How to Choose a Non-Slip Coating For Your Wood Surfaces

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Wood floors are popular because they add a wonderfully rich and warm atmosphere to spaces. But wood surfaces can often be slippery to walk across. While the wood itself isn’t usually slippery, things like dirt, dust, waxes and polishes can make them slick. So, how do you reduce the slipperiness of wood surfaces?

The easiest and most effective way to make wood floors less slippery is to invest in a non-slip wooden coating. You can apply this type of coating to many wood types. Once applied, the finish creates a non-slip layer that offers more traction to the surface. The coating can also help to protect the floors from everyday wear and tear.

Today, there are several different types of non-slip coatings available for different types of wood, levels of traction and finishes. At SlipDoctors, we recommend two types of coatings: Dura Grip and Floor Grip. Each of these has its own uses and benefits. Let's explore how to choose the right coating for your wood floors:

Dura Grip and Floor Grip: Which is right for your floors?

Dura Grip

Dura Grip is a non-slip epoxy paint specifically designed to provide a highly durable textured finish on a variety of surfaces.

This epoxy coating for wood floors is a barefoot-friendly solution that is ideal for wood floors and wood decks. It can be used in both indoor or outdoor commercial or residential areas.

Dura Grip can also be used to seal unwanted leaks in floors or grout. It is available in a wide variety of colors.

When to choose Dura Grip?

Choose Dura Grip when you need a highly durable non-slip paint for indoor or outdoor wood surfaces with the following benefits:

  • Barefoot friendly
  • Resistant to stains and water
  • Resistant to chemicals
  • Easy to apply
  • Dries in just 24 hours

Floor Grip

slippery wood stairs and steps

Floor Grip is a clear, water-based urethane sealer designed to create an anti-slip coating on a variety of surfaces, including wood and cork.

Once applied, this non-slip wood paint for interior wood stairs and steps and other areas creates a durable surface that is both scratch and chemical resistant. It is a great solution for human feet and dog paws to prevent slipping.

Floor Grip is available in gloss or matte finish.

When to choose Floor Grip?

Choose Floor Grip when you need a clear non-slip paint for indoor wood surfaces with the following benefits:

  • Water-based and eco-friendly
  • Resistant to water and chemicals
  • Resistant scratches and stains
  • Easy to apply
  • Dries in just 6 to 12 hours

Need help?

If you have a question or need help with picking the best solution for your wood floors, talk to the team at SlipDoctors today.

 


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