If you are in the market for new handwash basins, then you will have plenty of things to consider. Naturally, you will have to take the price into account, as well as the durability, style, hygiene, and upkeep of the different types of basins.

A quick guide to what you can expect

As you can imagine, each different kind of material comes with its own list of pros and cons. However, there is no denying that stainless steel commercial hand wash basins have proven themselves more than worthy – top of the list – for businesses up and down the country. Before you take a closer look at our fantastic range of commercial stainless steel sinks, here’s a quick guide to what you can expect.

Stainless steel handwash basins are the most hygienic

You will have most likely noticed that most hospitals, schools, catering facilities, and other hygiene-focused environments choose to use stainless steel hand washbasins. One of the main reasons why these are the popular choice is because they are widely considered to be the most hygienic option available.

Harsh cleaning chemicals and heat needed

There are very easy to clean and can resist the harsh cleaning chemicals and heat needed for a deep clean for a very long time. Unlike other kinds of hand washbasins, you can rely on the stainless steel ones for far longer.

Industrial stainless steel sinks do not foster bacteria as much as other kinds of materials either. This means that cleaning them also tends to be a quicker and less intense job – although using the right products will also help with that a lot!

stainless steel sink handwash basinsThey are easy to clean

Part of the reason why a stainless steel commercial kitchen sink or hand wash basin is so hygienic is that it is very easy to clean by design.

They do not stain easily and most dirt can be rinsed away without the need of harsh chemicals, however, they do have a resistance to most chemicals if a deep clean is required.

Strict hygiene procedures

In areas with strict hygiene procedures such as hospitals or healthcare facilities, handwash basins may need to undergo deep cleanings and disinfection on a regular basis. To achieve this, the basins may be put under chemical and heat pressure that they need to be able to withstand.

Not all sink materials are adept at resisting these recurring circumstances, and that is why stainless steel is the preferred choice.

Heat-resistant stainless steel handwash basins

Stainless steel hand wash basin units are fantastic at handling intense heat. Whereas certain materials will crack or degrade under the pressure of extreme heat, stainless steel is very good at adapting to it and resisting it.

Of course, when it comes to handwash basins, the likelihood of them being put under extreme heat is slightly lower; however, during deep cleans, they could be which is why ensuring that you have a sink that can handle the heat is always a good idea.

Providing a modern look

Although it may not be at the top of your list, having the right style of handwash basins will have a significant impact on your business.

Other kinds of materials, such as ceramic, granite, marble, tempered glass, etc., all come with their own lists of qualities and drawbacks, including their style.

Commercial wash basin products in stainless steel have become staple pieces in some of the biggest venues and companies around the world – and have a big hand in their appearance. The shiny metal gives a very modern and tidy look to all kinds of places.

An affordable eco-friendly material

Stainless steel handwash basins not only offer a hygienic solution with longevity of life, but they are a very affordable choice.

The chances of needing to replace it sooner rather than later are very low, whereas other kinds of sinks may need replacing more frequently.

A stainless steel sink could last a lifetime if it is well kept, and if you do need to replace it then another benefit is that it is widely recyclable. In fact, it has been estimated by the British Stainless Steel Association that 60% of all new stainless steel comes from recycled material.

Durable stainless steel handwash basins

As stated, commercial stainless steel sinks are very adept at handling cleaning, heat, and the wear and tear of day to day activities. Therefore, they are obviously very durable and will not chip, crack, fade or stain.

Whether you need washbasins for a hospital or healthcare setting, a school, restaurant, business, or your home, you will naturally require a unit that is very durable for the years to come. A stainless steel hand wash basin is a wise investment, offering exceptional hygiene standards.

Easy to install handwash basins

Stainless steel wash hand basins are also very straightforward to install, set up and use. They are not as heavy as many other handwash basins on the market, which makes them easier to handle.

Vantage handwash basins are fully spot welded as standard (including the apron) which means no more nuts and bolts. This will make it easier on the professional who installs it, taking them less time and potentially costing less to install than any other hand wash basin type.


If you are looking for a high quality, affordable, durable, hygienic, and stylish professional commercial hand wash basin, you need to look for a local provider offering some of the best solutions in the business.

UK-based wash basin manufacturer and distributor

Thankfully, Vantage is a UK-based wash basin manufacturer and distributor with a wide selection of stainless steel products available to you right now. You will therefore be easily able to find the correct style, size, and price for your industrial needs.

Help you find the solution

Why not take a look through our online catalogue? Whatever your needs we will be happy to help you find the solution.

If you are interested in the best stainless steel handwash basins on the market, at the best prices, then do not hesitate to call Vantage on 01327313130, or email us at sales@vantageproducts.co.uk, now!