Our working lives can and usually do involve much stress. Many people will try solutions to alleviate the pressure that gets built up through the day, allowing them to go about their duties with a much more positive frame of mind.
Here at Tenura, we believe in improving necessary everyday tasks, tasks that usually don’t get a second thought, especially in a working environment. But did you know if these daily tasks take longer or are more complicated than usual, they can be attributable to increasing stress levels to a far higher level?
Below we discuss some ways to virtually eradicate the potential for various daily tasks and work areas from developing into stressful situations:
Avoiding Stress While Working in an Office
Tenura’s range of daily living aids are even useful as slip prevention and grip-enhancement around the office regardless of any physical impairments. Below is a guide to areas of the office where Tenura daily living aids would be useful.
Increase Anti-Slip Properties on Office Desks
Many of us spend our working days, in an almost fixed position typing away on keys and clicking our mouse. Aside from your general awareness to sit in a correct, comfortable position, there are other things you can do to enhance the comfort of your working day.
Many desks have a veneer surface that is often quite slippy. A veneer surface is referred to in the industry as a ‘low energy surface’ and to you and me, a ‘reduced friction’ surface. Slippery surfaces can cause certain keyboards and mouse mats, as well as other items, to have insufficient grip, creating unnecessary movement and, ultimately, potential accidents and frustration as a result of this.
Tenura Anti-Slip Mats
Tenura can offer various solutions to suit this particular problem. Apply Tenura’s range of anti-slip mats to create a high-energy surface that will help any item applied to grip more effectively to a surface. Tenura has various sized table mats available to either resolve a specific movement issue with a single item or cover virtually the entirety of the working area of your desk, so anything placed upon anti-slip mats will not easily slide.
Tenura Grip Strips and Non-Slip Rolls
Tenura grip strips and rolls are a more discreet option. With our pre-cut grip strips or non-slip rolls for you to cut to size and shape yourself, you can create a bespoke anti-slip solution to suit any task you desire. By being selective about how you place your Tenura anti-slip daily living aids, you can keep the aesthetics of your working environment as you like while improving working comfort.
Tenura Non-Slip Fabric
Tenura non-slip fabric is also an excellent option. As well as being non-slip, it can provide a more cushioned surface to provide relief for elbows, forearms or wrists whilst typing all day. Supplied in rolls, and being very easy to cut to size, the possibilities are virtually endless when using Tenura non-slip fabric, providing it is a cushioned, non-slip surface that is required.
Tenura Coasters and Cup Holder
For that mid-morning or afternoon coffee, tea or whatever drink you need to get you through the day, Tenura coasters are available in a range of sizes and styles to ensure you can buy one that is perfect for your needs. Want a coaster that will happily sit on your desk until it is required? Try our four-pack of square coasters or single pack circular coasters that are available in two sizes.
Want a drinks coaster that will go wherever you go? Tenura moulded cup holders are perfect for that office worker who is always on the move. Wherever you and your mug go, you can be sure there is a coaster there. Tenura cup holders form a silicone base around the cup. The drinks holder catches drips and also increases the surface area of the mug, which in turn reduces the risk of unwanted accidents and damage
Pens and Other Hand-Held Objects
For those who experience discomfort or lack of grip with pens and many other hand-held utensils in the office (knives and forks at lunchtime, as one example), then Tenura has options to help you there also.
Tenura Grip Strips and Anti-Slip Rolls
Tenura grip strips again can be used as an effective solution to the problem. Pre-cut grip strips or even non-slip rolls are simple to cut to size, and can be wrapped around the item to increase surface size. This results in a larger, more comfortable surface area that decreases strain on joints and the need for as much strength of grip to be applied.
Tenura Cutlery Grips
Tenura cutlery grips are also another solution. By inserting the pen or similarly held utensils into the end, you instantly increase the surface area, which results in a much easier and more comfortable way to grip the item.
Tenura aims to improve daily living for everyone, and we hope that by you using Tenura daily living aids, we do indeed accomplish our mission. Tenura’s mission is to help you perform day-to-day activities with much more ease and in greater comfort.
Many of the Tenura products mentioned in this article have various size options and colours available. Please visit the website to find out more or contact the Tenura sales team by phone. Alternatively, complete the contact us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Good Afternoon folks and a happy new year to you all!
With the coming of the new year, we thought about how you use Tenura products and the possibilities of where we could expand them too. One area in particular in working or personal life is full of areas where a robust anti-slip surface or grip is needed is something we have never discussed in detail before, so we thought this was a perfect opportunity to do so.
Grips Aids for Tools for General Maintenance and Repair Work
There are tonnes of tasks in the workplace and home which require the use of spanners, wrenches, screwdrivers, and many other tools, to tighten or loosen parts effectively, and a secure grip can often be necessary. These tasks can become pretty tricky for those with physical impairments or when an incredibly stiff bolt, nut, or screw doesn’t want to budge. We think Tenura anti-slip grip strips and rolls would work flawlessly as grip aids for tools. By using grip strips, or cutting strips from a Tenura anti-slip roll and wrapping these around the handles of tools such as spanners, screwdrivers and pliers, you can dramatically increase the grip and comfort you have on them. This modification makes light work when using tools to twist, turn or lever to get tight or rusted nuts, bolts or screws loose and allows you to continue the maintenance of any machinery or appliance.
