Non Slip Stair Treads

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Non Slip Stair Treads

Non Slip Stair TreadsNon slip stair treads are becoming more popular these days. Technically, these non slip stair treads are treads that are applied with a non slip material on top. There are other stair nosings that are nonslip, too. The goal of these stair treads and stair nosing is to ensure that no person slips and falls down from the stairs. This is the main reason why these non slip stair treads are becoming more popular by the minute.

Non slip stair treads are very easy to install. Many people think that these stair treads can’t be installed quickly, but they can actually be installed in as little as a couple of hours. Typically, the installation of stair treads begins by planning the materials that will be used. Non-slip stair treads can consist of many materials, including carpet and metal. There are even some that have grip tape on top, while there are some that has epoxy paints on top. How to choose the materials will completely depend on the person who owns the stairs. The location of the stairs also plays a part of identifying which non slip stair treads materials to get. For instance, if the stairs will be outdoors the stair treads can be made out of metal or marble. As long as the stair treads material will be determined, then one can move on to the next step.

Next step will be purchasing the stair treads.

There are many different places where one can get these non slip stair treads. More hardware stores that have them. Some online shopping sites sell these. Just a tip, when buying these non slip stair treads from online sources, make sure that the site has proven the quality of their work or service. Choose the ones that have been in the industry for a long time already. This is a guarantee that the stair treads will be effective and efficient for use. This will also give assurance of the quality of service that they can offer.

After acquiring all the materials that are needed, its time to install the stair treads. Make sure that the measurements of the stairway – both width and depth – are attained. Make sure to take note of the width of the stairway. Also take note of the depth of the stairway as well. However, do not forget to add one more inch to it for the nosing. After measuring, grab a stair tread and cut it according to the measurement that was acquired. Use this tread as a pattern to the next treads that will be cut. This will ensure an accurate measurement and uniform size.

Third and last step, place the stair treads in position.

As an added assurance that they will be in place properly spread an even layer of construction grade adhesive on the part of the tread that will be installed. Screw or nail them into place (This will depend on the stairway). Thatís it! The nonslip stair tread are now installed!