What You Should Know About Antislip Paint

The home should be the safest place on earth where you can feel at ease and secure. However, serious accidents and injuries can still happen inside your home and one of the reasons could be a slippery floor. Such accidents can be prevented if you are going to apply an [antislip paint] to your floor. You have to fully understand why it is the best solution for your home. That’s why you need to be aware of the different options you have and how this paint exactly works.

Antislip paints are created to prevent people from accidentally slipping on a floor because it is made of rubber resin. These are also effective shock absorbers of any type of fall which is effective in reducing the possibility of injury. This paint is often applied to surfaces of playgrounds, garage, patio and rooftops where people actively move around. It is also one of the best options to increase the safety of stairs and ramps that are steep and can cause major injuries in case someone accidentally slips or falls. For a business establishment, it reduces the cost of your insurance because it greatly reduces a person’s chances of slipping or falling down.

A liter of this paint can cover an estimated floor area of 8 square meters but this may vary depending on the type of surface. It completely dries after 16 hours. If you are planning to use two coats, you can wait for at least 8 hours minimum up to 7 days maximum to recoat. The temperature should also be higher than 10 degrees Celsius especially if your place has poor ventilation when you apply the paint. This paint cannot be applied to asphalt and thermoplastic tiles.

It is available in different shades and several degrees of strength or durability. You can use a shade that matches or complements the color of your home. If you are planning to apply this on outdoors like a playground or patio, you might choose a bright green coating and a rougher texture than what is inside your home. If you live in an area where temperatures can be extreme and the weather is unpredictable, you can apply a paint that is very durable and weather-resistant so that it can last for a long period of time and it can prevent people from any slipping or falling accidents despite an icy or wet weather outside.

Now you have a general idea on how the paint works and how it can benefit your home, business or other properties. Many people have a wrong misconception that its usage is limited only to specific areas like garage, playground and patios but manufacturers have already created this product to be suitable to almost all areas of a house or building.

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