Stiff oil caps can also be a nightmare when trying to do routine maintenance on the car at home or in a garage. Without the use of a tool or protective layer, these can be hard to get off by hand. However, we thought about how this cap would fit nicely in our jar openers! By using Tenura jar openers on stiff caps and tops, you can effectively screw them open or closed without any pain or discomfort. Tenura silicone has grip-enhancing properties helping you to grip caps to remove them without putting stress and strain through your joints and muscles. Tenura jar openers are also very resistant to heat, allowing them to withstand temperatures of up to 250°C, making them ideal for use on warm or hot car parts.
Tenura Non-Slip Fabric for Kneeling/Support
Kneeling on hard surfaces, while not only extremely uncomfortable to the point of being painful, could potentially cause long term damage to your knees. Tenura non-slip fabric is an ideal way to prevent this. By doubling over Tenura non-slip fabric, it will provide a comfortable cushion for you to work on without the worry of potential long term damage to your knees. Tenura’s non-slip material is not only soft but non-slip, so it will not move when you do in most cases and will keep your tools in position until you need them. It also raises them from the floor and keeps them away from deep puddles of water, oil, or any other liquids. Non-slip material is also perfect when lying on the floor during maintenance to increase comfort and help extend the time you can spend working in a horizontal position. Tenura non-slip fabric, in most cases, is also easily washed, meaning it can be used again and again without the danger of contamination.
By using the Tenura jar opener as well as Tenura grip strips and non-slip roll and non-slip fabric, you can carry out car maintenance more comfortably and efficiently. You can make tasks in all areas of life much more convenient, and prevent potential damage and injury at the same time.
You can view and purchase Tenura’s range of products directly through the website. Spend £50 on our website, and we will ship your order free of charge to anywhere within the mainland UK.
Disabilities and Impairments can make everyday tasks much harder. From operating door handles and preparing and cooking food, these tasks can be tiring and genuinely hard to accomplish. Tenuras wide range of daily living aids have been designed to attempt to make these general tasks as easy as possible for people suffering from such impairments and disabilities. Tenura anti-slip grip strips are one such product. This material offers a versatile non-slip grip, which can be applied almost anywhere. We have seen anti-slip grip strips used in many creative ways to make general tasks much easier. This material can be applied almost anywhere and will hold strong around the object it has been wrapped around without the need for an adhesive that could leave a residue.
Door Handles & Knobs
Door handles and knobs can be very difficult to grip and turn, for able-bodied and disabled people. Door knobs especially can be hard to grip due to their shiny surface. This can make going in and out of a room a harder task then it needs to be. By applying anti-slip grip strips, you can create an effective way to make turning door handles and knobs much easier. Simply wrap the grip strip around the door knob covering the majority of its surface. This will make it easier to grip and make going in and out of rooms a simple process once again.
Pots and Pans
Pans, pots and woks can also be difficult to move in any area. Spills and stains can cause injuries and expensive damage. It can cause a nasty mess or severe injury depending on temperatures and the amount of liquid spilt. A non-slip material is an excellent way to help decrease the chances of clumsy mistakes and makes any object easier to hold and move. This materials thin finish will allow you to create a strong non-slip grip. Tenura anti-slip grip strips are highly heat resistant, meaning they can survive on a pan, pot or wok for as long as you need them to.
Cups & Glasses
We all love a good cup of tea, coffee, or fresh juice in the morning, it’s an excellent start to a day and can help wake you up. One thing you never want to accompany your early morning brew is an early morning mess. A slip of the hand or a clumsy mistake while carrying or moving your cup can easily lead to breakages, nasty spills and stains, or injuries. This will all need cleaning or mopping up which isn’t easy for some people. Tenura anti-slip grip strips can help to make a mug, cup or glass much easier to hold onto and decrease the chances of nasty spills, stains and injuries. By wrapping the material around the cups handle, you can minimise the chances of loss of grip as the material will ensure the handle has an enhanced grip.
Anti-slip grip strips are also very useful to apply to cutlery, utensils and many other items used during food preparation. Preparing food on the chopping board can be a strenuous task for anyone and can lead to injury very quickly. Anti-slip grip strips can help by creating a firm grip on the handles of knives, forks, spoons and the chopping board bases themselves. This contributes to improving the general grip around these objects and minimise the chances of slips that could lead to injury. One handed Whisking is now possible with anti-slip grip strips. By placing anti-slip grip strips under the bowl and around the whisk handle, you can increase control and comfort.
Another product, designed for just such a purpose is Tenura cutlery grips. Cutlery grips can be slipped onto many different kitchen utensils with ease. Once applied, this material will create a enhanced surface area, allowing objects to be handled and used efficiently, without the strain and discomfort some experience when trying to grip small or thin objects.
Anti-slip grip strips and many other products Tenura manufacturers are available on the Tenura website, here you can see all information about the products and the current prices we offer.
