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Cubicle curtains offer hospitals a great deal of value and flexibility in terms of managing the patient environment, however these beneficial products can often become a headache for healthcare workers if hospital management has not implemented a structured maintenance program. While Imperial Privacy Systems offers full-service cubicle curtain management and compliance services, we also manufacture products that help reduce the amount of time and expense required to maintain cubicle curtains.

One of the most effective methods for reducing cubicle curtain maintenance times is to address the removal and re-install process. In order to expedite this process, Imperial Privacy Systems developed a system of modular snap-on cubicle curtain panels. Snap-on curtain panels can be changed quickly and easily. With a standard 68" panel size, facilities managers can standardize a "one size fits all" curtain to ensure fresh, clean curtains are always in-stock and available throughout the facility. The curtains can be quickly and easily changed by simply un-snapping the buttons along the bottom of the mesh and removing the curtain for laundering. The mesh and cubicle track stay in-place and a new panel is snapped to the mesh when ready.

Snap-on curtains are available in a variety of designer fabrics from Maharam, Arc-com, Knoll, Momentum, and many more.

Click here to learn more about Imperial's Snap Privacy Curtains.

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Cubicle curtains offer hospitals a great deal of value and flexibility in terms of managing the patient environment, however these beneficial products can often become a headache for healthcare workers if hospital management has not implemented a structured maintenance program. While Imperial Privacy Systems offers full-service cubicle curtain management and compliance services, we also manufacture products that help reduce the amount of time and expense required to maintain cubicle curtains.

One of the most effective methods for reducing cubicle curtain maintenance times is to address the removal and re-install process. In order to expedite this process, Imperial Privacy Systems developed a system of modular snap-on cubicle curtain panels. Snap-on curtain panels can be changed quickly and easily. With a standard 68" panel size, facilities managers can standardize a "one size fits all" curtain to ensure fresh, clean curtains are always in-stock and available throughout the facility. The curtains can be quickly and easily changed by simply un-snapping the buttons along the bottom of the mesh and removing the curtain for laundering. The mesh and cubicle track stay in-place and a new panel is snapped to the mesh when ready.

Snap-on curtains are available in a variety of designer fabrics from Maharam, Arc-com, Knoll, Momentum, and many more.

Click here to learn more about Imperial's Snap Privacy Curtains.

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Ubiquitous in healthcare facilities of all types and sizes, cubicle curtains (also know as privacy curtains) are one of those essential hospital products that can often be a source of confusion for facilities managers. In this article we will explain how to place an order for cubicle curtains and ensure you get the right fit for your building and your patients. Please keep in mind that while some standardized sizes are available, the majority of cubicle curtains are custom-made to fit the unique size and layout of each facility. 

Step 1: Choose a Fabric

The most prominent feature in every privacy curtain is the fabric. Consequently, you'll want to select a type and style of fabric in the early stages of the process. Cubicle curtain fabrics come in an endless variety of patterns and colors, which can often seem overwhelming. If your facility requires a simple and fast solution, we recommend popular, solid color fabrics like Summit, which are typically in-stock and can be manufactured relatively quickly. For facilities that require a specific pattern and/or would like a more unique appearance, we suggest reviewing our large collection of cubicle curtain fabrics with designer patterns. We offer fabrics featuring everything from pediatric themed graphics to intricate floral patterns. 

Once a specific pattern and color have been chosen, it's time to decide if you would like the fabric to be antimicrobial. This feature is often standard on certain fabrics, however it can be added to most other fabrics that do not already have this characteristic. 

Step 2: Choose a Mesh Color and Height

First, you'll want to pick a color for the mesh that will be included at the top of your cubicle curtain. Nylon Mesh is available in a variety of colors, but the most popular color is white. Next, you'll choose a height for the mesh. The standard mesh height is 20", but this may vary if your facility has a higher than normal ceiling height. If you are replacing an existing curtain, you should measure the height of the existing mesh and be sure to re-order the same height. If you're not sure which mesh height to choose, please contact us and one our product experts will be happy to provide a recommendation. 

