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Old 10-09-2018, 01:16 PM   #1
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Want to reduce stair step slipping?

I saw this on Amazon today and thought I should share it with the rest of the world. A roll of tape with grip grit on either side of a glow in the dark strip. That way your steps glow all night after being charged up during the day. No wires, cables or batteries.

https://www.amazon.com/Anti-Slip-Gri.../dp/B01MQDUJ6S
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Old 10-09-2018, 07:43 PM   #2
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Good tip. I used some on my shed doorway. There's a bit of a ramp there to get the snowblower in and out, and my wife slipped and almost broke a bone one winter when I was out of town (on a boat delivery in a warmer climate, of course!). Scary! I put that stuff down as soon as I got home. It's saved me a few times, too!
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Old 10-09-2018, 08:19 PM   #3
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I saw this on Amazon today and thought I should share it with the rest of the world. A roll of tape with grip grit on either side of a glow in the dark strip. That way your steps glow all night after being charged up during the day. No wires, cables or batteries.

https://www.amazon.com/Anti-Slip-Gri.../dp/B01MQDUJ6S



A word of caution on some of this stuff. It can be very rough on bare feet and hands. Some of this type stuff seems to have either metal or glass embedded in it. I have gotten some in my hands before when I used a step to help myself up. Hurt like hell.
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The "Holy Grail" of anti-skid is something aggressive enough that you do not slip under even the worst conditions, but also smooth enough that it doesn't hurt bare hands and feet. I don't think anyone has yet found that perfect balance point between the conflicting criteria.
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The "Holy Grail" of anti-skid is something aggressive enough that you do not slip under even the worst conditions, but also smooth enough that it doesn't hurt bare hands and feet. I don't think anyone has yet found that perfect balance point between the conflicting criteria.


Teak?
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It looks like it works better than it looks.
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Teak?
Oiled teak is ok. Varnished teak is slick as cat poop on a linoleum floor.
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