There are, without a doubt, several benefits of getting pre-laminated ply boards. They make furniture more durable, resistant to scratch, stains, spills and smudges, withstand wear and tear, etc. the list goes on. But why invest in an anti-bacterial laminate

You might wonder, ‘what do bacteria have to do with furniture and wood?’ Well, this blog will enlighten you on some of the critical benefits and importance of having an anti-bacterial laminate and how it’ll make your life much safer and easier.

The coronavirus is no longer breaking news. But we’ve all been made aware of how these viruses and bacteria spread through fomites (objects or materials which are likely to carry infection, such as clothes, utensils, leaflets, menus, and furniture) and physical contact as a result of this pandemic, as well as all of the precautionary measures we as ordinary citizens must take to prevent their spread.  

This is where antibacterial laminates come into play. 

What are anti-bacterial laminates?

These laminates are made up of a unique melamine resin and phenolic formulation that is applied to the ornamental paper surface, resulting in improved resistance to bacterial growth.

How do anti-bacterial laminates help?

Now that we’ve all been through the pandemic, we are more aware of our surroundings and their hygienic conditions. With anti-bacterial laminates, you can put these worries to rest. Listed below are some of the main reasons why you should invest in anti-bacterial laminates. 

Reduces the spread of bacteria 

In a public place, like an office, where plenty of people walk in and out, the risk of bacteria getting onto the surface of desks and handrails is highly probable. Hence, it is important that you keep your employees safe from unwanted bacteria and viruses that might latch onto the surfaces which are avoided with the use of anti-bacterial laminates

Anti-bacterial lamination also works well in bathrooms and kitchens. 

The warm temperatures in the bathroom, combined with leftover water that is still drying off surfaces, make it a breeding ground for bacteria. And, as a result of oil splatters and food litter, kitchens are prone to bacterial growth. Both of these issues can be resolved with antibacterial lamination.

Keeps the air clean 

Anti-bacterial laminates do not allow bacteria to settle on the laminate, unlike other surfaces which could allow dissemination and further spread through the cooling or heating systems in the house.

This is crucial for residents living in metro city areas as they can come home to a sanitized and germ-free environment, in order to sustain their respiratory health. Temperature and humidity fluctuations, which have traditionally promoted germ development, will not have a negative effect on air quality thanks to anti-bacterial lamination.

Increases durability 

Since harmful bacteria are unable to freely enter the laminate, the product’s lifespan is extended making it more durable. Regular maintenance cycles are less taxing, and the laminate is easier to clean in commercial, industrial, and residential environments. Hence, by investing in anti-bacterial laminates you are not only protecting your property from mold and bacteria you are also saving the cost of maintenance. 

Enhances appeal 

There is a common misconception that safety compromises appearance. But this is not the case with anti-bacterial laminates as they come in a variety of colors, textures and designs. All credible laminate suppliers like AK group’s Apple Ply offer a wide range of anti-bacterial laminates that you can choose from for your project. Furthermore, the colours don’t fade and molds in corners are less probable retaining their appearance for a long time. 

In conclusion, anti-bacterial laminates can make your interiors hygienic, safe and appealing. If you are interested in getting these anti-bacterial laminates for your next project, reach out to AK group’s Apple Ply for top quality anti-bacterial laminates. Get a free quotation today!

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