Painting wooden stairs


Postby Jennifer King » Fri Mar 20, 2009 4:27 pm

I would like to paint wooden stairs and prefer not to have a runner -
Can anyone recommend a non-slip paint or someway of making the treads non slip to the foot
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Mar 22, 2009 4:45 pm

Jennifer King,
If you really must do this buy some kiln-dried sand for block paving, paint the steps using oil based paint, leave for a while - the paint must still be tacky and throw the sand on the steps. Next day brush off the excess.
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Postby rosebery » Sun Mar 22, 2009 9:26 pm

Try Protectakote Anti Slip paint. It comes in a small range of colours including white and cream which should suit your purpose.

Google "protectakote.co.uk/anti_slip_paint.htm"

Cheers
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Postby Jennifer King » Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:31 am

Many thanks for the advice - I'll have a think about it
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