The Benefits of Anti-Skid Products

In your home or office, safety should be your number one priority. Injuries from unsafe stairwells are commonly reported, whether it happens in a commercial building or within the four walls of your home. While accidents may always happen, they can be easily prevented. Anti-skid products can help people stay safe while navigating their home or office. Here’s how:

Increasing traction

Anti-skid items such as rubber tread stickers or grip tape are great for increasing traction in stairwells or any location where falls are common. Traction is essential to prevent you from slipping and falling on your staircase. This is especially crucial for staircases with wooden or stone treads, as they have less traction than carpet.

For indoors and outdoors

Indoor staircases aren’t the only ones that can benefit from anti-skid products. Outdoor stairs can be dangerous throughout the year as water, mud, snow, and ice build up on the treads. With the addition of an anti-skid product, the chance of a serious injury can be drastically reduced.

Aesthetic appeal

Anti-skid products are made of adhesive materials and are designed to provide additional traction without being an eyesore. The options for anti-skid products and tread styles are seemingly endless so that they can be easily coordinated with your existing staircase. From concrete to solid oak, anti-skid tapes are designed to affix to any surface to increase safety in your home or office building.

The decision to install an anti-skid product onto your staircase is an investment that you will continue to reap rewards from. Not only will you save yourself from injury but you will eliminate the costs that result from an accident; medical bills, leave of absence from work and if severe enough, legal expenses. Call Acadia Stairs at (845) 765-8600 today to discuss all of the possible options available!