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The Surface: An Industry-Specific Blog

Visit us at the 2019 Healthcare Facilities Symposium!

Published Sep 4, 2019 12:14:32 PM

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Topics: Hospitals, Showers - Hospitals, Tradeshows, Company News

 

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

 

The Ultimate Solid Surface Shower Cleaning Guide

Published Oct 17, 2017 4:00:20 AM

Solid surface showers are simple to clean and maintain. You don't have to put in any backbreaking work like you would with fiberglass and other less sturdy materials. Here are 3 steps to keeping your solid surface shower clean:

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Topics: Universities, Architect, Hospitality, Hospitals, Commercial, Homeowner, Showers - Hospitals, Showers - Universities

 

Innovative Teamwork Leads to Success on Residence Hall Project

Published Dec 7, 2016 3:08:57 PM

Innovative teamwork between Messer Construction Company and Tower Industries on a large, multi-phase residence hall project in Columbus, Ohio proved favorable after an unsettling start. The strategic actions of Messer and Tower generated a savings of nearly 30 percent on sleek solid surface showers and durable quartz vanity countertops throughout all phases of the project. Understanding their story and the degree of success will inspire a second look when contractors are faced with unfavorable outcomes.

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Topics: Commercial, Custom Fabrication, Universities, Hospitals, Showers, Countertops - Resellers

 

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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