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The Surface: An Industry Specific Blog

The First Anti-Ligature Drain Cover Exclusively for Solid Surface Showers

Published Mar 27, 2018 10:40:49 AM

During the ASHE PDC Conference in Nashville, TN, we announced the launch of the first anti-ligature drain cover made exclusively for solid surface showers.  When planning the construction of a bathroom for patients suffering from mental illness, it is essential in the design process to eliminate points where a cord, rope, or bed sheet can be looped or tied to a fixture to create a point of ligature, which may result in self-harm or in extreme cases, loss of life.  Tower Industries’ patent-pending design accomplishes these goals and more.

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Topics: Healthcare, Commercial, Architect, Hospitals, Showers, Showers - Hospitals

 

Is A Heavier Shower Base Really Better?

Published Apr 28, 2016 3:45:55 PM

When the time arrives to select a shower base for a project in a hospital or university bathroom, or even in a person’s own home, there are a few things to consider: shape, size, material, and color. When selecting material, in particular, there are several factors in the decision-making process, mostly involving quality and price.
One question that might come to mind when considering items on the quality checklist is whether a heavier shower base has any impact on the quality. In the case of shower bases, is heavier better?

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Topics: Healthcare, Universities, Builders/Remodelers, Homeowner, Hospitality, Hospitals, Showers, Commercial, Showers - Hospitals, Showers - Universities

 

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