5 advantages of using hygienic wall cladding

Hygienic wall cladding

Hygienic wall cladding is a type of wall made from UV stabilised material. It can be applied to old or new surfaces in order to provide a sealed environment.  Hygienic wall cladding is specifically designed for places that require reduced bacteria and infection contamination.

There are limitless applications where you can use hygienic wall cladding, allowing you to easily freshen up domestic and commercial spaces.  Aside from its safety features, hygienic wall cladding offers a wide selection of textures, designs, and colours – providing an aesthetically pleasing, hygienic environment.

Who uses hygienic wall cladding?

There are industries where hygienic wall cladding is necessary. This type of wall cladding is commonly used in food preparation areas like commercial kitchens, food factories, and catering facilities. Since hygienic wall cladding is chemical and moist resistant, it’s easier to clean compared to other wall types.

Areas with high-risk exposure to bacteria and infections will also greatly benefit from hygienic wall cladding.  Hospitals, clinics, and surgery rooms are some of the most common places with high exposure to contamination.  In these areas, the use of hygienic wall cladding is highly recommended.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at 5 advantages of using hygienic wall cladding.

1.         Cost-effective

Hygienic wall cladding is proven to be cost-effective compared to traditional tiling.  And since it’s durable, impact-resistant and low maintenance, it won’t break the bank and provide you with years of service.

2.         Easy to clean and maintain

Compared to other types of walls, hygienic wall cladding is easy to maintain. Its smooth surface provides a hygienic alternative to wall tiles, and since there are no gaps, it’s much easier to clean – simply wipe over with a cloth and warm, soapy water.

3.         Moist and chemical resistant

Since hygienic wall cladding creates an impermeable barrier to moisture and bacteria, the surface cannot harbour bacteria. The external property of the wall cladding is chemical, heat, and moist-resistant, making it ideal for laboratories and hospitals.

4.         Easy to install

Installing other types of walls like tiles and stainless steel takes a lot of time and preparation. However, when installing hygienic wall cladding, you don’t have to lay individual squares and ensure correct alignment – making installation straightforward.

5.         Aesthetically pleasing

The market now offers a wide selection of wall cladding panels in different colours, finishes, and designs. It’s also customisable and can adapt to easily complement any interior design. Hygienic wall cladding is also used in commercial settings because of its excellent visual representation.

Investing in hygienic wall cladding poses a multitude of benefits –  especially in the healthcare and food industry. It can save time and money whilst improving the hygienic standard of the environment.

The Flooring Co. install a range of wall cladding products, including industry-leading Altro Whiterock systems.  To find out more, contact us or speak to one of our friendly team today on 020 8462 4050.

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