What is Stone Grip?
Stone Grip is a water based treatment that creates micro-treads in the floors surface.
Is Stone Grip a Coating?
No. Stone Grip is a treatment that creates micro-treads on the surface of mineral based flooring and stone.
How does Stone Grip work?
Stone Grip works by applying the treatment on a surface for an allocated amount of time and then neutralizing or washing the treatment off.
How long should I treat my floor for?
All surfaces have their own personality; the application time is subjective. You should treat your floor for as long as it needs to increase the slip resistance while it is wet. Ideally when a rubber shoe stops sliding more than a couple of inches you should wash or neutralize the treatment. The testing phase is fundamental to understanding the amount of time the treatment needs to be on.
Will Stone Grip Damage my Tiles?
Stone Grip will not damage your tiles as the micro-treads are microscopic and are not visible to the naked eye.
How do I neutralize the treatment?
When neutralizing the treatment you simply need to fill a bucket or small tank sprayer with clean tap water. Add one or two tablespoons of baking soda per gallon of water and mix well. Set aside to use when needed.
How do I clean it after treatment?
It can be cleaned with a mild soap and then the remaining fluids can be flushed down the drain or toilet.
How do I maintain the surface?
At a minimum of once a week brush the surface with a mild soap and rinse. Commercial areas like restaurants are high traffic areas should be cleaned daily with a deck brush to agitate the surface
Can I seal over this or will it work on a sealer?
Stone Grip does not work effectively in conjunction with sealers
What can I use on an already sealed tile?
Lightly sand the tiles and then use a coating tile like Deck Grip or Floor Grip
Will it change the look of my floors?
No Stone Grip will not change the look of your tiles or natural stone surface. If you have dark tiles, please see below for more information on how to apply.
My tiles are shiny what will Stone Grip do?
Depending on your testing, it is possible Stone Grip can reduce the sheen of the tiles. If you want to maintain the shine of your floors considering rather using Polish Grip Anti-Slip Sealer.
What can I use to maintain the shine or gloss of my tiles?
The most ideal product to maintain the gloss or shine of your tiles would be Polish Grip or a gloss coating, such as Deck Grip or Floor Grip.
My tiles are dark can I still use Stone Grip?
In the case of dark tiles like black, red or blue you need to decrease the application time given within the instructions. Remember to always run a test on an inconspicuous area.