How to Select & Install Beautiful Stair Treads

How to Select & Install Beautiful Stair Treads

Stairs are no longer the utilitarian necessity of yesteryear. Today more and more architects and interior designers are making stairs an integral part of overall design, and making them a beautiful feature in and of themselves. So, how can you make stairs beautiful? Safety. Whatever you do with design, make sure your stairs first meet […]

Watch Where You Step, Please: Stair Treads

How to Select & Install Beautiful Stair Treads

According to the National Safety Council, in the United States, there are one million accidents each year involving stairs. Falling in or near the stairs is second only to car accidents for leading causes of accidental injury. So, when you’re making your business safer for everyone in every room, don’t forget the stairs. And do […]

Comparing Stair Treads

Stair Treads

When you’re considering your commercial flooring, don’t forget about the stairs. Slippery stairs are a terrible hazard. Let’s take a look at the different types of stair treads you can add to your stairs. Stair treads are basically divided into three types: vinyl, rubber, and aluminum, and we carry all three types. This is what […]

Solutions for Slippery Stairs

What Stair Treads Are Best for Wet Areas?

The only thing worse than slippery floors is slippery stairs. Special tread coverings do several jobs: they channel dirt, debris, and water away; and they offer traction and friction for the shoes. These products for the stairs provide safe footing for your employees and your customers. Fortunately, we have plenty of stair tread treatments to […]

What Stair Treads Are Best for Wet Areas?

What Stair Treads Are Best for Wet Areas?

Stair treads are vital in slip and fall prevention, especially in areas that experience wetness. Whether an outdoor stairwell that is exposed to rain, or an indoor stairwell exposed to liquid accumulation, wet areas pose a serious threat that must be addressed in order to prevent serious injury to employees, customers, and guests. Eagle Mat […]

Preventing Slips on Stairways

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Slip, trip, and fall accidents are all too common in the workplace. STFs, as they are commonly referred to, compromise more than employees’ health. Employees or patrons who suffer an STF-related injury might experience long-term pain, permanent disability, depression, high medical expenses, or even death. Beyond physical injury alone, the cost of STFs to employers […]

Making Outdoor Stairways Safe with Aluminum Stair Treads

Stairs exposed outdoors pose greater risks for facility guests because they are more exposed to weather conditions and external elements like dirt, rain, snow, moisture, and other things that can make the stairs wet, slippery, and dangerous. This is why stairways that are located outdoors require more maintenance and careful planning in order to reduce […]

Updating Old Stairways With New Rubber Stair Treads

Property owners can avoid or minimize the risk of accidents on old stairways by installing new stair treads. These products are usually used in places where stairs are heavily trafficked, susceptible to moisture/debris accumulation, have fallen into disrepair, or are otherwise slick and dangerous to use. Companies and industrial facilities are smart to consider using […]

Installation Guide: Rubber Stair Treads

Installation Guide: Rubber Stair Treads

Rubber stair treads are essential for busy multi-level facilities. Ascending and descending staircases presents a potential danger to facility guests, particularly when inclement weather leads to rain and snow accumulation inside entryways. Stair treads provide grip and stability on stepping surfaces, and in some cases treads may even make individual steps more visible. The editors […]

Fall Product Spotlight: Rubber Stair Treads, Risers, & Landing Tiles

Fall Product Spotlight Rubber Stair Treads

This week, our Fall Product Spotlight series continues with a special look at one of the most common, simple, and yet exceedingly dangerous structures known to commercial business facilities: Stairs. With the unpredictable weather patterns of Fall coming soon, weatherproofing staircases while minimizing exposure to slip-and-fall liability should be at the top of your business’s […]