Buy a slip-resistant additive for a stair paint to make steps less slippery. It's easy and inexpensive.
By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine:December / January 2008
Mix the nonskid floor additive with the paint.
Then apply the paint to give the surface a
rough texture to help prevent slips.
If you're concerned about potential falls from slipping on concrete steps, consider painting them with a special non-slip additive. Paint stores sell inexpensive additives that you mix
with a gallon of any type of paint or
solid-color stain to give you better traction on
concrete surfaces. The additive won't change
the color of the paint or stain, but it provides
texture to improve traction. Don't expect a completely
Stir the additive into the paint (one package
per gallon), then apply the paint with a paintbrush
or roller. If you're applying more than
one coat, put the additive in the final coat.
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
You'll need basic painting tools.
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
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