Guides

Toilet Guide: Buying the Best Toilets for Your Building image

Toilet Guide: Buying the Best Toilets for Your Building

11 October 2017

If you're asking yourself whether stainless steel or vitreous china toilets are most appropriate for you, or if you'd like insight into disabled amenities and unisex facilities, read our comprehensive toilet buying guide today.

Read More

Installation Guide: How To Install A Close-Coupled Toilet image

Installation Guide: How To Install A Close-Coupled Toilet

2 October 2017

Need to install a toilet but don't fancy shelling out for a plumber? Why not try installing it yourself? With a few simple tools and the right knowledge, anyone can install a toilet, whether you're a DIY fanatic or a total novice. In this step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to install a close-coupled toilet the simple way.

Read More

A Guide To Utility Sinks, Catering Sinks & Medical Sinks image

A Guide To Utility Sinks, Catering Sinks & Medical Sinks

18 September 2017

In the following article, we'll go beyond ordinary domestic sinks and take a look at the kinds of specialist industrial sinks that are used in industries such as commercial cleaning, hospitality and dentistry. These sinks are used for a variety of purposes, but all are made to the highest standards.

Read More

A Brief History Of The Belfast Sink image

A Brief History Of The Belfast Sink

18 September 2017

In the 1700s, butlers would be tasked with cleaning large items, and a big sink was required to do the job. In Belfast, a new form of butler's sink was created with the innovation of an overflow weir, and an icon of design was born.

 

Read More

Your Guide To Hand Dryer Maintenance & Troubleshooting image

Your Guide To Hand Dryer Maintenance & Troubleshooting

30 August 2017

Has your hand dryer given up the ghost? Maybe it's stopped generating heat - or stopped blowing altogether. Our troubleshooting guide will help you work out what';s gone wrong and how to fix it. We'll also give you some tips on maintenance and aftercare, so you can prevent your hand dryer from breaking down in the first place.

Read More

The Installer's Guide To Drinking Fountains & Bottle Fillers image

The Installer's Guide To Drinking Fountains & Bottle Fillers

16 August 2017

Installing a drinking fountain or bottle filling station is no mean feat - but with the right tools and know-how, anyone can do it. In this handy how-to guide, we'll give you step-by-step fitting instructions for wall mounted units and floor mounted units, as well as pointers on location, installation height and more.

Read More

Installer's Guide: How To Place And Install Any Hand Dryer image

Installer's Guide: How To Place And Install Any Hand Dryer

14 August 2017

If you've recently bought a hand dryer but aren't quite sure where (or how) to install it, then look no further. In this guide, you'll find out about the best mounting heights, and how to place a hand dryer in a way that minimises noise and keeps your washroom traffic flowing, as well as step-by-step fitting instructions for qualified electricians.

Read More

The Ultimate Guide To Installing A Trough Or Bowl Urinal image

The Ultimate Guide To Installing A Trough Or Bowl Urinal

10 August 2017

So you've read our buyer's guide to urinals and picked out a urinal that's right for your venue. Now comes the tricky part: installation. In this comprehensive guide, we'll show you how to install trough urinals, bowl urinals, cisterns, and even accessories such as privacy dividers and automatic flush controllers.

Read More

The Ultimate Buyer's Guide To Sinks, Basins & Wash Troughs image

The Ultimate Buyer's Guide To Sinks, Basins & Wash Troughs

8 August 2017

This handy buyer's guide will tell you everything you need to about basins, sinks and wash troughs. We'll go into detail about the main varieties, as well as explain the benefits and drawbacks of different materials. We've also included a section on accessories - after all, a sink isn't much good without a set of taps to go with it.

Read More

Buyer's Guide: Choosing The Right Hand Dryer For Your Venue image

Buyer's Guide: Choosing The Right Hand Dryer For Your Venue

24 July 2017

Choosing the right hand dryer is more complicated than you might think. Should you go for eco, or high speed? Button operated, or hands-free? Hands under, or hands in? Check out our blow-by-blow buyer's guide - we'll help you cut through the hot air and find a hand dryer that works for you.

Read More

How To Choose The Right Urinal For Your Venue Or Workplace image

How To Choose The Right Urinal For Your Venue Or Workplace

11 July 2017

Picking the right urinal can be more difficult than you might think. If you've found yourself in a pickle, then read our handy buyer's guide to discover more about urinal materials, urinal types, and things to bear in mind at the purchasing stage. This series also includes an installer's guide.

Read More

Buyer's Guide: How To Choose The Perfect Water Fountain image

Buyer's Guide: How To Choose The Perfect Water Fountain

11 July 2017

Installing a drinking fountain or bottle filling station can help you cut down on litter, boost your green credentials, and, above all, keep your users happy and hydrated - but how do you know what sort of water fountain is the best choice for your venue? Here's what to consider before you splash out.

Read More

School Toilets: Planning A* facilities for your building.  image

School Toilets: Planning A* facilities for your building.

13 May 2017

It's important to follow best practice advice when planning for the provision of school toilets and washroom facilities. This guide covers everything you need to know to tick all the boxes.

Read More

Planning A Unisex Bathroom: The Pros, Cons & Practicalities image

Planning A Unisex Bathroom: The Pros, Cons & Practicalities

9 April 2017

Unisex bathrooms that accommodate users of both genders are becoming more and more common - but they're also the subject of much controversy in certain sections of society. In this article we'll set out the arguments for and against unisex bathrooms, and discuss the practical considerations to bear in mind when designing your own.

Read More

The Advantages & Disadvantages Of Hands-Free Infrared Taps image

The Advantages & Disadvantages Of Hands-Free Infrared Taps

27 March 2017

Infrared faucets are all the rage these days. As well as being stylish, they are also cleaner, greener and even more cost-effective than normal taps - but as with any product, they also have their drawbacks. In this article we'll look at their advantages and disadvantages, and explain the technology behind them.

Read More

Sluice sinks and slop hoppers explained image

Sluice sinks and slop hoppers explained

25 February 2017

Sluice sinks (otherwise known as 'disposal units' or 'slop hoppers') are used to safely dispose clinical waste. In this article you'll find out more about what they are, how they work, and why you can't just pour clinical waste down the toilet.

Read More

How to install, maintain and clean a stainless steel urinal image

How to install, maintain and clean a stainless steel urinal

20 February 2017

A stainless steel urinal makes a perfect addition to any washroom, and if looked after properly, it will last you for years to come. In this article we'll tell you everything you need to know about cleaning, installation, maintenance and more.

Read More

Drinking Fountain Maintenance image

Drinking Fountain Maintenance

1 January 2017

Drinking fountains are relatively simple products and with a little bit of thought, inspection and preventative maintenance can offer many years of trouble free use. In our maintenancce article we explain how to keep your water fountains in perfect working order. Make sure your water dispensers are a credit to your building.

Read More

Cleaning And Maintenance Of Stainless Steel Products image

Cleaning And Maintenance Of Stainless Steel Products

15 December 2016

How to clean your stainless steel products to maintain the original appearance. In the following article we try to address this often asked question.

Read More