Treads – I leaned a new meaning of a very old word today. Officially, the dictionary lists the definition as “To tread on something, to walk on.” Reading on, I also leaned there are many types of “treads”, including a tire tread, shoe tread, and even the specific way a person walks.
Then there are treads made specifically for your safety. I’m talking about the treads that mount to the bottom of your bathtub to keep from slipping, and more importantly are mounted on a sidewalk, ramp or stairs to keep from accidentally injuring yourself. Concrete stairs, and especially wooden stairs, are exposed to the elements can be a hazard waiting to happen.
For prevention, our company, Handi-Ramp in the Chicago area, manufactures an excellent product that can protect you from slipping and falling. Non slip Handi-Treads come in various sizes and colors to match your unique need. The non-slip treads are made a variety of lengths, and can be contoured to wrap the stairs. These treads are calling nosings. On a deck they can be installed with various usages from a swimming pool area to a lounge area.
To learn more about treads and how to use them to improve safety please call an expert at (800) 876-7267 (RAMP) or visit us on the web at HandiTreads.com