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emf01
Dining Room Threshold

The kitchen is an addition to an old home. When I had a new kitchen floor put in and they leveled the floors, there is now a 2" threshold from the dining room into the kitchen. It is really a tripping hazzard. Is there a product or something I can have installed that can make this a safer ?

Re: Threshold from Dining room to Kitchen 2"
emf01 wrote:

The kitchen is an addition to an old home. When I had a new kitchen floor put in and they leveled the floors, there is now a 2" threshold from the dining room into the kitchen. It is really a tripping hazzard. Is there a product or something I can have installed that can make this a safer ?

We call that a tripper in the trade..I don't know of any product out there..how wide is the threshhold? If its wall deep...approx 4 1/2" then you could have a piece of wood made up that starts at the highest point of 2" or whatever ist is EXACTLY and have it beveled down to nothing and create more of a ramp than a step. This still doesnt completely solve the problem but it cuts it in half I'd think.

Cardiac Paul
Re: Dining Room Threshold

I think short ramps & even longer shallow ramps can be a real tripping hazard also especially when your not expecting them. These small ramps are also uncomfortable. I'm sorry but there is no real good answer on this one.

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