Frequently Asked Questions

What is your Non slip coating for Slippery Surfaces?

“Non-slip treatment” is an odorless clear chemical and not a coating as many people would imagine. As a chemical treatment it reacts within the pores of all Tiled floor surfaces, including Marble and Concrete floors and baths, eliminating slipping problems when wet.

Slippery Tiled Surfaces In Public Areas
Slippery Tiled Surfaces In Public Areas

Sounds Great, But How Do Slip Safety Applications Work?

“Non-slip treatment” or application creates pores in the sealed and glazed floor surfaces, treating them to just below the surface, thereby creating a microscopic suction cap at each pore. Under wet conditions a suction effect is created on the surface of the floor. Wet floors no longer pose a problem because the vacuum capacity of the floor is actually enhanced when exposed to water reducing the foot from slipping.

How Long Will Floor Treatment prevent Slippery Surfaces For?

Non-slip tile and concrete treatment as mentioned is not a coating, it therefore cannot be peeled off. It will remain effective for many years until the floor surface itself has worn down. We guarantee for a minimum of 2 years and up to 5 years subject to the correct cleaning.

Could It Change The Appearance Of My Floor?

“Non-slip treatment” will not detract from the floor’s natural appearance. Some fully glazed surfaces may have a marginal loss of high glaze shine, this being equal to the inevitable loss during normal wear and tear of the surface. Lightening of the floor surface may occur, and oxidation of dirt particles may be visible following the application, however this appearance will disappear after normal cleaning.

How Do You Maintain The Treated Floor Surface After Application?

It is recommended that the surface be cleaned with a long handled scrubbing brush using a good quality cleaner, so surfaces remain free from grease and ingrained dirt to remain effective. It is therefore important that the floor is kept clean by hosing down regularly by using a small pressuer cleaner.

The Anti-Slip Application – where can it be applied?

A Solution For Home, Retail and Industrial Floors

“Non-Slip treatment” is applied continuously to the treated area until the floor becomes Non-Slip. The residual chemical is then washed off with water. “Non-slip treatment” can be applied to new or existing floors both indoors and outdoors. There are no noisy, dusty or smelly application procedures. The floor can be used immediately following the completion of the Non-Slip application.

What About Coatings For Slippery Tiled Areas?

Anti-slip coatings, similar to paint or varnish, are not recommended for tiled floors as the coating does not successively adhere to the surface and will rub off or wear off in time! If hygiene is important, bacteria build-up can occur around and under the coating.

Anti-Slip Benefits – A summary?

Simply put it significantly reduces and removes the problem of slipping when wet providing you with peace of mind at your business or home knowing that slipping is no longer a problem. “Non-slip treatment” will not attract surface algae, it will outlast all other types of Non-Slip surface applications and will increase profits by rendering working areas safer (less down time and injuries). It is also likely that there may be a reduction in insurance premiums including Public Liability Insurance Premiums.

When you assign you will be ensuring your environment be safer! Call 021 855 1509 or email us here.