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Watch Tenura Extreme Mats in Action – Make Everyday Tasks Accessible

Tenura Extreme mats are a valuable tool at home and on the go, especially if you are travelling via boat or motorhome. These super grippy mats can help during everyday tasks, including those requiring organisation.

Tenura Extreme mats offer a non-slip solution that prevents spillages and breakages wherever you go. So, let's have a look at some worthy examples…

 

Using an Extreme mat in the Car as a Phone or Drinks Holder

Using an Extreme mat in the Car as a Drinks HolderIn cars, boats and motorhomes, objects inside experience much movement during travel; some will slide off surfaces and may break, causing a distraction, but it is preventable. To avoid this eventuality, place your belongings upon a Tenura Extreme mat, which secures the items ready for transit, and gives you a sense of relief.

The comparison clips between using a Tenura grip mat and not, shows how effective Tenura Extreme mats are at keeping objects adhered to it, which is then further demonstrated by a larger object, a drinking glass, complete with a Tenura CupCap to avoid spillages.

 

Keep Things Safe with Tenura Extreme mats - Car Keys, Toothbrushes & Utensils

We see grippy mats used to hold up car keys because I don't know about you, but I tend to lose my keys, and by having a grip mat by the door, my keys have a secure home.

You can use Tenura Extreme mats to grip things such as toothbrushes and kitchen utensils, which prevents them from coming into contact with surfaces that may have contaminants present.

Instead of putting your utensils back on worktops, you can stick them to an Extreme mat in a more convenient and accessible part of the kitchen.

Grip mats can make belongings easy to locate as they are stuck to the wall in front of you or highlighted if you use the green Extreme mat as a visual aid.

Keep Things Safe with Tenura Extreme mats - Car Keys, Toothbrushes & Utensils

 

Using Tenura Extreme mats as a Tray Liner

In the video, we see Tenura Extreme grip mats as tray liners. They keep crockery adhered to the mat's tacky surface. You can use them on dinner trays or under dog food bowls to keep things in place and avoid a mucky pup.

Keep Things Safe with Tenura Extreme mats - Car Keys, Toothbrushes & Utensils

 

Cleaning your Tenura Extreme mat

For your Tenura extreme mat to perform effectively, it needs to be clean and free from dirt and dust.

Cleaning your Tenura Extreme matDue to Tenura Extremes high-tack properties, it requires a bit more effort to remove from a surface than the standard Tenura range. You can either pull back one corner and slowly peel it back on itself, or use of a little water where the mat meets the surface will help to release the adhesive tack from the surface, making Tenura Extreme easier to remove. While many Tenura products have adhesive properties, no residue will be left on the surface. If you have used water to remove Tenura Extreme, then of course, wipe the surface with a clean cloth.

To clean Tenura Extreme, submerge in warm, soapy water and gently wipe with your hands if necessary until dirt and dust is removed. Rinse with clean water and Let the mat fully dry before use, as the high-tack properties of the mat are only restored once dry.

 

These 20cm x 20cm mats come in two colours, clear and green. You can use clear mats for discrete help around the home, and green mats are perfect for those who need an additional visual aid to improve organisation.

Wherever you need a grippy mat that keeps your belongings safe, Tenura Extreme mats can be of great help. The tacky surface upon which things stick to helps you avoid germs, breakages and keeps you organised.

If you want further information or to place an order, visit the Tenura Extreme Mat product page.

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New Tenura Video: Children's Assistive Devices

Tenura creates and manufactures helpful assistive devices for children to make life a little simpler. Tenura's ergonomically designed children's products are beneficial during play and mealtimes. The three gadgets on show in the video are Tenura children's cutlery grips, CupCaps and non-slip mats. You can use these products to promote the development of fine motor skills like handwriting.

Skills such as handwriting and properly using cutlery, may not seem necessary. However, they are the foundation to key life skills, and by using and practising with cutlery, the child's brain develops fine motor skills.

Fine motor skills are the movements we make using our smaller muscles for intricate tasks, a task in our daily lives that requires such skill is fastening the buttons on your top, tying shoelaces, writing and correctly using cutlery.

Children who do not practice fine motor skills often have low self-esteem because they are unable to complete the same tasks as their peers. So, let's make sure your child is happy and prepared for life by encouraging their development using Tenura children's products.

