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How To Make Your Laminate Floors Less Slippery

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How To Make Your Laminate Floors Less Slippery

Laminate floors are a popular choice among home or business owners as it gives a property a sought-after hardwood look without the expensive price tag. But these surfaces also tend to be very slippery and can create a slip-and-fall hazard for anyone using it, including pets. Luckily, there are several ways to achieve non-slip laminate flooring, including investing in effective anti-slip coating for laminate floor products. What to consider before choosing an anti-slip coating for laminate floor product   A few factors need to be considered before deciding on the right solution for your floors. If you often walk barefoot...

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How to Make Hot Tubs, Pools, Spas and Other Slick Surfaces Safer

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How to Make Hot Tubs, Pools, Spas and Other Slick Surfaces Safer

Areas where water is present are usually much more slippery and pose a high risk of slipping and falling accidents. These areas include hot tubs, pools and spas. To increase the safety of your family, guests, employees or customers, you have to ensure your slick surfaces are effectively treated with the right non-slip solution.  There are many factors to keep in mind before investing in a non-slip product. You have to consider your surfaces’ size, if it's sloped and if steps are present. This will help you to choose a solution that is most suited to your unique situation.  ...

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TCNA announces new product testing for the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Slip Resistance Code

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TCNA announces new product testing for the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Slip Resistance Code

Tile Council of North America (TCNA), a trade association representing manufacturers of ceramic tiles and other tile-related products, recently announced the approval of measurable walkway safety standards for pools, spas and hot tubs by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO). For the first time, the 2021 Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, & Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC) now offers specific criteria and an essential test method for the slip resistance of surfaces where wet conditions are present. This is a welcoming change for property owners and developers. The process of improvements made to the codeBill Griese, TCNA’s director of...

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SlipDoctors' Top 5 Products of 2020

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SlipDoctors' Top 5 Products of 2020

With most of the world’s population in lockdown last year, many people took the opportunity to improve their homes. One of the major focus points for homeowners was to safeguard their properties. Of course, the best place to start is to increase traction on slippery floors. Looking back on our sales for 2020, some products stood out and were highly popular among home and business owners. Let's take a look at the top five non-slip flooring products of 2020 and what they can do for your floors:  The top non-slip flooring products Most versatile: Dura Grip Dura Grip is a...

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Anti-Slip Treatments for Glass Tiles in Your Shower

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Anti-Slip Treatments for Glass Tiles in Your Shower

Slipping in the shower is a common accident that happens in many homes. The reason for this is because glass-tiled showers become incredibly slippery when wet conditions combined with soap are present. To avoid slip-and-fall accidents, you have to find an effective solution to increase the traction in your shower, while keeping the surface comfortable for bare feet. How to increase traction for an anti-slip shower We want our bathrooms to be tranquil spaces where we can unwind and relax after a long day. Therefore, we often install finishes that create a spa-like atmosphere. Glass tiles are a popular option...

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