Step 3: Determine Ceiling Height

Measure your ceiling height from the bottom of the ceiling grid (or other style ceiling) to the floor and write this number down. 

Step 4: Measure Your Cubicle Track Length

If your existing cubicle curtains are on a straight track. Simply measure the length of your existing track. If your existing or planned track is L-shaped or U-shaped, measure each side of the track shape as shown below (A and B).

How to Measure a Cubicle Curtain or Privacy Curtain

Step 5: Consider Add-ons

Consider what extra items your cubicle curtains may need such as tie-backs, batons, snap-on panels, etc. We can also add extra appearance upgrades like fabric matched banding, framed mesh, or increased fullness. For additional information on all the possible add-ons and customizations, please contact us at info@imperialfastener.com.

Step 6: Request a Quote

You're ready to request a quote! Contact Imperial Privacy Systems with the following information:

1. Fabric selection - including pattern, color, and antimicrobial finish
2. Mesh color and height (if known)
4. Ceiling height
5. Cubicle track length and shape
6. Any add-ons or customizations
7. Ship to address

Email your quote request to quotes@imperialprivacy.com. Following receipt of your quote, simply confirm your acceptance and an Imperial representative will begin processing order.

 

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Ubiquitous in healthcare facilities of all types and sizes, cubicle curtains (also know as privacy curtains) are one of those essential hospital products that can often be a source of confusion for facilities managers. In this article we will explain how to place an order for cubicle curtains and ensure you get the right fit for your building and your patients. Please keep in mind that while some standardized sizes are available, the majority of cubicle curtains are custom-made to fit the unique size and layout of each facility. 

Step 1: Choose a Fabric

The most prominent feature in every privacy curtain is the fabric. Consequently, you'll want to select a type and style of fabric in the early stages of the process. Cubicle curtain fabrics come in an endless variety of patterns and colors, which can often seem overwhelming. If your facility requires a simple and fast solution, we recommend popular, solid color fabrics like Summit, which are typically in-stock and can be manufactured relatively quickly. For facilities that require a specific pattern and/or would like a more unique appearance, we suggest reviewing our large collection of cubicle curtain fabrics with designer patterns. We offer fabrics featuring everything from pediatric themed graphics to intricate floral patterns. 

Once a specific pattern and color have been chosen, it's time to decide if you would like the fabric to be antimicrobial. This feature is often standard on certain fabrics, however it can be added to most other fabrics that do not already have this characteristic. 

Step 2: Choose a Mesh Color and Height

First, you'll want to pick a color for the mesh that will be included at the top of your cubicle curtain. Nylon Mesh is available in a variety of colors, but the most popular color is white. Next, you'll choose a height for the mesh. The standard mesh height is 20", but this may vary if your facility has a higher than normal ceiling height. If you are replacing an existing curtain, you should measure the height of the existing mesh and be sure to re-order the same height. If you're not sure which mesh height to choose, please contact us and one our product experts will be happy to provide a recommendation. 

Step 3: Determine Ceiling Height

Measure your ceiling height from the bottom of the ceiling grid (or other style ceiling) to the floor and write this number down. 

Step 4: Measure Your Cubicle Track Length

If your existing cubicle curtains are on a straight track. Simply measure the length of your existing track. If your existing or planned track is L-shaped or U-shaped, measure each side of the track shape as shown below (A and B).

How to Measure a Cubicle Curtain or Privacy Curtain

Step 5: Consider Add-ons

Consider what extra items your cubicle curtains may need such as tie-backs, batons, snap-on panels, etc. We can also add extra appearance upgrades like fabric matched banding, framed mesh, or increased fullness. For additional information on all the possible add-ons and customizations, please contact us at info@imperialfastener.com.

Step 6: Request a Quote

You're ready to request a quote! Contact Imperial Privacy Systems with the following information:

1. Fabric selection - including pattern, color, and antimicrobial finish
2. Mesh color and height (if known)
4. Ceiling height
5. Cubicle track length and shape
6. Any add-ons or customizations
7. Ship to address

Email your quote request to quotes@imperialprivacy.com. Following receipt of your quote, simply confirm your acceptance and an Imperial representative will begin processing order.

 

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