Explore the benefits of our Children's Range:

Children's Cutlery Grips

Children can struggle to hold items with thin handles as it requires fine motor skills and coordination. Typically, children can feed themselves by age seven, having acquired these skills through years of practice. You may not give it much thought but grasping smaller objects requires a more extensive range of movement, which is why some children struggle to hold cutlery. To help your child, slide Tenura children's cutlery grips onto handles, enlarging their surface area and making them more comfortable to hold. Some great examples include:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Paintbrushes
  • Pens and Pencils
  • Hairbrushes

Children's cutlery grips come in a pack of two and are available in three colours, red, blue and grey.

For larger hands, we have ergonomically designed adult cutlery grips.

Children's Cutlery Grips on Paintbrush and Toothbrush in use

Children's Table Mats

Arts and crafts are a treasured pastime for all children, often consisting of paint, pens and glue, all of which can leave horrifying marks on your furniture. However, by using a Tenura children's mat as a barrier between the table and their art, you can protect your surfaces and keep the mess contained. Tenura mats are easy to wash/wipe down and are dishwasher safe.

The mat's silicone non-slip properties prevent spillages, as paint pots and other mess-making supplies are securely held in place by the children's mat.

There are two funky shaped children's mats available, an orange cat and a green frog.

Children's Table Mats Protecting the Table form Paint as Children Play

Tenura CupCaps – Silicone Drink Lids

We are all prone to knocking over drinks, especially children, whose bodies are growing and don't have the best spatial awareness. With that in mind, CupCaps can be an ideal help. CupCaps are stretchy silicone drink lids that create a seal over the top of containers to keep the liquid inside and avoid spillages. Stretch the drinks cap over your cup, insert a straw through the eyelet and away you go, mess-free.

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Benefits of Tenura Children's Assistive Devices

Tenura’s three assistive devices for children are made from silicone, which means that have fantastic qualities, which include:

  • Non-Toxic
    • An essential feature as children tend to put things in their mouth, so the last thing you want is the object to be toxic
  • Antimicrobial
    • Bacteria can't harbour on the mat's surface. Your child has a developing immune system, so it is crucial to reduce the risk of infection/­illness
  • Latex-Free
    • Your child could be allergic to latex, and you may not be aware
  • Easy to hand wash and dishwasher safe
    • Tenura children's products can withstand temperatures up to 250°C

If you would like to contact us regarding the Tenura children's range or our other products, please fill out the contact form.

A Child Developing Fine Motor Skills by Cutting Paper

Developing Fine Motor Skills in Children

Performing actions with increased frequency positively affects how smooth, fast and accurate the motion can be completed in the future, becoming ingrained in 'muscle memory'.

As for a child learning how to write, years of practice go by to develop the skill. If you have ever tried to practice the art form, calligraphy, you will realise what it was like when first beginning writing. You have to train your hand to complete the same motion each time ensuring every letter is identical in style. You have to train your body to make those exact motions.

By repetitively completing actions, you also build up the strength in the muscles involved in that movement, especially supportive muscles required for fine motor skills. As these improvements continue, the brain takes note and sends out altered signals each time, which is, of course, why practice makes perfect.

To help develop this skill in your children, you should practice activities such as colouring/­drawing, tracing, cutting, writing, playing with playdough and using cutlery when eating.

 

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If you would like any further information on the products showcased in this blog and video, check out their product pages: Children's Cutlery Grips | Children's Table Mats | CupCaps

New Tenura Video - Happy Halloween

Enjoy Halloween with the assistance of Tenura products! We want everyone to have a fantastic Halloween, which is why we have teamed up with MazeWebMedia to produce the latest Tenura video.

Watch the video, as it’s filled with exciting and innovative ways you can use Tenura products to make your Halloween accessible to all and avoid any weeping witches or sad skeletons during your festivities.

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Enjoying classic autumnal drinks such as dandelion & burdock or pumpkin spiced lattes is easier when you can twist off the bottle cap with ease, all you need is a Tenura bottle opener. The silicone has grip-enhancing properties meaning less strength is required to open bottles.

 

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Twisting open jars full of treats or in this case, Nutella, is much easier if you use a grip-enhancing Tenura jar opener.

 

 

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Tenura CupCaps (Drinks Cover)

Tenura CupCaps creates a seal around the top of your drinks container. The seal stops liquid from escaping, helping you to avoid spillages. Another great feature of Tenura’s drinks cover is it prevents debris from entering your drink, as you can see in our Halloween video.

