Making Decks Slip Resistent etc

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Posted by: from London
7/6/2012 at 7:02:22 PM

We're looking at decking options for a pool. Is there a way to make wooden decking less slick when wet - a product that can be brushed on or attached for example?

Is there a way to make wooden decking less prone to splinters, or is there a type of wood that is better than others for around pools?


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SVS General Contracting in Conklin
Date/Time7/6/2012 at 10:01:08 PM

You can use a silica sand mixed with your paint finish to make the deck less slippery it makes a finish that gives some traction.

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Date/Time7/8/2012 at 2:37:58 AM

There are several options available for applying to create a slip resistant finish. As for a wood that is better than others around pools, Cedar is always your best bet when it comes to moisture and coping with the elements.

Good Luck with your project!

Thank you,

Sherri & Dustin Depatie

Seamless Finishing Inc.

Office : 780-760-3852

Sherri : 780-297-0986

Dustin : 780-885-2231

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