and deliver 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 distributors located in all 50 States including Houston, TX, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX., and Austin, TX.

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Division 10 Specialties

June 22nd, 2012 by
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How comprehensive is your inventory?

A complete selection of all the standard accessories that are absolutely essential to commercial washroom design is found in our inventory.   While many of these products are by nature very basic, they feature new ease of use, lower maintenance, and greater durability in high traffic environment.  There are also Division 10 specialties product lines that perform a highly specific function, or that offer a particular group of users an exceptional level of comfort and amenity.

What are some exceptional design features of your standard product types?

Paper towel dispensers have become easier to load and easier to service.  We also have a number of waste containers which can be mounted in three different ways, and which come in three mounting options.  Toilet tissue dispensers and seat cover combination units are more reliable than ever.  They operate without binding and can now be installed through partitions themselves.  New lock technology makes partition doors more secure, yet also more accessible for disabled persons to operate.  Soap dispensers will dispense any type of soap or hand sanitizer reliably in the highest traffic environments.

What kinds of Division 10 specialties offer unique amenities to restrooms users?

There are multiple product lines that are designed to meet the very unique needs of certain user groups.  Baby changing stations provide parents with a safe, sanitary platform to change infant diapers.  Napkin dispensers and napkin disposal units save enormous amounts of time for women with busy work schedules.  Lennox lockers, some of Bradley’s finest storage solutions, allow companies to provide basic locker storage in restrooms that include showers.  Health care units provide hospitals and clinics with special cabinets dedicated to supplies.  Security accessories allow contractors building jail restrooms and restrooms in mental wards to fully accessorize the interiors with products that are designed with rounded edges and ligature resistance.

Are your products equally suited to renovations as they are to new constructions?

Yes.  Most our Division 10 specialties are available in surface mounted design as well as recessed or semi-recessed mount.    In each product line, there should be at least one particular model that can be efficiently, cost-effectively mounted on a wall regardless of whether it is under remodel or under new constructions.

How compliant are your Division 10 specialties with ADA and other accessible codes?

Most of our product models are designed with ADA accessibility in mind.  Other codes, such as ANSI and TAS, can also be met with full compliance using products found in our inventory.    Two of the most important product lines we sell for handicapped restroom design are shower seats and grab bars.  XPB Locker Supply provides contractors with both swing-up and swing-away grab bars.  A wide array of shower seats, some able to support 900 pounds, make shower rooms not only more accessible, but also more comfortable.

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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Individual Wall Mounted Shower

June 21st, 2012 by
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What is an individual wall mounted shower?

It is a one piece shower unit that is built into the wall and draws water from an individual supply.  Each one piece shower unit requires its own separate water supply.  However, the plumbing for this supply is completely concealed behind the wall.

Who uses individual shower units?

Hotels use them in individual rooms.  Many nursing homes have now installed them in patient restrooms.  Other user groups of one piece shower units include manufacturing plants, who often install them in employee restrooms, schools, and parks that install them in public shower facilities.

We sell many different lines of Bradley individual showers.  Each line has multiple valve, showerhead, and soap options.  This makes our selection comprehensive enough to accommodate any floor plan.

Where can an individual shower be installed?

Some are designed for installation along the wall.  They are surface mounted housings with flexible supply connections that make them ideal for both new construction and reconstruction environments.  Other single user shower units are designed for corner installation.  These are excellent options in smaller restrooms because they combine full functionality with convenient, space-saving efficiency.

Are individual wall mounted showers ADA compliant?

There are a number of models that can be ordered with ADA compliant customizations.  We have wall showers that are ideal for barrier free shower rooms, and we also sell a barrier free corner wall shower unit.

How cost effective are wall mount individual showers?

You cannot beat their cost effectiveness when it comes to ease of installation.  One piece single user shower units are the preferred choice for bathroom renovations.  They eliminate the need for in wall piping and ship preassembled to the site.  Because of the simplicity with which they can be mounted to any wall, they can be adapted to any interior layout.

