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Key considerations when specifying contract fabrics

Catherine Seville-Clare, group customer experience manager at contract fabric supplier Panaz, discusses the main areas care home professionals should consider when choosing fabrics for installation throughout all areas of a building

When selecting contract fabrics for care home applications, there are a multitude of performance and design factors that must be considered to ensure the long term success and suitability of the installation. 

While fire retardancy will be a priority, the last two years have also highlighted the need for anti-microbial fabrics that successfully mitigate against the spread of viruses and bacteria

However, while it is crucial the fabrics deliver the technical performance and durability required for such a challenging environment, the comfort and overall aesthetic of the fabric also plays a pivotal role in creating a relaxing and calming environment for residents, particularly those with additional health needs

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