Welcome to commercial toilet refurbishment, where we focus on practical upgrades. In the world of commercial spaces, having a well-designed and efficient restroom is crucial. Whether you’re going for a modern or classic look, our expertise in refurbishment stands out. Enter a space where attention to detail improves user experience and cleanliness. Embrace the potential for a refreshed restroom that meets expectations. Welcome to the era of commercial toilet refurbishment, where practicality is key.
Types of toilet/restroom refurbishment
County Washrooms specialises in the comprehensive design, supply, and installation of commercial toilets across a diverse range of sectors. From education and healthcare to leisure, offices, and retail spaces, our expertise extends to crafting tailored restroom solutions that meet the unique requirements of each sector.
Whether it’s creating hygienic and child-friendly environments for educational institutions, ensuring compliance with stringent regulations in healthcare settings, or enhancing the aesthetic appeal in retail and leisure spaces, County Washrooms is committed to delivering high-quality and functional restroom solutions across various sectors. Our experience and dedication make us a trusted partner in transforming restroom facilities to meet the distinct needs of different industries.
Things to consider when redesigning your commercial toilet space
When redesigning or refurbishing commercial toilets, careful consideration of several key factors is essential to ensure a successful and functional outcome. Here are important aspects to take into account:
Regulations and Compliance:
Familiarise yourself with local building codes, accessibility standards, and health regulations to ensure that the redesigned toilets comply with all necessary requirements.
User Needs and Demographics:
Understand the specific needs of the users, taking into consideration factors such as age, gender, and any special requirements. This is crucial in sectors like education or healthcare.
Traffic and Usage Patterns:
Analyse the usage patterns and traffic flow in the commercial space to determine high-traffic areas and optimise the restroom layout accordingly.
Hygiene and Maintenance:
Choose materials and fixtures that are easy to clean and maintain to ensure a hygienic restroom environment. Consider touchless fixtures to reduce the risk of germ transmission.
Ensure that the restroom design accommodates individuals with disabilities, providing accessible facilities such as grab bars, wider stalls, and proper signage.
Durability and Longevity:
Select durable materials and fixtures that can withstand the wear and tear of regular use. This is especially important in high-traffic commercial spaces.
Aesthetics and Brand Image:
Align the design with the overall aesthetics of the commercial space and consider how the restroom design contributes to the brand image and customer experience.
Water and Energy Efficiency:
Implement water-saving fixtures and energy-efficient lighting to promote sustainability and reduce operational costs.
Privacy and Comfort:
Consider the layout and design to provide adequate privacy for users. Ensure that the restroom is a comfortable and inviting space.
Explore opportunities to integrate technology, such as sensor-based faucets, smart lighting, or occupancy monitoring systems, to enhance efficiency and user experience.
Budget and Cost Considerations:
Develop a realistic budget that includes costs for construction, fixtures, and any additional features. Prioritise essential elements to stay within budget constraints.
Future Expansion or Changes:
Plan the redesign with future flexibility in mind, allowing for potential changes or expansions to accommodate evolving needs.
Explore the diverse range of materials, finishes, and styles we offer at County Washrooms, encompassing options for flooring, ceilings, cubicles, and more or get in touch for a brochure.
What services do County Washrooms include in their toilet refurbishment service?
When considering a commercial toilet refurbishment, several critical aspects merit attention to ensure a comprehensive and tailored approach. The following factors encompass the key considerations for both full and partial refurbishments:
Considering the type, design, and layout of cubicles is essential for both privacy and efficient use of space.
Choosing appropriate wall cladding materials ensures durability, hygiene, and aesthetic cohesion with the overall design.
Whether opting for anti-slip sheet flooring or tiles, the choice should align with safety requirements and maintenance considerations.
Selecting sanitaryware involves decisions on both the manufacturer and design to ensure quality and functionality.
Exploring colour options allows for customisation to match brand aesthetics or create a specific ambiance.
Carefully selecting accessories, such as hand dryers, soap dispensers, and waste bins, contributes to both functionality and aesthetics.
Maintenance vs. Cleaning vs. Design:
Balancing the need for easy maintenance, effective cleaning, and an appealing design is crucial for long-term satisfaction.
Suppliers of Laminates and Products:
Partnering with reliable suppliers for laminates and other materials ensures quality and consistency.
Fit Out Considerations:
Considering the overall fit-out requirements involves planning for seamless integration of fixtures and features.
Strip Out – How Far to Go:
Deciding the extent of the strip-out phase is critical, balancing the need for a fresh start with the practicalities of the existing infrastructure.
Choosing laminates involves decisions on materials, colours, and finishes to achieve the desired aesthetic and durability.
The materials chosen for various components, including cubicles, ducting, vanity units, lockers, and benches, impact both functionality and aesthetics.
Plumbing – Water, Waste:
Ensuring efficient plumbing design is fundamental to the overall functionality of the restroom.
Brassware – Taps:
Selecting brassware, such as taps, involves choices in design, durability, and water efficiency.
Sanitaryware – Manufacturer, Design:
Collaborating with reputable manufacturers ensures the quality and reliability of sanitaryware.
Electrical – Dryers, Lights, etc.:
Planning the electrical components, including hand dryers and lighting fixtures, is integral to user convenience and energy efficiency.
Ceilings and Carpentry:
Addressing ceilings and carpentry considerations involves choices in materials and design to complement the overall restroom theme.
Walls – Cladding, Tiling, Painting:
Determining the appropriate treatment for walls, whether through cladding, tiling, or painting, contributes to the overall aesthetics.
Flooring – Anti-Slip Sheet or Tiled:
Choosing between anti-slip sheet flooring and tiles depends on safety requirements and design preferences.
Considering decorative elements adds the finishing touches to create a cohesive and inviting restroom environment.
Accessories – Items, Finish:
Selecting accessories involves decisions on specific items and finishes that enhance the overall functionality and visual appeal.
What options are available for creating a more eco-friendly toilet environment?
In our dedication to environmental sustainability, we offer various options to create a more eco-friendly toilet environment. One key consideration is the integration of water-efficient fixtures, such as low-flow toilets and sensor-activated taps, which contribute to significant water conservation without compromising functionality. Additionally, our designs incorporate energy-efficient lighting solutions, including LED fixtures, to reduce electricity consumption. We also advocate for the use of sustainable and recyclable materials in construction, ensuring that the environmental impact of the refurbishment is minimised.
Through these eco-conscious choices, our aim is not only to meet regulatory standards but also to actively contribute to creating more sustainable and environmentally friendly commercial toilets. We work closely with clients to explore customised solutions that align with their sustainability goals while enhancing the overall efficiency of the restroom facilities.
We work closely with clients to create a phased plan that minimises disruptions. This may involve scheduling work during non-business hours or completing the project in stages.
Factors include durability, ease of maintenance, compliance with regulations, and aesthetic appeal. Materials for flooring, walls, and fixtures need to withstand high traffic and be hygienic.
Yes, our services encompass the entire refurbishment process, including plumbing, electrical work, flooring, and other essential components.
We incorporate water-efficient fixtures, energy-efficient lighting, and sustainable materials to promote conservation and reduce operational costs.
Yes, local building codes, accessibility standards, and health regulations must be adhered to. Our designs ensure compliance with these standards.
Absolutely, we work closely with clients to understand their brand image and incorporate custom designs, colours, and branding elements into the refurbishment.
Our designs include features such as accessible stalls, grab bars, and proper signage to ensure compliance with accessibility standards.
We provide guidance on proper maintenance practices and recommend durable materials that are easy to clean, ensuring the longevity of the refurbished toilets.