Tenura anti slip mats are designed to make preparing and eating food a much easier task!
For those with hand or arm impairments, preparing a meal can seem like a daunting and dangerous task, keeping bowls and utensils from falling or moving can be a real struggle, and can make you feel like not bothering at all, especially if you are preparing the whole meal yourself. This can be a painful and challenging part of day to day life for those with disabilities such as arthritis, Parkinson’s, tendonitis etc., simply gripping a spoon or bowl can take an immense amount of effort. Injuries such as damaged tendons or muscle inflammation can also make this task hard or impossible, this can sometimes mean a life ruled by the disability or injury you have sustained, Tenura is constantly battling to prevent this from happening and make independent living easier, where everyday tasks are virtuallt as easy as they used to be.
Tenura anti slip mats can be an effective solution to this problem thanks to their high grip surface. Tenura mats are a great solution for keeping bowls, utensils and chopping boards from slipping, thanks to the high grip properties of the product. This makes unintentionally moving these items much harder, which can prevent nasty injury from occurring or a massive mess which would take a lot of time to clean up. When placed on a flat surface, this material will create an effective grip, perfect for use anywhere in the home, even one handed with certain sized bowls, chopping boards plates.
These anti slip mats are also suitable to prevent plates slipping on dinner trays, this can be a big help to those with severe movement disabilities like arthritis or Parkinson’s disease. By keeping the plate still it decreases the chances of spills which could stain and ruin your carpet or sofa, or spill on to your floor, creating a slip hazard! Tenura anti slip rectangular mats are made from non-toxic silicone, meaning they can be used in areas which require high standards of hygiene.
These mats can make help maintain independent living, by creating an area with high levels of grip; you can effectively use kitchen machines, cutting boards mixing bowls and many other items to the best of your abilities.
Tenura anti slip mats are available in the following colours and sizes:
- 25cmx18.5cm In red, blue and yellow
- 35cmx25.5cm In red, blue and yellow
- 45.5cmx38.5cm In red, blue and yellow
These mats can be utilised further, and combined with our silicone anti slip grip strips. These strips can be easily wrapped around cutlery, utensils and bowls, cups or even cupboard or fridge handles applying a great grip around them. Combining Tenura anti slip mats and grip strips together can make preparing, cooking and eating a meal a much easier and simpler task.
Tenura anti slip grips strips are available in blue at 1mx2cm, or cut to size rolls in red or blue, ranging from sizes 1m x 20cm to 9m x 40cm
If you require any further information or advice, feel free to contact us by email, phone or the contact us form on the site.
During everyday life, many people struggle along each day with previously simple tasks. Disabilities and current injuries can make movement and grip much more of a difficult task. Opening doors, using handles, or trying to grip a mug can all be a task without the strength of grip to help. Tenura daily living aids can help users avoid distress in their day to day lives.
For example, by using Tenura silicone grip strips and rolls, these tasks can become that little bit easier. Tenura anti-slip grip strips and rolls are made from silicone. This means they are very flexible and hardwearing. Traits which make this material perfect for providing a strong grip, by wrapping this silicone grip roll around an object or handle, you have instantly improved the grip you will have between you and the object, this makes moving the object around or using it much easier.
When Tenura anti-slip strips are wrapped around a handle, grip strips offer a strong grip between the silicone and your hand, which means it shouldn’t fall or come away from the handle, Tenura grip strips will sit there comfortably until you choose to remove it. Although we suggest using Tenura anti-slip grip strips and rolls around handles and utensils, there is a large number of objects which this can be applied to, for example, anti-slip grip strips work great on a smooth bike handle, giving you a large amount of extra grip. Anti-slip grip roll can also be used to line objects where your arms or legs may rest to prevent slips and slides, like on the footrest of a wheelchair, or on the handle of a crutch.
Tenura anti-slip grip rolls offer a DIY alternative to Tenura stock daily living aid solutions, this allows you to make a selection of different shapes and sizes, perfect for any job you may need it for! Tenura grip rolls and strips are also very easy to clean, simple soap and water is enough to clean all dirt away from its surface. Then when dry again, it possesses the same level of grip it had when first used, allowing cleanliness in places you may need it. Non-slip roll is easily wrapped around small or large areas and will hold firm until taken off by the user, this makes the grip strips and rolls perfect for using with cutlery, utensils, and many other objects which people with hand impairments may struggle using.
Tenura offers an adhesive and non-adhesive version of anti-slip grip roll. If you want a permanent non-slip surface, cut Tenura adhesive roll down to size, remove the backing and place in the desired area. A brilliant example of this would be cutlery draws. Cutlery is held in place by the grip properties of Tenura non-slip roll. Tenura non-adhesive roll is fantastic for areas you wish to add non-slip properties for a limited amount of time.
Tenura anti-slip grip rolls are available in blue and red with sizes ranging from 1m x 20cm to 9m x 40cm. Anti-slip grip strips can be found in 1m x 2cm in blue only.
By using Tenura daily living aids like anti-slip grip strips and rolls, you can be sure that previously simple day to day tasks are now possible, or no longer need the same amount of hard work to complete.