People who have decided to put hard wood floors or tile in their homes instead of carpet have opted for a healthier method of keeping indoor air quality high. Tile floors especially are easier to care for and certainly are quite beautiful. However, with the beauty comes the trouble of skidding on a smooth surface. If the tile continues on the stairwell going upstairs, the homeowner probably had to settle for whatever brand the builder obtained with regard to stair edging for tile. It might or might not be non-skid. If the homeowner would like to buy a more attractive and safer product, help is here. Stair edging for tile comes in three forms and many lengths which can be cut down to fit the stair.
Anti-skid capability is the first thing to look for in stair edging for tile. During the rainy season or the winter months, homeowners don’t want their family and friends slipping on the floor and sustaining injury. Not to worry, stair edging for tile is made with grooved panels inserted in the edging. These come in different colors for the aesthetic-minded and can match up with the color scheme. The edging comes in many widths, from 9/32 of an inch up to 1/2 inch and everything in between. It comes in 8 feet lengths which can be adapted to the size of the stair. Stair edging for tile is available in both brushed and polished stainless steel, brass plated, natural and silver anodized. There is sure to be a style that will fit any color scheme.
The second thing to look for in stair edging for tile is the capability to protect the edge of the tile. Tile cracks and crumbles. Edging insures that pressure put on the ends of the tiles relayed outward from the corner of the stair do not result in cracks. That can be just as dangerous as skidding on the stair. If the stairwell encounters heavy traffic from people pounding up and down the stairs, or moving furniture up and down stairs, cracks could happen. Edging provides the tile edge protection because that’s where the pressure is put first.
When a homeowner enjoys tile flooring and tile stairs, stair edging for tile is a must-have item. Edging helps prevent slip and fall accidents in the home in addition to protecting the tile at the corner of the stair from cracking due to traffic or other pressure. This item is available in a variety of colors and sizes to complement any decor or color scheme. Koffler Sales has been in the business of edging tile stairs for many years and offers a quality selection sure to satisfy any homeowner.