Bathroom stall doors are typically installed in tight spaces that need exact measurements and limited tolerances for ADA bathroom stall door requirements.  For example, a typical bathroom stall door can be 34” wide and 1 ¾” thick, which theoretically provides 32 ¼” clearance and can meet the minimum 32” ADA code requirement. However, there are times when installers or door and frame manufacturers cause a loss of space that can lead to the required ADA 32” swing clearance being compromised, which ultimately causes no code ADA compliance.

At the same time, architects frequently seek self-closing functionality.  Doors without self-closing functions can easily remain open, and opened bathroom doors can cause challenges for disabled individuals who need to navigate toward an open stall.  Opened stall doors are also not very aesthetically pleasing, particularly in higher-end commercial establishments.

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Enhance Accessibility with Commercial Bathroom Stall Door Hinges

Commercial bathroom stall door hinges offer an excellent solution to the challenge, providing a variety of options that meet ADA compliance and aesthetic requirements. They play a crucial role in providing proper swing clearance and ensuring that the door self-closes with minimal effort from the user. Moreover, they are available in various styles to meet different preferences.  An ideal solution to the problem is provided by hinges used in the doors of commercial bathroom stalls, which offer a wide range of options that comply with ADA standards and meet aesthetic needs. These hinges play a crucial part in ensuring that there is enough space for the door to swing and the user can close it with ease. They are also offered in different designs to satisfy varying preferences.

Waterson Solves These Problems

Waterson swing clear self-closing hinges with speed control ensure more than 32” clearance, greater durability, ADA 5lbs opening force, over 5 seconds closing, sleek design, and multiple finish options.  Combined these innovative features provide exceptional functionality with aesthetics suitable for a high-end commercial business.

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