Keep your stairs beautiful and safety with stair treads

07 Apr

In renovating your home it is better to change the overall look of your home. For your floors you have the area rugs that can enhance it all the time. In the any part of the house there are the best rugs for it. Many people have stairs in their homes, either outside their door or interior staircases. Particularly if you have elderly living in the house, you should make sure that they are safe when walking up or down at all times. Sadly there have been numerous accidents caused by slips and falls due to slippery ones.

This is why using stair treads at home is an added safety measure that at the same time makes any staircase more modern and beautiful. Losing your footing on the stairs is a thing of the past when you have these rugs on them. Falling down is really not bound to happen anymore and this is why rug manufacturers have strived to make treads of many different materials that keep the stairways as slip free as possible at all times.

For example you have wooden stair-treads that are perfect for wood staircases. They are basically flat wood pieces that are sitting at the top of every step. The safety feature they offer is in the increase of the steps by the extension given to your feet to hold on to. Now you have more places where you can step up and down without being afraid that you will fall down in a moment of not being there fully.

There are also many other types including metal, carpet and rubber, each offering you its own safety features. Some are more useful in commercial and industrial settings, like the metal ones, yet others are used a lot by homeowners as well, including the braided threads and the rubber ones. Rubber is actually used in industrial areas as well.

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Posted by on April 7, 2011 in Home Improvement, rugs


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