Why use individual showers instead of group showers?

There are some places where multi-person showers are not an option.   This is most often the case when a shower needs to be installed in a restroom that is intended for single user usage.  We have already noted that this is common in guest lodgings, hospital rooms, and nursing home rooms.  In private athletic clubs, individual wall mounted showers give members a greater feeling of privacy.  They are also much more attractive because all of the plumbing is concealed behind the wall, leaving only the face of the assembly visible.

XPB Lockers & Supply carries a wide variety of Commercial Lavatories, Commercial Outdoor Furnishings, Storage Lockers, Bleachers,Commercial Mailboxes and deliver 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 distributors located in all 50 States including Houston, TX, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX., and Austin, TX.

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ADA Stalls for Bathroom Design

June 19th, 2012 by
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What are the basic requirements for an ADA stall?

Actual dimensions vary based upon the type of stall you are building (see below) and the way the toilet is mounted.   For all designs, however, the doors must open with no more than 5 pounds of force.  Handles, pulls, locks, and latches need to feature custom shapes easy to manipulate with one hand and should not be more than 48 inches above the floor.  Grab bars must also be mounted in stalls and be able to handle at least 250 lbs. of force.

What types of facilities need to include ADA compartments in their commercial bathroom designs?

All new construction public restrooms and commercial restroom remodels must meet minimum ADA requirements.  It is important to note that these requirements often represent only a portion of what a facility may need to include in its commercial or public restroom.  There are other codes in addition to the American with Disabilities Act that apply to different states and municipalities.  XPB Locker is committed to assisting our clients either meet or exceed all applicable regulations in their area.  We include a free design drawing with every toilet partition quote that will itemize all special dimensions, adaptations, and accessories necessary to meet these requirements.

Is there more than one type of ADA stall?

Yes.  There are bathroom stalls designed for wheelchair access.  These are often referred to as wheelchair accessible stalls.  There are also walk-in stalls designed for persons on walkers, canes, or crutches.  These are known as ambulatory stalls or AMB stalls.

How many ADA compartments are required in a commercial bathroom design?

You need at least one wheelchair accessible stall.  In commercial restrooms that have six or more toilets, you will also need to include an ambulatory (AMB) stall.  However, local regulations may require more than the bare minimum Federal requirements.

Where in a public restroom design should ADA stalls be located?

There are two possible locations for a wheelchair stall.  One would be in an alcove configuration, where the handicapped stall is located on the end of a row of standard stalls and an optional ambulatory (AMB) stall.  The door of this stall would be at a right angle to the doors of other stalls.  The other would be an inline bathroom design, where the door to the handicapped and/or AMB stall would face toward the same direction as the door to the other, standard stalls.

XPB Lockers & Supply carries a wide variety of Commercial Lavatories, Commercial Outdoor Furnishings, Storage Lockers, Bleachers,Commercial Mailboxes and deliver 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 distributors located in all 50 States including Houston, TX, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX., and Austin, TX.

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Commercial Outdoor Furniture for Colleges, Trade Schools, and Universities

June 18th, 2012 by
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What types of Commercial Outdoor Furniture are found on College Campuses?

The three main types that we typically sell include various types of outdoor metal picnic tables, outdoor benches, chairs for special outdoor areas, and a host of outdoor accessories essential to keeping the campus clean, safe, and orderly.

Usage is typically higher during the warm months of the year, but all campuses witness a tremendous amount of daily outdoor activity that requires a variety of furnishings and commercial outdoor accessories.

Where do these furnishings most need to be installed?

First, the exterior of the student union building should always be furnished to accommodate overflow and to provide a comfortable outdoor setting for conversation, rest, and study.  Areas near dormitories and buildings should also provide outdoor accommodations to guests, students, and faculty.  Walkways should provide seating at periodical intervals so tired persons can rest a few minutes.

What is the most important type of commercial outdoor furniture you sell to college campuses and universities?

