Expert Answers in Slip Resistance
Are there sealer enhancers for Travertine that won't make the stone more slippery?
ANSWER - There are products for sealing and enhancing stone that are penetrating sealers and provides a somewhat matt finish. If you go to our website at www.CTaSC.com and from the left menu select Resources…Read More
What is the criteria for specifying "slip resistant" ceramic floor tile?
ANSWER - Slip resistance is measured in different ways, and there is some controversy in terms of what is a true indication of a safe surface. Testing Background: The ASTM C1028 Static Coefficient of Friction…Read More
Is installing ceramic tile on steps a good process?
ANSWER #1 - You can install ceramic tile on interior steps. The ceramic tile needs to be slip resistant enough so it is not unsafe when wet. The best installation is to install over…Read More
Are there standards for residential shower floors?
ANSWER - There is no industry standard that says what type of ceramic tile can be used on a residential shower floor. There are some ADA recommendations and some city codes for public areas that…Read More