Prior to the 1980s, all restroom fixtures required manual operation — an aspect that we have since learned coincides with a high exposure to germs and bacteria. In fact, manual faucet and toilet handles harbor anywhere between 107 to 17,976 germs per 10 square centimeters.
The project represents Sloan’s largest showroom in North America and complements Sloan’s existing Mobile Showroom, as well as its Charles S. Allen Design Center in Andover, Massachusetts, and Stone and Steel Showroom in Mesa, Arizona.
Reaching 100 years is quite a milestone for any business, let alone for a family plumbing business. Especially when you consider the average lifespan for a family-owned business is 24 years, according to Cornell University’s SC Johnson School of Business.
The commercial restroom plays a pivotal role inside a building. As one of the most visited areas in any commercial building, the restroom goes a long way toward shaping the overall perception of a facility.
There’s a one-panel strip of the absurdist newspaper comic “The Far Side” that I remember well from childhood. It shows human-sized insects sitting in a theater for a horror movie called “Return of the Killer Windshield.” It still makes me laugh when I think about it, but the joke probably works better visually than verbally.
Moen’s Designer Grab Bars with Accessories Collection includes: Grab Bar with Corner Shelf — adds stability and storage in the bathtub or shower; Grab Bar with Towel Bar — for stability when transferring in and out of the shower or tub; Grab Bar with Paper Holder — assists when lowering or raising on and off the toilet; and Grab Bar with Shelf — adds stability and storage in the bathtub or shower.