 

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When doing Halloween crafts such as carving a pumpkin or tucking into a Halloween themed feast, Tenura mats can be a great help. They protect your tables from marks, they’re easy to wipe down and are non-slip which keep objects securely in place, helping you avoid slips and spillages.

 

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Tenura Cutlery Grips

Carving a pumpkin is a staple of Halloween, but for people who have hand impairments, it can be incredibly tricky and unpleasant. However, if you slip Tenura cutlery grips onto your cutlery/carving knife, they create a larger handle which increases comfort and grip.

 

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You can cut Tenura grip roll down to size to create bespoke non-slip surfaces, for instance, in the video, we have wrapped Tenura grip roll around the handle of a butter knife. The user experiences increased grip qualities of the handle and therefore, has more control over the knife, making your Halloween activities safer for the disabled and elderly.

 

We hope you have found this blog helpful and that you can now celebrate Halloween regardless of age or disability. You can watch more Tenura videos via our YouTube channel.

You can tag us and show how you have put Tenura products to use this Halloween via social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), we can’t wait to see your scary pumpkin carvings.

New Video: Silicone Grip-Enhancing Jar & Bottle Openers

Videos are a great way to showcase products, which is why we have teamed up once again with MegMazeMedia to produce our latest installment, the Jar and Bottle Opener video. In this video, we explore uses for Tenura jar and bottle openers, you know, besides opening containers.

Sit, back, relax, and enjoy the show.

As you can see at the start of this video, Tenura jar and bottle openers are in our eco-friendly packaging, an initiative we are pushing across the whole Tenura daily living aid range.

We manufacture Tenura jar, and bottle openers from 100% antimicrobial silicone, which gives Tenura silicone many advantageous properties. Their primary use is likely within a kitchen, to open tricky jars and containers, which is why they are antimicrobial, meaning bacteria and germs can’t harbour on the surface, which is fundamental in areas that require a high level of hygiene. Another terrific benefit that follows on from them being antimicrobial is that no cost-saving additives such as phthalate plasticisers are in their construction, meaning they are also non-toxic.

For people living with conditions such as arthritis that can result in weakened hand strength, Tenura jar and bottle openers can be a simple yet effective daily tool. Their compact size means you can take them to your workplace or a restaurant, wherever you may need this helpful gadget.

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Jar Openers have many great uses. From the video, you can see they work well when turning doorknobs or other large containers that can be slippery or tough to open. Tenura silicone jar openers allow you to gain purchase on smooth surfaces. The following were excellent examples in the video:

  1. Twisting Doorknobs
  2. Opening Jars
  3. Opening large containers with twist-off caps

tenura-silicone-jar-openerTenura Bottle Openers

For smaller containers/­objects, Tenura offers the silicone bottle opener. Having a smaller version of the jar opener can help you gain purchase on items like bottle tops. In the video, we explore some great uses for this Tenura product:

  1. Opening milk bottles
  2. Turning taps
  3. Opening pill bottles
  4. Opening small containers with twist-off caps
Tenura silicone is easy to wash. Just like in the video, hot, soapy water is enough to get Tenura daily living aids clean. Tenura products are also dishwasher and autoclave safe up to 250°C. Sadly, some of our competitors cannot say the same. Please note that the non-slip, grip-enhancing properties return to Tenura silicone once dry. Tenura silicone is easy to wash. Just like in the video, hot, soapy water is enough to get Tenura daily living aids clean. Tenura products are also dishwasher and autoclave safe up to 250°C. Sadly, some of our competitors cannot say the same. Please note that the non-slip, grip-enhancing properties return to Tenura silicone once dry.

Both are available in red, blue, and yellow. They are available to purchase from our website: Tenura Bottle Opener | Tenura Jar Opener

We hope you enjoyed watching Tenura’s video. You can see more of our product videos via our YouTube channel. Let us know in the YouTube comments section any innovative uses you have used your Tenura jar and bottle openers for, we hope to hear from you soon.

New Video: Enhance Summer with Tenura Daily Living Aids

Glorious sunshine has filled our days so far and I am sure we can all agree that we wish this to continue through summer. If it does, Brits will all be on long walks, cycling and having fun in the sun. However, for some, being outside poses a new set of challenges, especially for the disabled or elderly. Tenura daily living aids can help the summer days go smoothly, so to showcase some brilliant applications Maze Web Media has curated a brilliant video. Please enjoy it.

