Rough up slippery steps with these step-by-step instructions.
If your outdoor steps are a little too smooth for safety, coat them with floor enamel and a nonslip additive. Here's how to do it:
Materials and Tools:
orbital sander with 80-grit sanding pads
clean work towel
polyurethane floor enamel
1. Clean stairs with all-purpose cleaner and a brush, and rinse thoroughly. Dry the stairs with a clean towel.
3. Wipe stairs down with a clean towel moistened with paint thinner to remove any residual dust.5. Pour paint mixture into a paint tray and apply with a roller to create a textured surface. Allow the paint to dry at least 24 hours before using the steps.