Stair nosing compliance and standards . Products including nosing extrusions, strips and inserts
Stair nosing inserts are from our Jelly Bean
and Mineral range of inserts.
How easy is it to offer you many choices in our carborundum and epoxy range of inserts? Just choose the nosing, then choose one of the 10 non slip inserts to achieve many different colours and textures.
Stair nosing compliance . AS1428 2009 standards for Design Access and Mobility.
The importance of having opaque risers on steps.
Some people can only differentiate in various degrees of black and white.
That is why we need to have a scale, and the magical 30% difference in LRV percentages.
……Now I think I understand ……
I hated fractions in maths but this is all about percentages …!
Which carpet tile provides the correct LRV value when comparing it to a stair nosing strip or stair nosing insert.
Access consultants fall back on the “solid band of colour” stated in the AS 142902009 Standards
Perhaps we need to understand why, and question as to whether or not they do comply in terms of LRV
Patterned floor covering finishes really affect the type of stair nosing you may choose.
When trying to achieve the 30 point difference you must take into consideration how light is reflected on patterned surfaces .
Some LRV values for plain floor finishes will surprise you. You need to take that into consideration when trying to work out the 30% or point rule.
Installing stair nosing
How to – installation videos
installing stair nosing on a fire escape
Installing stair nosing on fire escapes. When we installed the stair nosing we had to drill a pilot hole, drill a larger hole, insert a plug, place nosing insitu, and then screw in the screw. Once that process was completed the stair nosing inserts could then be installed.
Why do you have to use the punch method when installing stair nosing on steps that have broadloom carpet.
Step by step instructions on installing stair nosing on broadloom carpet where a “punching” method is not required.
Stair nosing is easy to install when using Soudal Adhesive
Why use Soudal?
Very high initial tack
No primer required
Good resistance to water, aliphatic solvents, hydrocarbons, ketones, esters, alcohols, diluted mineral acids and alkalis and (salt) water.
Good adhesion on wet substrates
Elastic bonding to allow for contraction and expansion
All weather conditions
Stair Nosing Compliance
Stair Nosing Standards
BCA Rules and Regulations
There is a lot of confusion in regards to the AS1428 2009 Design for Access and Mobility standards. I have put together some videos to explain the standards. We often groan and dont understand why we must adhere to the standards. The videos will help you understand why.
Stair nosing Luminance contrast or LRV
The opaque stair nosing rule
and the issue of the 10 mm face on a stair nosing.
We install a lot of nosing thus I thought it would be useful to post some videos on stair nosing installation.several how to videos on installing stair nosing.
If you need to discuss these rules in regards to your stair nosing please give me a call.