Restaurant Restroom Partitions
People do care about how a bathroom looks, whether they realize it or not. Customers always notice the cleanliness and accessibility of bathrooms, both public and private ones. And patrons can judge restaurant bathrooms even more strictly, so having an appealing and functioning bathroom is crucial to a successful restaurant’s business.
Aside from ensuring tidiness and functionality, aesthetics are another useful — and often overlooked — part of bathroom design. Partitions for a restaurant bathroom are even more overlooked, but they are crucial to maintaining a neat, modern and inviting atmosphere for your restaurant and its patrons. Like with any other aspect of design, choosing the right restroom partitions for a restaurant is a multi-tiered task. Luckily, the professionals at One Point Partitions can help you make the decision that’s right for your restaurant.
Choose the Right Partition Material
The first thing you need to decide on is the material for the restroom partitions for your restaurant. Of course, the cost is a massive consideration and should be factored in along with materials and design.
One Point Partitions offers five options. Which one is right for you depends on what you have in mind for your restaurant bathroom when it comes to style, cost and longevity.
Not too expensive and capable of enduring water damage, solid plastic partitions for a restaurant bathroom tend to work well in any environment, be it dry or humid. Their resistance to water damage means that they are also incredibly easy to clean, with just soap and water often doing the trick.
Plastic partitions come in 16 different colors, yet not all spaces can pull off this look. These long-lasting and extremely durable partitions likely work best in casual restaurants or staff-only areas.
One of the lowest-priced materials for restroom partitions, plastic laminate a wonderful budget-friendly option. Plastic laminate has a particleboard core with laminate glued to it. These partitions are available in 48 different colors, allowing you to choose the shade that best fits the aesthetic of your restaurant.
However, because plastic laminate is bonded with glue, it’s the best fit for any location where there is not likely to be an excess of moisture.
The most cost-efficient option for restroom partitions for a restaurant is powder-coated steel. Despite its name, this material is cardboard covered in sheets of steel. The cardboard core lowers its overall weight and its price as well. Its 15 different color options come from a coating of colored powder that is baked into the steel.
This is a sturdy material for bathroom partitions and provides a fair level of protection, making it relatively durable. Like the plastic laminate, it’s best used in areas where there is not likely to be an excess of moisture.
Phenolic Compact Laminate
Phenolic compact laminate (PCL) is multiple kraft and surface sheets of paper layered with phenolic resin. With a thin profile and an extremely durable surface, thanks to the hardened resin, this type of partition is long-lasting and excellent value for your dollar.
The resin on a PCL partition protects it from damage caused by mold, dirt, rust and corrosion. Plus, it’s almost as durable as stainless steel at half the cost of stainless steel.
The most expensive option is also the most worthwhile for some and the longest lasting for all.
Stainless steel is easy to clean and resistant to most pollutants, including rust, corrosion, scratches and vandalism. It’s also the strongest partition material and won’t dent, allowing it to look fresh and new even years later. While stainless steel is more expensive up front, it can be an excellent long-term investment.
However, like solid plastic, stainless steel partitions may not suit every restaurant bathroom, and there is only one finish option. Still, there is a classic look to this material that would complement modern, minimalist aesthetics.
Designing Your Restaurant Bathroom Partitions
The design for your bathroom requires just as much consideration as the material. Whether you have your ideas prepared or you need a little help and advice, One Point Partitions is ready to help.
Plan Your Layout Yourself
If you already have a good idea of the design you want to use for your new bathroom, our online bathroom partition layout program does the rest of the designing for you, allowing you to see a layout of your design. Just provide any photographs or sketches of your space and choose from our large selection of colors and materials. We’ll use them to create the most detailed layout and dimensions possible.
Use Our Team of Experts
Don’t have the know-how to design your bathroom confidently? Or just need some help and advice — or inspiration — for your design? Our team of experts is always available to assist you in designing a layout that will maximize space and efficiency.
Our team of experts has years of experience designing a variety of bathroom types, from single-stall restrooms to massive multi-stall bathrooms. We will work with you to find just the right colors, materials and finish to develop the bathroom that best complements your restaurant. And, best of all, there’s no cost for the initial consultation and layout!
Installing Your Partitions
Now that you’ve figured out exactly what your new bathroom will look like, you’re ready to install your new partitions. At One Point Partitions, all our bathroom partitions are made so that they are easy to install by yourself. We provide detailed instructions for the specific type of partition you’ve chosen and also have a how-to video for added ease.
Though we ensure our partitions can be installed with minimal effort, our team is always available to help and guide you as needed.
One Point Partitions is determined to provide you with the necessary materials and design options needed. All our high-quality partitions are American-made and come at an affordable price. We also provide free samples so you can better make your final decisions and get the bathroom you want for your restaurant.
Get in touch for a free quote and let One Point Partitions help you bring your designs to life.
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