What can I put on my decking to stop it being slippery?

What can I put on my decking to stop it being slippery?

Try non-slip decking strips or adhesive tape

  • Non-slip decking strips – these are permanent additions to your decking. Usually screwed into the wood of your deck, they can’t normally be easily removed.
  • Anti-slip tape for decking – this is a non-permanent adhesive tape which can be stuck to any problem areas of decking.

What is the best anti-slip decking oil?

Best decking oils

  1. Ronseal Ultimate Protection Decking Oil. The best decking oil: with an impressive set of specs to its name, this one really does do what it says on the tin.
  2. Cuprinol UV Guard Decking Oil.
  3. Manns Premier UV Decking Oil.
  4. Everbuild Lumberjack Wood Preserver.
  5. Barrettine Decking Oil.
  6. Liberon decking oil.

Does non-slip decking oil work?

We highly recommend antislip decking oils. Non-slip decking paints and varnishes tend to be prone to cracking, flaking and peeling off over time, whilst anti-slip decking oil and oil-based decking stains do not. And it’s ideal for any kind of decking, from the ribbed and grooved versions to the flat and smooth stuff.

What is the best protection for a wood deck?

  • BEST OVERALL: SEAL-ONCE MARINE Wood Sealer, Waterproofer & Stain.
  • RUNNER UP: Rust-Oleum Ultimate Spar Urethane.
  • BEST FOR WATERPROOFING: Thompson’s Water Seal VOC Wood Protector.
  • EASIEST TO USE: Eco Advance Wood Siloxane Waterproofer Concentrate.

Is decking oil anti-slip?

Decking Oils Most hardware shops will provide an anti-slip decking oil, which offers a matt finish that is highly resistant to water and acts as a dirt repellant. Once applied, the finished decking will retain its natural wooden look whilst providing protection against slippery decks.

How do I make my decking non-slip?

Keep your decking non-slip by removing all overhanging vegetation or tree branches that could create damp, dark areas on the decking. You can replace natural shade providers with a shade sail that can be removed a couple of days each week to allow the sun to penetrate the wood and kill off moss and algae.

What is the best way to protect decking?

When it comes to treating and protecting decking, you have two different options; decking oil and decking stain. Oils often come in natural colours or clear and enhance the natural appearance of your wood. Decking oils soak deeply into the wood and penetrate the grain to provide protection from the inside out.

What kind of paint to use on non slip wood deck?

We highly recommend antislip decking oil. Non slip decking paint and varnish will both eventually start flaking and peel off, while anti slip decking oil doesn’t crack, flake or peel and is really easy to maintain and quick to repair.

Are there any anti slip decking products available?

There are several anti slip decking products available. We highly recommend antislip decking oils. Non slip decking paints and varnishes tend to be prone to cracking, flaking and peeling off over time, whilst anti slip decking oil and oil-based decking stains do not.

What can I put on my deck to make it slip resistant?

You can purchase screw-down style strips, as well. If you want strips covering your entire deck, you may want to consider covering your deck with anti-slip decking boards. Some styles have abrasive strips embedded into the board, which will add texture to the entire deck. Deck mats are an effective method of making your deck slip-resistant.

Which is the best slipdoctors product for composite decks?

At SlipDoctors we stock Floor Grip, the ideal anti-slip product for composite decking. This product will not change the look of your decks, is easy to apply and incredibly cost-effective. We advise that Floor Grip be used with a Bonding Agent.