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Beresford's Flooring Ltd
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HOLE COVERS

Hole Covers

Key Features

  • Vivid colour
  • Strong
  • Versatile
  • Tool-free
  • Anti-slip surface

What are Hole Covers?

Remove trip hazards by using the Hole Cover – a strong, vivid, tool-free and anti-slip alternative to the wooden board. See our step-by-step guide below which explains how they work.

About the product

The Hole Cover is a thin, bright yellow, anti-slip, plastic board with legs built into its base, which provides a quick, slim-line, eye-catching, tool-free alternative to the traditional timber board cover.

During the installation of pre-cast concrete products, there is frequently a problem when working on newly installed pre-cast flooring units, which are supplied with pre-formed service holes.

This poses a significant hazard to site operatives and other trades people accessing the floor following completion of the pre-cast flooring installation and can carry risks such as broken, sprained, cut or bruised ankles and shins.

At present, it is common practice to place a board over the hole, which is not usually fixed in place and can easily be dislodged.

Providing secured boards is a relatively time consuming process – the board needs to be cut to size, before holes are drilled and the board is screw fixed using a power tool. Once fitted, the boards themselves can become a trip hazard due to the thickness of the timber.

The majority of boards used are either plywood or untreated planed timber. By nature, these surfaces are not easily recognised as a trip hazard and after a while, the board can cultivate algae on the surface, making it slippery underfoot.

Small Hole Cover (for holes up to 210mm diameter/200mm square)

Our Small Hole Cover is 250mm square on plan and provides a very quick, slim-line, eye catching, tool-free* alternative to traditional timber board protection.

Refer to the Small Hole Cover Installation Guidelines for further information on installation.

*Screw fix advised for holes > 170mm diameter.

 

Large Hole Cover (for holes up to 300mm square)

The Large Hole Cover is 350mm square on plan and provides a very quick, slim-line, eye catching screw fix alternative to traditional timber board protection.

Refer to the Large Hole Cover Installation Guidelines for further information on installation.

SED Award Short listed 2007

The Hole Cover was short listed for the SED 2007 Concrete Innovation Award For Excellence. The overall winner was our Instant Pipe Shutter.

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