PRC’s Unique Proprietary Components and Systems

PART 1: PRC Proprietary Concrete Floor System

This document has been written to provide public agencies with specific facts concerning the differences between our brand and the rest of the industry of prefabricated restrooms. The examples in this series will highlight the known problem our client’s face and our PRC solutions. These are proprietary components and/or systems that PRC has created through years of research and development to better our brand and provide real answers to our marketplace.


PROBLEM: Concrete Floor Systems:

The concrete floor system is one of the most important component systems in a public park restroom; on 90% of the sites in America it becomes the foundation and the interior surface that takes the most abuse from public use and ground movement. Building manufacturers provide their floors in thicknesses, from 4” to 8” – some poured on-site and others poured in-plant. Some are designed with post-tensioned steel and thinner materials, while others are poured thicker with multiple layers of steel for tension and compression structurally.

The problem is when floors crack from improper design or improper selection of concrete mix design and strength, odors accumulate and long term deterioration starts immediately and is impossible to reverse.


PRC’S ANSWER: Proprietary High Technology Concrete Floor Systems:

PRC Proprietary Concrete Floor

PRC’s Non-Absorbent Concrete Floor

PRC’s high strength 7700 psi concrete mix design is used within the 8” thick structural floor system. This system includes: chemical additives from abroad that are used on exposed concrete fenestration to keep freeze thaw and spalling from occurring; and to create a non-absorbent surface to keep organics from penetrating the surface and in turn eliminating odors.

Our structural design is comparable to a bridge deck with multiple layers of optional coated steel rebar to prevent corrosion and to deliver lifelong structural integrity. The design has been tested by a national testing laboratory who certifies our yield and absorption a less than 2.5% when normal concrete is over 30% absorptive. We warrant our floors to be structurally crack free. Our unique concrete floors are poured on a thick steel table over radiant floor heating to drive off the moisture rapidly before the surface seals the moisture in. The result is minimal air voids, yielding a near perfect uniformity. For final added protection we coat the floor with 8 mils of two part epoxy to diminish staining.

For more information on our interior options, click here.

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PRC’s 2015 Trade Show Schedule

CPRS Bldg Move-In (9)Come visit us at one of our many trade shows and conferences in 2015.

We look forward to meeting you at our booth at the next trade show near you.
Please let us know if you need passes to attend.

To speak to a Project Development Manager in your area, call us: 888-888-2060 and we’ll direct you, or find our staff directory here.

 

List of 2015 Shows:

  • Utah Parks & Recreation Association, March 10th, 2015 – Provo, Utah
  • California Recreation & Park Society, March 11th & 12th, 2015 – Sacramento, California
  • Nevada Recreation & Park Society, April 16th & 17th, 2015 – Northern Nevada
  • Texas American Society of Landscape Architects, April 22nd – 24th, 2015 – Galveston, Texas
  • Washington Recreation & Park Association, April 30th & May 1st, 2015 – Tacoma, Washington
  • American Public Works Association, August 30th – September 1st, 2015 – Phoenix, Arizona
  • Florida Recreation & Park Association, September 1st & 2nd, 2015 – Orlando, Florida
  • National Recreation & Park Association, September 15th & 16th, 2015 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • League of California Cities, September 30th & October 1st. 2015 – San Jose, California
  • Oregon Recreation & Park Association, November 2nd – 4th, 2015 – Portland, Oregon
  • National League of Cities, November 4th – 6th, 2015 – Nashville, Tennessee
  • New Jersey League of Municipalities, November 16th – 17th, 2015– Atlantic City, New Jersey
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To Winterize, Not to Winterize…or Both

Winterizing Park Restrooms

Winterizing Park Restrooms Nationwide

PRC installed fiberglass floor grates and removable traps

PRC installed fiberglass floor grates and removable traps

WINTERIZING YOUR PARK RESTROOMS The number one challenge in winterizing restrooms is the floor drains. At times they will accumulate moisture during the winter season causing damage as the moisture freezes and expands. Public Restroom Company has solved this problem by including easily accessible removable traps located within the utility chase. Floor access is easy with PRC installed fiberglass floor grates. PRC provides customized owner’s manuals with a step-by-step winterization section for every standard and optional component including; floor drains, main piping, water line fittings, fixtures and faucets, hose bibs, and traps.

