Tag Archives: stair coating

Slip Resistant Stairs

Concrete stairs can often be slippery when wet. That can create liability issues for owners of apartment buildings.

The stairs on this apartment buildings were dingy, dark and dangerous. Uninviting, they needed some help.

Before-Ugly dingy dangerous stairs

After the old coating was taken off with grinders, they could be redone with an inviting look that provided safety with a slip resistant broom finish.

Simple broom finish with sand added to the texture.

Polymer is used as a primer on the steps, and then a concrete broom ($14.00 at Home Depot) is used to create a texture.

Deck sealer is used to seal the stairs.
Safety stripes create a visual warning.

As the above photo shows, the stairs appearance of dramatically different, clean, safe and it looks great.

Don’t let dangerous stairs be a hazard on your property, get them updated and safe for a reasonable cost.