Photo of an accessible stairwell in Milwaukee Idea Home

Photo of an accessible stairwell in Milwaukee Idea Home
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Photo of an accessible stairwell in Milwaukee Idea Home

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This photograph features railings on both sides of a basement stairwell and grip-tape on the edge of each step. The double railings are large and wooden, enabling increased balance and stability of the user. The black, abrasive strips attached on the ends of each step are slip-resistant. The strips are composed of a gritty, textured material that increases tread and traction on the wooden steps. This purpose of the accessible stairwell is to increase safety and decrease the chances of falls occurring on the stairs. The strips comply with accessibility standards and provide a good safety precaution for homeowners of all ages.