Discover the Long Lasting Solution to Slippery Stairs

Posted by Don Albrecht on Feb 12, 2015 1:20:00 PM

Faced with the safety problem of slippery steps and slick landing on an outdoor stairway at their facility, the facilities engineer at UPS was looking for solutions that would provide long lasting slip resistant stair steps and a platform landing. This stairway was the only way to access the driver dispatch office from the truck terminal parking lot. During rainy weather, the stairs became even more hazardous when the oily surface became wet.

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Topics: FRP, Slip Resistant, Architecture, Stairs, Stair Tread Covers

Some of the Most Beautiful Terraces...with a Secret!

Posted by Brittany Fossier on Jul 25, 2014 2:35:00 PM

Urban living is once again becoming more and more popular as the population flocks to the city, the need for alternative outdoor living is becoming increasingly present.  People are turning to rooftops as a way to have an outdoor garden and/or living area in the city.  There are becoming extremely unique and are a great opportunity to make a statement.

While rooftop terraces are beautiful, they also come with a unique set of obstacles.  If not designed properly, rooftop terraces will collect water and form unwanted puddles.  However, a terrace designed properly will include plans for draining water.  

Various products allow for proper drainage.  In order to chose the proper one, you must consider when elements will be exposed to these products and the maintenance requirements for each.

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Topics: Architecture

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