Restaurant Table Top Options

If you are planning to revamp your restaurant interiors, setting up a new restaurant business, or updating your contract furniture, choosing the right of kind of restaurant tables is a key decision. As with key restaurant furniture pieces, tables and their finish contribute to the look, feel and practicality of the venue.  So what Table Top Options work best for your establishment.

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What is Contract Furniture?

Its what we specialise in here at JB Commercial, but we are often asked ‘What is Contract Furniture?’  By definition it is any type of furniture designed and manufactured to meet established industry standards for use in a commercial environment.

Legal Requirements

It is a legal requirement that all upholstered furniture conforms to CRIB5 Fire & Safety regulations (BS5852 Source 5) and a certificate can be asked to be produced when requested by a Fire Officer. As commercial furniture is used in public areas the fabrics and upholstery used are tested to a higher fire-retardant standard, CRIB5 – a stringent trial which tests the material’s resistance to fire.

The higher standards of fire safety demanded of commercial fabrics and upholstery provide a much greater level of reassurance to businesses. All items that contain foam or fabric or a combination are CRIB 5 certified at JB Commercial unless otherwise stated.

Durability & Longevity

Commercial furniture is thoroughly tested by companies such as FIRA (Furniture Industry Research Association) to ensure suitability for use in commercial environments where it will be subjected to regular use. Although it is more expensive than domestic furniture, it will last significantly longer than cheaper furniture intended for light use. In the long term commercial furniture offers better value for money and a greater return on investment.

Commercial furniture also needs to be able to look as new as possible for as long as possible, so is constructed from hard wearing materials that provide the durability and quality needed for busy commercial environments.

Health & Safety

Safety is of paramount importance in commercial environments for the protection of customers in public areas. The expense of an injury caused as a consequence of a broken or unstable furniture could result in expensive costs or payouts, and damage to the reputation of the business. Contract furniture is designed to withstand the demands made of it by busy commercial environments, and with regular maintenance and care will last for many years. We provide practical advice about maintenance and solutions for preventing or removing damage on our blog and with the sale of contract furniture, making it easier for you to keep contract furniture in top condition.

The choice and variety in modern commercial furniture, with its almost limitless design possibilities and wide range of attractive materials provides venues with exactly the kind of stylish interiors desired without having to compromise on resilience and stability.

We have been supplying range of design-lead, high quality contract furniture for over 15 years, consistently, adding innovative, stylish and functional contract furniture to our website.

We have worked with airports, theatres, museums, offices, care homes, cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars and businesses of all sizes in the hospitality industry supplying quality contract furniture for all manner of venues.  Why not chat to us about your contract furniture requirements?

Choosing Outdoor Furniture for Commercial Venues

Commercial Outdoor Furniture can be a central part of a venues seating if outdoor space is available, so getting it right can do much to help the profitability of any establishment.  We’ve combined details on our top selling types of Outdoor Furniture for commercial venues including cafes, bars, hotels, pubs and restaurants,  to help you select the right type of furniture for your establishment.

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Contract Bar Stool Buying Guide

This guide provides the advice you need on comfort, design, height, and complementing your venues interior with stylish yet practical bar stool seating options. Bar Stools are one of our most popular commercial furniture products for the hospitality industry, so we have an extended range to choose from. Continue reading “Contract Bar Stool Buying Guide”

Common Mistakes Buying Restaurant Furniture

Whether you are an experienced restaurant owner, seasoned buyer or a first time purchaser of contract furniture, we’ve got a few tips that will help avoid the common regrets of commercial furniture purchases.  At JB Commercial, we’ve been in the Contract Furniture business, helping customers with their decision making for many years, so we’ve compiled our top tips of things to avoid.

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Creating Private Spaces in the Modern Open Plan Office Environment

The popularity of shared, open plan office spaces has increased significantly in the past decade, gradually replacing cubicles as the standard office layout. But the challenge that has resulted is it can be hard to create private spaces, free from distractions for collaborative working. Continue reading “Creating Private Spaces in the Modern Open Plan Office Environment”

JB Commercial Furniture Top Tips for Maintaining Frequently Used Bar & Restaurant Furniture

Commercial Furniture is designed to withstand the many stresses and strains placed upon it in busy venues.  Excessive use and inadequate maintenance can lead to furniture becoming grubby, tatty and unsafe with bar, pub and restaurant furniture particularly vulnerable.  However, there are few tips to ensure your contract furniture stays looking at its best.

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Commercial Glass Display Cabinets & Showcases

For the finishing touch in a reception area, a way to proudly display company awards and trophies, or  retail cabinets to support promotional sales at business premises, Glass Display Cabinets are an effective way to create stylish practical storage options. The JB Commercial Glass Display Cabinet range have all the features to achieve this, so this month we are taking a look at what the range has to offer.

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Contract Sofa Bed Buying Guide

Commercial Sofa Beds are a great way to incorporate additional sleep space solutions into hotels, B&Bs, serviced accommodation, guest houses, holiday parks and lodges. Sofa beds are proving increasingly popular especially where space is at a premium, so we’ve included a great range of contract sofa beds into our online range of commercial furniture.

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