When you are sat outside in your garden and enjoying a BBQ, there are plenty of Tenura daily living aids that can help.

Below is a list of products featured in the video and some great benefits:

CupCaps

Stretch Tenuras silicone CupCap over the top of any drinks container to add a waterproof barrier. This layer stops spills, keeps drinks fresher for longer and prevents debris from entering the container.

Grip Strips & Rolls

Add extra grip to a surface with grip strips and rolls. As you can see in the video, they work perfectly on BBQ utensils. Tenura grip strips and rolls are available in self-adhesive and non-adhesive versions in various colours and sizes. Explore product pages of Tenura anti slip strips and rolls to find the one that fits the job

Tenura Anti Slip Table Mats

Place bowls, plates and cups on a Tenura non-slip mat to avoid accidents such as breakages and spillages. Tenuras fun bright colours are perfect for summer and there are different mat sizes to suit all uses.

Silicone Jar Opener

Jars, especially those that aren't open, can be a struggle. To avoid this, Tenura has produced the silicone jar opener. Tenuras silicone grips to the slippery lid with ease and reduces the strain put on muscles and joints. A perfect daily living aid for those who have arthritis.

Cutlery Grips

If you have impairment to your grip strength, Tenura cutlery grips can be a great help. They add stability and a larger area to grasp, making eating more accessible and comfortable.

Bathroom Stickers

Adding Tenura bathroom stickers to the base of the kid's pool is genius. A neat idea making playtime safer.

Daily living aids to improve your summer and garden parties

Impress friends and family with great gadgets from the Tenura daily living aid range. See exciting ways to use Tenura products by subscribing to our YouTube channel.

How to Use Tenura Extreme Grip Mats

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Tenura Extreme grip mats are unlike any of our other daily living aids. This material does not offer the same kind of non-slip surface, but instead provides an incredibly tacky surface, helping to prevent all movement from any object placed on its surface!

This high-quality, tacky PU (polyurethane) material has received a very warm reception since we announced it. The grip levels it creates is incredible, which allows you to use Tenura Extreme non-slip mats in areas prone to movement, such as cars, mobile homes, and boats!

Motor homes & Caravans

When travelling around in a motorhome or caravan, you will use many items such as pots, pans, plates, and cutlery. These objects can freely move when travelling that could make an unwanted mess, cause damage to them, the aesthetics of the motorhome, or distract you whilst driving.

Tenura Extreme grip mats can prevent this eventuality. By creating such a tacky surface, Tenura Extreme grip mats stop all movement from objects in low and high movement areas, preventing G-force or lateral movement of the vehicle from moving the objects residing on it. Extreme grip mats are available in green and transparent, so depending on your needs, can be easily seen or virtually inconspicuous.

Cars, Vans, and Trucks

When driving in day-to-day life, most people have their phones, keys, and various other items resting on their dashboards, in their glove compartments, or cup holders, as it easy to access and can be used to play music or give directions to where you’re going. However, in the event of a small correction or swerve your phone, keys, glasses case, and many other items can disappear down the seats or fly onto you. In turn, they are creating a distraction that could lead to a crash. (we recommend the use of a phone cover to adhere your phone to the surface of the Tenura Extreme grip mat)

Tenura Extreme mats can provide a perfect surface to rest these items. The high-tack surface will prevent objects from moving. No more will your keys and phones fall down the sides of your seat!

In the house and on the go

Tenura Extreme mats have shown over the years to be very useful in many areas of everyday life we never gave a thought. One of the most interesting ideas we have had was to keep an iPad in place for a disabled person who would otherwise struggle to interact with the software on the tablet when the device is moving around (we recommend the use of a cover for a tablet before adhering it to the surface).

Extreme grip mats are perfect for many uses in the home, thanks to their secure grip and the fact that they leave no residue behind on a surface they have been applied to. One of the best tests which can demonstrate how helpful the tacky surface of Tenura extreme mats is on a dinner tray, the material will prevent all movement from bowls, plates, cups, and cartons, which could otherwise move around. Eating and drinking can be especially troublesome for those who suffer from disabilities which impair motor function and grip. This tacky grip mat will make sure that bowls, plates, and other items cannot move freely and will stay put.

