Toilet Partitions Cleaning Guide

A lot of work goes into getting the right toilet partitions for your facility. The designs, approvals, planning, and installation suggest just how important those bathroom stalls are. The right products can enhance your restroom and as a result, enhance the users’ perception of the facility as a whole.

The work doesn’t stop once those toilet partitions have been installed. Knowing how to properly maintain and clean the materials will ensure product longevity while also providing a sanitary restroom that users’ expect.

Proper cleaning procedures and products are dictated by the material used to construct your restroom stalls.

A lot of work goes into getting the right toilet partitions for your facility. The designs, approvals, planning, and installation suggest just how important those bathroom stalls are. The right products can enhance your restroom and as a result, enhance the users’ perception of the facility as a whole.

The work doesn’t stop once those toilet partitions have been installed. Knowing how to properly maintain and clean the materials will ensure product longevity while also providing a sanitary restroom that users’ expect.

Proper cleaning procedures and products are dictated by the material used to construct your restroom stalls.

Solid Plastic Toilet Partitions (HDPE) - High-Density PolyEthylene is a polyethylene thermoplastic that carries a large strength to density ratio. Solid plastic bathroom partitions are impervious to moisture, so they won’t absorb odors, delaminate, rust, or mildew.

• Use a mild all-purpose cleaner with warm water and a cloth or sponge. Rinse, then dry.
• More thorough cleaning should include hosing down the surface area making sure to dry the surfaces when complete.
• Avoid: cleaners with abrasives, steel wool, and harsh detergents.


Plastic Laminate Toilet Partitions - Plastic laminate construction features a smooth, high-pressure exterior surface laminate bonded to a resin-infused particleboard core.

• For common dirtiness, use a mild all-purpose cleaner with warm water and a cloth or sponge. Rinse, then dry.
• For additional stain removal, use a water and baking soda paste. Using a circular motion, rub just the stain until removed. Rinse, then dry.
• Do: periodically apply furniture wax to keep the partitions looking new
• Avoid: bleach-based cleaners.


Stainless Steel Toilet Partitions - Constructed of type 304 stainless steel with stain finish formed and bonded to a honeycomb core.

• Use a mild all-purpose cleaner with warm water and a cloth or sponge. Rinse, then dry.
• Scrub, wipe, and polish with the material’s grain.
• Do: Occasionally apply stainless steel polish to combat discoloration or stubborn stains.
• Avoid: Bleach-based cleaners, abrasive scrubbers, and abrasive scrubbing powders.


Solid Phenolic Core Toilet Partitions - Constructed from layers of Kraft paper saturated with resin and formed under intense pressure.

• For common dirtiness, use a mild all-purpose cleaner with warm water and a cloth or sponge. Rinse, then dry.
• For additional stain removal, use a water and baking soda paste. Using a circular
motion, rub just the stain until removed. Rinse, then dry.
• Do: periodically apply furniture wax to keep the partitions looking new
• Avoid: bleach-based cleaners and acidic cleaning solutions.


Baked Enamel or Powder Coated Steel Toilet Partitions - Made from layers of galvanized steel sheets that are cemented and formed under intense pressure.
• Easily cleaned with warm water and a mild all-purpose cleaner. Use a cloth or sponge. Rinse, then dry.
• Use an automotive sealant periodically to preserve the surface finish.

In addition to the cleaning guidelines listed above, be sure to consult the manufacturer’s guidelines and product descriptions for any additional information about cleaning,
maintenance, and possible repair instructions for your toilet partitions. Visit Sustainable Supply today for all of your cleaning supply needs. Our team of expert Project
Managers are also standing by to assist you with any of your toilet partitions needs.