Now that the lockdowns are starting to lift, there has never been more scrutiny and a brighter spotlight on how businesses will uphold the new safety and sanitary measures, both for their employees and their customers.
Medical establishments already use specialized, medical-grade, anti-bacterial, water, and stain-proof upholstery, to withstand their work environment. However, this level of fabric performance, given the recent environment, arguably, should be mandatory in all customer-facing, service-based industries.
If you run a restaurant, a coffee shop, a hair, nail, or beauty salon, or are a driver, and you do not already have a high-grade upholstery, or it is getting old, now is a good time to reconsider its efficacy, and possibly replace it.
Germs can stick to surfaces, and liquids can easily absorb into fabric, so even if you are cleaning between each customer, (which is an ambitious metric) it still might not be 100% effective, as what you can’t see, can kill you. (figuratively and unfortunately literally.)
The best defense is a good offense – which a medical-grade vinyl or Crypton can provide.
There are two highly regarded, industry-grade medical upholstery known for their performance.
Crypton is a high-performance, technically innovative upholstery designed to be stainproof, waterproof, odor-resistant, and has increased durability for high traffic use.
Healthcare Grade Vinyl
Vinyl is a synthetic produced fabric used in primarily commercial upholstery that is higher performing than the traditional woven or stretch fabrics and is known for its durability.
At KOVI, we carry a wide variety of residential and commercial vinyl of different grades, colors, textures, and weights, suitable for high traffic, high sensitivity environments. If you have any questions or need help in your selection, feel free to contact us.