YEAR-ROUND OPERATIONAL RESTROOMS PRC designs buildings adapted for winter climate locations which include; quick draining water lines, trap plugs for drains, waste and vent drainage, Lexan® vent covers, and radiant heating systems. Spring maintenance is easier due to our planning and design.

Versatile Floor Plan

Versatile Floor Plan Design

PARTIAL WINTERIZATION At PRC we have the flexibility to design restrooms that can accommodate any type of inclement weather. If you have a setting that has high usage in the summer and needs multiple fixtures, and during the winter months only the minimum number of fixtures needs to be operable, we can utilize a floor plan where all but one family restroom is closed and winterized during the winter months. See more family restroom designs. As always, if you have any questions, want more information, or want to stop by and take a tour of the factory contact us at info@publicrestroomcompany.com, or 888-888-2060.

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New PRC Factory Opened in Minden

40,000 sf  Minden Manufacturing Facility

40,000sf Minden Manufacturing Facility

Public Restroom Company has recently purchased a 40,000 square foot factory and began building turn-key prefabricated restrooms and related buildings in Minden, Nevada. The first 57,000lb restroom building was completed and transported fully finished back in March.

With the move to Minden, Nevada, Public Restroom Company has expanded its work force in all areas of business. From hiring skilled trade employees for the factory, to expanding the sales team to help supply the demand of the manufacturing cycle. Public Restroom Company has created local jobs and foresees continued growth throughout 2014 and years to come.

First Restroom Shipped Out of Minden Factory

First Restroom Shipped Out of Minden Factory

It has been a personal dream of Principal, Chuck Kaufman’s, to open a Nevada based factory; bringing local jobs and projects to his back yard. Chuck runs and operates Public Restroom Company with his son, Chad Kaufman and daughter, Katie Sherin, along with almost 50 other dedicated employees.

City, state, and county agencies, architects, landscape architects, park planning staff, and private companies utilize the Public Restroom Company to provide parks across the nation with effective, properly sized, super-clean and architecturally site specific designs.
Public Restroom Company believes in our mission of “Building Better Places to Go!”

We are excited to have expanded our factory locations – currently building out of Nevada, Oregon and Tennessee, to be able to better serve our customers nationwide. We love sharing our experience and prefabricated building process; so if you are ever in the area to one of our factories, give us a call – we’ll give you a tour!

As always, if you have any questions or want to stop by and take a tour of the factory contact us at info@publicrestroomcompany.com, or 888-888-2060.

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New Website Launch!

Public Restroom Company Website

Here at the Public Restroom Company, our folks are very excited to finally be launching our new website after almost two years in development! You’ll see things are looking pretty spiffy around here.

Around October of last year we started working with NewWorks Design (a local company based out of Reno) Marc, Cate and our in-house web team has been working nonstop since then to redesign our entire website. To completely re-design, re-create, and move everything and everyone over to a new design has been a huge undertaking.

A few of our goals with the new website were to make it faster, easier to navigate for users, and easier for us to manage/update. Most of all, we wanted to help our clients get to know us better as well as our prefabricated building processes. When you take a look around the site I think you’ll get a pretty good idea of who we are, what we do as a company, where we’ve been, and where we are going.

Our old website, as some of you may know, still had flash technology built into it, and compatibility with smart phones was nonexistent, so hearing potential customers – and even employees – frustrations with attempting to access information was challenging. It can also feel like building a website is taking a very long time to complete – almost like it may never happen. Eventually, if you keep working hard when you can find the time, it does come to a point where you feel like you’re ready to launch. And it’s a pretty good feeling that gets better knowing we’ll be able to help more people get their restroom and related park building projects off the ground.

We are excited to share our 43+ years of experience of building better places to go – because that’s really what we do around here. And we feel good about the fact that our website has the ability to facilitate that much better as well.

Stay tuned…

As always, if you have any questions or need help you can contact us at info@publicrestroomcompany.com,
or 888-888-2060.

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