By far, the most important product we sell is the metal outdoor bench.  Metal benches last far longer than wooden benches.  They do not snag or stain clothing as wood does when it weathers and starts to splinter.  They retain their color much longer and are significantly more vandal resistant.  School benches can be customized to bear the name of the university, college, Greek organization, or a notable contributor to the history of the school.

There are also several types of commercial outdoor accessories that are essential to every school, regardless of size. Cigarette snuffers are good for campuses who want to restrict smoking only to certain areas and who also want to keep cigarette butts from catching grass on fire and littering sidewalk areas.   Bicycle racks help encourage alternatives to motor vehicle transportation on campuses with limited parking.  Commercial trash cans of all sizes, colors, and designs allow schools to contain refuse within attractive containers that compliment buildings and landscapes.

What other types of commercial outdoor furniture are needed on college campuses?

Schools need picnic tables and a variety of outdoor commercial accessories.

Picnic tables, though traditionally associated with parks, add an excellent aesthetic to the park like settings found on many major university campuses.  They provide students and faculty not only with a place to eat, but also with a place to setup laptops and books when the weather is nice enough for people to study outdoors.

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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Large Multi Compartment Mailboxes

June 15th, 2012 by
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What are large multi compartment mailboxes?

They are cluster mailboxes supported by a pedestal, which is why they are often called “cluster mailboxes” or “pedestal mailboxes.”

What type of metal are they made from?

They are made from heavy duty aluminum.

What kinds of establishments can benefit from cluster mailboxes?

Retail strip centers are a big customer group. They are in community in America now, from the largest cities to the smallest of towns.  Even though some of the largest retail corporations in the world often lease space in these centers, the actual size of the strip center is typically too small to devote any sizeable amount of wall space to mail boxes.  Pedestal mailboxes are therefore the best option for servicing multiple tenants in a limited amount of space.

We also sell a lot of large multi compartment mailboxes to rural, residential, gated communities.  These communities are like self-contained cities in their own right, but with a remarkably rural, neighborhood appeal.    Houses are often built along miles of winding road which could easily take 3 or 4 hours of a mail carrier’s time if he or she dropped mail off at each house.    With cluster mail boxes installed near the gate of the community, the carrier has only one stop to make, and residents need only to stop off on their way home in the evenings to retrieve their mail.

Other users of cluster mail box unit are found in small office complexes. They use them for the same reason that retail strip centers use them—to provide a central, space saving mail area that services multiple tenants in small office suites.

How many units are present in large multi compartment mailboxes?

That depends on the unit you buy.  Different models contain 8, 12, 13, and 16 box units.  There are 2 box parcel box units too.

How easy is it to access these mail boxes?

They are very easy.  There is an outgoing mail slot that allows you to slide the mail through a slot.  Personal mailboxes and parcel boxes are accessed by mailbox keys.

Where can you install large multi compartment mailboxes?

Organizations typically install pedestal mailboxes near the wall along a sidewalk in a locating that is conveniently accessible to commercial tenants.  Residential communities will typically install them just inside the gate in a concrete rotunda or along the periphery of a circular driveway area where people can park their cars and quickly go to their particular mail box unit.

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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Bulk Storage Wire Cage Lockers

June 14th, 2012 by
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What are bulk storage wire cage lockers used to store?

They are used to store equipment, uniforms, personal items, and valuables.

What make the wire cage design advantageous over other designs?

There are several advantages to this design.  Visibility is the first.  You can see clearly into the locker interior without having to open it.  This allows people to keep track of their belongings and prevent them from being stolen.  It also allows managers and security personnel to prevent contraband or weapons from being stored in the locker.  A wire cage also far more ventilated than a locker made from solid plastic or solid metal panels.

What organizations use bulk storage wire cage lockers?

