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How To Make Wooden Stairs Safer

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How To Make Wooden Stairs Safer

Wooden stairs are a popular feature in many homes and businesses because it adds aesthetic appeal and warmth. However, one of the downsides of having wooden stairs in or around your property is that, when slippery, it can be dangerous to anyone using it. Wood is specifically slippery when wet conditions or mold are present or corrosion has taken place. As a home or business owner, it is your responsibility to ensure the surfaces in your home are clean and maintained. But with wood stairs, these steps may not be enough. You will require an additional solution to ensure sufficient...

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Your Guide to Floor Safety

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Your Guide to Floor Safety

Whether you own or manage a commercial, residential or industrial property, each premise has its own unique challenges when it comes to floor safety. An important part of owning or managing a property is ensuring the safety of the people using the premises. Therefore, you have to evaluate the slipperiness of your floors and find a suitable solution to the unique conditions.  Before evaluating any slippery surface, you have to ensure it is clean. Moisture, debris and other loose objects can increase the slipperiness of your floors. Contaminant build-up can accumulate on surfaces, potentially increasing the risk of slip-and-fall accidents.  Once...

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Why You Should Treat Outdoor Titles Where Wet Conditions Are Present

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Why You Should Treat Outdoor Titles Where Wet Conditions Are Present

Most tiles are naturally slippery. But if you add wet conditions, it can considerably lower the level of traction. Rain, melting ice and snow are all conditions that can make tiles even more slippery. If left untreated, this can lead to dangerous slips and falls.  Why tiles get slippery in wet conditions Most porcelain, ceramic and marble tiles typically have sleek surfaces. Some tiles also have a glossy or glazed finish, with very low traction. These tiles are often chosen by homeowners because they produce neat and elegant appearances. However, when it rains or other wet conditions are present, the...

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How to fix slippery outdoor sport courts

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How to fix slippery outdoor sport courts

Outdoor sport courts like basketball courts are designed with specially made floors that provide traction, while still allowing athletes the ability to slide. However, over time, this traction can decrease significantly through corrosion and abrasion. As a result, anyone can slip and fall on the playing surface, which can lead to costly injuries. Courts like with outdoor basketball are designed to provide the needed tracking for athletes to move comfortably. However, dust, dirt and corrosion can cause courts to become sleek, which can lead to unfortunate slips and falls. But how do you ensure your basketball, tennis or pickleball court...

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How to Increase the Surface Traction of Your Floor Paint

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How to Increase the Surface Traction of Your Floor Paint

Changing the surfaces around your home or business can quickly enhance the appearance of your property. By simply adding a unique coating or layer of paint, you can efficiently change the look of your interior and exterior spaces, while making it more durable. But before you treat your floors, you have to consider its slipperiness. You don't want to make sleek floors even more slippery by adding a layer of paint.  There are many ways of making floors more slip-resistant. However, not all methods are equally effective or cost-efficient. One way that is both affordable and requires little effort, is increasing...

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