With a focus on the refurbishment, Coverite has renovated many bathrooms in the healthcare industry. A majority of our clients choose the vinyl floor and wall option. Here are a few questions our team get asked on a regular basis regarding vinyl floors and walls for healthcare facility bathrooms.
DOES THE WALL VINYL YOU USE PEEL AND BUBBLE?
Coverite use only 2mm wall vinyl in our bathroom refurbishments. This prevents the vinyl from bubbling and peeling like traditional vinyl bathrooms. The wall vinyl used in the majority of our bathroom refurbishments is an Armstrong product made here in Australia.
HOW EASY IS A VINYL BATHROOM TO CLEAN?
The short answer is: easy, very easy! With completely flat surfaces on the walls and floors, a simple mop of the floor and wipe of the walls will have your vinyl bathroom clean!
HOW DO YOU JOIN THE WALL VINYL TO THE FLOOR VINYL?
When joining wall vinyl to floor vinyl there are two options.
DOES THE VINYL GO ALL THE WAY TO THE CEILING?
Yes, the vinyl runs from the floor cove to the ceiling and is finished off with a seal to base of cornice or square set ceiling.
Are vinyl bathrooms less expensive to tiled? Yes, they are generally around 10-15% less expensive than a traditional tiled bathroom.
WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGE OF VINYL OVER TILES?
There are a number of advantages of a vinyl bathrooms over tiled bathrooms, including:
HOW DO WE GET THE BENEFITS OF VINYL BATHROOMS WITHOUT LOOKING INSTITUTIONAL OR BORING?
A great way to achieve an attractive looking vinyl bathroom is to add a vision or feature strip. This strip contrasts against the white wall vinyl and can be done in any 2mm homogeneous vinyl; although the popular option is to use the same vinyl as on the floor.
HOW DO COVERITE’S VINYL BATHROOM REFURBISHMENTS COMPLY WITH DEMENTIA DESIGN?
Being a healthcare specialist, Coverite is often asked how we cater to dementia patients when we refurbish a bathroom.
Here are a few steps on how Coverite can increase the security of your dementia patients:
Why choose Coverite to improve your bathroom renovations?
We’re committed to planning, designing and refurbishing facilities that enhance every aspect of living for aged care residents.
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