Building Regulations in Practice – Accessible Washroom

Posted on February 27th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Disabled toilets? They probably are Many of them are certainly disabling. We really should be saying ‘accessible Washrooms’. Apart from being more accurate, it reminds us that they need to be exactly that –  Accessible – so that disabled people are enabled to retain their dignity and independence whilst doing what all of us take for granted. Recent [...]

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Accessible Standards for Ontario Universal Washrooms

Posted on February 23rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

PLEASE NOTE that this document does not constitute legal advice and is meant only as a Universal washroom guide. ONE OF THE CURRENT PRIORITIES OF THE ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (THE “AODA”), IS TO BUILD AN ACCESSIBLE ONTARIO BY 2025. SOME OF THE AMENDMENTS ARE ABOUT UNIVERSAL WASHROOM SPECIFICALLY. THE NEW ACCESSIBILITY AMENDMENTS [...]

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THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE | UNIVERSAL WASHROOMS

Posted on January 21st, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE | UNIVERSAL WASHROOMS 3.8.3.12. Universal washrooms (1) A universal washroom shall, (a) be served by a barrier-free path of travel, (b) have a door that is capable of being locked from the inside and released from the outside in case of emergency and that has, (i) a graspable latch-operating mechanism located not less than 900 mm and not more [...]

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Having Handicap Accessible Doors At Your Business Is A Must

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

Perhaps you own a new business and you are thinking about constructing a building. Or you already have an existing building that you just would like to remodel to cater your business needs. Before you jump into making an “aesthetically-pleasing” building design, there are some important things you need to take into account. Apparently, a [...]

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AODA Automatic Door Washroom System

Posted on September 19th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

LEISURE CENTRE: THE SITUATION: A few months ago, a Leisure Centre contacted BBG Automatic Doors for advice on installing a hands free Automatic Door Washroom System in their newly refurbished Leisure Centre. BBG Automatic Doors recommended the AODA Automatic Door Washroom System, a visionary new product that opens and closes the bathroom door to your Washroom by [...]

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Automatic Washroom Systems – Supply Only- We Do That!

Posted on September 19th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act With the increased popularity in automatic doors over the last few years, the introduction of hands free washroom systems could not have come at a better time. The hands free approach is now readily available for everyone throughout the Ontario. There is many a good reason why the AODA (Accessibility for [...]

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Touch-free Washroom: Auto Flush Urinals and Automatic Doors

Posted on September 19th, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

Touch-free Washroom Automatic Doors Janitorial supply distributors are encouraging their customers to install as many touch-free fixtures in their restrooms in an effort to curb cross-contamination. This article discusses the beginning (auto flush urinals and toilets) and the end (hands-free doors). Auto Flushers And Waterless Urinals Poor flushing habits and an interest in saving water are [...]

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