Opti-Grip® vs. Rug Gripper™ - What's the Difference?

Posted by Angela Blair on Jul 31, 2017 8:00:00 PM

With our growing product line, it can be confusing to determine which product should be used for which situation.  

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Rug Gripper FAQs, Opti-Grip, Retail Product FAQs

What is the Difference between Rug Gripper™ and Lok-Lift®?

Posted by Lewis C McDermott on Dec 5, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Many of our customers wonder what the difference is between Rug Gripper and Lok-Lift.

While both products look similar to each other, Lok-Lift and Rug Gripper are designed for different types of applications.

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Lok-Lift FAQs, Rug Gripper FAQs, Retail Product FAQs

What are the Approved Adhesives for the Installation of Gradus Stair Nosings?

Posted by Angela Blair on Nov 23, 2016 7:12:00 AM

Gradus is internationally known for its superior floor coverings and flooring accessories, and their products can take your commercial space to the next level. In order to get the most out of your Gradus solution, it’s important that it’s installed with the appropriate adhesive.

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Topics: Gradus Products, Commercial Product FAQs, Gradus FAQs, Installation, Gradus Grip

On what surfaces can and can't LOK-LIFT® be used?

Posted by Sean McDermott on Aug 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Lok-Lift is a dry adhesive system that creates a secure installation over virtually any flooring surface. From concrete to wood, tile to carpeting, Lok-Lift will work. Here, we’ll explain the surfaces where it should and should not be used.

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Lok-Lift FAQs

What kind of warranty is available for Gradus stair nosings?

Posted by Angela Blair on Aug 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Gradus offers a 10 Year warranty on most of its stair nosings. For more details, contact us here.

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Gradus FAQs

Can Lok-Lift be used for external installation?

Posted by Sean McDermott on Oct 15, 2015 9:16:29 AM

Lok-Lift Dry Adhesive for External Installation

Yes, Lok-Lift can be used for temporary external installation. The preferred use is when combined with an impervious backing. This type of backing prevents moisture from seeping through to the Lok-Lift dry adhesive product.

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Lok-Lift FAQs

Do you need stair nosings when you have an elevator?

Posted by Sean McDermott on Aug 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM

One question you may have is whether stair nosings are still necessary when an elevator "lift" is in use in your building. By design, the stair nosing inserts provide visual contrast that help prevent slips and trips. Whether for an emergency exit stairwell or one inside the facility that is not deemed an emergency exit, providing anti-slip capability for people going and up and down the stairs is critical. Not only that, but the nosings provide durability and protect the edge of the step.

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Gradus FAQs, Inserts

What is the lead time after placing an order for a Gradus product?

Posted by Angela Blair on Aug 12, 2015 3:35:40 PM

Lead_time__for Gradus Products

Optimum Technologies, Inc. brings over air freight shipments every other week from the factory.  

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Gradus FAQs, Lead Time

What is the safe minimum and maximum temperature range recommended when working with Lok-Lift®?

Posted by Sean McDermott on Aug 6, 2015 5:29:00 PM

The Lok-Lift installation system that we manufacture is designed to be used within the Carpet and Rug Institute guidelines. These guidelines, specified under section CRI 102 of its carpet installation manual, state that a room should be 68 degrees, 24 hours before and after the installation, with a relative humidity of 75%.

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Lok-Lift FAQs, Installation

Does Humidity Affect the Installation of Lok-Lift® Tape?

Posted by Sean McDermott on Aug 5, 2015 5:29:08 PM

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Topics: Commercial Product FAQs, Lok-Lift FAQs