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Everything you need to make informed decisions about showers, countertops, and the materials and processes that go into producing them.

4 Tips for Cleaning Commercial Solid Surface Shower Systems

Over time, all showers need care and maintenance from time to time. With Meridian Solid Surface shower systems, there is much less to maintain than with tile showers and most other materials. Since there’s no grout and solid surface shower systems are nonporous, there is also less risk of bacterial buildup or staining. Residue from soap and wear and tear from regular use can be taken care of easily using these basic tips.

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College Dorm Bathrooms Play Important Role in Selection Process

For students looking at prospective schools, campus life is a big deal. Most college students spend their freshman and sophomore years living in residence halls, if not all four years. Naturally, it makes sense that the quality of student housing weighs on the choice of colleges. Prospective students expect to be shown around campus and it can be somewhat embarrassing to show off the heavily worn residence halls and student housing buildings.

For some colleges, the residence halls date back quite a while and many of the facilities have been minimally updated over the years. College dorm bathrooms are notorious for having old and dated showers, which come with their own unique quirks. For rising freshman, an aging bathroom is a less than appealing fact of student life.

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Tower Industries at the AIA National Convention

Tower Industries has the pleasure of exhibiting at the American Institute of Architects Convention in Chicago this June. The AIA brings together designers, architects, engineers, movers, and shakers to rub shoulders and bask in the latest advances in the industry. Attending these conferences provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate technological advances and discuss trends.

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Solid Surface is a Solid Choice for Your Countertop Needs

When it comes to choosing countertops, materials like granite and quartz are often at the top of people’s wish lists. Today, I want to discuss another great option that often gets overlooked—solid surfaces.

Don’t consider it the ugly stepsister in countertop materials, folks. Solid surfaces are beautiful with lots of benefits. After you read this short article, don’t be surprised if you find yourself moving this material to the top of your must-have list.

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The Science of Solid Surfaces

If you’ve been conducting research about the best options for your next shower, countertop or sink, you might be running into the term “solid surface” quite a bit. You might be asking yourself, “What in the world is a solid surface?” Basically, a solid surface is exactly what it sounds like: a surface that is solid. But that’s probably not the answer you’re seeking. So that you can make the best possible decision about upgrading your countertop, shower or sink, I’m going to explain what a solid surface is and the process we go through here at Tower Industries to ensure you get the best solid surface product available.

Whether you’re weighing your options for a commercial space or a residential space, it’s important to understand the manufacturing process for solid surfaces.

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Top 5 Kitchen Styles & Trends

Are you in love with your kitchen? Or are you desperately trying to figure out how to breathe new life into an old, boring space? Your kitchen is arguably the most important room in your home. It’s where guests gather during a party, where the family sits down at the end of a long day to share a meal, and where all of that magic happens at the stove. It’s not about keeping up with the Joneses; it’s about having the living, cooking and eating space that you really deserve.

We’ve compiled some of the latest kitchen styles & trends below to help you get started on that kitchen remodel today.

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Tower Industries vs. Big Box Stores

We understand why people are drawn to big box stores, like Lowe’s and Home Depot. The prices are typically lower, there are tons of store locations (which is convenient), and there’s a pretty good selection available through which customers can browse.

However, if you have to buy a new shower base every five years, is it actually cheaper? Is it really more convenient? Here at Tower Industries, we think it’s more cost effective and convenient when your shower base, kitchen countertop, bathroom sink or other surface actually lasts.

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How to Remove Spray Paint from a Fiberglass Shower

You might be wondering why we’re writing an article about removing spray paint from a fiberglass surface, especially considering we don’t manufacture fiberglass showers here at Tower Industries. Well, believe it or not, we’re writing this article because this is a question we’ve been asked by clients a time or two.

So how do you remove spray paint from a fiberglass shower?

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