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How do I update my restroom to eliminate the spread of germs?

upgrade needed

The onset of the coronavirus pandemic forced germ control to the top of everyone’s priority list, specifically in the public restroom.

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High-Traffic Restrooms: A Must-Have List

airport, transport, sign, direction, toilet, changing table, signage, design

Installing, managing, and maintaining any public restroom can be a challenge. However, when you consider high-traffic restrooms in places such as amusement parks, convention centers, and airports, the sheer number of people who utilize the facilities can be staggering. As an engineer specifying the type and number of sinks, toilets, urinals, faucets, and other features of a high-traffic restroom, you’ll want to make sure the following items are on your short-list.

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How You Can Help Eliminate Lead in School Drinking Water

water fountain

Across the USA, there are only 8,000 schools and childcare centers that are regulated under the Safe Water Drinking Act (SWDA).

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ADA Compliant school stainless steel sinks

AFA compliant bathrooms

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life.

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Remove Stagnant Water: How Do You Improve Water Quality Before Re-Opening Your Building?

re-opening buildings

As businesses take their first cautious steps back to some sense of normalcy following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, facility managers will be responsible for re-opening buildings that may have been unoccupied for months.

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6 Tips for keeping school restrooms clean

School restroom

When a school restroom is well-maintained, students can use the facilities without worry. 

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Good, Better, Best: What are your options for low- to no-touch faucets?

The surface of any typical sink faucet can harbor germs like the common cold, E-coli, influenza, salmonella, streptococcus, and typhus.

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How much does it cost to build a commercial kitchen?

How much does it cost to build a commercial kitchen?

commercial kitchen

A lot of thought goes into the building and cost of a commercial kitchen.

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63 Million Americans exposed to unsafe drinking water

potable water in US

Even though the United States is one of the safest places to get clean public drinking water, there are some risks associated with where and how we get our water.

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