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Handi-Treads secure outdoor wooden stairways for safety

If you have a wooden deck with stairs, you know how treacherous it can get during the rainy and snow months of the year.  One misstep can cause you broken bones or worse.  Also, if there is anyone in your household with physical disabilities including: balance or dizziness problems, gait issues, knee problems, visual impairment, and so on then your simple outdoor steps become an obstacle course for them. Not to mention the risk to visitors to your property and the inherent legal liability in failure to maintain a safe entry and egress.  What can you do to solve this and other accessibility issues on your home or commercial property? The answer is simple: Handi-Treads outperform traditional tape-based traction solutions with a durable and safety promoting treads.  The CDC says “slips and falls account for over 20,000 deaths per year”.  Don’t be a statistic!  Readers of RTS Journal can save 10% by using the coupon code BLOG2015 when they purchase directly from the manufacturer.

All treads are not created equally!

All treads are not created equally!

WHAT are Handi-Treads?

  • Raised button surface grips on to your shoe or foot and provides instant traction
  • Lightweight, attractive, cost-effective, install in seconds
  • More durable than non-slip tape and grip pant
  • Will not need replacement like other options
  • Won’t rust or corrode
  • Use inside or out
  • Gentle on feet
  • Comes in variety of colors

WHERE can Handi-Treads be used?

  • Decks
  • Wood and cement ramps
  • Interior wood steps
  • Exterior wood and cement steps
  • Docks and piers

treadpad2Handi-Treads is manufactured by Handi-Ramps, who has been manufacturing ramps for accessibilities since 1958.  The HandiRamp patented a non-slip stair tread, this product provides a long term solution to slip and fall hazards on stairs, ramps and other problem areas. Located in Libertyville, IL, they manufacture their products right here in the USA.  Inc Magazine has recognized HandiRamp as one of the “fastest growing companies in the USA” on several occasions

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