Commercial Bathroom Advice Centre


Hand Dryer Maintenance 101: Tips for Optimal Performance and Longevity

Hand dryers have become an essential feature of ‘away from home’ washrooms, offering an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to paper towels. However, like any other electrical equipment, hand dryers require regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. By following a few simple guidelines, you can keep your hand dryers running smoothly, saving time, money, and reducing potential disruptions. In this article, we will provide practical advice on proper hand dryer maintenance, including cleaning instructions, filter replacements, and troubleshooting common issues. Cleaning Instructions Regular cleaning is crucial to maintaining the... Read More


The Importance of Accessible and Safe Baby Changing Stations in Public Washrooms

Parents with young children know too well the challenges of finding a safe and accessible place to change their baby’s nappy while out in public. This is why the availability of baby changing stations in public washrooms is so important. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons why every public washroom should have a safe and accessible baby changing station. Health and Safety Providing a safe and accessible place to change a baby is not just a matter of convenience, it’s a matter of health and safety. A baby... Read More

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Hand Dryers: A Financial Analysis

In today’s world, cost is an important consideration for businesses and public facilities. While hand dryers might seem like a more expensive option than paper towels, it’s important to consider the long-term financial benefits. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the cost-effectiveness of hand dryers, and help you make an informed decision. At first glance, hand dryers might seem like a more expensive option. They require an initial investment, and some models can be more expensive than others. However, over the long term, the best hand dryers... Read More

Which is the Best Commercial Soap Dispenser 11/11/2022

Which is the Best Commercial Soap Dispenser in 2023?

Soap dispensers, especially with the ability to use alcohol gel, are a very popular addition to a facility. Not only the washroom, but also for temporary hand wash / hand sanitiser stations in places like building entrances, meeting rooms, office spaces and corridors to increase hand hygiene and combat the spread of COVID-19. When you’re looking for a soap dispenser, you not only want it to look good, but you also want it to do the job it’s intended to do with minimal fuss. The title of “best commercial soap... Read More


Recommended Installation Heights For Hand Dryers?

With the arrival of many different types of hand dryers to the UK market, including blade hand dryers, high speed hand dryers and hybrid hand dryers, you may have become less clear about the correct installation heights. Don’t worry this blog gives you the general recommended heights for hand dryers, whatever the type of dryer or whether it is for a installation in a male, female, disabled or children’s washroom (age specific). Make sure to also check out our blog post detailing the recommended installation heights for hair dryers too! Standard recommended... Read More

Are Hand Dryers Hygienic? 01/11/2022
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Are Hand Dryers Hygienic?

Updated Nov 2022 – 4 min read The question of whether hand dryers are hygienic?’ has been put under the spotlight since the outbreak of the pandemic. The answer is a resounding YES! Hand dryers are approved for use in public areas by the WHO, CDC and all International governments. Japanese and German Governments give hand dryers approval When the pandemic started both the Japanese and German governments instructed a vigorous review of the data on hand dryers and paper towels to be on the side of caution, both have... Read More

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Which are the best hand dryers for disabled washrooms?

When selecting hand dryers for disabled washrooms there are a number of considerations: Installation height Spray pattern of the dryer Wet floors Size of the unit Noise output Installation height of hand dryers in disabled washrooms Firstly, the height the hand dryer is installed. Disabled doesn’t necessarily mean wheelchair user, therefore there are a whole range of potential positions the users may be accessing the hand dryer from. The hand dryer will have a different recommended installation height depending on whether it is a ‘blade’ hands in hand dryer like the Dyson... Read More

6 Bathroom Fittings to Make Facilities More User Friendly

Updated 1/11/2022 – 2 min read Institutions, laws and aware companies are trying to adapt sanitary facilities to the widest range of users. We tend to focus this inclusion on premises for disabled users, however, there are simple choices at any commercial washroom that can make the experience more pleasant for non-disabled people and those with mild dexterity issues or children. When purchasing bathroom fittings, one of the product options is usually more user friendly. 1) Toilet tissue dispenser Smaller than commercial toilet roll holders since they are intended for medium... Read More

A Buying Guide to WRAS Approved Automatic Sensor Taps 21/10/2022

A Buying Guide to WRAS Approved Automatic Sensor Taps

We’ve already discussed how to choose the best sensor tap for your requirements, but If you’ve been asked to spec WRAS approved sensor taps, or you prefer your products to have this, then the post highlights some of the best on the market.  If you’re unfamiliar with what WRAS approval is, then we’ve got that covered below too. The 17 best WRAS approved automatic sensor taps for 2022 include: AQUAZONE AQUAECO Mono Sensor Tap AQUAZONE SAVOIA Mono Sensor Tap AQUAZONE AQUAECO Mono MIXER Sensor Tap Franke AQUA131 Protronic-S Sensor Tap Franke AQUA130 Protronic-S... Read More


How to improve the indoor air quality in your school

21/10/2022 Schools in the UK house more than 10 million children and young adults, who spend around a third of their lives at school. – 70% of this school time is spent indoors. So, it’s therefore really important that schools provide their students with the best possible indoor environment for learning. Article in Summary – Indoor air quality is a real issue for schools, and the effects of poor air quality can have serious short and long-term effects on both students and staff. So, a few things that schools can... Read More