The Ultimate Guide to Transition Strips

Posted by Angela Blair on Tue Aug 2015

What are transition strips?

Transition strips are used when you are joining together two different sections of a building, like offices and a hallway or an open area where flooring types change. They not only serve to make a more pleasing appearance between the two sections, but they also provide safety, adding a prevention measure to those who might trip over an exposed edge.

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Topics: Gradus Products, Flooring Accessories, Transition Strips

Can Stair Nosing Be Curved to Fit a Radius Staircase?

Posted by Angela Blair on Wed Jul 2015

If you’re performing a flooring installation for a curved or “radius” staircase, you may have discovered that most stair nosings can’t be curved. Also, most of the transitions and trims in the market can’t be curved on site.  The reason for this is that most flooring accessories are made of a rigid material (metal or hard plastic). This makes curving on site impossible.

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Topics: Gradus Products, Stair Nosings and Edgings, Flooring Accessories, Commercial Product FAQs

Why Do I Need Visual Contrast Between Flooring Surfaces?

Posted by Sean McDermott on Tue Jul 2015

When you're considering the design of a new structure or renovation of an older location, there are many changes that must be kept in mind to build universal design and handicapped accessibility options into the new design.

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Topics: Gradus Products, Stair Nosings and Edgings, Flooring Accessories, Commercial Product FAQs