What matters to buyers of Stair Tread Nosings
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What matters to buyers of Stair Tread Nosings

Jun 3, 2024 Posted by Steve Wickens

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Created: May 24, 2024; Published: May 29, 2024

What matters to buyers of Stair Tread Nosings

When a flooring project requires the installation of stair tread nosing, there are a range of factors that drive decision-making. In this article we explore some of the critical factors that influence buying decisions.
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Created: Apr 11, 2024; Published: Apr 15, 2024

The Unsung Heroes of Tile and Terazzo Installation: Expansion Control Strips

With tile installation, some elements often go unnoticed despite playing a crucial role in ensuring the longevity and integrity of the finished project. One of these unsung heroes are tile control strips - a fundamental component that are indispensable in tile installation projects.
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Created: Feb 7, 2024; Published: Mar 21, 2024

Factors That May Affect Specification of Entrance Mats

Effective entrance matting is essential for removal of dirt and moisture from the feet of pedestrians and the wheels of mobile equipment entering a building. Effective removal of dirt and moisture reduces the likelihood of slip hazards, reduces cleaning and maintenance costs, and maintains the appea...
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Created: Dec 12, 2023; Published: Jan 16, 2024

11 Reasons Why Architects, Builders and Flooring Professionals Prefer Latham Stair Tread Nosings

Whenever you are in a public area, the chances are you will encounterstair tread nosings. They are installed for safety and visibility, as well as to protect stairs from damage. Latham Stair Tread Nosings have been the preferred choice of architects, flooring professionals and building managers for ...
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Created: Aug 29, 2023; Published: Aug 29, 2023

Australian made, flexibility and inventory means project risk is minimised

Just to be clear, for a product to claim to be “Made in Australia”, “Australian Made” or “Manufactured in Australia”, Australian Consumer Law states that the product must have undergone ‘substantial transformation’ within Australia.
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Created: Jul 19, 2023; Published: Aug 21, 2023

Why Latham is the lowest risk supplier of flooring safety products in Australia

The modern market for flooring safety products is highly competitive and congested with options for specifiers and buyers. This market will range from poor quality, low-cost products at one end, to high quality, premium products at the other.
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Created: Jun 7, 2023; Published: Jul 11, 2023

How you can be confident in the performance of an expansion joint cover

In construction, expansion joints are a gap between two adjacent structural elements or materials and are designed to accommodate the movement of these elements caused by thermal expansion, contraction, seismic activity, vibrations, or other factors.
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Created: May 22, 2023; Published: Jun 22, 2023

That’s not our product!

What if you went to the movies, sat down in the exact cinema specified on the ticket and they showed a differentpicture? Or if your favourite cake recipe asked for two bananas but your friend made the cake with carrots? Ludicrous, but not impossible, right? It’s just substitution of one thing for an...
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Created: Apr 18, 2023; Published: Jun 16, 2023

We're a workshop, not a shop

Latham Australia design and manufacture the highest quality flooring and safety enhancement products. More than 90% of our sales are custom made to order, from our extensive range of styles, using the experience of over 70 years in the business.
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Created: Apr 3, 2023; Published: May 10, 2023

Inventory, Flexibility, Australian-Made and Zero Project Risk

Just to be clear, for a product to claim to be “Made in Australia”, “Australian Made” or “Manufactured in Australia”, Australian Consumer Law states that the product must have undergone ‘substantial transformation’ within Australia.
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Created: Mar 31, 2023; Published: Apr 12, 2023

There is strength in numbers

Here at Latham Australia, we have 70 years of experience designing and manufacturing the highest quality flooring and safety enhancement products. This experience means that we well and truly understand our market and our manufacturing processes. When it comes to sourcing materials, maintaining stoc...
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Created: Jan 23, 2023; Published: Mar 20, 2023

Do I need stair nosings in my building?

One of the most common questions fielded by the technical team at Lathams is 'Do I need stair nosings in my building?'. In this article, we'll endeavour to provide some clarification and guidance. The first reference point is AS1428.1. This is a set of design guidelines for accessibility and mobilit...
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