Complete Guide to Stair Nosings & Flooring Trims

Welcome to the CAT WEB which contains more than 400 products and pages packed full of innovation, information and superb floor finishing trims, stair nosings, stair rods, wall corner protection and other products to help you finish off your project in the best way possible.

CAT recognise that it can be a daunting prospect when you first scan through the range but our excellent team of sales, technical and creative teams will be very happy to help you find the correct product for the finish required.


CAT has been designing and manufacturing high-quality products for more than 35 years and were responsible for many design firsts in the accessory manufacturing industry such as trims that can be curved on site, chrome-plated brass profiles and antique finishes.


Should you not find the product you are looking for in our existing range, for the project you are working on, we will work with you to design and make a profile that fulfils your design ambition. Depending on the quantity required we may adapt existing products to suit, fabricate special products from sheet materials or extrude new profiles from specially made dies.


Contact us for further details on bespoke products.


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CAT Stair Nosings & Floor Finishing Trims

CAT has a reputation for the manufacture of the finest floor finishing trims in the world. Our products are fitted in all environments where quality, durability and value for money are required


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CAT products are supplied for use in domestic and commercial properties including


  • Hotels

  • Theatre

  • Cinemas

  • Offices

  • Shops and Shopping Centres,

  • Stately Homes

  • Apartment Buildings

  • Restaurants

  • Museums

  • Residential Homes

There are even CAT products fitted in palaces around the world.

CAT make trims for all flooring types including Timber, Laminate, Carpet, Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT), Vinyl and Resin floors. Below is a beginners guide to the products CAT make.


Stair Nosings

CAT manufactures a large range of stair nosings in Brass, Aluminium and Stainless Steel. Stair Nosings are used to protect the edge of stairs and prolong the life of the floor finishes in heavily-trafficked areas. This is mostly in commercial premises but they are also used in domestic locations in conjunction with LVT or vinyl tile installations.

Step Profiles are known by the following names to describe the shape of the front edge of the step:

Square Front or 90°