One of the largest user groups of wire lockers is the retail industry.  Many stores require employees to wear a uniform on the sales floor.  A uniform that is worn daily that is stored in an open air space like this will dry quickly if it contains any sweat and will stay fresh longer than a uniform stored in an enclosed space with less, or no, ventilation.  In some environments where personal cell phones and computing devices are not allowed on the sales floors, managers can also see who has stored their phone per regulations and who has possibly refused to comply.

Schools are another large user group for bulk storage wire cage lockers.  Physical education classes require students to change into gym clothes and store their day clothes in a locker.  Wire lockers are much better storage areas for sweaty gym clothes because they allow them to dry quickly in open air.  Schools in high risk neighborhoods can also monitor the contents of these lockers more effectively because it is much more difficult for weapons or drugs to be stored in plain, open view than it is to conceal contraband in an enclosed space.

The repair industry is another user group that relies on wire cage lockers for inventory control.  Many tools, parts, and supplies have to be locked up to protect them from internal theft.  A locker that managers can easily see into allows for quick inventory checks and instantly alerts security to the loss of company property in the event that someone does pocket an item.

What makes a bulk storage wire cage locker more secure than another kind of locker?

Lockers are made from heavy gauge steel that is too strong for a person to bend with bare hands or to cut through with simple cutting tools.  Anyone who does succeed in breaking open one of these lockers will make so much noise that someone is going to notice them.  Additionally, anyone who carries cutting tools into the storage area that are powerful enough to break open one of these lockers is going to be noticed by security monitoring devices and/or company personnel.

XPB Lockers & Supply carries a wide variety of Commercial Lavatories, Commercial Outdoor Furnishings, Storage Lockers, Bleachers,Commercial Mailboxes and deliver 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 distributors located in all 50 States including Houston, TX, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Denver CO., Dallas TX, San Antonio, TX., and Austin, TX.

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Semi-Circular Wash Stations for Commercial Bathrooms

June 14th, 2012 by
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What would be the best semi-circular wash station for commercial bathrooms in printing companies?

Stainless steel would be the best choice.  You can choose from our Sentry® style for restrooms with light to medium duty hand washing, or our deep bowl stainless steel wash fountains for heavy duty hand washing needs.    Typical inks do not harm stainless steel, and it takes very little time for your night crew to clean.  The only thing to be mindful of is the choice of cleaning agents because some chemical cleaners can damage stainless steel.   We will be happy to supply you with cleaning instructions and maintenance guidelines upon request.

What semicircular wash stations for commercial bathrooms are most suitable for remodels?

Bradstone™ is preferred among remodeling contractors because of its low cost.  Remodeling projects often run into many different types of budgetary challenges ranging from unexpected overtime to extra materials that often have to be rush-ordered at the last minute.  Bradstone is durable, chemical resistant, and comes with a pre-assembled pedestal and valve system that makes it easier to install in a renovation.

What semi-circular wash stations for commercial bathrooms are ADA compliant?

If ADA compliance is a requirement of the project, there are only two wash fountain options you can choose from.  These are the Sentry® Shallow Bowl and the Terreon® Extra Height.  The shallow bowl is well-suited to light to medium hand washing and features a very aesthetic design.  For heavier duty applications, we recommend the Terreon® extra height.

Keep in mind that you can still remain within the boundaries of ADA and other accessibility codes by installing a separate, barrier free lavatory.  The only time this is not advisable is when wall space is limited and there simply is not enough room for a separate handwashing station.

What semi-circular wash stations for are best for elementary school bathrooms?

In elementary schools, we recommend that you use either our Bradstone® wash fountain or our Terrazzo® wash fountain.  These are the only two models that we currently sell that are available in juvenile heights that are better suited to smaller children.  The choice between materials should then be based on the risk of vandalism.  In a school with little or no vandalism, Bradstone® is definitely cheaper, easy to clean because of its chemical resistance, and easy to install in both new constructions and renovations.  However, Terrazzo® is the veritable power horse of durability and vandal resistance and may be more advisable in the long run for high risk campuses.

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 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-877-483-9270 end_of_the_skype_highlighting 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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