Everything you need to make informed decisions about showers, countertops, and the materials and processes that go into producing them.
Did you know…
- Over 51 million procedures are performed in non-federal, short-stay hospitals every year.
- Over 31 million discharges happen over the course of a year.
- The average hospital stay is 4.8 days (read more about this data here).
To say that hospitals receive a lot of traffic is an understatement.
Back in July, we talked about why solid surface material is a “solid” choice for your countertop needs. We highlighted the big advantages: the material is non-porous, it comes in a wide array of colors, seams are rarely an issue, it’s easy to integrate with sinks, and cleanup is fast and simple.
But guess what? Here are four other interesting characteristics about solid surface material.
Commercial showers can come in a wide variety of materials and designs. The most common materials for shower installations are marble, terrazzo, fiberglass, tile, and solid surface. Each of these unique materials has its pros and cons. Aesthetic appeal and cost are the two most commonfactors that determine which route makes the most sense.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.