Location: Salem, MA. 245 porcelain steel bathtubs that were in need of everything from chip repair to complete surface restoration. In addition, there were a number of previously improperly refinished bathtubs that required stripping before refinishing.
Baptist Memorial Hospital Turns to Miracle Method for Patient Safety
The majority of the patient rooms in the older wings of Baptist Memorial Hospital are outfitted with bathtubs. As their patient population has aged, the tubs had become a liability as older patients had difficulty stepping over the steep side of the tubs. A five-year plan to remove 400 tubs and modify plumbing in the towers was projected to cost 12 million dollars. Much of that cost would be for demolition of existing tubs, tile and plumbing.
Many of this hotel’s bathtubs were worn out and discolored. The decision was made to have bathtub liners installed in approximately 500 units. Unfortunately, within just 2 years most of the liners had failed meaning water had leaked in between the tub and the liner. The result was an unacceptable “squishy” feel for guests.
Lend Lease is a major provider and manager of Military Family housing at installations throughout the United States. The turnover in these homes is higher than average due to military changes in assignments and with each move, the homes are returned to pristine condition. Lend Lease was in need of a process that could affordably update kitchen countertops, vanities, bathtubs and tile surrounds on an as needed basis from a vendor that could conform to stringent on-base work regulations.
Brookdale Uses Miracle Method to Update Countertops & Showers
Countertops in the independent living apartments were plain and dated, and the fiberglass shower units
had become dull and worn. Replacement was costly and impractical, so Brookdale turned to Miracle
Method for a beautifully affordable and fast solution.