NEW YORK -- Rick Steven has been in the construction industry for more than a decade. It was his personal experience that led him to develop LadderWrap™, a new product that offers a level of personal safety during home renovation projects as well as offering protection for walls, aluminum and wood siding, and other surfaces.

"LadderWrap is one of those simple products that people see and say, 'Wow, why didn't I think of that?' This should have been on the market 30 years ago!" says Steven. "It just didn't make sense to me that people were using gaffer's tape, sponges, cardboard, and other jerry-rigged items to protect walls as they were painting and I just knew there had to be a better way."

LadderWrap is made of a thick piece of orange silicon rubber with a black nylon strap and buckle and attaches to the top of any ladder to not only protect the wall from damage, but also to help prevent slippage because of the non-skid material. The adjustable strap, which runs all the way through the silicon so that it cannot be separated, enables the LadderWrap system to quickly and easily fit a wide variety of ladder types and it can be used indoors or out.

For those who may not be leaning against a wall but need to spend time on a ladder to install ceiling tiles, lighting or plumbing, the ladder wrap can be turned around so that the individual's knees can lean up against the silicon surface, easing stress and pressure on knee caps and legs.

Steven, who developed LadderWrap over a three-year period, perfecting the material and its specifications until it accomplished his goal of protecting the individual and the surface they are working on, says the cost to repair a damaged wall can be more than ten times the cost of a LadderWrap and "the cost of a slip and fall could be even greater."

While LadderWrap is already popular with painters and those in construction, Steven is now able to offer it to consumers through his website. The product, which sells for $24.99, will also help protect against damage to boats, airplanes and helicopter surfaces, which can be extremely costly to repair.

SOURCE LadderWrap

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