Due to the level of grip exerted by Tenura Extreme mats, the silicone can get dirty quickly, as any dust particles, food fragments, or general dirt comes into contact with this material will stick firm. Most grip mats with this similar feature would have to be thrown away as washing them isn’t an option. Thankfully Tenura Extreme grip mats construction makes them easy to clean thoroughly without losing any of its properties. Applications of soap and water will be more than enough to clean this material. Once dry, the high-tack properties will return.

Tenura Extreme mats come in a transparent or green colour. The vibrant green colouring is a perfect aid for the visually impaired, creating an excellent marker for where an object may be resting. The transparent style of the Tenura Extreme mat creates a subtle high-tack surface without detracting from the looks or features of what resides on it.

Order a Tenura Extreme grip mat today!

Tenura Sale: 25% Discount off All Products

That’s right, we’re having a sale!

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All of our products currently have a 25% discount, combined with free shipping on orders over £35, makes now a great time to get yourself a complete range of daily living aids for around the home.
Pop over to the home page and start buying some of our fantastic products, and save yourself some money while you are at it!

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New Tenura Video; Anti Slip Aqua Safe Strips and Discs

Our new Tenura video is an introduction to the silicone daily living aids range, presented in various ways Tenura products can be helpful around the home.

Be sure to check out our YouTube channel to stay up to date with Tenura's products, services and more!

Our statement is essential and something we wish to deliver to customers through our products and publications. Tenura daily living aids can provide additional help in areas around the home, making it a more accessible place to live. Independent living is essential for the wellbeing of the elderly and disabled. It can bring them joy and help them remain at home. For the relatives of those who require daily living aids, it can build their confidence, knowing that their loved ones have the means to live independently.

We hope you enjoy watching it as much as the team did making the video and we wish to continue to produce daily living aids that are innovative in design and purpose-built to help our customers in their daily lives. Tenura will always aim to be a leading brand in the industry, delivering high-quality daily living aids that are packed with benefits. A few benefits of our silicone daily living aids include:

  • Dishwasher safe (withstanding temperatures of up to 250°C)
  • Non-Toxic and free from phthalate plasticisers
  • Antimicrobial, preventing fungi and bacteria from harbouring
  • Non-slip, helping you to avoid spillages, breakages and injury

Tenura daily living aids are also a great addition to care homes and clinical environments. They have been popular with occupational therapists for the purpose of rehabilitation. If you do require a large bulk purchase or wish to speak to a member of the sales department, please get in touch via phone, or complete the contact us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We hope to release some more videos to introduce you to our expanding range of daily living aids, so to stay up to date with Tenura, please subscribe to the YouTube channel. Please leave us a comment and let us know what content you would like to see in the future.

Tenura Anti Slip and Grip Disability Aids for Independent Living Video

Our new Tenura video is an introduction to the silicone daily living aid range, presented in various ways Tenura products can be helpful around the home.

Be sure to check out our YouTube channel to stay up to date with products, services and more!

Our statement is essential and something we wish to deliver to customers through our products and publications. Tenura daily living aids can provide additional help in areas around the home, making it a more accessible place to live. Independent living is essential for the wellbeing of elderly and disabled people. It can bring them joy as they remain at home. For the relatives of those who require daily living aids, it can build their confidence, knowing that their loved ones have the means to live independently.

We hope you enjoy watching it as much as the team did making it and we wish to continue to produce daily living aids that are innovative in design and purpose-built to help our customers in their daily lives. Tenura will always aim to be a leading brand in the industry, delivering high-quality daily living aids that are packed with benefits. A few benefits of our silicone daily living aids include:

  • Dishwasher safe (withstanding temperatures of up to 250°C)
  • Non Toxic and free from phthalate plasticisers
  • Antimicrobial, preventing fungi and bacteria from harbouring
  • Non-slip, helping you to avoid spillages, breakages and injury

Tenura daily living aids are also a great addition to care homes and clinical environments. They have been popular with occupational therapists for the purpose of rehabilitation. If you do require a large bulk purchase or wish to speak to a member of the sales department, please get in touch via phone, or the contact us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We hope to release some more videos to introduce you to our expanding range of daily living aids, so to stay up to date with Tenura, please subscribe to the YouTube channel. Please leave us a comment and let us know what content you would like to see in the future.